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SOLVED: Download Dell HIT Kit For Server 2016

If you have a Dell EqualLogic disk storage array and you want to connect it to Server 2016, you will want the Host Integration Tools (HIT Kit).  The problem is there HIT Kit version 4.x only supports Server 2012R2 and older.  Fortunately, Dell has just made HIT Kit version 5 which you can download directly […]


SOLVED: What To Do If Someone Is Stealing The Content From Your Website

Recently we ran into a situation in which a scumbag was copying our content.  This has happened in the past with graphics and little bit of text but never a dozen or more full pages so we had to act. If someone is stealing the content from your website, this are the steps you need […]


How Embracing Online Payment Methods Could Boost Your Business

Source: @technology via Twitter As we are only a month into 2018, many businesses in Canada probably remain hard at work considering how they can refresh their services across the coming year and ensure they are providing the best possible service to both clients and their customers. One of the many issues which may well […]


Quick Explanation of The Differences Between Intel Xeon and AMD Epyc Server CPU’s

If you want to distill the argument between Intel Xeon and AMD Epyc server processors down to three things, they would be: AMD’s interconnection of the Cores on Epyc is much slower than on Intel Xeon’s AMD Epyc CPU’s are faster than Intel Xeon in memory intensive applications In general, Intel Xeon and AMD Epyc […]


Don’t Bother Trying to Make Money on YouTube Anymore

Unless you are already famous or want to put in hundreds of unpaid hours, there is no way you can make money on YouTube after February 2018.   Worse, if you are already a YouTube Partner that does not meet the new minimums, you will be shut down in February 2018.  The minimums are odious: […]


SOLVED: Quick FAQ’s For Meltdown & Spectre CPU Vulnerabilities

Last week we provided a very quick explanation of the Meltdown & Spectre CPU flaws which you can read HERE.  However, much more is now known and so here are the current answers to Meltdown & Spectre Frequently Asked Questions: What are Spectre & Meltdown? Spectre and Meltdown are related security holes in nearly all […]


SOLVED: VIDEO: Quick Explanation of the Massive Intel CPU Flaw Affecting OSx Windows & Linux

UPDATE Saturday Jan 6 – 2018: There are now two known flaws named “Meltdown” and “Spectre”.  Spectre still has not been detailed but applies to virtually all CPU’s including x86 and ARM. It is now known that Intel (and possibly other CPU manufacturers) have a very serious design flaw with nearly all their CPU’s. Most […]


The Top Ten Security Issues For Business In 2018

Below is a list of the top ten IT security concerns for businesses in 2018.  These are not in a particular order and we will keep them brief. 1: A Twist on Vendor Attacks: The old logic says that the easiest way into a big company that has tight security, is through a little vendor […]


VIDEO: Net Neutrality Explained

This short four minute video explains: What is Net Neutrality? What is Two Tier Internet? Why Net Neutrality matters? Why is the US FCC is rolling back Net Neutrality? How do Canada and the US Differ on Net Neutrality? Share This With Your Friends Now:


VIDEO: Is Bitcoin Mining a Risk to The Environment & Should Governments Regulate It

This short four minute video answers these questions: What is Bitcoin mining? Why is Bitcoin mining so energy intensive? How much electricity does Bitcoin mining consume? Should governments regulate Bitcoin mining? . . Share This With Your Friends Now:


SOLVED: What is the Difference Between 1080, 4K, 8K and 10K Screens

Screen resolution is the number of pixels (dots) on the screen, regardless of the physical size of screen.  For example, a 60″ screen could present any of the following resolutions: 2K = 1920 x 1080 (aka HD or 1080) 4K = 3840 x 2160 5K = 5120 x 2160 8K = 7680 x 4320 10K […]


SOLVED: How To See Your Microsoft Partner Client List

If you are a Microsoft Partner and you are reselling services like Office 365 (cloud partner) it is quite hard to find a list of ALL clients you have.  It has bothered me for years that in > PARTNER > CLIENTS  I do not see all of my customers.  Today I spent half an […]