Being an IT professional for roughly ten years, I’ve encountered so many people that have different levels of computer knowledge. Some users can move their way around a screen and follow instructions, while other users are terrified to click on a shortcut that isn’t familiar to them. When dealing with end users of varying degrees, […]
Microsoft recently stated on their blog and Tech Net articles that Windows 8.1 is coming soon on October 18th. This release will include Internet Explorer 11, an improved Windows Store, and a few more enhancements in enterprise applications.
Here’s a bit of tech support humor for you this time! This is one of my favorite webcomics. I’m sure other technology, science and math folks enjoy XKCD as much as I do! Myself being the tech on the other end of the phone, I know it’s sometimes tough to ask the obvious questions such […]
What’s your browser of choice? In today’s computing environment there are an abundance of different web browsers on the market. In my experience, most corporate websites are recommended to run from Internet Explorer, since they use particular activeX components and plugins. Many IT companies prefer only IE on the desktop […]
Last week I introduced our new feature “From the Trenches”. This week I wanted to touch upon the tools I use in my “virtual toolbox”. As a computer technician, one of the many important things to do the job well is to have the right tools. I don’t only mean hardware tools, such as a […]
“Hello World” from other side of the IT help desk fence! My name is Liz, and I’m a computer technician that works in the Network Operations Center at Custom Computer Specialists. I have about ten years of experience with IT – that’s a lot of computer restarts! I also write tech news and reviews