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Windows 7 End of Life Questions Answered

  Last year, Microsoft announced the “End of Life” for Windows 7.  This is the term that Microsoft uses to identify the period when the company will no longer support an operating system or application.  As a result, as ...

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Smart Choices: Pre-Owned Commercial Grade Laptops

Many people in the market for a new laptop overlook the benefits of buying a previously owned commercial grade one.  It's easy to gravitate towards the attractive pricing in new consumer-grade laptops.  However, RB’s ...

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RB's Managed IT Service Agreements for Business

If you are in the market to change, update, upgrade or protect your office network system and computers, determining where to start and what makes the most sense for your business often seems complex.  For even the sharpest CEO and small ...

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Phishing Scam Prevention 101

According to Verizon, 30% of phishing messages get opened by targeted users.  In 2018, experts predicted phishing scams would cause damages exceeding $9 billion. This is a huge increase from the $5.3 billion in damages that occurred in ...

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Is Your Computer Sluggish?

Does your computer take a few seconds to catch up to your clicks or keystrokes?  Is it slow to startup?  Does it seem sluggish and take forever to retrieve a doc?  If the answer is yes, you are not alone.  RB’s Computer ...

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70 State & Local Governments Hit by Ransomware in 2019

  Over the last couple of years, I have reported in my blog about ransomware attacks and offered solutions to prevent them.  In one blog I highlighted a local health care provider in the Elk River, MN (read blog) that fell victim to ...

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Ransomware Protection

RB's Computer Service can help!  A massive global ransomware attack known as WannaCry (aka WCry) caused extensive damage and major inconvenience to businesses in nearly 100 countries using Microsoft Windows on Friday, May 12, 2017. According ...

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Office 365 “Cloud” is ideal for working remotely…

…and if you don’t have an IT department. What is Office 365 Cloud? The cloud is a metaphor for the Internet.  In very simplistic terms, cloud computing means that your Microsoft Office 365 applications or software, data, and ...

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Managed IT Service Agreements with RB's

Outsource with RB's Computer Service  In my last post, I shared three unfortunate and costly situations past clients could have avoided with an RB’s Computer Service Managed IT Service Agreement.  For about the price of what those ...

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Outsource your Office Network’s IT Management

If you are in the market to change, update, upgrade or protect your office network system and computers, determining where to start and what makes the most sense for your business often seems complex.  For even the sharpest CEO and small business ...

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