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Windows 10 File History File Recovery
by David Bernstein - March 5, 2017
If you are like many people you do not make it a point to do regular backups of your files or your computer itself. It may be a case of it being something you don't think about doing, don't know how to do or don't really care to do! But when your computer crashes or you delete a file on accident I'll bet you wished you had a backup to resort to rather than that awful feeling of losing something important. Windows 10 has some great improvements over older versions of Windows and they have included more backup and recovery features to keep your computer up and...
You still may be able to get your free Windows 10 upgrade
by David Bernstein - January 10, 2017
Most of us remember the way Microsoft pushed Windows 10 upon us as a free upgrade and how it got to the point for many people that they got upgraded whether they wanted to or not. Now that the Windows 10 free upgrade offer has expired on July 29th some of you may be wishing that you didn't put it off after all, especially if you are running Windows 8! If you still don't want to upgrade its ok because Windows 7 will be supported until 2020 and Windows 8 will be supported until 2023. But if you do want to upgrade it turns out that Microsoft's activation servers are still...
ManageEngine Desktop Central Windows Tools
by Jim Bernstein - May 01, 2016
As computers and networks get larger and more complex the need to be able to remotely manage systems becomes more important. And with this growing importance comes an ever growing amount of software vendors creating products to allow you to monitor and manage pretty much anything you can imagine. And many of these products come with a hefty price tag. Of course you will always find the inexpensive and free software out that that can help you do some of the tasks the more expensive stuff can but of course it's not going to be...
Malwarebytes Coming Out with Anti-ransomware Software
by David Bernstein - March 18, 2016
If you don't know what ransomeware is, then hopefully you will never find out. If you know what ransomeware is first hand because you have experienced it yourself then you realize how awful an experience it can be when it makes its way to your computer. What ransomeware does is infect your computer and encrypt all of your files essentially holding them hostage so you don't have any access to them. In order to get your access back you need to...
Windows Problem Steps Recorder
by Jim Bernstein - February 16, 2017
If you are in the computer field or are unfortunate enough to be your friends and family's go to computer person them I'm sure there have been many times where you have helped them with the same procedure over and over again. But rather than take the time to document the procedure with screenshots and instructions you go back and do it over again time after time. Windows 7 and newer versions come with a nice feature called Problem Steps Recorder that allows you to record a process on any computer and save it as an instruction sheet for you or someone else to use to do that process the next time saving you from having to do it yourself or...
Ten Competitive Advantages of Video Conferencing
by Spencer Josan - May 24, 2016
Video conferencing has become part of enterprise communication. Businesses use it to reduce their costs related to travel and improve employee productivity. According to Remote's website, 87 percent of remote workers felt more connected using online multimedia systems and 82 percent reported less stress. Some even said they find it more useful than regular physical meetings as they have a set time frame and are more focused. The saving in terms of travel costs is not the only advantage that online platforms provide. A conference call for the IT sector with software like Blue Jeans has a lot more...
TeamViewer Remote Access Software
by Jim Bernstein - April 04, 2016
Thanks to the ever increasing technology and speed of the internet more and more people are getting connected and staying connected to each other as well as to themselves via their home office, business office or just their living room. Remote control or remote access services are being used more frequently than ever before allowing you to do things such as use your home computer from your office or allow tech support personnel the ability to control your computer for troubleshooting purposes while you watch. This technology comes in very handy and...
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