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Entries from April 2013

Windows XP and Office 2003 EOL (End of Life)

April 30th, 2013 · No Comments

End of support for Windows XP and Office 2003 is coming on April 8, 2014. This means Microsoft will no longer make and distribute updates and patches for either product. They will also not provide tech support after that date. Research suggest SMBs (5 to 249 Computers) are significantly behind Enterprise and Consumer populations in […]

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Tags: Hardware · Purchasing · Software

Why I volunteer with Citizens Corps and CERT

April 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Recently a friend of mine asked my why I volunteer, specifically she was asking about the time I spent volunteering in Citizens Corps and CERT. Here is what I told her. Why I volunteer? And Why with CERT? I could probably write a Novella about it. As you might remember, I was raised on the […]

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Tags: Non-Tech · Soap Box

Prepping tip by Ed Hultgren friend and guest writer

April 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Shelter- We need shelter…period. Even though we all know that guy with the hairy back, We humans cannot maintain our delicate body heat without some kind of covering, beyond back hair. We need to stay within a small margin of degrees to function. Normal is around 98.6 right? Some are a little cooler some a […]

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Tags: Guest Article · Non-Tech · Soap Box