Save with Hosted Phone Systems

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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 this 1 minute video. Cost savings are just the beginning. […]

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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.

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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 perform wordpress updates without FTP – Just a quick change […]

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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 after! I’m a big fan of the tripp-lite cabinets pictured.  […]

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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 format for distribution.               […]

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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 competent person can go in and remove the lock and all is right with the world. You can pay them all you want and it won’t do […]

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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 Internet Explorer.  While this application certainly has improved over the years it still suffers from a number of shortcomings that might lead one to consider an alternative.  There are many […]

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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, Wisconsin.  For less than the cost of your typical antivirus license fee on a site-wide basis, we will take over the installation, management and monitoring of your antivirus and […]

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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 for what it is, backup just doesn’t seem like an essential requirement.  After all you are cutting checks, drafting invoices, and pushing those CNC files to the shop floor […]

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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 different ways to ruin your day.  Perhaps going back to yesterday’s backup is an option, but in the event of a freak incident there likely was no backup […]

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