Category Archives: Tech Tips

Top 10 Security Tips For Your Small Business Part 2

To continue our Top 10 list of simple (and mostly free) security tips for your small business. 7. Watch out for email attachments Email attachments can be a wonderful thing. They allow people from all across the world to send pictures to family and friends, businesses to send documents to clients, and sometimes the occasional […]

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What exactly is Adware

To continue our journey into the land of annoying pop-ups and information stealing software, let’s talk about Adware. Adware is in the same group as spyware (privacy-invasive software) in that Adware may be used to allow Spyware into your PC. If the program you are using has Adware built-in, it may display or download advertisements […]

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The Importance of Data Backups

These days almost any business large or small has some type of important electronic data that they rely on. Whether it be email, financial, or basic documentation this data can be crucial to keeping your business running smoothly and efficiently. However, a simple PC crash can cause many hours of hard work to be lost […]

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Top 10 Security Tips For Your Small Business

The funny thing about computer security these days is the general idea that it costs an arm and a leg to secure your business’s data. While it is possible to spend plenty of cash on a fully secured and encrypted data center, budgets tend to get in the way. Over the next few weeks we […]

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What exactly are Spyware, Adware, Malware, and Viruses?

What exactly are people talking about when they throw out terms such as “Spyware”, “Adware”, “Malware”, and “Virus”? Most of the time requesting information on one of these items will get you the famed response “Umm, it’s something that’s bad and can get into your computer and steal your files.” Well, that doesn’t help much […]

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IFRAME Threat

The newest threat to watch out for is called IFRAME. This new virus/threat can actually come in through clicking on IFRAME sites in website searches. Searching for and clicking on a rogue version of ABCNews.com, USAToday.com,News.com or Target.com (these are just a few) will lead to “IFRAME” sites. These “IFRAME” sites will forward your PC […]

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Disable Internet Explorer Autocomplete

Internet Explorer 6 and 7 both have a function built-in called Autocomplete. By default IE will scan what you are typing and pop up a list of similar entries you have entered recently. It stores entries you have made into websites such as usernames and passwords, form information (name, address, phone number, etc.), as well […]

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How to make an Office 2007 document compatible with Office 2003?

Question: How do you convert an Office 2007 document to make it compatible with an Office 2003 document? I was searching for the longest time to solve this problem because a friend of mine claims that he can’t open any office documents he receives from his boss. He tried explaining to his boss that he […]

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5 New Nifty Features of Gmail

I’m so glad that Gmail has made some new enhancements to their online email application. If you are a Gmail fan like me, who checks at least 3 gmail accounts daily, I believe the 5 new nifty features announced by Gmail Blog will be right up your alley! “Archive and next” Shortcut It can be […]

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Internet’s Most Useful Free Products

BusinessWeek recently published an article where they searched high and low for the most useful, free products available for the public on the Internet. We thought we would share with you some of the most useful products. Microsoft and Apple Alternative If you are not a Windows and Mac fan, you should be a Linux-based […]

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