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Entries Tagged as 'Internet'

Portable and mobile security for your technology.

July 23rd, 2019 · No Comments

The traditional way of coming home to access the internet, email and social media has gone out the window. While home based security is critical, it also needs to take into account your mobility. Like a King who is relatively safe in his castle with its layers of security, once he leaves the castle, the […]

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Tags: Internet · Security

Slow internet will cause problems

May 23rd, 2019 · No Comments

Sometimes you need to open your wallet and get faster internet. I have a client, only 3 active computers with 5 on their small network. They have the slowest internet available to save money. They had to quit using Microsoft Outlook because it would time out when downloading email from this 768kb connection. Windows Live […]

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Tags: Internet · Soap Box

Some website drop down menus don’t work in Chrome

December 30th, 2016 · 28 Comments

Recently I built a couple of new computers for a client. On one of the computers one and one website for that computer, the drop down menus would not work. The side fly out menus and click boxes worked just fine. All other computers in the office worked fine on that site. After much scratching […]

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Tags: Internet

Physical Security on a Budget – Securing Your Home Internet

April 29th, 2015 · No Comments

For updated comments et al visit our other blog at This is a no cost solution to increasing your personal security, and we all like that four letter word “FREE”. I was working on this as a subject not only for TWG, but also for a book that was written by Matt Canovi. The […]

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Tags: Internet · Optimizing · Security

Got Questions? Ask away!

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Do you have a Technology. Computer, Server, Network or Security¬†Question and don’t know who to ask? Jump on over to Ward Computers LinkedIn account, follow us and ask away!

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