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5 Steps to Achieve a Healthy, Virus-Free Computer

Viruses are no fun for you or your computer and can be incredibly frustrating. If you notice strange emails being sent from your email address, programs starting automatically on your computer, hardware glitches, or other performance issues, your computer may be infected. So now what? Here are some possible next steps to a healthy computer. Antivirus – if you don’t already have one, install an antivirus program. Make sure you only have one program installed because having multiple can cause more issues. Networks Unlimited offers fantastic business-class virus protection. Full …

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The Many Benefits of Synchronized Security

It was another great night with customers and Eric and Dan from Sophos! We spent the evening tasting Kannah Creek beer and learning about Synchronized Security from Sophos. Thank you to everyone who came out to learn how to be more prepared in protecting your business data and thank you to Sophos for presenting on such a relevant topic. Did you know that 74% of data breaches go undiscovered for more than six months? Synchronized Security works to make your products (antivirus, firewall, wireless, etc.) work together to stop threats …

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3 Reasons You Should Use Secure-IT

Networks Unlimited believes the best way to ward against malware and cyber-attacks is to have a multi-layered security approach. One of those items to keep your business data secure is the installation and use of a firewall. Your firewall is a barrier that only allows specific things into your network. These things are predetermined and configured specially for your business. Our Secure-IT service gives you all the best benefits of a firewall, but at a monthly expense that you can plan for to help your business succeed. The three best …

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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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Eliminate Unauthorized Web-Surfing Once and For All

Employees, whether they mean to or not, get viruses from websites they visit while at work. Sometimes that malware can be on sites that they regularly visit, and sometimes those bad things are on a website they mistakenly visit. What can you do about it though? This is where Networks Unlimited’s Filter-IT service comes in handy! Filter-IT is a web content filtering service. It allows you to restrict the websites that your employees can access from work computers. It can be entirely managed and monitored by our staff, or someone …

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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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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 …

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Common Technology Pain Points, and Solutions!

Technology pain points. Every business has them, and they are usually small issues that people just tend to work around and not even realize it is happening. Technology is no different. There are lots of little things that can cause you and your employee’s pain (and productivity!). A lot of these issues can be solved with Managed IT Services. Managed IT Services are all the small things you don’t think about updating or doing in technology. These services are done for you by a service provider (Networks Unlimited). These can include …