If your computer is running Windows 7, you will find Windows 7 Service Pack 1 waiting in the queue in Windows Update.
Here are the things you need to know.
[UPDATE to yesterday’s article about a printer bug in the Adobe Acrobat and Reader 9.4.2 patch: Adobe’s tech support note was updated last night with a small program that automatically fixes the problem. If you experience a problem printing from Acrobat after installing the 9.4.2 update, go here and run the AdobePatchApplication.exe file, then restart your computer.]
Although Adobe richly deserves criticism for its bugs and lackluster support, it’s only fair to reiterate an important point: Adobe Acrobat is a crucial business tool with features that no competitor offers. […] continuedRead more
Adobe has distinguished itself yet again by issuing an update with a flaw that breaks the ability to print from Acrobat in certain cases.Read more
Feeling confident about your ability to keep up with the pace of change? You ain’t seen nothing yet.
Small businesses will soon have the option to have all of their computing power hosted offsite. No servers in the closet; no workstations under the desks. Onsite you’ll have a monitor, a keyboard and mouse, and a fast Internet connection. […] continuedRead more
Microsoft Math was one of the components of a bigger suite marketed as Microsoft Student, introduced in 2006. At that time the main attraction was Microsoft Encarta, the rich multimedia encyclopedia that ended the reign of bound encyclopedias and flourished for more than a decade. When Encarta was discontinued two years ago, slain by the Wikipedia juggernaut, most of the pieces of Microsoft Student died with it. […] continuedRead more
If you are interested in Search Engine Optimization and the business of running web sites, the New York Times has published a must-read article, “The Dirty Little Secrets Of Search.” The paper launched an investigation to discover why JC Penney was ranking number one in Google search results for dozens of words or phrases – “dresses,” “bedding,” “area rugs,” and many more. […] continuedRead more
Some background, then some specific instructions about how to deal with the password for Microsoft Online Services. Sections below:
Microsoft is devoting its considerable resources to dominating the world of hosted services, starting with hosted Exchange email. […] continuedRead more
It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Vivian Manning, IT Manager at Ontario law firm Burgar Rowe. In her blog, Small City Law Firm Tech, she’s writing articles stuffed with practical information about the programs you use every day – for anyone using a computer to get a job done, not just for lawyers. […] continuedRead more
Here’s a simple insight that bears repeating. It will help keep you safe.
Most malware is delivered by poisoned web sites that take advantage of some weakness in your system – usually because the computer is not up to date on recent patches for Windows, Java, Flash, Adobe Reader, or others. […] continuedRead more
The iPhone will be available from Verizon in a few days. With luck, Verizon’s network will continue to be stronger than AT&T’s network, which staggered under the traffic load generated by its iPhone users. Early users of Verizon’s iPhone claim that it does not drop calls as frequently as the AT&T version, but it’s unclear if that’s because Verizon’s network is better or because the phone was redesigned. […] continuedRead more
Attorneys are working from home and using notebooks on the road. They’re buying iPads for the briefcase and carrying iPhones and Android phones everywhere. […] continuedRead more