Support for older versions of Internet Explorer ends on 1/12/2016

January 11th, 2016

What is end of support?

Beginning January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical supports and security updates. Internet Explorer 11 is the last version of Internet Explorer, and will continue to receive security updates, compatibility fixes, and technical support on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.

What does this mean?

It means you should take action.

How do you Save Office 365 Credentials in Office 2016 for the Mac?

January 10th, 2016

Issue: You cannot save Office 365 credentials in Office 2016 for Mac applications due to the Identity confirmation window not allowing you to choose “Always Allow” or “Allow”. You are forced to choose “Deny” which then does not save the user credentials in the Apple Keychain.

Microsoft announces cessation of Windows XP support – are you prepared?

January 8th, 2016

Does your company use Microsoft's Windows operating system? Chances are high that the answer is yes. So the question we really should be asking is which version do you use? Many personal users and most businesses will answer Windows 7 or 8, however, there are still businesses out there using what many deem to be the best version of Windows: XP.

Did you know that, according to a report by Net Market Share, almost 40% of computers are still running Windows XP? The reasons why users stick with this now three-generation-old OS are varied, but most answers boil down to the fact that it just works, so why change it?' The problem with this viewpoint is that Microsoft has actually announced that they will be terminating support for XP on April 8, 2014.

What does the cessation of support mean for my business?
When Microsoft pulls support for one of its products this usually means three things:

You will stop receiving OS security updates.

CCR Service Desk – Tech Tip

October 14th, 2015

Did you know you can easily create custom hot-keys to get to your frequently used applications more quickly? To create a custom hot-key: simply browse to the shortcut of the program, right-click and select Properties. Under the Shortcut tab, in the Shortcut key box, enter your custom hot-key.

Managing Business Associates under the 2013 HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule

March 13th, 2015

Business Associates
In 2003 HIPAA defined health care providers and payers as Covered Entities. Organizations that support Covered Entities and come in contact with Protected Health Information (PHI) are Business Associates. Business Associates caused many data breaches but were out of the reach of the federal HIPAA enforcement agencies.

Client Phish Prevention Reminder

February 10th, 2015

With the start of a New Year – we are sending out a reminder asking that you encourage your employees to continue to be vigilant when clicking on links received in emails. We have included a short summary of what a phishing email is and looks like; please feel free to share with your employees.

Transform your datacenter

September 18th, 2014

Planning for Windows Server 2003/R2 end of support
Migrating away from Windows Server 2003/R2 is an investment in your organization’s future, and there has never been a better time to begin the migration process. Take the next step to transform your datacenter.

HP Notebook PC Adapter Power Cord Safety Recall

August 28th, 2014

HP has issued a safety recall and replacement program (see statement below) for affected AC power cords. To see if your power cord is affected please use the official HP link below. This link will walk you through what is needed to see if your cord needs to be replaced.

Gold ActivePCiShield™ Solution

February 14th, 2014

In light of all the breaches being covered in the news and over 1.2 million consumers affected. Center for Computer Resources (CCR) is offering a low cost solution for small to medium sized merchants to help protect your customer’s credit card data and your brand while helping you become PCI compliant.

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