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The Convenience of Switching to Office 365 for your Business

Office 365 is the most recent productivity suite that came out in 2015 to boost home, small business and enterprise productivity. For those who want to know more about it, Office 365 is: – Web based – Cloud based – Subscription based The productivity suite for business allows a maximum of 300 users. For more than 300 users, an Enterprise…

Can’t Work on Your New Windows Computer?

Have you ever asked yourself why, after having bought a new computer, you can’t open any file or you can’t even go on the Internet? We have recently serviced a customer coming from Hastings on Hudson who reported that his computer was malfunctioning and could not even go online. At the moment of dropping it off, client said that there…

Top 5 Windows Cleaning Tools

If your computer has been affected by malware and has become sluggish, you may want to consider to clean it up with the tools the Internet community generally recommends. The software we suggest to use are free and you can still keep them as freebies, as long as you set up a cleaning schedule and monitor your computer hygiene frequently.…

Need a New Laptop? This is What you Need to Know

The best laptop you can buy is the one that does what you need it to do. To find that machine, you need to have a cold mind and ignore all the sales pressure out there. There is nothing more wrong that being pushed to buy a computer based on brand names. First of all, thanks to the leaps in…

Do I Need a Server for my Home Network?

   Every time users hear the word “Server” they think of a big computer with serious intentions. A common misconception is to associate a server with a physical machine that performs the role of a server. This is partially true, but with the rise of virtualization the idea of server needs to shift towards the role of “serving” something, that is…

Cleaning Up Data from Your Computer

   Nowadays most of the users know how to clean up their computers; they run software to accomplish that task and they feel confident that they have done a good job. However, only few people know that the programs installed in our pc create data and metadata. In a nutshell, a software does not only create a document, a workbook or…

Valuable Tips Regarding IT Disaster Recovery Management

Recovering data from a network of computers is a multi-layer process that involves basically three main steps: data protection, system recovery and people education. After natural disasters like hurricanes and storms, power outages have forced IT experts to envision ways to safeguard data, switching from tape-based backup towards real-time mirroring and replication technologies. Many network administrators realized that their recovery procedures were…

What Perception Users Have of Computer Security

For many years we have all been educated to buy security for our Windows computer and companies have been offering many products and solutions to fight against viruses and online threats. Once purchased and activated, we have all trusted that our antivirus would do the job. Nowadays, however, with the rise of sophisticated malaware, the antivirus is not eough to drive…

Windows XP is Dead: Now What?

As of April 9 2014, Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP leaving millions of computers without patches. Confusion and misinformation are still playing a pivotal role during this transition period and in this article Pc Doctor wants to take the chance to explain what’s going on and suggest what the best move would be in the post XP environment If You…