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WINDOWS 11 is Almost Here!!

Tim Summers
Industry News

Windows 11 is almost here! Should I upgrade my computer to Windows 11?

SCAM Melecia The Qualified Photographer

Tim Summers
Information

Diversified customers report receiving emails or form submissions through their website from people claiming to be photographers. These emails claim that photos used on the customer's website are stolen. The intent of the sender is to convince the recipient of the email to click on hyperlinks within the email thereby opening themselves up to virus infection.

Chromium Profile Will Be Deleted During Upgrade

Tim Summers
Technology Alert

Users report losing their Chromium profile settings and sync access during recent Chromium upgrade. This is not a bug!!

Windows 10 KB5000802 Crashes PC with Stop Code APC_INDEX_MISMATCH

Tim Summers
Technology Alert

Microsoft recently released an March 2021 update named KB5000802 (or KB50000808) which causes some Windows 10 computers to crash to a Blue Screen of Death with stop code: APC_INDEX_MISMATCH. Some Diversified customers have reported that any attempt to print, even a Windows test print from the printer driver, will cause their Windows 10 PC to crash.

Diversified Holiday Schedule

Tim Summers
Diversified News

Our office will be closed on the following dates in observance of the holidays. Very limited support will be available on these dates. For technical emergencies, you may call our office at 937-454-1984 and ask our answering service to text us. All non-emergency topics will be addressed on our next regular business day.

Microsoft Updates Breaking Some Windows 10 Computers

Tim Summers
Technology Alert

Some users report that Windows Updates KB4579311 and KB4577671, released by Microsoft on October 13, 2020, are breaking their Windows 10 computers.

Adobe Schedules End of Support For Adobe Flash Player

Tim Summers
Technology Alert

Adobe has scheduled the end of their Adobe Flash Player support for December 31, 2020. Diversified recommends uninstalling Adobe Flash Player from your computer. There is no need to install an alternate software program.

The Importance of Cyber Safety, Educate Your Employees

Tim Summers
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Even the most sophisticated security plan may not protect you from an employee that clicks on a bad hyperlink, that attempts to open a dangerous email attachment, or that allows a fake technician to remote into their computer. The well-meaning employee is often the weakest link in your security plan. Hackers know this which is why they target your employees daily with email phishing campaigns, popups, browser redirections and alerts urging them to call fake technicians.

Microsoft Accounces Retirement of Skype for Business

Tim Summers
Industry News

Microsoft recently announced via an email blast that Skype for Business is slated to be retired on July 31, 2021. After that date, Skype for Business will no longer be accessible or supported.

 

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