Thank you to all

Over the last 6 years, my consulting service has provided advice on solutions for various facets of IT and technology. The business was started when my full-time IT position was made redundant because of the company being acquired. In this time I have enjoyed some aspects of entrepreneurship as well as working with many amazing people and organizations. The one thing that was always an issue was health benefits for my family. Because of pre-existing…
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Forcing a Windows 10 upgrade on users

Microsoft has made no secret of the fact that they want as many PC’s as possible to upgrade to the company's latest Operating system Windows 10. Having more of your user base on the latest version of your O/S makes sense in many ways. What is not OK is the manner of which they are doing it. Recently Microsoft made a small change in the way the upgrade notification is displayed. Previously a dialog box…
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Time to upgrade Internet Explorer

Last year Microsoft gave notice that as of January 12th, 2016 older versions of its browser Internet Explorer (IE) would no longer be supported. What this means that there will be no more updates including ones that close security vulnerabilities that are found. Microsoft recommends updating to the latest version of IE depending on what Microsoft operating system you are running. For most people this will be version 11. For those running one of Microsoft’s…
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7 Ways to be more productive with email

Despite the fact that many people still continue to predict it’s death. Email is still going to be around for a while. Managing our email instead of it managing us is an important step to help you be more productive. There are many different ways to be more productive and manage your email. These are some of the best ones I have seen and used. 1. Schedule certain times of the day for email. First…
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