Private browsing: How to stay safe online

Are you concerned that someone might come across your online search history? Do you want to go gift shopping without having anyone else find out? Or, ...

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How to perform a clean install of Windows 11

Performing a clean install of Windows 11 allows you to start fresh with a completely new operating system that is free of old settings, unnecessary files, ...

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A simple way to improve your home Wi-Fi

To facilitate communication and collaboration among remote workforce, fast and reliable home Wi-Fi connections are essential. If you are a remote worker ...

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Explaining Microsoft 365 Groups Connectors

Microsoft 365 Groups connectors allow users to send messages and files to anyone in the group, regardless of whether they are using Outlook, SharePoint, ...

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Utilize AI to grow your eCommerce business

eCommerce is enjoying a period of unprecedented growth, and its continued development shows no signs of stopping, thanks to artificial intelligence (AI) ...

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How to organize Android apps

Is your Android device’s home screen packed with randomly arranged apps — including those you’ve never used before? A cluttered screen makes it ...

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What to consider when selecting an MSP

When it comes to running their company, one thing business owners often overlook is IT management. This is because they mistakenly assume they can handle ...

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Avoid these 5 common IT investment mistakes

Investing in new technology is a great way to drive business growth. For instance, purchasing new servers can boost your employees’ ability to multitask ...

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Tech Tip: Dangers of a bloated battery

As an onsite technician, I am increasingly noticing laptops that are experiencing a bloated battery. It can cause serious damage or injury by starting ...

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Triple Retirement Party

On Wednesday, July 13th Centaris, formerly known as CCR, proudly celebrated the retirement of three incredibly ...

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CCR Summer Event: Cedar Point!

On Saturday, July 22nd, employees, friends and family of Center for Computer Resources traded in their Technology Caps for Ride Warrior Hats. After ...

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Don’t believe these disaster recovery myths

Modern technology changes rapidly, but not all businesses can match its pace. When it comes to disaster recovery (DR), for instance, we see business ...

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Virtual reality can help your business grow

Technology helps businesses grow. However, with so many innovations available, identifying what to adopt can be bewildering. Virtual reality (VR) is ...

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Holiday Scams

The holidays are right around the corner and it seems like every store is running a special. You’re constantly receiving emails with enticing deals ...

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MSU vs U of M Tailgate

There is only one time throughout the year that the CCR office becomes divided. One side cheers for a team that resides in East Lansing, while the others ...

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We wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

From our CCR Family to yours, we wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving surrounded by those who mean the most to you!Below are just a few things we ...

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May Tech Tips: Toggling Windows Spotlight

Windows Spotlight is a feature that will automatically change your lock screen background image. In addition to this, it annoyingly offers suggestions ...

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December Tech Tip

Tech support scams are unfortunately becoming all too common. Because of this, it is becoming increasingly more important to be able to recognize a fake ...

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Advantages of dual monitor systems

Dual monitor systems can be great investments for your small business. By using two monitors, you and your employees can increase your productivity and ...

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What is firmware and why is it important?

Securing your small business is a never-ending battle, but there are some steps you can take to make it a little bit easier. One of those steps is making ...

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Crucial tips to protect customers’ PHI

If your business handles protected health information (PHI), it’s your duty to take every step possible to ensure that your clients’ data is secured. ...

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Streamline your schedule with Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 is chock-full of features that can help businesses stay organized and connected. One of these is the ability to share calendars with co-workers. ...

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Annual CCR U of M vs. MSU Tailgate

For one week in October, CCR’s office becomes divided between two Michigan collegiate sport teams, two colors and two mascots. Our Sterling Heights ...

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Update your passwords now

If you’re like most people, you probably have passwords that are easy to remember or use the same one for multiple accounts. But by doing either of ...

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7 Ways to keep your email account safe

Email is one of the most essential business tools today. It enables swift, efficient communication within a company and with their customers and partners. ...

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September Tech Tip 2022

Have you ever been in the middle of writing an important document for your boss, only to have the power go out, right before you managed to hit that ...

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May Tech Tip: Keyboard Shortcuts

Common and helpful Windows Keyboard Shortcuts
Ctrl+C will copy a selected item to your clipboard
Ctrl+X will cut the selected item
Ctrl+V will paste ...

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November Tech Tips: 10 Tips for you!

Ten Tech Tips from Centaris

Search Google with a Right-Click
Are you ever reading something online, see a term or person you're interested in, and ...

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Converting files using Office 365 programs

Converting files to different formats can be important as some programs can require a specific format to be able to read what you are trying to upload. ...

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Tech Tip: Opening Email Attachments

Having issues opening Attachments inside an email? Try this Tip!
1. In the Start Menu, Type in Default Apps. Click on this to open to the page below:

2. ...

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How to keep your VoIP systems safe

While investing in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems is known to help businesses reduce their telecommunication costs, failing to secure these ...

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A quick guide to web hosting

To make your business visible to the world, you must establish an online presence. Doing so requires creating a website and partnering with a capable ...

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How to boost website conversion

If you want your website to achieve success, then you need to focus on conversions rather than simply website traffic. Without any conversion rates, ...

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Gmail productivity tips you should know

A study done by the McKinsey Global Institute found that employees spend an average of 13 hours every week checking their emails. You can bring that ...

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What’s new for Windows 11 in 2023

Windows 11 underwent various upgrades over the course of 2022, with the 22H2 update being the most significant. But what does 2023 have in store for ...

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Microsoft Edge: 9 Most useful features

There are plenty of reasons why Microsoft Edge is a great choice for professionals: its speed, security, and compatibility with Microsoft Office make ...

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Centaris Client Open House & Team Summer Event

July was a very busy month for the Centaris team! We hosted a retirement party, hosted an open house for our Clients and had our annual summer gathering! ...

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Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence

As most of you know, the world of technology changes very rapidly and cybersecurity has moved to the forefront. This increase in risk may require ...

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Microsoft 365 New Commerce Experience

Starting March 1st, 2022, Microsoft will be implementing significant time-sensitive changes to how you utilize Microsoft 365, Office 365, and other ...

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Centaris earns CRN award for the 8th year

STERLING HEIGHTS (Mich.) Feb 23rd, 2022 – One of Michigan’s top managed service providers, Centaris, has again been named by CRN®, a brand of The ...

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Looking back at 2021!

Centaris looks back 2021!
What a year it has been! We started off the year celebrating Center for Computer Resources, CCR, 40th anniversary!

We ...

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