April 2011

Windows 7 GodMode

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So you may have seen a couple of blogs about an undocumented feature in Windows 7. This feature allows you to create a folder which then gives access to a large number of handy shortcuts. The feature has been christened “GodMode”.   Here's how to set it up on your computer:

How to disable/enable email backup reports

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For customers of Sentinel Online Backup, here is a common question that Kim is asked:

How can I disable/enable the email backup reports?

  1. Click on the "Advanced" button on the top right hand of the Sentinel software.
  2. Select "Options."
  3. Select "Email Backup Reports" in the options provided.
  4. To disable, un-check the send email reports checkbox.
  5. To enable, check the send email reports check box; you can also change your email address.

Kim's Q & A

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This week, Kim provided a Q & A approach to her weekly Tech Tips on questions she is often asked.

Q: Why should servers be monitored?

Tech Tip - Password Protection

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How strong is your password? What is a strong password?

  • A strong password should not contain your username, phone number, street name or address.
  • It should be at least 6 characters in length.
  • Use a combination of numbers, upper and lower case letters, and special characters.
  • Change your password quarterly.

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