Author: athena

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Windows 7 – Not Supported

January 2020 Microsoft Windows 7 are no longer supported. What does this mean to you? Windows 7, will not stop working just because it is no longer supported by Microsoft. You can actually run Windows 7, for as long as your machine continues to function. Windows 7, will not magically stop working because it is…
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Profound Ways to Defeat Ransomware and the Coronavirus

The Information Technology World is seeing a huge increase in Ransomware attacks just as the Covid-19 virus is reaching out across the United States. Medical facilities such as Dr’s offices, Dental Offices, Hospitals, and City emergency response units appear to be the main targets right now. The latest Ransomware attack disguises itself as the Corona…
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Quarantined? Work From Home or Want To? – We can help!

Covid-19 got you wondering how to continue working? We are remote working experts. With our help, you can work from home. Temporary solutions to permanent, we have your back.

AWS – EC2 Upgrade Solution

Ever wonder what it would take to upgrade your AWS EC2 instance from Windows 2012 Standard to maybe Windows 2016? First you do the normal and make sure Microsoft supports the in place upgrade that you desire.

EC2 Boot Loop

December 2019 cumulative update from Microsoft was fun for some of our customers. This update like the update in our last post is fixed in safe mode. Generally if an AWS server drops off your mostly dead, but only mostly dead.

Microsoft updates

We always encourage our customers to swap out their servers every three years, and desktops every five. We like the servers to be of a tier one company such as HP, IBM and Dell. This ensures we are most likely to have hardware and BIOS updates that work with the latest Microsoft Software and can…
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Raspberry Pi, Arduino – IoT

These devices have blossomed into more than a dream. They power Baby Monitors, Door Bells, the electronics in cars, and even take a ride to space aboard space X. Since Small BIZ PC is mobile and mostly off Grid, we even use them to supply power to our business and home.

Poor Man’s Remote Desktop

“SoftEther” If you’re here, we are assuming you are wanting to access a computer or a computer network from outside the confines of where the machine(s) are that you need to access. This solution, will work on both a MAC and a Windows based PC. Since our expertise is with the Microsoft Product line we…
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Windows Remote Desktop – Free??

You need to work from home; Just enable Microsoft Remote Desktop on your PC at the office. If you DARE. When using computer systems that are on the internet there are inherent risks that cannot be seen by the operator of the computer until it is too late. Many operating systems such as Microsoft Windows have built in firewalls and…
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