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Do Extreme Temperatures Affect My Computer?

Extreme weather CAN affect your computer. Living on the Western Slope of Colorado, we are used to swings in weather and climate. When the temperatures outside are extremely hot, it can shorten the lifespan of hardware inside your computer. This can lead to damage that cannot be undone, and also might lead to data loss. Extreme heat will also significantly shorten the lifespan of your computer’s lifespan by chipping away at the motherboard, CPU, and other vital “organs” of your computer

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How to Increase Security on Your XP Machine After End of Support

Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP. As a result, routine security patches will not be released and this means XP machines will have more security vulnerabilities. If you plan to remain on Windows XP after support ends on April 8, here are some tips to keep your system more secure.

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New Virus ‘CryptoLocker’ On The Rise

This virus is circulating and demanding $300 to unlock your computer and files. We are asking everyone to practice caution with internet browsing and opening emails as this virus has already infected two of our customers and has been difficult to remove. Because the virus is new, anti-virus software is not able to detect and quarantine the infection yet.

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Lawsuit May Have Facebook Pay Users for “Sponsored Ads”

Many Facebook users received an email about a lawsuit that would have the company pay out as much as $10 to some users for using their name and photos in the company’s sponsored ads.

Allow Me to Quickly Introduce Myself!

Hello! My name is Lauren and I am the newest addition to the Networks Unlimited family. After tremendous growth, Networks Unlimited created a marketing position, and I was lucky enough to fit the job description!

Flood, Fire or Theft

Recently I drove into work, there were a line of firetrucks, which i didn’t think anything of since we tend to have frequent false alarms, so much that none of us leave the building when the alarm goes off. But this time was different! I went to park behind the building and there must have been a dozen fire fighters, a couple with a sledge hammer making what looked like swiss cheese out of the side of our building, bricks tumbling and smoke billowing out of the wall.

Microsoft Support Ending Today

As you may or may not already know, Microsoft has ended support and updates for three of their older operating systems effective today, July 13th, 2010. These older operating systems include: Windows 2000 Server (all versions), Windows 2000 Professional (all versions) and Windows XP (all versions with Service Pack 2 or older.)

Microsoft discontinues support for Windows XP (RTM), Server 2000, & Professional 2000

Now is the time to update equipment, it is costly to try and rescue old machines with old software that is no longer supported.