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Choosing a strong password

Choosing a strong password

  Password regulations on some sites are getting better these days – requesting more complex passwords in order to ensure confidentiality. So what constitutes a strong password?   A complex password should have the following characteristics: Minimum of 10 characters Minimum of 1 alpha character Minimum of […]

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Maintain Your Favorite Bookmarks – Online

Maintain Your Favorite Bookmarks – Online

  These days, more and more data is being stored in the Cloud which allows you to access to your data from anywhere. The cloud also allows you to synchronize your data across all your devices (computers, laptops, tablets, smart phones, etc). You can also maintain and […]

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5 Tips to Reduce Technology Costs

5 Tips to Reduce Technology Costs

In the day to day demands of managing your company’s network there can be challenges in keeping servers and workstations operating flawlessly and controlling ongoing costs. These challenges are complicated by the demands from the business to support more devices, more crossover technologies and to keep costs […]

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Managing Conversations in Outlook

Managing Conversations in Outlook

How often do you search for an email that you sent or for an email that someone had replied back to? I often reference past emails to confirm information that was exchanged and spend too much time looking for “the one I want”. Well Outlook has a […]

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Mmm Cookies…

Mmm Cookies…

A cookie is a small file created by a web browser at the request of a web site, which is then stored on your computer. Cookies typically store user-specific information or preferences, such as selections in a form, shopping cart contents, or authentication data. Web browsers will […]

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How to Create a Group List in Outlook

How to Create a Group List in Outlook

Need to get a message out to a group of people? Do you often need to email the same group of people? This list (group) of people is called a “distribution lists” in Outlook. These lists make it easy to email a group of people. To setup […]

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How to Compress A File

How to Compress A File

Some files are too big to be sent over the internet and it is often necessary to “compress” them to make them smaller so that they can be sent more quickly. The files are not damaged or changed, just stored in a different way. A good analogy […]

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Recovering Lost Icons

Recovering Lost Icons

The use of desktop icons has served to simplify opening and using programs. With the simple click of a mouse, a program can be opened. Unfortunately, they can also be deleted, but there is a simple process to recover desktop icons. Just follow these steps: First place […]

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How to Take a Screenshot with Windows Vista or 7

How to Take a Screenshot with Windows Vista or 7

Screen shots or screen captures can be helpful when information on your display/monitor needs to be shown to others ‐ maybe to show a problem or demonstrate how a program is used. I recently discovered a tool called the “Snipping Tool” that is available in Windows Vista […]

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Tips and Tricks – How to Use the AutoComplete Function in Internet Explorer

Tips and Tricks – How to Use the AutoComplete Function in Internet Explorer

The autocomplete function in Internet Explorer automatically remembers information that you’ve recently typed. It is a handy tool when you are frequently filling in fields in web forms, such as name and address or usernames and passwords. You can save time because you don’t have to type […]

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