Category Archives: computer network

when good networks go bad

Ever wonder where your auto complete address entries have gone?

Most people who use e-mail on a regular basis usually have a list of e-mail contacts that they use to simply their lives.  This includes the auto complete feature with in Outlook that drops a suggestion box down with a … Continue reading

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IT people wearing sheeps clothing

When you have a hardware error or just need some custom computer work performed it is sometimes easy to fall prey to a friend of a friend. You are afraid that the big box office outlets will be too expensive, (believe … Continue reading

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The simplest of things can trip you up.

Millions of people around the globe rely on computers daily for many different reasons but have little clue that the simplest of actions or failures can stop you in your tracks.  I encountered a client that had a new hard … Continue reading

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Does all of the software on your Network really belong to you?

In this fast paced world of business computing it is easy to lose track of the resources on your network. Software is the easiest thing to add and remove from your systems especially if you have multiple users with administrative rights.  What … Continue reading

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Boom Boom, out go the lights!

Have you ever found yourself happily computing along when suddenly you can’t see the keyboard?  This can be caused by some yahoo with a backhoe digging a flower bed, knocking down a power pole or maybe you just didn’t pay … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting and the Physical Layer of the OSI Model

When issues occur on your network a high percentage of the issues will lie within the physical aspect of your network. What exactly is physical you might ask. Physical is anything you can lay your hands on; monitors, laptops, cables, … Continue reading

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What is your favorite virus? Did it make you cry?

No matter how computer savvy we may think we are, we cannot always rely on anti-virus, anti malware, or anti anything else for that matter to completely protect us from evil outside forces.  I think the one that I have … Continue reading

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