Windows 10 — Troubleshooting basics using Event Viewer

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While the Windows Event Viewer is more widely used by technicians, this PC Magazine article shares some basics in using this as a tool to troubleshoot hardware or software issues in Windows. http://www.pcmag.com/news/353803/how-to-troubleshoot-problems-in-windows-via-event-viewer Are you bumping into a problem with your Windows PC but not sure what’s causing it? Windows Event Viewer might be able to […]

Internet Service Providers – PC Magazine 2017 awards

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Eighteen ISPs were evaluated and ranked in the 2017 PC Magazine annual survey http://www.pcmag.com/article/353825/readers-choice-awards-2017-internet-service-providers In the midst of Triple Crown season, the horse racing metaphors come easy when talking broadband.   Eighteen ISPs showed up at our survey starting gates for 2017, but two were in a class of their own, leaving all the rest in […]

WannaCry Malware Outbreak – Lessons Learned actually are old Best Practices

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This is an excellent article documenting weaknesses that led to many organizations suffering major outages. SANS ISC — What did we Learn from WannaCry? – Oh Wait, We Already Knew That!  1. Patch ASAP —  Plain and simple, when vendor patches come out, apply them.  In a lot of cases, Patch Tuesday means “Reboot Wednesday” for a […]


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