Category Archives for "Operating Systems"

Should Small Businesses Have Computer Security Concerns?

Keeping your business going can be a difficult thing in and of itself, but you don’t need threats against your network to make things even more complicated. So are you truly safe from hackers that are out there? Or should you be more concerned about taking the right measures to protect your business?   Instead […]

Top 10 Reasons Why SMBs are Vulnerable to Malware Attacks

Not all businesses are taking the proper steps to ensure that they’re fully protected from malware attacks. Here are the top ten reasons why SMBs are still vulnerable:   Not Investing Enough in IT Security: the question shouldn’t be “if” an attack will occur, the question should be “when.” In a 2017 study conducted by […]

How to use a Secure Password Generator for the best security

Online security is critical in the electronic age. The last wall of defense for all of your accounts is your password. How strong is your lock on your most valuable online possessions? It had better be the strongest one that you have. Ideally,  that last lock will be the strongest one on the market. I […]

Computer Acting Up? 5 Simple Fixes You Can Do Yourself

Problems popping up with your computer can cause a lot of stress. You may be interrupted while working or in the middle of something else. It can be really upsetting when you don’t know what’s happening with your computer or how to fix it. It’s easy to get overwhelmed when you have a problem with […]

What is Net Neutrality and Does it Affect You?

Net neutrality is a term which refers to allowing all legal content to pass through to consumers, as well as allowing consumers to use the devices they choose in order to connect to the internet. You see, net neutrality dates back to 2003 when some big name broadband providers were banning customers from using Wi-Fi […]

How to Avoid Tech Support Scams

Tech support scams are a common fear for almost every Internet user. Whether you’re a computer novice or a tech savvy wiz, those scary pop ups urging you to call in for support seem convincing. Scammers are getting smarter, which means their tactics appear more and more official.   How Tech Support Scams Work   […]

How to properly budget for a small business server and network upgrade

The average small company with less than $50 million in revenue spends about 7% of revenue on IT. Budgets keep growing as technology becomes more prevalent in today’s businesses. How do you know how to choose the best, most cost-effective server? Your server will be a remote computer that is always on and always connected […]

What is a server maintenance plan and why is it important?

Server maintenance, as its name suggests, is the process of keeping your computer server working at its optimal level. A server maintenance plan is a plan that is initiated by a company to ensure the hardware and software that are essential to the company’s sustenance run the way they are expected to.  Here are some […]

7 Affordable Tips to Keep Small Business IT up to Speed

When you’re running a small business, it’s important to keep a tight hold on your company budget. But in this day and age, having an up-to-date IT setup in your office is critical for your company’s success – even if you’re not doing much business online.   Buy Your Hardware in Bulk Most IT companies […]

How to Change Your Keyboard in Windows 8

Windows 8 was released in late October 2012, generating much hype for the new operating system. The Windows 8 design made it ideal for touch-screen input, and it included a Windows Store where one could purchase applications. In Windows 8, the standard keyboard, a QWERTY keyboard, was installed, but like with every operating system and […]