Blog Entries

July 25th, 2016 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
Dallas, TX (July 25, 2016) —   Premier talent acquisition & recruiting firm, VAR Staffing, announced that Eric Pinto, Director of Client Services, has been selected to speak at the annual conference, CompTIA ChannelCon 2016.  The event begins August 1st in Hollywood, FL and - Read More
July 22nd, 2016 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Just posted a video on the ten steps we take to hire a new technician. Or almost anyone, really.Ten steps might seem like a lot, but it's not. After all, you need to ...1. Define the Job2. Post the ad and collect resumes3. Sort resumes and find good candidates4. Hold a quick one-minute interview5. - Read More
July 21st, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 update history: Updated the inbox component in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials to use the new client connector, so that the inbox component won’t get - Read More
July 17th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
In the zeal to get windows updating… or rather rebooting … more palatable I think Microsoft swung a little too far away from notifications.  I’m running 1511 and so many times odd things start occurring and I realize that updates have been installed, but the system hasn - Read More
July 17th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
When Group Policies Suddenly Stop Working My apologies, I didn’t blog my follow up to the issues introduced by MS16-072.  Wayne blogged a solution over on the thirdtier blog site that you can do to fix up your group policies and get them back working again.  I’m not a fan of - Read More
July 17th, 2016 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Reminder: I've set up a page to index the Y$10K blog articles. You can find it at$10K/. Articles are listed in the order written, so you can start at the top and work your way down if you want to catch up. - - - - -I hope you've got at least a little - Read More
July 15th, 2016 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I just posted a new SOP video on Nuking and Paving. That's when you format a hard drive and totally re-install everything on a computer. (A modern alternative is to simply remove and replace the hard drive so you can get an extra terabyte of storage and then reinstall everything.)When do you Nuke - Read More
July 13th, 2016 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
What Is A SWOT? A SWOT Analysis identifies and explores how to leverage an organization’s internal Strengths and shore up its Weaknesses, and take advantage of external Opportunities and guard against Threats. By conducting a SWOT Analysis, you will be able to develop a Strategic Improvement - Read More
July 13th, 2016 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Lock at this BOGUS screenWhat cool about this is how they added the location and the IP address into the scareware screen...This is NOT real, but how many people would fall for this.  If you are  a home user running windows 10 here a go trick to know click on the windows - Read More
July 13th, 2016 | Eric Ligman | Microsoft SMS&P Blog
Welcome, everyone, to Day 3 of Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 here in Toronto! It’s hard to believe it’s the final full day of Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 already, but it has been an amazing week so far with all of our partners from around the world. Also, with it being the - Read More