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Windows 10 – Should You Upgrade?

Windows 10 Coming Soon January 30, 2016 Editor’s Note:  This post was published on June 9, 2015.  Please see our latest post on the subject at https://www.mbswi.com/2016/01/windows-10-upgrades/ If you have even a casual interest in computers, you have likely heard about the release of Windows 10. There is a lot of hype about this release and […]

Email Security for Milwaukee Area Small Businesses

Mullarky Business Systems offers the Barracuda Email Security Service to Small Businesses. Now there is a ‘big-business’ solution to email security at a small business price.   There’s an initial setup fee, then the service costs $1 per mailbox per month thereafter. Obviously, we’re not going to make a lot of money doing this – that’s not the point. This […]

Poweliks Malware Removal

Poweliks Malware Removal I just got done cleaning a “Poweliks” infection from a client’s PC in Muskego. It went undetected by two anti-virus / anti-malware products. Symptoms of this Trojan horse include slow performance, high disk activity, lots of connections displayed when you type netstat at a command prompt, and powershell appears in task manager […]

A Better Backup and Business Continuity Solution

Better Backup and Business Continuity Solution We have added a new backup and business continuity solution! It’s an on-site backup appliance that backs up entire servers as virtual images.  Those images are replicated to a data center for off-site backup.   By backing up your server in a virtual format, this is not just a backup solution, but a business […]

Windows Server 2003 End-of-Life – Plan Now!

Windows Server 2003 End-of-Life Remember the Windows XP obsolescence earlier this year?  Remember how it would go un-patched and expose you to liability for data loss? Well, the same thing is going to happen with Windows Server 2003.  Microsoft declared it will be unsupported as of July 14, 2015. Servers cost a lot more than […]