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Associate a Drive Letter with Cloud Drive

Jul 15, 2014

In this tutorial you will learn how to easily assign a drive letter to a cloud drive such as OneDrive or DropBox, or just a path on your computer.

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SEC Cyber Security Audit – How to Prepare

Jun 20, 2014

If your business is subject SEC compliance you might be interested to know that the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) has issued an alert that they are conducting a ...

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In three simple steps you can prevent employees from walking off with your company data...

Jun 11, 2014

...or introducing a virus to your network.   USB ports on your company computers are often used to charge cell phones and smartphones. Such devices are also instantly recognized by the computer ...

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5 Tips for Longer Laptop Battery Life

Jun 3, 2014

1. Activate Your Laptop's Battery Saver Mode or Eco ModeDesigned with these sorts of circumstances in mind, most Battery-Saver or Eco modes will engage a number of automatic changes to lengthen usable ...

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How About a $100 Amazon Gift Card On Us?

Jun 3, 2014

We are excited to announce the start of the 2014 Plexus IT Referral Contest!   Enter for you chance to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card! How to win? Great question! •    Call ...

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Microsoft Releases Critical Patch for Internet Explorer

May 1, 2014

Microsoft has released a critical update for an Internet Explorer flaw that was announced on Monday. The update will apply for Windows XP as well. You can obtain the update by following the steps in the ...

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Microsoft to Release Critical Patch for Internet Explorer Security Flaw Soon

May 1, 2014

Microsoft has released an advanced notification that they will soon release a patch for Internet Explorer.  You can read more here and we'll let you know when the patch is available so you can patch ...

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How to Import your IE Bookmarks into Firefox and Chrome

Apr 28, 2014

So now that IE is off limits for a while until their hole is patched (see previous blog entry below), you might as well have all of your IE links available in your new browser of choice.   Thankfully, ...

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Critical Security Alert from Microsoft

Apr 28, 2014

All,Microsoft has released a critical alert regarding a vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) versions 6 through 11 and released the advisory linked below.https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/2963983This ...

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The Best Anti-Virus Programs of 2014

Apr 14, 2014

Boy, if I had a nickel for every time someone asked for my thoughts on the best ant-virus program I would not have enough to retire, but a nice dinner with my family at Fleming’s would ...

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Booting Windows 8 and 8.1 with Desktop and Real Start Menu

Apr 14, 2014

One of my biggest gripes about Windows 8 is that Microsoft forced you to boot to the new and unfamiliar tiled Start (aka Metro) screen rather than the good old, warm and familiar Desktop, complete with ...

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How does Google separate popularity from authority?

Apr 11, 2014

Possibly New Google Search Ranking Algorithm Shake-Up: how do you separate simple popularity from true authority?

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Heartbleed: What You Need to Know

Apr 10, 2014

By now you have heard about the latest Internet scare known as Heartbleed. In a nutshell, this is a rather serious flaw in popular security software, OpenSSL, used to encyrpt web, chat, email, and virtual ...

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Work Harder, Not Smarter

Mar 24, 2014

Some people are a shining example of how NOT to apply this philosophy...

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Microsoft's Last Feature for Windows XP? A Doomsday Clock

Mar 3, 2014

Starting Saturday people still on Windows XP will see a pop-up reminder that support for the OS ends April 8th. The reminder will be installed through Windows updates, except this time the update is ...

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How to Watch the Olympics Online

Feb 17, 2014

If you can't get enough Olympics action on NBC during prime time, there are plenty of ways to leverage the power of the Internet to catch the action. NBC Sports Live Extra Grab NBC's app of iOS or ...

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Video: Six-Year-Old's Joyous First Flight

Jan 28, 2014

Just to brighten your day, here is a  wonderful video of a young girl and her dad as he takes her on her first airplane ride. It happens to be from the same South Carolina grassy airstrip, in the ...

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LogMeIn Ends Free Ride

Jan 23, 2014

Be Warned: the party is ending for those of us who have enjoyed the wonderfully free, easy to use and exceedingly handy LogMeIn (LMI) to remotely control computers.  There was not much of a heads ...

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How to Watch the SuperBowl Live on Mobile Any Device

Jan 22, 2014

On February 2nd the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVII (That’s 48 for the Roman Numeral Challenged). If you are a huge fan but find work or domestic duties are conflicting ...

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Your Future on Windows XP: a wee bit less hazardous? Not really.

Aug 15, 2013

As I wrote back in August... "...many of you are still running Windows XP and why not? It is arguably the best operating system ever written and your computer and company software like QuickBooks ...

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