July 3, 2020

Thanks to many in 1776, Happy Independence Day! We wouldn’t be in a position to extend “Happy Independence Day” wishes without the revolutionary efforts of many in 1776.  It was a revolutionary year, and it is a good book. Written by David McCullough, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the book

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May 25, 2020

This Memorial Day 2020 weekend, the traditional kickoff to summer, will be different than we're used to.Usually, my wife and I attend a nice solemn ceremony held by our Legion post. Our plans have changed. Whatever your tradition is, it's likely impacted somehow by the COVID19 crisis.This, from NPR.org:U.S. government

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April 1, 2020

Whether for Remote Worker Setup or traditional network support…Contacting MBS During the Crisis: We are working from home as much as possible.   You may still reach us by phone or e-mail.   We are on the “essential worker” list, so we will make on-site visits if necessary, but we prefer to

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February 5, 2020

Overcoming ransomware:  the City of Racine was hit with a ransomware attack on Friday, January 31st.  They are still working to recover.  This type of attack is one of the reasons behind several recommendations we’ve been making consistently for years. Here’s a typical scenario for overcoming ransomware:  Redirected folders store

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December 26, 2019

Windows 7 ExpiringWindows 7 was one of Microsoft's best products. It was very stable and easy to work with. But, all good things come to an end, and Microsoft is discontinuing extended support in mid-January.Windows 7 expiring means no more security updates.Some of you may wonder what the big deal

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