Should You Upgrade to Windows 10?

Microsoft recently launched Windows 10 and this for Microsoft, may be the most important Windows release of all time. Microsoft is changing their current business model after 30 years, along with this change will come new release strategies, as well as new ways to control updates.         Recently there have been rumors of Apple potentially merging the …

Harnessing the Benefits of A Hybrid IT Network

    In today’s rapidly changing technology environment, cloud computing has proven to be especially valuable for small to medium sized businesses. Small businesses can now capitalize on the benefits of cloud services by avoiding deployment of expensive, physical network infrastructure. Traditionally, IT services such as data and communication management, as well as software installation and upgrades were implemented by …

iComputer Mac and PC Repair and IT Support at Thrive in Cherry Creek

      Open February 18th 2014 iComputer is delighted to announce that we will be opening a second location with our friends at Thrive Community in Cherry Creek Denver.  Thrive is a newly renovated   business workspace for professionals and entrepreneurs.  Thrive’s sleek and modern   business center and shared office at 201 Milwaukee Street in Denver is the perfect backdrop …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Network VPN Connections

    A virtual private network (VPN) is a private network that spreads across a public network like the Internet. This private network allows specified computers to transfer data securely across shared or public networks. The VPN is established through a virtual point-to-point connection using dedicated connections and encryption. Virtual Private Networks are secure pipelines (typically encrypted) that can connect remote employees to central servers.  

Cloud Archive: What is it?

Understanding different types of cloud archiving and their benefits.     A cloud archiving service for your business data is important if you want to maintain long-term data retention as well as compliance and security standards in line with data regulations.       Some important factors to consider for a cloud archive back up are:   The data must …

Solid State Drive Optimization on Windows 8

    According to many sources Windows 8 does not require any SSD optimization or tweaks. Windows 8 will optimize the SSD for you however there are a few things you can do to fine tune the optimization for maximum performance.     When installing Windows 8 on a solid-state drive, the operating system will run the Windows System Assessment Tool. …

Windows 8 For Business IT

Windows 8 For Business IT   Windows 8 an operating system developed by Microsoft to be used on personal computers was released for general availability on October 26, 2012. Windows 8 introduced many significant changes to the traditional Microsoft OS platform, mainly for the purpose of improving the user’s experience on mobile devices such as tablets and phones.      

FBI GreenDot MoneyPak Virus

  A prevalent and somewhat serious computer virus threat that recently infiltrated the US and Canada is the “FBI virus”.  Despite the name this virus has nothing to do with the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the US Department of Justice (DOJ).

Troubleshooting Hard Wired and Wireless Network Connectivity in Windows 7 and 8 Part 1

If you are having network connectivity issues in Windows there could be a variety of reasons why. Here are some common issues you can check that can cause these problems:       Make sure your wireless network adapter switch on your laptop or desktop is enabled and turned on Network security key or password problems – verify the password …