Last week I was at a client’s office doing some good ol’ IT support – I ordered a new Dell laptop to replace a dead one and I upgraded the memory in another – and I stopped to chat with the owner. We were talking about the economy and how it’s affecting business and in [...]
After about 4 weeks of procrastination, I finally got the pronetindy.com site up and operational. It really only took around 10 hours. There was plenty to do, moving all the applicable content over from the old site; creating a 301 redirects for all the old URL’s; formatting the text for the new theme; resizing images; [...]
The economy is in the tank. The recession is “real”. Guess what, small business keeps on trucking. Why is small business is the least effected by the downturn? Because small business owners are practical. They are cautious. Are you taking advantage of the competitive advantages that technology can bring to your business? Now is the [...]
Here are some links to free stuff to use on your business technology blog: Kontactr is a one-click free contact form service. It is incedibly easy to set up and use, its simple, and they provide the code for you to cut and paste. The best part is that is has built in CAPTCHA Protection [...]
How to quickly access Network Connection properties When you’re looking for the Network Connection Properties and you get the Network and Sharing Center, don’t throw your computer on the floor and stomp on it. There’s is an easy way to find it and make a shortcut to it! 1. Click the Start button and in [...]
Here are a couple of questions from clients regarding Windows Vista this past week. “Im having trouble getting connected to wireless out in public (coffee shops, libraries and some airports). I have a relatively new router at home that works fine. What can I do?” If you’re having problems connecting to public wireless, it may [...]
Back in the “good old days” of XP, you could open the Task Manager by pressing the Control + Alt + Delete keys on your keyboard. In Windows Vista, you’ll open what’s known as the Secure Desktop with that key combination. If you want to open the Task Manager directly, press Control + Alt + Escape (CRTL+ALT+ESC). Presto!
How to create an administrative command prompt shortcut In Windows Vista, if you are logging in to your computer using a limited user account (which is great for security reasons) and you want to run something from the command prompt that requires administrative credentials, you have to open the command prompt as an administrator. You could [...]