Securing the Kingdom of your computer network

I heard it again today, “I don’t have anything they would want, why would hackers attack me?” This is one of dozens of excuse people and businesses give me for not wanting professional IT services and or security.

Our cars have anti-lock brakes, air bags as well as seat belts. Some models come with rear cameras and auto braking features, all in the name of safety. Continue reading

Log Me In is at it again. This time with Cubby.

Over the years, LogMeIn.com (LMI) has gone from a great company with the customer in mind to a self-serving company whose ambition is profit. Yes, profit is necessary, I am a capitalist, however the screwing of the customer is a bad idea.

To give you an idea of previous issues, check out my previous article: http://theweeklygeek.com/2016/05/25/adventures-in-getting-a-quality-remote-access-program/ Continue reading

Mesh Central the Good the Bad and the Ugly

In my previous article I wrote about my search for a remote control program replacement and my requirements. Here I want to expand on the one I chose, Mesh Central, and what I have learned after almost 18 months of using it.

First, let’s get to the nitty gritty, don’t use them! Now on to why.

When I first started using Mesh it, the only email address was on the tutorial page. He responded, then for the first few months, and then there has NEVER been a reply from it.ylian.saint-hilaire@intel.com was and is the only email on the site. When contacting my Intel representatives they claim no knowledge of the project. Continue reading

STOP Windows 10 upgrade with GWX Control Panel

A year ago I wrote about why to not get the Windows 10 “free” upgrade – http://theweeklygeek.com/2015/06/04/windows-10-the-offer-to-refuse/ now it seems you don’t have a choice. Daily I am receiving phone calls from people who said they did not want or approve the change to Windows 10 on their private property, aka their computers.

I seems Microsoft is self installing Windows 10 on many computers again. In the past I came up with ideas and how to’s based on removing the forced updates.

Take it you peasant!

Take it you peasant!

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