Migrating Data and Settings to a New Computer

You purchased or are planning to purchase a new computer, but you’re concerned about reinstalling your programs and moving all your data. Below are some important points to consider: Programs you purchased need to be reinstalled and activated on the new computer You want to avoid buying new licenses for programs you already paid for… Continue Reading

Is Your Computer Infected?

Has your computer been behaving abnormally? Do you suspect it may have an infection? We will discuss the common symptoms and how we approach them. Ideas expressed are based on our own experience and is intended for informational purposes only. Most cases we encounter today already have antivirus programs installed. Sometimes scans have already been… Continue Reading

Trouble Sending Email? It Could be Spam Filtering

Scenario: You can send email to some, but not to others. Your emails sometimes show up in the recipient’s spam folder, or do not come through at all. You may or may not receive a bounce back message notifying you of a problem. Often the message appears to send normally and appears in “Sent Items”.… Continue Reading

Disable Work Offline in Outlook

Ever get errors in Outlook when trying to send/receive email? If your internet connection is working, it might just be that Outlook is working offline. In the rare event that someone is working without an internet connection, this mode will stop Outlook from continuously trying to connect, thereby preventing various popup error messages. There are… Continue Reading

Adjusting Keyboard Language and Preferences

Ever tried to type “?” and got “é” instead? This occurs because the keyboard layout has been changed, usually by accident. Windows comes with 2 keyboard layouts for computers distributed in Canada. The first and default is “English – US” and the other is “English – Canadian Multilingual Standard”. The default keyboard shortcut to change… Continue Reading

Converting Business Cards to Digital Contacts

Several apps provide this capability. Some are free but usually with a limited number of scans. The common features found in these apps are summarized below. Support for Android, iOS, Blackberry, and Windows Phone Use your devices camera to scan cards with auto correction Scan from a Mac or PC using a web cam Upload… Continue Reading

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