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Ultimate Guide to Microsoft 365

It’s easy to fall behind on your organization’s technology, and the marketplace usually isn’t very forgiving. While your hardware ages, the technology you need to support your customers and maintain a productive workforce keeps advancing. Ultimately, you end up with computers and tech that can’t meet the demands of the newest applications, limiting your efficiency and potentially leading to...

Posted on September 30, 2021

Teaming Up to Manage Microsoft Teams

Accelerated Roll Out Timeline

Like many organizations, we had some eye opening moments as we migrated from Skype to Microsoft Teams. With Skype end of life coming in July of 2021, we knew we needed to make the move.  However, the pandemic forced us to accelerate our adoption timelines.

Posted on June 07, 2020

Avoid Costly Updates from Windows 7 and Windows 10 Blue Screen Errors

It’s been an eventful start to 2020 for Microsoft, including the end of Windows 7 and an update to Windows 10 that has left up to 900 million users in a buggy and turbulent state of affairs.

In the wake of Windows 7, Microsoft has started sending strongly worded, full-screen upgrade warnings to all Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate users. These warn that they’ll no...

Posted on February 06, 2020

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

How to Recover a Microsoft Office File You Forgot to Save on a Mac

We’ve all been there before. You’ve spent hours working hard on a PowerPoint presentation and you’re just about to finish it up when, suddenly, the application crashes. 

Posted on December 27, 2018

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

How to Get Notified When Someone Tampers with Your Mac

Admit it. You’ve left your computer unattended in a public place.

Posted on May 02, 2018

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

Solved: Windows 10 Upgrade Changed All Documents to Read-Only

Has this happened to you? You finally decided to take the plunge and upgrade your PC to Windows 10, only to find out that all your documents are now “read-only.”

Posted on January 04, 2017

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

Subscribing vs. Buying: The Microsoft Office Dilemma

Still using Microsoft Office 2007? 

Posted on August 30, 2016

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

Microsoft Outlook Voicemail Phishing Scam Fooling Users into Downloading Malware

Microsoft Outlook users should keep their eyes peeled for a phishing attempt targeting business users of the popular mail client. Though this phishing attempt has been making the rounds for a couple of years, it hasn’t shown signs of slowing down.

Posted on November 04, 2014