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What To Do If You Believe Your IP Has Been Blocked By Our Server

Tim Summers
How To

Our servers are configured to monitor for suspicious behavior such as too many incorrect login attempts. After 3 incorrect login attempts, your public IP address (assigned by your Internet Service Provider) will be temporarily blocked from accessing our server.

What is an IP Address

Tim Summers
Information

Internet Service Providers (also called “ISPs”) such as Spectrum, Metronet, AT&T and others use unique identifiers, called IP addresses, to distinguish your home or office from other users on their service.

How To Change Your Default Mail Program To Outlook For Windows 10 (Using Classic Shell)

Tim Summers
How To

When you install Microsoft Office onto your computer or laptop, Outlook should become your default email software. However, sometimes Windows will forget about Outlook and change back to a different program such as Windows Mail. Use these instructions if your computer is set to display the Classic shell START button.

How To Change Your Default Mail Program To Outlook For Windows 10

Tim Summers
How To

When you install Microsoft Office onto your computer or laptop, Outlook should become your default email software. However, sometimes Windows will forget about Outlook and change back to a different program such as Windows Mail.

The importance of Proactive PC and Server Maintenance

Tim Summers
Information

Have you ever purchased a car and then neglected to change the oil, rotate the tires, or wash and wax the exterior? Hopefully not. We're brought up to know the importance of proactively maintaining our vehicles. However, not everyone understands that planned, preventative computer maintenance is just as important.

How to thoroughly uninstall AVAST Cloudcare Antivirus from Windows 10

Tim Summers
How To

Sometimes people find it necessary to completely uninstall AVAST Cloudcare Antivirus software from Windows 10.

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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.

Ten Steps To Take When Your Email Account is Hacked

Tim Summers
Technical Support

It can happen to anyone. Sometimes all it takes is opening an infected email attachment or entering your email username and password into a website portal that turns out to be fake. Unfortunately, with the way digital technology works, if you're connected to the internet, you can be hacked. Here are ten steps you should take when your email account is hacked.

Our minimum and recommended computer specifications

Tim Summers
Information

At Diversified Computer Solutions, we are often asked to recommend what type of computer to buy for home and business purposes. Please note the specs in this article are not for gaming computers, CAD computers, or image and video editing computers.

 

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