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One Way to Help Companies Secure Their Computers

Computer updates. You know the ones I’m talking about. Those little pop-ups that rear their heads at all hours of the day and night. And what do you do with them? Snooze. Ignore. Remind me later. Those updates are crucial for the operability and functionality of your workstation. Software manufacturers update their programs to make sure they work better for you. They also update them to ensure security flaws are corrected as quickly as possible. Patch-IT is a patch management service. It focuses on getting the updates for Microsoft and …

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10 Quick Tips to Help You Find the Best MSP

When choosing a Managed Service Provider (“MSP”), there are lots of things to consider. Whether it is your first one, or if you’re trying to find a better fit, you need to make sure the relationship is correct. You need to trust them and rely on their expertise to make sure your business is safe and secure.  How in the world are you supposed to determine who will be best for your business in a quick chat? Here are ten questions to ask a potential MSP. Do you have experience …

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Why Your Network Security is Missing the Mark (And How You Can Fix It)

You want to do everything you can to avoid malware, right? Do you have email filtering for all incoming mail to your business? If not, you are putting your data at risk of becoming infected. Networks Unlimited’s email filtering service, Block-IT, scans all incoming email and attachments and blocks emails that have a potential virus in them. The scanning software completes so there is no noticeable delay in the delivery of your important emails. Block-IT is one of our most bundled products, and for a good reason! With Block-IT, you …

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A Dedicated Project Manager Helps Make I.T. Simple!

We make I.T. simple! That is not only our tagline at Networks Unlimited but our goal as well. We want to make I.T. as painless as possible for every customer interaction. Why? We know that you have a lot going on to make your company succeed, and you don’t need to worry and stress over your technology. We’ve got you covered. To help push the idea and practice of simplicity, we have a dedicated project manager, Darrell Himler. His primary job is to make your life easier when you have …

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How to Use Networks Unlimited to get Amazing Antivirus Protection

We’ve all heard that having antivirus software installed on your computer is VERY important, but why? What does an antivirus do? Even though we hear all the time that we should have an antivirus installed on our computer, there are still 26% of computers in the world without one. Maybe those people have let their subscription lapse or were too overwhelmed to pick one. Maybe they just thought that it was a bunch of hooey and they don’t need an antivirus on THEIR computer. Those users are playing a risky …

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Outsource Your I.T. – What are the Benefits?

Why in the world would you need to outsource your I.T.? Outsourcing doesn’t always mean what you think it does. Here are a few scenarios we see all the time, where having an outsourced I.T. team can give your business the edge. Scenario 1: You’ve got a tech-minded person in the office who is doing a great job fixing things when they break, right? They might not have been hired for that position, but things are going fine. Why change something that isn’t broken? That person who happened to know …

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Tech Resolutions for the New Year

Somehow the New Year is just around the corner! Are you busy making resolutions? Or thinking about adding a new skill to your repertoire? Don’t forget to consider some tech resolutions while you are preparing for the new year! Unsubscribe from junk mail I’m sure you are just like me, that you spend the first few minutes of every morning going through your inbox deleting junk mail. Promotions, newsletters, things you’ve never even heard of all clogging up your mail. Don’t just remove them, take an extra minute to unsubscribe …

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Why Update Your Computer or Office Equipment?

We’ve all been there; seeing that little pop up that something or other has an update for installation and ignoring it. We are all guilty of neglecting it for a while too. It just seems like SUCH an inconvenience, but it has a perfect reason to be pesky. Those updates are fixes to the software or hardware installed on your computer. Those repairs keep hackers from easily entering your system and wreaking havoc! Here are a couple more reasons to convince you just to click the update button already! Reduced …

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Signs You Might Have an Infected Computer

Have you been wondering if it is time to get your computer in for once-over? Do you think you have an infected computer? If you are experiencing any of the below issues, you might want to consider getting that bad boy a checkup. Software crashes or malfunctions Hardware glitches Loud fans Boot failures Performance issues Slowdowns Pop-ups Running out of hard drive space New browser homepage, toolbars, unwanted website access Unusual messages Programs that start automatically Antivirus suddenly disabled Your friends/family/coworkers are getting strange emails from you Peculiar desktop icons …

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Joint Development Associates

Joint Development Associates (“JDA”) might not ring a bell for you, but the work they do overseas advances the lives of thousands of people. The non-profit organization’s creation happened in 1994 by Bob and Cathy Hedlund. It started out by drilling thousands of clean-water wells in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan and now has grown to improve community health and farming techniques for the northern population in Afghanistan. When the organization first started working in Afghanistan in 2001, Bob spoke with the elders to ask what they needed most.  The elders answered that …