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MBSWI.com Getting Busy on Social Media – Links Provided Here!

MBSWI.com Getting Busy on Social Media   We’ll be happy to engage with you on these Social Platforms: Google+:  https://plus.google.com/+Mbswi/posts Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mullarky-Business-Systems/214459388574037 Twitter:  https://twitter.com/MullarkyBiz LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/mullarky-business-systems-llc We’re adding more, too, though we’re at the social sites above most often. Please contact us with suggestions, questions or requests for computer network service anytime!    

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Easily Add Holidays to Your Outlook Calendar

For our clients in Southeast Wisconsin, here’s a quick tip to add holidays to your Outlook calendar: In Outlook, click File -> Options -> Calendar. Under the “Calendar options” heading, you’ll see a button to add holidays.  Click it, choose your country and click OK. We welcome your suggestions for other “how-tos” to add to our blog! […]

The Frenzy to Upgrade Windows XP

The past few weeks have been VERY busy as companies rush to get their systems up-to-date. Some computers are candidates for reloading with Windows 7. Most computers are not worth upgrading though, and should just be replaced. Nearly all of the new computers have Windows 7 rather than Windows 8.1. New computers come with a Windows 8.1 license […]

Free LogMeIn Party is Over – Free LogMeIn now starts at $229/year

Free LogMeIn was good while it lasted. On January 28th, free LogMeIn product will no longer exist. The free product would allow up to 10 computers per account. Now, to access 10 computers, you must buy “Pro”, at $229/year. Alternatively, you could purchase a LogMeIn Central subscription for $299/year. At the moment, LogMeIn Central still allows […]

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Time to replace Windows XP

Happy New Year! This is a great time to think about your company’s IT plans for the coming year. Windows XP support ends this year Microsoft will end support for Windows XP on April 8th. This means, among other things, that computers running XP will no longer get automatic updates. This can expose you to liability […]

Cryptolocker Malware – Protect Yourself

The Cryptolocker malware has been spreading across the US. It infects your computer and encrypts your data files with a key that only the attackers have. They demand that you pay them to get the key and unlock your files. This threat can actually result in data loss, so BE AWARE! Do not open any […]

Cisco CCNA Certification

Oh yeah! I just passed my Cisco CCNA exam. I took 4 semester-long classes at WCTC to learn the material. By the way, if you’re looking for good IT training without breaking the bank, our own WCTC (or other tech college) is a good bet. WCTC is Waukesha County Technical College, located in Pewaukee, WI. […]

Tip for identifying fraudulent emails

I’m sure most of you have received fraudulent emails like this.  Here’s a tip for you for identifying fraudulent emails. If you get a message like this, HOVER the mouse over the link in the e-mail. DO NOT CLICK. You will see where the link will send you if you click. In this case, it […]

Meraki Networking Products

Meraki Networking We are now a Cisco Meraki Networking partner and can offer Meraki Networking products to Milwaukee, Waukesha, and Jefferson County businesses. Meraki manufactures wireless access points, switches and firewalls.  Their goal was to simplify management of these devices by using a web interface in the cloud.  Once the device is connected and sees the […]