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Tip of the Week: Speed Up Your Computing with Windows Shortcuts

Tip of the Week: Speed Up Your Computing with Windows Shortcuts

The Windows operating system has quite a few shortcuts baked in, each offering a user quicker access to the utility they are seeking out. It may sound crazy, but using these keyboard shortcuts can actually eliminate the eight days the average employee accumulates every year by just moving their hand from their keyboard to their mouse. 

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Tip of the Week: Dynamic Lock Isn’t Perfect, But It’s A Start

Tip of the Week: Dynamic Lock Isn’t Perfect, But It’s A Start

You’ve been told that it’s a best practice to ensure that you never leave your workstation without locking it first. Yet, if you’re only stepping away for a few minutes, it might be tempting to just allow it to remain unlocked. But what happens when you step away for longer than expected? You leave your computer exposed to all manners of threats. Thankfully, a new solution allows for a fix with a device that most are never without: the smartphone.

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Tip of the Week: How to Encrypt Files on Your Windows PC

Tip of the Week: How to Encrypt Files on Your Windows PC

Encryption is one of the most effective ways to secure a file, and even the average user can take full advantage of it on their Windows PC. In essence, you can arrange for your files to appear as random numbers, letters, and special characters in the event that an unauthorized user accesses them.You might be surprised to learn that even your  Windows PC has encryption options so that you can protect your sensitive information if so desired.

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Tip of the Week: Find Out When Microsoft Will End Support for Your Operating System

b2ap3_thumbnail_windows_for_life_400.jpgAs time goes on, operating systems grow old and eventually reach their end-of-support date that’s designated by Microsoft. When this fated day comes, patches and security updates are no longer applied to the expired operating system. To help you better plan for the future, we've compiled a list of various expiration dates for many Windows operating systems.

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Is Windows 10 Living Up to the Expectations of Microsoft?

b2ap3_thumbnail_windows_10_400.jpgThe hype train keeps chugging along for Windows 10, and it’s obvious why. It’s a great operating system that’s changing the way that businesses handle their daily tasks. But is Windows 10 doing as well as it lets on? According to desktop operating system usage statistics from NetMarketShare, Windows 10’s adoption rate has significantly slowed down in recent months, while more people continue to take advantage of Windows 7 and 8.x. Why?

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Windows Server 2003 End of Life Set to Hit Medium-Sized Businesses Hard

b2ap3_thumbnail_server_os_losing_support_400.jpgIs your business prepared for July 14th? No, we’re not referring to Bastille Day, although, you can’t go wrong with celebrating the French Revolution. Instead, we’re referring to Microsoft’s plans to end support for Windows Server 2003 on this quickly-approaching date. Being unprepared for July 14th will put your company’s data at serious risk.

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Tip of the Week: How to Locate a Lost File

b2ap3_thumbnail_find_a_file_400.jpgIt’s easy to get scatterbrained when things get busy. When this happens, you can forget important things like where you placed your keys, and where you saved your computer file. To help you out, here are some tips on how to locate a missing file. As far as your missing keys go, did you check underneath the couch?

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Real-World CIOs Share Their Thoughts about Windows 10

b2ap3_thumbnail_windows_10_cios_400.jpgBefore Microsoft officially releases Windows 10, beta versions are first given to select business leaders like CIOs. This is a standard practice for software manufacturers because it helps them to work out real-world bugs before publicly releasing their product. What do CIOs think of the Windows 10 technical preview? Inquiring business minds want to know.

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Microsoft Unveils Windows 10: “One Product Family, One Platform, One Store”

b2ap3_thumbnail_microsoft_logo_400.jpgWhat we expected to be Windows 9 has been gradually revealed through leaks over the past several weeks, but Microsoft has thrown a curveball into the mix with Windows 10. The latest information, revealed during a public Microsoft Windows event, has gone into much detail concerning the nature of the newest incarnation of Windows, including its focus on enterprise and cloud-centric policy.

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Windows XP is on Track to See Positive Growth this Quarter. Wait... What?

b2ap3_thumbnail_windows_xp_confusion_400.jpgThis wasn't supposed to happen. After Microsoft pulled the plug on its popular Windows XP operating system this past April, use of the decade-old OS was supposed to sharply decline and quickly become extinct. Only a few months out from the XP-end-of-life event and the opposite has proven to be true.

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Microsoft Yields - Windows 8.1 Update Deadline Extended

b2ap3_thumbnail_windows_eight_point_one_update_400.jpgMicrosoft has announced that, unless you upgrade to Windows 8.1 Update (think of it like a service pack) users will no longer receive updates and support for Windows 8.1. The deadline was set for May 13th, but Microsoft bailed on this deadline the day before it would pass and, instead, extended the deadline. The update is crucial if you are using Windows 8.1 and desire to continue receiving patches for the operating system.

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A Second Chance - Microsoft Releases IE Patch for Windows XP!

b2ap3_thumbnail_update_two_400.jpgLast week, six versions of Internet Explorer were diagnosed with a crippling vulnerability that could have potentially allowed hackers to take over your computer, install malware, or steal sensitive data. The threat was deemed so immediate that the United States and the United Kingdom both issued warnings advising against the use of Microsoft's beloved web browser.

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It’s Windows Server 2003’s Turn to Upgrade

b2ap3_thumbnail_windows_server_2003_losing_support_2015_400.jpgIt's coming down to the wire with the expiration of Windows XP on April 8 when Microsoft stops supporting it. Hopefully, you've upgraded from XP by now, or you have serious plans to, but just because you've upgraded from XP doesn't mean that you're in the clear. Windows Server 2003 is the next OS from Microsoft scheduled to expire.

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WARNING: Microsoft Windows XP End of Life!

b2ap3_thumbnail_wxp400.jpgSome fashion of Microsoft's Windows series of operating systems are at the helm of roughly 90% of the world's PCs. Because of this, it's common knowledge that Microsoft will be ending support for the twelve-year-old Windows XP operating system on April 8, 2014. This "death date" has been publicized for years, but some businesses and end-users still rely on the OS.

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Heed Our Warning and Upgrade from Windows XP

b2ap3_thumbnail_xpeee400.jpgFor years we have been recommending to our clients that they upgrade from Windows XP. Come April 8th, 2014 this is no longer a recommendation, it's a necessity! While April 8th may not be the end of the world, it is the end of your computer's world if you're still running XP because Microsoft is ending support.

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Lock Your PC, Save Your Job, and Crush Your Enemies

b2ap3_thumbnail_lockcloud400.jpgThe modern office is designed with efficiency in mind. With profit margins ruling the day, the modern office comes down to survival of the fittest. This turns work into a competition, which means you have to watch your back. Here are a few tips to help you get ahead and win.

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