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Beware of Fake QuickBooks Email

Tim Summers
Technology Alert

Be on the lookout for fake Intuit QuickBooks related emails. Never click a link or button within any email that asks you to enter your account login credentials or update your account.

Beware of Fake Windows Defender Warning

Tim Summers
Technology Alert

Some customers are reporting a fake Windows Defender screen that appears while they are browsing the Internet.

Beware of Fraudulent Geek Squad Invoices

Tim Summers
Technology Alert

Today we want to alert you of a scam going around. People are receiving fake invoices claiming to be from Best Buy's Geek Squad.

Google To Delete Inactive Accounts Beginning December 2023

Tim Summers
Technology Alert

Technology Alert. On 05/16/2023 Google announced on their blog that they are updating their inactive accounts policies. Google plans to delete @gmail.com accounts that haven’t been accessed for the past 2 years. These deletions will be performed in a phased approach beginning in Dec 2023.

Microsoft Discontinues Support for Internet Explorer 11 Forcing QuickBooks Desktop to Switch to a Custom Internal Browser

Tim Summers
Technology Alert

Critical Alert. Potential security risk due to end of support for your QuickBooks browser. QuickBooks Desktop currently uses the Internet Explorer 11 web browser for displaying some of its reports and other screens within the QuickBooks software. Microsoft has announced that it will end support for Internet Explorer on June 15, 2022. This has forced Intuit, the makers of QuickBooks, to rebuild their QB Desktop software to use a custom web browser other than Internet Explorer 11. Users should be seeing Critical Alert pop-ups with QuickBooks and/or receiving email notifications.

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.

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.

 

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