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Make a bootable USB flash drive to wipe an old hard drive

Make a bootable USB flash drive to wipe an old hard drive
To use a USB to wipe an old hard drive on a Windows PC:

Download the DBAN *.iso […]

How to take a screenshot on your Mac

How to take a screenshot on your Mac
To take a screenshot of your whole screen:

Press Command (⌘)-Shift-3.

Find the screenshot as a .png file on your desktop.

You can take screenshots […]

Shadow Copy

Shadow Copy
The Shadow Copy feature is often one of the most overlooked tools built into Windows Servers. Utilizing shadow copies allows files to be recovered in real time, without […]

Importance of Keeping your firewall up to date

Importance of Keeping your firewall up to date
Keeping your firewall up to date is the easiest way to protect your network and data. Aging firewalls present a security risk […]

Easy external-monitor or projector setup for laptops

Easy external-monitor or projector setup for laptops
If you’re running Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 on a laptop, use this shortcut: Windows key + P.

Tap it with a monitor or projector […]

Use Windows 7’s Compatibility mode to run a troublesome older app

Use Windows 7’s Compatibility mode to run a troublesome older app
To activate Compatibility mode, right-click on the affected program’s icon, then click on the Properties item in the menu that pops […]

Clutter vs Junk mail

Clutter vs Junk mail – Office 365
With Office 365, users have been presented with a new feature called Clutter. What is Clutter, and why is it different than the […]

Microsoft Auto Recover

Microsoft Auto Recover
A very useful feature Microsoft added a few versions back is the AutoRecover feature. This feature is on Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, and is very useful if […]

Reset your network password? Update your devices.

Reset your network password?  Update your devices.
Password security is of the utmost importance to your organization’s network and data security.  To keep passwords secure, upon logging in, we are […]

Record that Error Message

Record that Error Message
We receive frequent contact at the Help Desk with messages indicating that there has been an error event on an end-user’s PC.  These messages often read […]