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Intranet – Did You Mean “Internet”?
imageIt's hard to tell the difference between the words Internet and intranet. What difference do two letters make, anyway? You'd be surprised to find out that it means everything when trying to pinpoint your internal marketing strategies. Linguistics offers the key to understanding the differences between the two words.
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Is Your CPU Burning Out?
imageA modern-day computer's Central Processing Unit is capable of managing billions of processes per second. The computer cannot function properly without a healthy CPU. However, sometimes it can be difficult to diagnose whether the CPU is the problem or not.
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Y2K – How Catastrophe Was Avoided
imageIt's been fifteen years since the Y2K incident had the world embroiled in panic. It was said that at the turn of the century, on New Year's Eve, all computers in the world would reset their dates to 1900 rather than 2000, as the way data was stored would only allow for two-decimal digits. Therefore, 1970 would be stored as "70".
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A Treasure Trove of Data
imageHave you ever thought about how much your data is worth? If you ask a company to put a price tag on their data, they probably won't be able to. After all, how can you put a price on something so valuable? You'll find that something as irreplaceable as your information is simply priceless. However, it doesn't have to be.
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A Second Chance - Microsoft Releases IE Patch for Windows XP!
imageLast week, six versions of Internet Explorer were diagnosed with a crippling vulnerability that could have potentially allowed hackers to take over your computer, install malware, or steal sensitive data. The threat was deemed so immediate that the United States and the United Kingdom both issued warnings advising against the use of Microsoft's beloved web browser.
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Is Microsoft Ending Support for Windows 8.1?
imageIn an interesting twist to the Microsoft OS saga, Microsoft announced that it will cease providing security updates for Windows 8.1 unless users upgrade the software to Windows 8.1 Update (the newest Microsoft OS update). What's Microsoft's reasoning behind this verdict?
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June 2014

 
This Issue:
 
Intranet – Did You Mean “Internet”?
Is Your CPU Burning Out?
Y2K – How Catastrophe Was Avoided
A Treasure Trove of Data
A Second Chance - Microsoft Releases IE Patch for Windows XP!
Is Microsoft Ending Support for Windows 8.1?
 
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k_Street Consulting has been serving DC Metro Area since 2009, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, staff augmentation and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses. It's always been our goal to provide enterprise-level IT practices and solutions to the small business sector. Our experience has allowed us to build and develop the infrastructure needed to keep our prices affordable and our clients up and running.

 
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