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Laptop vs. Desktop. Which is best for you and your employees?

Computers are part of our everyday lives, especially in business. When it comes to equipping your office, you want to make sure you have the most efficient equipment. When you look into new office equipment, this may lead to the question of, laptop or desktop? Both have their benefits and drawbacks, but it is up to you to decide which is best suited for your business and employees. Here are a few pros and cons of each option to help you with that tough decision. Desktop:    Pros More convenient to …

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Is Your Computer Slow? RAM Could be the Solution!

Slow, sluggish computers can be incredibly frustrating because nobody wants to wait five minutes for their Facebook feed to refresh. If your computer is running slower than ever, you might want to try adding RAM. RAM, or random-access memory, allows users to run several programs simultaneously. Simple tasks, such as opening a word document, use RAM. Applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel require large amounts of memory, along with graphic-filled web pages. Many users run multiple programs at once, but don’t realize that this coupled with insufficient RAM may …

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Put Our Help Desk to Work for Your Business

If your staff is working through computer problems to avoid making that call to a help desk, you can help your team by subscribing to Networks Unlimited’s AnswerIT dedicated service! This means that no matter how many times your team needs to call into the help desk, it’s all covered under one monthly cost. They can call in for all sorts of reasons, too! If they need help with an Excel spreadsheet formula, they can call us. Is their wireless mouse not responding? Call us! Do they need to troubleshoot …

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How to Use Answer-IT to Improve Your Business Technology

Our Answer-IT service is our version of tech support and can be an immense benefit for your company! We have a staff of local, friendly techs who can help your employees through technical problems, software shortcuts, password resets and more. If they are unable to complete the problem remotely, our dispatcher will escalate the call and send an engineer to your office building quickly, making sure that you have as little downtime as possible. Here are the three main benefits of Answer-IT. Pricing We can price this service two ways. The …

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Get the Powerful Technology Services You Need in the Montrose Area

Networks Unlimited is the largest I.T. company on the Western Slope of Colorado. With that designation, we’ve got quite a large and highly skilled staff who are ready and able to help with your technology needs. Our central office is in Grand Junction, but we also have a second office location in Montrose, Colorado. This Montrose office provides the same level of service as the Grand Junction office but extends Networks Unlimited’s reach to the surrounding area that is cut off from larger communities. These areas include Gunnison, Ridgway, Ouray, …

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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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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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It’s Always the Season for Email Scams

‘Tis the season for a lot of things, but email scams? They always seem to be in style! A bunch of people in our office received this gem yesterday. At first glance, it looks legit! They’ve got the Discover Card logo and styling down. Links, apps, and that button for Account Details are also looking very valid, but when you take a second glance, there are some things very wrong with this email. “From” email Who is Sarah Wratten? Does she like to disco? Kidding! But you can see pretty …