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The year 2020 is going to be a significant year for Microsoft technology. Remember when Windows XP retired back in April 2014 after a 12 year run? Well... it's time for another round of technologies to enter retirement: Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Office 2010 Exchange Server 2010 These software … Continue reading Planning for your software’s end of life
Had another experience tonight where a GMail account was almost lost forever because the account recovery features were not configured. If you use a Google Account, make sure to to attach a mobile phone number capable of receiving text messages AND an alternate email address from which you can receive confirmation emails IF you ever … Continue reading Google users: setup your account recovery methods!
I decided to be intentional about my strengthening my password security and started utilizing the data available to me in my password manager that enables me to see the health of the passwords that I use. The LastPass security challenge enables me to see if my passwords are known to be compromised or weak based … Continue reading Do you know the answers to your security questions?
I recently migrated my own custom email domains away from GSuite to Office 365 Business Premium. I needed tech support for a few things and found that I could submit a support case through the Microsoft 365 admin center. The case creation was super easy, response time was quick, and the help was primarily email … Continue reading Built in Office 365 support available to Admins/Users
INTRODUCTION My name is Terry Allen. I am an "IT Professional" with nearly 23 years of professional work experience. Including my "enthusiast" experience, I've been around computers for over 34 years! I've grown up with computers, servers, software and the networks that connect them. Present day, I'm a full-time technical engineer (one of my hats) … Continue reading Welcome & initial post