Category Archives: Tech Tips

Google Chrome to Start Labeling Non-HTTPS Sites “Not Secure”

Google Chrome browser version 56 will begin warning users of Non-HTTPS web pages. If you don’t have an SSL certificate for your site, let us help.

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Internet Security Suites

Most new computers these days come preloaded with some form of Internet Security, usually McAfee or, *gasp*, Norton.  These are usually in the form of a trial version for up to 15 months with the hopes that, when the trial period is expired you will be so intimidated by the thought of installing a different […]

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Centralized Storage for Your Business

So you have 2 PCs or maybe even 10 PCs in your business. Each person has their own files on their PCs and makes changes to those files when necessary. Though, what if you have files that need to be shared by everyone (or even certain people) in the business? What if multiple people need to make changes to a […]

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Disable Startup Programs in XP and Vista

After using your PC for a while you may notice that it seems to take longer and longer to start up. This can be extremely annoying, especially if all you want to do is turn on your PC for a quick peek at your bank account or quickly gather some information from a letter or email. […]

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SpyBossPro: The Latest Spyware Threat

The latest and most annoying piece of spyware released is called SpyBossPro. This piece of software is pretty sneaky and could cause plenty of headaches for the end user. As a piece of spyware, SpyBossPro will actually record your keystrokes (like when you type in your credit card information), record all web sites visited, take […]

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Top 10 Security Tips For Your Small Business Part 3

4. Scan for Adware at least once per month Using a program that specifically scans for adware can be a great tool to have for any business. Programs such as Ad-Aware and Spybot-Search and Destroy can search for any registry changes that may be caused by adware or spyware. These programs may be able to […]

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What are Malware and Viruses?

These two types of software are very similar to each other although they are not the same thing. Many times mistaken as a virus, malware can wreak havoc on any PC that it has infected. It may also drive the user to the brink of insanity. Malware or “Malicious Software” is any piece of software written directly with […]

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How to change your email Send/Receive settings

Many times you may wonder why you have to click on the Send/Receive button to get your email. Shouldn’t it be automatic? Yes, it should be, but by default it is not. Here is how to have Microsoft Office Outlook automatically check for your email every 5 minutes. 1. Open Microsoft Office Outlook 2. Click […]

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Getting “E-Mauled” by E-Mail

Back when e-mail was in its infancy, users used to have to pay around $20 a month for an account. I remember when having an email account was viewed as a status symbol, even if none of your friends had one and therefore did not communicate with you that way. Fast forward 15 years and […]

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Morehead City To Jacksonville: Computer Repair and Tech Support

During the process of creating a web design for a client, we are almost always asked if we do computer repairs or computer network troubleshooting or virus removal or something along those lines. Although we know a little about handling those types of requests and we always try to help our clients with their problems, […]

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