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Public Folders, Now You See Them…

2019-02-01T17:02:59-05:00

Public Folders, Now You See Them... A Tale About Missing Public Folders (Applies to 2007 and 2010) Just over 100 years ago, Harry Houdini performed his famous “Vanishing Elephant” act in which he used a huge cabinet and some tactfully placed doors and curtains, and was successful at hiding the elephant to [...]

Public Folders, Now You See Them…2019-02-01T17:02:59-05:00

Remove RDP Warnings Using SSL Certificate for Windows and Fortinet

2018-11-16T17:01:35-05:00

SSL Certificate For Windows & Fortinet How to Remove Those Pesky Warnings! It's a Black Friday BOGO! Have I got a deal for you!  Many businesses today purchase SAN SSL certificates for their Exchange servers, Web servers, online apps, etc.  These certificates generally contain several subject names so they can be [...]

Remove RDP Warnings Using SSL Certificate for Windows and Fortinet2018-11-16T17:01:35-05:00

It’s About Time: Passwords and What it Takes to Break Them

2018-11-01T14:58:42-05:00

It's About Time: Passwords and What it Takes to Break Them Please hold… Passwords. Combinations. Passcodes. Security answers. We all use them. We all know what they are… And yet very few understand them. What makes a good combination? Why is this common shortfall a doorway of opportunity that criminals exploit over [...]

It’s About Time: Passwords and What it Takes to Break Them2018-11-01T14:58:42-05:00

The Digital Zombie Apocalypse: Is Your Computer a Zombie?

2018-10-31T14:14:10-05:00

The Digital Zombie Apocolypse: Is Your Computer a Zombie? As we wrap up National Cyber Security Awareness Month on Halloween, it just seems fitting to talk about Zombie Computers. In this article, we'll explain the warning signs that may indicate your computer is part of the undead, what you can do about [...]

The Digital Zombie Apocalypse: Is Your Computer a Zombie?2018-10-31T14:14:10-05:00

Datto Screenshot Verification Fails

2018-08-15T10:09:19-05:00

When Datto Screenshot Verification Fails - Flux Capacitor Error In the movie, Back to the Future, Marty McFly accidentally gets sent from the present day (1985) back to the year 1955.  Frightening at first, then perplexing, then understanding the problem, and finally how do I fix this?  That’s the cycle of thoughts and emotions [...]

Datto Screenshot Verification Fails2018-08-15T10:09:19-05:00

Managed Services IT vs In-House IT

2018-07-31T17:55:22-05:00

Managed Services IT -vs- An In-House IT Pro For small to mid-sized businesses, it can be a struggle to balance the need for vital operating functions against tight budgets. How does that pertain to IT and what are your options? Let's take a look. IT specifically is such a specialized discipline, that [...]

Managed Services IT vs In-House IT2018-07-31T17:55:22-05:00

How to Decommission a SBS Server

2018-07-09T10:41:00-05:00

We recently migrated a client from an SBS 2008 environment to a Server 2016 Hyper-V environment.  As we waded through the migration, we found that the server had a number of issues in addition to several non-standard configurations implemented by a former MSP provider.  I began to dismantle the services on the SBS server [...]

How to Decommission a SBS Server2018-07-09T10:41:00-05:00

How to Prepare for Windows 7 End of Life

2018-06-25T13:37:43-05:00

If your doctor told you that unless you made some changes you would not make it past six months, how would you prepare, or what changes would you make?  Would you follow his advice if it meant you could keep having birthdays?   Well, there’s a good chance you need to make some [...]

How to Prepare for Windows 7 End of Life2018-06-25T13:37:43-05:00
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