Keeping Your Business Safe: Be Aware of These Ongoing Scams!

March 26th, 2020

As we continue to navigate through this difficult time, as your IT Providers, we wanted to warn you of some ongoing Coronavirus related scams. These scam artists profit most during a time of heightened panic and stressful situations, using various tactics to grab your attention.

Work as a Team from anywhere with Microsoft Teams!

March 26th, 2020

With the ongoing changes from the Coronavirus, many businesses have been forced to make changes in their weekly work routines. This includes “where” employees are working from with new restrictions put in place as of Monday, March 23rd.

With over 80 CCR team members in three different offices, and numerous onsite technicians, we understand the stress you are feeling.

Working From Home: 10 Tips To Work From Home Securely

March 25th, 2020

It's time for some Work From Home (WFH) Technology Tips: Today's Topic...Security!

While working from home is a great alternative to working in the office, it's crucial to remember the importance of security!

Is your Wifi network secure?
Are you using Mutli-factor Authentication (MFA) to ensure that your other people aren't accessing your accounts?
How trustworthy is that password you're using?

We've got 10 tips to help you stay secure while working from home! Click the link below to view the document:

10 Tips To Work From Home Securely

March Tech Tip: Reliability Monitor

March 25th, 2020

Windows has a great built-in troubleshooting feature called the Reliability Monitor. It provides a history of important events in a clean format. This lets you easily view things like your email program that stopped working or how often Windows has been crashing.

Tech Tip: Customizing the Windows 10 Start Menu

February 26th, 2020

For those of you coming from Windows 7, Windows 10 has a quite different start menu; here are some options for customizing it to get the most out of the new menu!

Resizing the Start Menu:

The Windows Start Menu can be resized quickly by dragging the time or right edge of the menu with your mouse.

Introducing CCR’s New Website!

January 29th, 2020

Extra, extra! Read all about it! It’s a new year, so we thought it’d be the perfect time to update the look of our website! We’re highlighting some of our superhero powers. For example, see the image below!

We might have a new look, but we’re still dedicating to the same goal: Solving IT Problems! Our new website highlights some of our many service offerings.

Tech Tip: Optimize your Windows Startup

January 29th, 2020

Over time, many programs will set themselves up to run when your computer starts up, which can cause it to start more slowly and use more resources when idle. Follow this easy guide to disable what you don’t use and make your computer feel like new again!

Windows 10 and Windows 8.1:

Step 1: Right Click on your taskbar and select “Task Manager”

Step 2: Select the Startup tab, then right-click the items you DON’T want to start with Windows and select “Disable.

January Tech Tip: Password Managers

January 24th, 2020

Every day you hear about security breaches; be it a major retailer having credit card info stolen, a large scale email hosting service having user passwords stolen, credit score agencies losing social security numbers, or maybe you are one of the unlucky ones who has had an email, Facebook or banking account hacked? To combat this, you hear all over the news, from tech savvy friends, maybe even from your IT company, that you need to have different, secure passwords for each account you use.

Windows 7 End of Support

January 13th, 2020

The time has come to say goodbye to Windows 7. Over the past year, CCR has been providing updates in our Monthly newsletter about the Windows 7 End of Support deadline. We even have a countdown on our website! We’ve provided updates and information below directly from Microsoft to help explain the pop-up warning you might have seen, and important details about this deadline.

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