Microsoft Windows 10 Update Got You Down?

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Microsoft, security, Windows Leave a Comment

If you are using Microsoft Windows 7, 8 or 8.1, you have been probably been harassed prompted to install Microsoft Windows 10 by now. In fact, we have had people call who said that their operating system didn’t even prompt them, it actually gave them a countdown and said it was going to install, and it did. Others claim that they …

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XP is destined for obscurity – Time to give it up!

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Licensing, Sales, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

So long XP… I’d like to say it has been nice knowing you. Here’s a little info about how the death of Microsoft’s XP Operating System may affect you and what is to come!   If you would like to discuss a migration to Windows 8 for your Greenville / Upstate business, whether it is for one computer or one …

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Microsoft Windows 7 Malware Infection Rate on the Rise

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows Leave a Comment

Microsoft’s Security Intelligence Report, Volume 13 is full of information that will cause your eyes to bleed, but one tidbit that is important to take note of is that Windows 7 malware infection rates are on the rise. Computer World has a great article on the subject at this link, and a spiffy graph that looks like this: From the …

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FINALLY! Windows XP has decreased in popularity enough to no longer be the number one OS!

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Sales, Technology, Windows 1 Comment

We knew the time was coming, but we didn’t know when, exactly……. According to an article on cnet.net, entitled “Windows 7 overtakes XP as Mac OS X passes Vista“, Microsoft Windows 7 has finally surpassed Microsoft XP as the most dominant operating system!  Predictions were all over the place, from 2013 to as far out as 2016, with a few …

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Microsoft Windows 8 Release Dates and Pricing

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Office, Partners, Sales, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Windows 8 is coming! Microsoft has set the date for the RTM (Release To Manufufacturing) for August 2012 and the general release will be the end of October 2012. As if that is not exciting enough, hot on the tail of Microsoft Windows 8 will be Microsoft Office 15, and Server 2012, standby for more information on that. It is …

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No need to wait, buy a Microsoft Windows 7 PC now and get Windows 8 Pro for only $14.99

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Some of you are thinking you might hold out on a new computer until Microsoft releases the new Windows 8 operating system, however, there’s really no need to wait! If you buy a computer that comes with Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional or Windows 7 Ultimate loaded on it now (between June 2, 2012 …

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Big things come in small packages like the Lenovo ThinkCentre M58P ultra small business computer

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, Lenovo, Microsoft, Office, Partners, Product Review, Sales, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Who says a computer has to be big in size in order to be big in processing power? The Lenovo ThinkCentre M58P series computer is compact, no, make that ULTRA compact, and designed with business in mind! Weighing in at 9.2 lbs, and measuring 3.1″ tall, 10.8″ wide and 9.4″ deep, it takes up a LOT less space than a …

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Microsoft Ditches Windows 7 Gadgets

JohnMHoyt Computer Repair, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Windows Leave a Comment

One of the features that made Windows 7 attractive to some people has been the “Gadgets”.  Where you could place a clock, weather, stock ticker, or other gadget on your screen sidebar. Well, it appears that back in September, Microsoft in their infinite wisdom dropped that feature… If you visit their website looking for gadgets, you will be told that …

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November 2011 Microsoft Patch Tuesday includes server update goodness…

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

It’s that time of the month again…  Update time that is for Microsoft machines. Microsoft has not left servers out of the mix at all, so you system admin types will be able to justify reboots for sure. These patches cover everything from code execution to elevation of privileges and even Denial of Service on just about every version of …

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Windows XP End of Support Countdown Gadget Available from Microsoft Download Center

JohnMHoyt Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Licensing, Microsoft, Sales, Windows Leave a Comment

The end is near!!!! The End of Support (EOS) for Microsoft Windows XP, that is… Microsoft wants you to be aware of this, so they have a gadget you can download and install on your Windows 7 or even Windows Vista machine. (Sorry, if you are running XP, that’s not one of the supported systems for this Countdown Timer. Get …

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