An Post Spam

I’ve seen a couple of people post that they’ve had Spam from the TV Licence unit at An Post into their inbox today. Sure enough, sitting in my Junk Mail folder is the same one! When you look at the links, it’s pretty clear that something is not right about it. Delete Delete Delete!

Bye-Bye Patch Tuesday

So long, goodbye Patch Tuesday. Since 2003, we have had the monthly patch cycle that was Patch Tuesday. Microsoft released it’s software patches for all it’s operating systems and we rolled those out to our clients. No more! Say hello to Windows Update for Business – http://blogs.windows.com/bloggingwindows/2015/05/04/announcing-windows-update-for-business/ Microsoft are moving to a continual release method…

License audit emails from Microsoft

One of the biggest IT expenses for many small businesses is software. Some companies require thousands of dollars of software, which can quickly compound when you hire new employees. Businesses who have purchased Microsoft software may soon be receiving a letter from the tech giant asking for a systems audit. Here is a quick overview…

Windows Server bug discovered

Earlier this year, the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) bug Heartbleed caused quite a stir when it was discovered. While the majority of systems affected by this bug have been patched, and are now secure from it, news has recently broke of a similar bug affecting Microsoft Windows Servers. If you use Microsoft Servers in your…

Windows skips 9 and goes straight to 10!

At the end of September, Microsoft held their now annual Windows event, where they announced the next big version of Windows – Windows 10. While it seems a little odd that they are skipping 9 completely, from what we can see, 10 is shaping up to be the best version of Windows to date. Here…

Reducing desktop clutter

Have you ever gone to talk with a colleague and gotten a look at their computer’s desktop only to notice that they have files, apps, and folders strewn about in a seemingly random fashion? Or maybe you are guilty of a cluttered desktop. Many people tend to have somewhat unorganized desktops, especially if they have…