Tech Tip Tuesday: Antivirus

More is always better, right? Antivirus is a program that launches when you boot your PC and stays running in memory, protecting you in real time from viruses and all other forms of malware. The antivirus has a background, always-on scanning feature that’s enabled by default. When you download a file, load a program, or […]

Tech Tip Tuesday: Cyber Attacks

Do you think your company is immune to cyber attacks? Just because a company is small doesn’t mean its business is immune to cyberattacks. Owners of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) may feel that hackers go for big companies, but more and more cybercriminals view SMBs as naive and often as easy marks. This is especially […]

Tech Tip Tuesday: Cluttered Computer

Do you feel like your computer is running slow or taking longer to boot? Computers get cluttered. One source of clutter on your computer is unneeded programs. These programs can run in the background hogging memory and slowing down the programs that are important to you. Sometimes a program is responsible for bugging you with […]

Tech Tip Tuesday: Phasing Out Old Operating Systems

Have you considered the lifecycle for your operating system? Knowing key dates for the lifecycle of Microsoft’s operating systems can help you make informed decisions about when to upgrade your OS or hardware. Some recent announcements from Microsoft make it clear that it is taking a more aggressive stance to phase out its old operating […]

Tech Tip Tuesday: Passwords

Do you take passwords for granted? Passwords seem to be required for everything these days. It’s hard to keep track of all of them and password policies are annoying, often requiring up to 8 or even 15 characters, capital letters, symbols and numbers, and they only seem to be getting more complex. The thing is, […]