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How to Make Your Office Computer Run Faster

Business Computing Tip-of-the-Month: “How to Make Your Office Computer Run Faster” The tools available in Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Service Pack 3 help to make your computer faster, maintain your computer efficiency, and help safeguard your privacy … Continue reading

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Beware of Tax Scams

It’s that time of year again and once again the scammers are hard at it trying to spoof the IRS in attempts to get your click on malicious links or attachments or to trick you into turning over your personal … Continue reading

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The Latest Scareware Tactic – “We are going to sue you”!

The latest scare tactic involves an email that appears to be from a legitimate business that is threatening to sue you for spamming them and contains an attachment of scanned documents providing supposed evidence of your spam messages.  When opened, … Continue reading

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Small Business Online Banking Fraud – Who Pays?

These days, most small businesses utilize some form of eBanking or online banking, but have you ever considered what would happen if your account was compromised?  Do you think your bank would compensate you for the loss?  Are they required … Continue reading

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Avoid Tech Support Phone Scams

For the last several months there has been a rash of fraudulent phone calls from “tech support” calling to inform unsuspecting users that their computer is infected with a virus and they’re calling to assist in removing the threat.  Many … Continue reading

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Does Your Business Have A Business Continuity Plan?

Disaster can strike at anytime and in most cases with little or no warning. While we may be able to predict certain weather systems or anticipate general problems such as power outages, for the most part it is almost impossible … Continue reading

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ProTech Computer Solutions, Inc. Announces Acceptance in the OpenDNS for Managed Service Providers Program

We’re excited to announce that we’re now offering OpenDNS Enterprise! Cloud-based malware protection, Web content filtering + more. OpenDNS is the provider of the world’s leading Internet navigation and security services that make networks safer, faster, smarter and more reliable. … Continue reading

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Technology Increases Small Business Profitability

During times of economic struggle, most small businesses end up making cuts and changes to keep their businesses in the green. From laying off staff to decreasing business travel, reducing marketing efforts and ending bonuses and raises temporarily – there … Continue reading

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Eight Ways To Keep Your Small Business Secure

If you own and operate a small business, lowering costs is an important part of keeping your company in the black. Cutting costs on your IT budget could inadvertently compromise your company’s security. Even though small businesses may not have … Continue reading

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The Danger of Unsecured Wi-Fi and Public Hotspots

Free Wi-Fi seems to be just about everywhere these days and most of us know that these free public Wi-Fi hotspots are not secure and certainly NOT the place to do things like online banking.  This fact was re-emphasized recently … Continue reading

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