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Local Office Closing

Our office at 12 W Main Street in Centerburg, Ohio is closed. We will have our sign down and be out of the building by the end of September. Website hosting services will not be affected by this closure. Most business services will be suspended indefinitely as we have no availability M-F 8am -5pm. We […]

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Security is More than an Alarm

Alarm systems are a great crime deterrent when it comes to protecting your home or business spaces and the people in them, but an alarm notice is only as useful as the vigilance of the action plan it is part of. What does that mean? An alarm system is just a box that alerts you […]

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6 Steps to Get You Back on Track

We seem to have passed from the age of rampant virus to malware madness. Malware and PUPs have a common goal – redirect and get your clicks. They have crafty ways to get you to unknowingly install them. A good anti malware program that is actively monitoring your internet connections is a modern day requirement. […]

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Time to Say ‘Good-bye’ to XP

For some it is a matter of security. For others is a compatibility with new programs. Or no support from a third party vendor. Whatever your reason – the time is right to upgrade your Windows XP PCs. They are the weak link in your PC network…

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April 8th – The Windows XP Deadline

In the original cartoon Calvin never stops making snowballs – he just knows that it is to his advantage to use them after he opens his gifts. The hacker is much the same. Exploits in Windows XP are patched by Microsoft soon after they are discovered by sending you an update. This support will end […]

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Virus, Malware, and Spam Protection

Here is something you may have already known: all supported versions of Windows OS have a built-in Firewall (Windows Firewall), and AV/Spam (Windows Defender) program. For all versions of XP you will have to go to Microsoft.com and download it. If you have a router (a common household device nowadays) – it has a firewall […]

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Preventative Maintenance

Think about all the other things in your life that you do proactively: You change the oil in your car every 3,000 – 5,000 miles; you put new filters in your heating system at the beginning of the fall; you have an annual physical with your family doctor… Why don’t you perform preventative maintenance on […]

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Why did my Firewall Block my browser?

“Firefox stopped working so I went back to Internet Explorer – at least it has internet access.  Now it doesn’t work either “ Think of your Firewall, Anti-virus, and Anti-Malware software as a hired bodyguard.  If you are going somewhere dangerous you may want to hire a bodyguard.  When you tell your guardian where you […]

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