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Splashtop: A Better Remote Session Experience

Splashtop: A Better Remote Session Experience

If you've been working with us you probably already know that LogMeIn has been our go to staple for remote desktop access to your PC if you needed assistance. This is a perfect way to help our clients as quickly and efficiently as possible. Unfortunately, LogMeIn is extremely costly compared to their competitors who offer the same quality of services and features more or less, if not better. We found that better solution that significantly cut down costs and provides a simplistic approach for remote access. That solution is Splashtop.  So what is Splashtop and how does it work? Here's the basic[...]
How to Renew a SBS2011 Server Self-Signed Certificate

How to Renew a SBS2011 Server Self-Signed Certificate

  How many of you have ever let an Exchange certificate expire? I did this morning. The situation: 7 users using a SBS2011 server. The 5 PCs in the office got a certificate warning, but after a “Cancel” their Outlook worked fine. The two users outside of the office who relied on HTTP to contact the Mail Server were dead in the water. I should mention that I used a self-signed   certificate on the server.   Since Exchange Server 2007, Microsoft incorporated the exchange management shell; a DOS like atmosphere that allows you to make any modification to the mail server. It’s syntax is[...]
Dropbox Microsoft Office Integration for Collaboration

Dropbox Microsoft Office Integration for Collaboration

Dropbox is a convenient way to store your files in an easy to use cloud environment. You may be using it right now to store your most precious data files and other information in the likely event that your PC suffers a major hiccup. Dropbox now has another wonderful option for collaborating with the people you may be sharing excel sheets with. Microsoft and Dropbox revealed that you can now make Office documents such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel with a group of people. It works just like Google Drive’s version of collaboration only this time with Microsoft products. Dropbox[...]
Malwarebytes is testing Anti-Ransomware Program

Malwarebytes is testing Anti-Ransomware Program

 Malwarebytes is the number one malware and virus protection program to ever grace this world wide web and the technological industry. We use Malwarebytes on every single system that we use and now this brilliant company has come up with a way to bring the fight to ransomware for everyone!  Still in beta, Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware's job is to protect your computer system from being held hostage. Popular (sadly) ransom programs like Cryptolocker, Cryptowall, and CTBLocker are some of the few names to be completely protected against when acquired. Ransomware has been around for years but no one has really come up[...]
Moving Outlook Contacts to a Public Folder

Moving Outlook Contacts to a Public Folder

Earlier this month, we wanted to be able to transfer and share our contact information to another Outlook account. Problem is, we didn’t know how to. So we researched a couple days to figure it out. Most articles and forums suggested things we either already knew about or had no answer. We even called Microsoft tech support and they couldn’t even give a clear solution!But I figured it out! How? By exporting and then opening the .PST contacts file, then moving all the contact information to the folder we wanted. That easy. Click File on the top left corner of Outlook.Click[...]

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