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About Lynn Pye

A graduate of Texas A&M, Lynn has worked across the US and internationally in a variety of development roles. He believes in the right tool for the job but finds Apple tools are right more often than not.
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How Windows Gets Infected With Malware

CSIS Security Group A/S released a report showing how Windows machines become infected with malware. It’s one of the questions we most frequently get asked when cleaning up a malware infection on a client machine. “How did this happen?” It’s a reasonable question. We make sure our clients have up to date anti-malware applications, inform […]

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Why You Should Ditch Windows XP

According to StatCounter (http://gs.statcounter.com/#os-ww-monthly-201009-201110), Windows 7 finally surpassed Windows XP as of the start of this month. Considering Windows XP is going on 10 years old and is no longer in mainstream support by Microsoft, it may seem surprising that it is as widely used today as it is. There are several reasons why Windows […]

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The Importance of Updates

Have you ever come into work one morning expecting to get started on that project you left open the day before, only to find your machine has rebooted because automatic updates force a restart? That can be pretty aggravating. Thankfully there are methods of keeping those updates from automatically installing themselves and forcing a restart, […]

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Planning for the Future (Need vs Want vs Growth)

One of the many IT services we provide involves helping our clients with planning and purchasing decisions. When making such decisions, there needs to be a balance between what is needed, what is wanted, and what the future growth may require. Ultimately, the decision rests with you, the customer but it’s our job to give […]

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Malware on the Mac (Redux)

Mea culpa. At least a little bit. Give me a moment while I wipe the egg from face. According to a recent CNET article, there’s a new trojan for OS X, out in the wild and effective albeit not particularly active at the moment. You may recall that I recently (just a few days ago […]

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