May 2016 Tech Flash

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

May 31, 2016 12:36:15 PM

FB-image-For-MAY-1.jpgWelcome ot the May edition of the River Run Tech Flash. Here is where you will find tips, tricks and IT info to keep you up and running.

There are new different industry articles that may be of interest to you. Make sure you are aware of the Windows 10 deadline that is fast approaching!

If you have information you would like to see part of the Tech Flash-let us know!




How secure is your data? Are you at risk for a data breach? What types of policies do you have in place?

River Run Computers is focusing more of our time to educate and inform you about security breaches and potential threats. Find out how we can help secure your data and provide you with a better understanding of how hackers get in. 

We offer different training and presentations that will help your employees and clients keep their data protected. River Run also is able to scan your network to determine where there are vulnerabilities that put your company at risk. 

Give us a call to get more information on how we can reduce your risk of a data breach and educate your staff on how to keep data safe.



MBA Presents CLE Institute co-sponsored by The Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association

Are you part of the legal profession? Are you looking for a way to earn more CLE credits? Come and join us for a day of learning and fun. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn about different topics and tricks to save you time and money! 

Sheryn Bruehl, Renee Kodner and Abraham Liebsch will be speaking on topics such as document management, Microsoft Office Applications and providing tips & tricks for peace of mind in a digital world. You don't want to miss this event! 

To register, visit:





On August 10, 2016, the amount of storage that comes with OneDrive will change from 15 GB to 5 GB. How will this affect your system or processes?

If you currently have a free account with a 15 GB storage limit, that limit will reduce to 5 GB. All new accounts that are free will have 5 GB storage. The 15 GB camera roll storage bonus will also be discontinued for free accounts.If you currently are under this limit, there will be no affect to your account. However, if you have a large amount of data stored in OneDrive, you will need to reduce your storage amounts.

To find out more information about the storage limit changes that Microsoft is setting up, visit their FAQ page.




Your feedback is important to us!
We realize the information submitted in the surveys is very important. But we want to make sure we are capturing all the details to make your experience the best possible. Look for a new and revised survey coming in Quarter 4!  

As we continue to work with you for your IT maintenance and support, do not hesitate to send us feedback directly. We are always looking to improve our services and provide the best service. 

If you have additional comments or feedback, please contact your Technical Services Manager or you can email the Director of Technical Services.



windows_10_screens.jpgWINDOWS 10 FREE UPGRADE – 

We are less than 3 months away from the expiration date for your free Windows 10 upgrade (for Windows 7 and 8 users only).  After that, the upgrade price for Windows 10 Pro will be $199.  Don’t delay!  
Need help upgrading?  Our team of Engineers is available to assist with evaluating your system for compatibility and for training your team on the functionality of using Windows 10. Although most applications are not affected by the upgrade, we have come across ones that are not compatible. 




You can turn web pages into PDFs and add them directly to your iBooks app. This is handy if you're reading a long web document, or especially if you've found a HTML book online and want to keep a copy of it.

When you tap Share, scroll across the apps to find Save PDF to iBooks. Tap it and the web page will be converted and added to your book collection. 

Want more tips and tricks for you iphone? Let us know. We can provide training presentations and discussions that will turn your iphone into an efficient office machine!


Thanks for reading our May Tech Flash! If you have comments or suggestions, please feel free to send them below.


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