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  • How to Create a Strong Password

    How to Create a Strong Password

    Follow these 4 tips to secure your online accounts Knowing how to create a strong password can help prevent fraud and unauthorized access to your personal and financial information. But what is a strong password? Check out the tips below.  1. Create Long, Complex Passwords Shorter passwords may be easier to remember, but they usually […]

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  • How to Check the Dark Web for Your Personal Information

    Boost IT | What To Do If Your Email Has Been Exposed on the Dark Web

    So I got a message from a client yesterday asking how to check the dark web for your personal information. This all started because they had gotten an e-mail from their bank that looked like this. “Heads up: CreditWise found your personal information somewhere on the dark web.” Needless to say they were freaked out. […]

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  • How to Turn On Do Not Disturb in Mac OS X

    how to turn on do not disturb in mac os x

    So I was in a video screenshare meeting yesterday and the person I met with needed to know How to Turn On Do Not Disturb in Mac OS X. Ever get those annoying notifications on your Mac while you’re in a public place, presentation, screenshare, or video meeting? Me too, but it’s easy to turn […]

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  • How to Prevent Ransomware

    Boost IT | How to Prevent Ransomware

    Do you know the one I.T. question you should be asking? This question is directed at you. Whether you are an individual trying to secure your digital footprint or an employee /owner working for a business, do you know the one I.T. question you should be asking? We do, and we want you to know […]

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  • How to share contacts in Outlook 2016 and Office 365

    How to Share Contacts in Outlook 2016 & Office 365

    How to share contacts in Outlook 2016 and Office 365 with specific people in your organization Knowing how to share contacts in Outlook 2016 and Office 365 can be a huge timesaver for companies of any size. The default Contacts folder in Outlook is created in each Outlook profile. This folder can’t be renamed or […]

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  • How to install SonicWall Mobile Connect on Windows 10

    How to configure SonicWall Mobile Connect on Windows 10

    How to install SonicWall Mobile Connect on Windows 10 Description This article explains how to install SonicWall Mobile Connect for Windows 10. Mobile Connect is the recommended VPN Client for Windows 10. Cause Resolution SonicWall Mobile Connect for Windows 10 is installed from the Microsoft Store. 1.On your Windows 10 device, launch the Store app. […]

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  • How To Free Up Disk Space Using Disk Cleanup

    Disk Cleanup

    How To Free Up Disk Space Using Disk Cleanup One of the most common questions we get asked is “How do I speed up my PC without upgrading it?” so we tell our clients How To Free Up Disk Space Using Disk Cleanup. Cleaning up your PC’s hard drive frees up drive space and makes it […]

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  • How to Avoid Phishing Scams

    From emails to popup ads to websites, phishing scams are sophisticated and come in many different forms. They are bombarding everyone from everywhere – on desktops, smartphones, tablets, and other devices. They are one of the most common security challenges that businesses face in keeping their information secure. Cybercriminals are devious in using phishing scams […]

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  • How to Increase Productivity with Cloud Computing

    You have probably heard business professionals talk about the ease of working in the cloud and increasing their productivity, but what does that mean? Many SMBs are finding out just how effective cloud computing is. With its continued growth in popularity, cloud resources and services become more accessible, available, and secure. 3 Ways the Cloud […]

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  • How to Become an Office 365 Champion

    It’s a new year and many people are resolving to be more productive in 2017. One way to do this is to be an Office 365 champion. Resolve to learn all you can about the technology. We’re not only talking about integrating it into your current workflow. We’re talking about making an all-out commitment to […]

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  • How To Boost Computer Performance

    computer performance

    Your computer performance affects your productivity and can give you the competitive edge. It can also be the center of your frustration when it seems to be slow for the simplest of tasks. With more companies looking for game changers that can accelerate their growth, you need to regularly boost your computer performance to stay […]

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  • How Office 365 Improves Productivity

    As a business professional, Office 365 is what you need to get the most productivity out of your devices. More companies than ever are using it for accomplishing goals and gaining an edge on their competition. Yet employees are not taking full advantage of the tools that can maximize their productivity. Your time is valuable. […]

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  • Tips for Practicing Safe Browsing on the Internet

    A security breach is a nightmare for any company. Attackers are always trying to take advantage of every opportunity to get financial and identity information. Therefore, protection requires continuous due diligence on the company’s part. But the company is not the only one with responsibilities. There are responsibilities that your employees should have also. The […]

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  • How To Configure Office 365 on Android

    How To Configure Office 365 on Android Follow the steps below for how to configure Office 365 on Android. App Drawer Open the App Drawer, and then tap the Settings app. Settings Menu From the Settings menu, tap Add Account. (It may be located under Accounts & Sync.) Email Type Specify email type: click Corporate or maybe listed as Exchange ActiveSync. Email address Enter […]

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  • Configure Office 365 on iPhone / iPad

    How To Configure Office 365 on iPhone

    How to configure Office 365 on iPhone Follow the steps below for how to configure Office 365 on iPhone. **Note: If you have an old e-mail account configured in your device, remove it before adding the new account. Settings Open the device, and then tap the Settings application. Settings Menu From the Settings menu, tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Email Type […]

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  • How To Use Help Desk Chat


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  • How to Migrate AutoCAD Settings

    How to Migrate AutoCAD Settings Applies to migrate AutoCAD settings for 2007-2017, AutoCAD Architecture 2008-2017, AutoCAD LT 2007-2017, AutoCAD MEP 2008-2017 Problem: After installing a new version of AutoCAD, you want to know how to migrate AutoCAD settings from the older product version into the new version. Resolution: Migration utility This utility transfers settings from an […]

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  • Get the Most Out of Windows 10 With These 4 New Features

    Windows 10

    Windows 10 Windows 10 is here and many users are becoming familiar with their new system and finding out what it can do. Like with any good OS, Windows 10 has advantages over its predecessors. Here are four of our favorite features, and here’s a more extensive list of features. OneDrive Integration Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud […]

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