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We have already touched on the importance of keeping a backup of your data. What do you do if you need the data that has been backed-up? The process for copying backed-up data to computer system(s) is called restoring . In this post, I will focus on PC and Mac workstation restores and how the restore process works. […]

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May 21st, 2012 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

Malware and viruses are a hindrance to computers, but most infections can be avoided with a combination of good anti-malware/anti-virus software and preventative measures. Here a few preventative measures to aid in maintaining clean and secure computers. Uninstall Old Programs Uninstalling old, unused programs keeps computers clean and reduces the number of attack points on […]

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Mar 21st, 2012 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

The weather is changing and we will soon have more storms. Storms can produce lightning that may lead to power outages, surges, and other malicious aftermath. Problematic weather can wreak havoc on your computers/devices and we want you to be protected from data loss. One way to protect your business’ data, during poor weather, is […]

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Feb 23rd, 2012 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

Although the iPad craze started in April of 2010, the business world has been looking for a tablet solution for much longer. My personal introduction was over a decade ago when a sales person at the engineering firm I worked for bought a “convertible notebook”. This device allowed him to flip the screen and write […]

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Apr 7th, 2011 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

In years past, if you said you had a virus on your computer it was almost implied that you had been perusing the “bad” areas of the Internet.  It was assumed, and many still assume, only porn sites could deliver viruses to computers.  That is certainly not the case anymore, and has not been true […]

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Dec 13th, 2010 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

Everyone knows that it is important to backup their servers, computers and other important business data.  I wonder then, why is it that so many businesses don’t do it or do it incorrectly?  I think it is a lack of understanding from both the business and technology side that combine so often with tragic results. […]

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Oct 14th, 2010 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

I’m often asked which smartphone is best for small business users.  My gut response from dealing with pretty much every make and model of mobile phone and smartphone is the Apple iPhone. With that said, there is often a better answer for small business users than simply stating the iPhone is best.  If you are […]

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Jul 3rd, 2010 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

If you’re looking for a weather app on a Droid and go with the Weather Widget (I know not really an app) make sure you find some detailed instructions describing how to add it to your phone’s home screen because it is not intuitive.  Several blogs, forums and other sites state that you need to […]

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Jul 2nd, 2010 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

Most invalid emails purporting to be from banks requesting account information are blocked by spam filters and anti-virus scanners.  This one, Important Issues Concerning Your Online Account, supposedly from Bank of America Alerts (onlp.ert@ealerts.bankofamerica.com) is an example of spam phising for your bank account information.  Cyber thieves are smart; what better time is there to […]

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Dec 21st, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

Microsoft is hoping the buzz on Apple’s early release of its new Mac OS X, Snow Leopard, has sufficiently died down.  They are moving forward with their own marketing push for their desktop/laptop operating system Windows 7.  Windows 7, Microsoft’s follow-up to its much maligned Vista operating system, must make an impact within business and […]

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Sep 14th, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support