Nov - 21 2019

NVRAM or PRAM If you are having issues with sound volume, display resolution, startup-disk selection, time zone, and recent kernel panics resetting the NVRAM or PRAM on your Mac may help resolve the issue.  The NVRAM or PRAM in the computer store information, by resetting this it can resolve some issues. Apple’s page on resetting […]

Nov - 21 2019

If you have uninstalled a 3rd party antivirus software package on Windows 10, and when you try to check on Windows Defender you get the message You’ll need a new app to open this windowsdefender. You can repair the Windows app Windows Defender in PowerShell Click Start, type in PowerShell, right click the icon for […]

Aug - 19 2019

Microsoft from time to time will update the Service Stack that provides improvements to the update process in Windows along with some other Windows features.  The page linked below has all of the latest Service Stack updates for each version of Windows.  These updates should appear in Windows Update as they are released by Microsoft. […]

Aug - 19 2019

The Microsoft security updates for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and all supported versions of Windows 10 for August 2019 have an issue that breaks Visual Basic applications, macros and scripts. The updates that cause the issue are: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 – KB4512486 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4512486/windows-7-update-kb4512486 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 – […]

Jan - 14 2019

Microsoft on Friday January 11, 2019 released a fix for the SMBv2 access issue from the January Microsoft Security Updates released on January 8, 2019.  If a user is a Local Administrator on a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 system and attempts to access a SMBv2 share on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 […]

Dec - 15 2018

Ookla’s Internet Speedtest released a report this week showing that there has been a 35.8% increase in mean download speed and a 22% increase in upload speed. The report is based on 24,283,160 unique users and shows that the United States is ranked as 7th for download speeds, and 27th for upload speeds. To see […]

Dec - 06 2018

Microsoft announced today on GitHub that they are working on a new version of Microsoft Edge that will be based on the open source Chromium browser engine.  Microsoft will contribute to the efforts in the development of Chromium browser.  The new version of Microsoft Edge will be available for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows […]

Oct - 19 2018

Windows Server 2019 was officially released on October 2, 2018. What’s new in Windows Server 2019 information PDF. Windows Server 2019 pricing and licensing information. Locks and Limits Locks and Limits Windows Server 2019 Standard Windows Server 2019 Datacenter Maximum number of users Based on CALs Based on CALs Maximum SMB connections 16777216 16777216 Maximum […]

Oct - 02 2018

Microsoft released their latest update for Windows 10 known as Windows 10 October Update 2018 at 10/2/2018 4:30pm CST.  This update improves the security of Windows 10.  It adds more inking features for Windows and Office 365 – PowerPoint. The new Your Phone app will allow an Android phone to share photos and messages with […]

Sep - 29 2018

During the week of September 9, 2018 I started to notice duplicate messages that were sent to an IIS SMTP server to relay onto Office 365 for delivery.  I have setup IIS SMTP logging to see if the software or device (document scanner) or security hardware or software that send mail were generating multiple messages.  In […]

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