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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 […]

Passed Cisco CCNA4 Class – On to the Certification Exam

I just passed my Cisco CCNA4 final exam with a score of 99%!! Next I need to take Cisco’s certification test.  By the end of September, I should have Cisco CCNA4 certification.  I’ve been taking Cisco certification classes at Waukesha County Technical College for just over a year. It feels good to be done with that. […]

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Microsoft to Revamp Windows 8 Interface

Windows 8 has gone over like a lead balloon. Users find the Windows 8 interface difficult to navigate and have trouble finding their applications. Surprisingly, Microsoft made a drastic change to the operating system and didn’t give users a way to hang on to the older interface from Windows 7.   Ok, maybe that’s NOT […]

New Partnerships

New Partnerships – Mullarky Business Systems is now partnered with HP (Hewlett-Packard) and Cisco, providing improved support for business networks. We are now an HP partner and a Cisco partner.  This gives us better access to technical support, better pre-sales support, and better prices!

Internal Improvements

First of our internal improvements:  MBS has just signed up for a software package that’s specifically tailored to our business. Implementation will take place over the next couple of weeks, as time permits. Right now, we run Outlook for Contacts, Calendar, and E-mail. We use Quickbooks for everything financial. Quotes are Excel spreadsheets and Word documents. […]

The 10,000 Most-Used Passwords – Upgrade Yours for Security!

10,000 Most-Used Passwords Simple passwords are a bad idea.  It’s one thing if you have a simple password to log onto your computer at home (still not a good idea).  It’s quite a different thing to have a simple password to get into your e-mail… or your Amazon account… or your bank!! There are two […]

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