Android’s fragmentation and carrier-delayed updates are the mobile platform’s biggest drawbacks. That’s the reason why I went with the Nexus line for my latest smartphone. A couple months ago I was able to update my Nexus 6P to Android 7.0 Nougat with an OTA update. While I enjoyed most of the new features of Nougat, […]
If you have been frustrated by the warning message on Windows computers “This file came from another computer and might be blocked to help protect this computer.”, you are not alone. The warning might pop up when you try to open a file that you downloaded from the Internet. It can cause a decent amount […]
Working on Windows 7 is beginning to feel like a trip down memory lane. Windows 8 and Windows 10 have some drastic interface differences that working on Windows 7 requires a little refocus. It’s not nearly as bad as working on a Windows XP or Vista box these days but it’s getting there. I have […]
Since updating ScreenConnect, a self-hosted remote support solution similar to LogMeIn and other services, to version 5.5 it has not wanted to reconnect support sessions after a reboot. The typical workflow for using the software is creating a support session, getting the client connected so that you can see their screen, and performing the requested […]
If the Ethernet network connection on your Mac running OS X 10.11 El Capitan stopped working in the last week, you are not alone. Apple released an update to the kernel extension blacklist that is used by the System Integrity Protection feature. This update installs automatically in the background, so there was nothing to approve […]
From Microsoft’s February Patch Tuesday earlier this week, Microsoft has recalled KB3114717, an optional update for Office 2013. The patch was recalled following reports of Word, Outlook, and Excel 2013 freezing up on Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 computers following the update. One CPU core would spike to 100% and make it impossible […]
Today was Press Day for the International Consumer Electronics Show 2016, which kicks off fully tomorrow. There were plenty of press releases and announcements today from various companies. Based off of these headlines, this year’s CES is the year of the 4K TV, connected cars, and smart homes. Intel Brings Amazing Experiences to Life at […]
Working with a different hosting option that uses FTPS instead of SFTP, I found that my ASUS RT-AC56R was preventing passive, explicit FTPS connections.
KB3097877 has had two symptoms reported – Outlook crashes and the Logon issues.
Time on Windows is usually straight forward. Yesterday, I got to deal with a computer that had been setup by a vendor and was receiving a different time than the domain computers.