Non-Profits-Save on your Office365 subscription!

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Dec 21, 2016 5:00:18 PM

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Is Your Non-profit Organization paying for Office365 or Microsoft Exchange?

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Topics: Windows

Is Internet Explorer Going Away?

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Mar 19, 2015 3:53:00 PM


The latest news has been that Microsoft will be switching to Project Spartan for its default web browser. But can Internet Explorer really go away? 

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Topics: Internet Explorer, Microsoft, Windows

Microsoft Warns of Password-cracking 'Morto' Worm

Posted by Eric Torres

Aug 31, 2011 4:47:00 PM

morto wormVarious Internet security firms report a new Internet worm is spreading in the wild and taking advantage of weak passwords on Windows systems.

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Topics: Microsoft, Hacked, Malware, vulnerabilites, Windows

River Run Tech Blog: End of Year Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Posted by Eric Torres

Dec 15, 2010 3:31:00 PM

Once again, Microsoft has a large number of security vulnerabilities to be addressed, and today is the last Patch WindowsUpdateTuesday of 2010. This update will address 40 vulnerabilities contained in 17 security bulletins.

Five of the 17 security updates, fixed long-standing flaws that could be used by attackers to plant malware on a PC by tricking Windows into thinking a malicious DLL (dynamic link library) was actually a legitimate part of the OS.
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Topics: Microsoft, vulnerabilites, Windows, Update

How To Close All Your Open Applications At Once

Posted by Eric Torres

Aug 19, 2010 9:52:00 AM

How many times have you been in a hurry and wished you could exit out of all your applications at once?  Well now you can with Close All Windows, a small tool that runs as an .exe file so you don't have to install it. Here's how:

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Topics: Microsoft, How To, Windows

The Difference Between Business & Consumer Netbooks

Posted by Eric Torres

Aug 11, 2010 10:11:00 AM

Netbooks started out as inexpensive consumer devices but they have since invaded the business world as well. There are some business netbookimportant differences between business-focused netbooks and those targeted at consumers, and those differences generally make the business netbooks cost more. Is the higher price worth it? Click below for 10 comparisons between the two and you can decide for yourself.

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Topics: New Products, Windows

Is Your PC Due For It's Spring Tune Up?

Posted by Eric Torres

May 10, 2010 8:51:00 AM

Is your PC acting sluggish? Can you brew a pot of coffee before it starts up in the morning? Does it sometimes have a mind of its own? If you answered yes to any of these questions, doing some simple tasks can keep your PC running smoothly and allow you to enjoy your product for a long time to come.

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Topics: Computer Maintenance, How To, Windows

How To Test Office Web Apps

Posted by Eric Torres

May 10, 2010 7:59:00 AM

Although Office 2010 has officially been released to manufacturing (RTM), the next generation of Microsoft Office, along with the Office 2010new Office Web Apps, won't be released to the public until later this summer. With the official launch right around the corner, it is currently available in beta so you can give it a try now. After installing the Office 2010 beta, you can save a document in your SkyDrive folder (you'll need a Windows Live ID to get an account - see below) and then view or edit the doc with Office Web Apps.

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Topics: Microsoft, New Products, Apps, Windows

20 Keyboard Shortcuts You Need To Know

Posted by Eric Torres

Apr 9, 2010 7:01:00 AM

For those of you who prefer to use a keyboard shortcut rather than the point and click of a mouse, this article is for you. Windows 7 has Windows Key support for more keyboard shortcuts than ever before. We're not saying you'll never need to touch your mouse again, but you can definitely keep your fingers on the keys more, and get your work done faster, with these handy key combos.

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Topics: Microsoft, Windows

A New Scareware Scam With Fake Microsoft Endorsement

Posted by Eric Torres

Jan 7, 2010 10:32:00 AM

It wouldn't be the first time a scammer tried to use Microsoft to pull off a con job. Remember all those chain emails claiming that if you scareware forwarded it to enough friends, Bill Gates would send you money? Now a new piece of malware tries to con you into buying bogus antivirus software by faking a Microsoft endorsement of the product. Find out more here:

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Topics: Microsoft, Security, Virus Alert, Windows

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