Spyware – Out You Go!

Despite top of the line antivirus and antispyware protections in place, the spyware creators are still able to create items that get through the filters and cause infections.  (But that’s not what this article is about).  The most common methods of infection are still infected attachments to emails and “drive-by” hits from websites while browsing the Internet.

Where did that toolbar come from?

A common complaint from many users is that surfing the Internet takes so long loading pages. Gone are the days where the culprit was the slow Internet connections. There are still many possible reasons for being forced to wait on pages to load, and not all of them are under your control.

Wait, what do you mean my hard drive is full? Where is that data hiding?

We've all been there, yes, even us IT guys… the dreaded moment where your hard drive is full and you no longer have any more space to store your data. But is that really the case? You could swear just the other day you had a ton of space left! Well, one of the toughest things to find on your hard drive with the built in tools Windows provides you is finding the space hog on your PC. Sure, you could go folder by folder doing folder size counts, but it takes forever and sometimes it's like finding a needle in a haystack.

How to Work Effectively with an MSP

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) can be a real lifesaver, especially for small businesses that have IT needs just like everyone else but are hard pressed to find the manpower and resources to support a dedicated tech department. As with all business relationships, it’s important to establish good rapport with your MSP to ensure that everything flows and goes as planned.