Secure IT Alert: Microsoft Security Bulletin Re-Releases & AutoRun Advisory

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

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Thursday, February 23, 2011 Microsoft has released Security Advisory 967940, titled “Update for Windows Autorun”, and it covers an issue that has long plagued Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. When you insert a USB flash drive, or USB hard drive, Windows has attempted to treat them like CD/DVD material and perform an autorun on it. While …

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Six MILLION dollars for computer virus cleanup? That’s what one man paid!

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

A New York Times article that was tweeted yesterday by @randomlycb really caught my attention… It involves a well-to-do gentleman who takes his computer to a local (New York) computer repair facility for a simple virus cleanup / removal in 2006, and things go horribly wrong. The owner of the computer service center tells the PC owner that he has …

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Consumers are happier than ever with their computers!

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, Office, OS X, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

According to a story published in the Washington Post, computer users are happier with their PCs than at any time since the first year (1994) that this was tracked! This was based around a poll run by ACSI LLC. It was not surprising that Apple had the highest user satisfaction with their “cult-like” Mac following, though it may catch some …

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Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite and your Outlook work well together! #SaaS #BPOS #MS

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So you are setup with a FREE trial of Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Suite and are enjoying all the online apps but something is missing, you don’t want to use web apps, you want to use all the features of Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 or 2010 that you have already paid for and know your way around. Well it is …

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Oh my, another #greenville computer user lost their data – Wish they had used our online backup service…

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Office, OS X, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Just saw where another computer user in Greenville could have avoided a nightmare. They posted their computer was toast. Bad hard drive according to some geeky type people that looked at it. The computer is back to running, but their data is GONE. Homeland Secure IT offers many backup solutions that can protect you from this scenario, but our favorite …

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10 Google services that don’t get the limelight they deserve (Thanks @RussellTripp)

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@RussellTripp posted this to Twitter and I had to save it, thus it got posted to the blog so I don’t forget about it myself… Thanks Russell… I didn’t even know about the Code Search until today. I can promise you I will be using this 10 Google Services That Don’t Get the Limelight They Deserve  posted on MakeUseOf.com Share and …

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Microsoft Windows 7 Professional for only $29.99?? No way… YES WAY! If you are a student…

JohnMHoyt Apple, Computer Service, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Office, OS X, Technology, Windows 1 Comment

Yes, the subject is correct! Microsoft is offering students the deal of a lifetime…   Windows 7 Professional for only $29.99! Follow this link to get the whole scoop…  In short you must have an email address ending with .edu, or be enrolled at a college listed as eligible on that site. There is also a link at the bottom …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Microsoft August Security Bulletin Update

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Homeland Secure IT Alert for Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Microsoft has updated their August Security Bulletin as of August 10, 2010… A webcast is scheduled for 2:00 PM Eastern on August 11, 2010 – Register here The following information was provided courtesy of US-CERT National Cyber Alert System Technical Cyber Security Alert TA10-222A: Systems Affected Microsoft Windows Microsoft Office Internet Explorer …

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Computer Service: Operating System Not Found error may not be anything to cry over

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It seems like once a month or so we get a phone call from someone who is freaking out over their computer not booting up… In the case of the system giving a blank / black screen, or the even more ominous “Operating System Not Found” / “Missing operating system” message and nothing further upon boot up, you might be …

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Free Trial of Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite #cloudcomputing #bpos

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Mobile, Office, OS X, Technology, Windows, Windows Server 1 Comment

Are you tired of dealing with POP3 or IMAP mail from your ISP? Tired of SLOW email? Do you want to share calendars between coworkers? Do you want to see the same contacts, calendar entries and emails on your phone as you do in your Outlook on your desktop and also via a web interface? Do you want your mobile …

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