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  • Easy Forms for WordPress!

    WordPress forms have been hit or miss over the years.  Finally, we have found a functional, stable forms plugin for wordpress that can be relied upon and implemented by anyone!  Enter WPForms!   WPForms is an easy to use, drag and drop form builder with......

  • Add Public Folders to Default View

    Find the calendar by clicking on the ellipsis (…) down at the bottom of your Outlook window and then click Folders In the navigation bar on the left of the Outlook window, navigate to near the end of the list to the Public Folders and click on......

  • Peer-to-Peer Video Calling Enabled

    Video Calling with Polycom VVX 500/600   Video Calling does not require a PC, software, or any external videoconferencing solution. Simply plug in a Polycom VVX Camera (sold separately) into the dedicated slot on a Polycom VVX 500/600 desk phone, and dial as usual.  ......

  • Save with Hosted Phone Systems

    Hosted PBX saves you 50% or more… and we can prove it! How much can you save with Hosted PBX? Our study looked at 19 companies’ phone costs and the results might be surprising. To see how businesses like yours save 50% or more, watch......

  • ADprep Utility Download

    Recently I was required to run the ADprep utility found, apparently, only on the Windows 2003 installation media.  Hopefully you’ve found this easy enough! Here it is: adprep.zip You can find the instructions elsewhere – it is well documented....

  • FIX: WordPress Updates Without FTP

    Perform your WordPress updates without FTP! After a few go-rounds, you’ll want to fix that so you can do these wordpress updates without ftp credentials (you’re darn sure other wordpress instances never required your FTP login, after all!).  There are a couple of ways to......

  • Money Well Spent?

    This branch of the network was simply dropped down the wall to terminate on the floor.  Three hours and $500 later this critical piece of network infrastructure was well secured, and is looking very attractive.  Think about the first impression visitors would hold, before and......

  • Tips to Keep Your PC Running Like New

    Many useful applications come bundled with software that is best described as garbage.  It will add no value to your life, yet load on your PC will increase dramatically. Let’s install CutePDF.  CutePDF writer is a free program, incredibly useful for turning documents into PDF......

New technology

  • Antivirus Security Services Management

    Managed Antivirus and Security Collett Systems is offering state of the art, guaranteed antivirus solutions for your small business managed and monitored here in West Bend, Wi...

  • Block Ads and Increase Safety with Firefox

    It seems the vast majority of small business computer users are using what they’ve familiarized themselves with over the years to access the internet: Microsoft’s ...

  • Cryptolocker: Highly Motivating Ransomware

    Ransomware is nothing new. Basically, this software hijacks your computer in some way or another, and demands payment in no uncertain terms. Most of the time, a technically co...

  • Money Well Spent?

    This branch of the network was simply dropped down the wall to terminate on the floor.  Three hours and $500 later this critical piece of network infrastructure was well secu...

Security and Updates

  • Backup Considerations for your Small Business

    Backup is one of the most overlooked needs for small business IT deployments. Between virus infections and payroll software upgrades – along with running your business f...

  • Easy Forms for WordPress!

    WordPress forms have been hit or miss over the years.  Finally, we have found a functional, stable forms plugin for wordpress that can be relied upon and implemented by anyon...

  • Email Problems?

    Ever sent a message and received in return a reply similar to this: >>> DATA<<< 550 5.7.1 SPF unauthorized mail is prohibited. 554 5.0.0 Service unavailable ...

  • West Bend Data Recovery Services

    Your data is your life. We’ve all been there – overwritten that presentation, suffered an ill-timed power failure or hard drive crash – any of one thousand d...