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Windows 7 Pro and Windows 8.1 Pro are now End of Life

Windows 7 Pro and Windows 8.1 Pro are now End of Life. Be sure to purchase stock before it is gone. End of support End of support refers to the date when Microsoft no longer provides automatic fixes, updates, or online technical assistance. This is the time to make sure you have the latest available [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Active Directory, Managed IT Services, Microsoft, OS, Win10|0 Comments

Windows 10 free upgrade offer ends July 29th

ACT NOW WHILE THE Windows 10 FREE UPGRADE OFFER IS STILL HERE Act today to take advantage of our best Windows ever. Windows 10: • Is the Windows you already know, only better • Starts up an average of 28% faster** than Windows 7 • Is designed to work with software and hardware you already own [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|Microsoft, Win10|0 Comments

Microsoft KB3126446 Unending Reboot Loop

Released as part of security updates (MS16-017) for Patch Tuesday this month to solve vulnerabilities in its Remote Desktop display driver, the original KB article warned that multiple reboots may be needed - particularly those running Windows 7 with SP1. Fortunately, once the reboot nightmare ends the PC is protected. It’s just getting to that [...]

By | February 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flash Player Zero-day exploit, patch immediately!

Flash Player 0-day exploited in the wild, patch immediately! Adobe has released an emergency patch for its notoriously buggy Flash Player software because attackers are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability that can lead to total system compromise. "Adobe is aware of reports that CVE-2015-3113 is being actively exploited in the wild via limited, targeted attacks. [...]

By | June 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Move Offscreen Window Back to Desktop in Windows 7 and Windows 8

Hover the mouse pointer over the offscreen open window icon on the taskbar until you see it's taskbar thumbnail preview display. (see screenshot below) Right click on the taskbar thumbnail preview, and click/tap on Move. (see screenshot below) NOTE: You could also press and hold the Shift key, right click on the taskbar icon of [...]

By | September 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Powershell 3

If you are running windows 8 you already have Powershell 3. If you are on Window 7 and want to upgrade to Powershell 3 you will need to download the Windows Management Framework 3.0. This video goes through the upgrade process. The Integrated Scripting Environment / ISE is installed by default for Win 7/8/8.1 which [...]

By | August 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Microsoft ends Windows 7 retail sales

Microsoft has quietly ended retail sales of Windows 7, according to a notice on its website. The company's policies for shutting off sales to retailers and shipping licenses to OEMS (original equipment manufacturers) are posted on its site, which was recently updated to show that Windows 7's "retail end of sales" date was Oct. 30. [...]

By | December 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments