Tech Tip Tuesday: Computer Equipment Recycling

A common concern we hear when we take computer equipment for recycling is – will anyone be able to get to my data once my equipment is gone?  If you don’t take the appropriate measures before the hardware is disposed of, the answer is very likely yes.

Tech Tip: “What Should I Be Doing For Backup?”

We – very – often get asked, “what should I be doing for backup?”  That’s kind of a loaded question, because there are multiple different kinds of backups for multiple different kinds of systems at multiple price points with multiple degrees of efficacy.


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Tech Tip: Outlook

Recently, we’ve been running into several computers that are having trouble with the search functionality of Outlook.  In most of these cases, the fix is quick and easy – you just have to rebuild the Windows index file. 

To do that:

Open the Control Panel, and go Indexing Options.

Top 5 Reasons To Be Thankful For Technology

When you’re making a list of things to be thankful for, computers and technology usually don’t make the list; as a matter of fact, they often get put on the “hate” list of things that frustrate us!

However, I think it’s time someone gave credit where credit is due! Here are the top 5 reasons why we should be thankful for all the new (and constantly evolving) technology we have available to us:

1.)  It allows us all to be more “earth-friendly.

Tech Tip: All About Security

Today’s tech tip is all about security – I know that you’ve heard a thousand times that it’s bad to have the password “1234” or “password1”, but how do you go about setting more secure passwords?

Fortunately, our friends at Symantec have the answer.

UPS Your Business

The UPS Your Business Can't Be Without

(And No, We're Not Talking About The Post Office!)

A UPS, or uninterruptible power supply, is a battery backup power source for computers, servers and network equipment.

Identity Theft

The Methods They Use To Steal Your Identity

   The methods identity thieves use includes low tech strategies (like going through your trash can, also known as “dumpster diving”) to highly sophisticated phishing scams that include cloned PayPal or bank websites that trick you into giving your username, password, or account number.