Walter Isaacson – Steve Jobs

This issue features a review of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, an appropriate choice for an IT company and one that resonates for many working business or other career paths, aiming to make a difference and achieve excellence. Jobs approached [...]

2019-12-15T20:20:33+00:00November 1st, 2011|Book Review|

Clutter Free Desktop

If you frequently run multiple programs simultaneously, your desktop can get extremely cluttered. This can get annoying if you're working on one program and want to minimize all of the other windows. In previous versions of Windows, you had to [...]

2019-12-15T20:20:34+00:00October 31st, 2011|Tech Tips|

NYC Cyber Security Symposium

Waytek representatives recently attended the Cyber Security Symposium held by Kaspersky Lab in New York City on October 6th, where Kaspersky Lab also launched its latest edition of Kaspersky's Antivirus/Anti-malware products. What made the event especially interesting was that the [...]

2016-10-12T20:35:23+00:00October 13th, 2011|Corporate|

Internet Explorer 9 Tech Tip

Here's a tip for those of you using Internet Explorer 9 on how to change the default download location. In Internet Explorer 9, the default download is in the downloads folder in your user profile. If you don't like this [...]

2019-12-15T20:20:34+00:00September 29th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Laptop Tech Tip

Many or our Managed Services customers run businesses where their employees are on the road and using their laptops at home and at sites. Here is a tip to keep laptops running more efficiently. (On another note, recent studies have [...]

2015-03-11T19:20:05+00:00September 19th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Gone Phishing

Not to be confused with summer fishing, "phishing" in the tech world is a different story, and an important one to know. We often get questions about phishing filters. A phishing filter can be a component of a web browser [...]

2015-03-11T19:41:43+00:00August 22nd, 2011|Tech Tips|

New Check Up Tech Tips!

This is the most common problem faced by every computer user. No matter how many tips and tricks you follow, your computer may not work the way it used to. Here are some tips to speed things up. Defragment your [...]

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00July 18th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Summer Travel

On a recent trip to Europe this summer, we were constantly reminded of the need for IT security, especially with mobile devices. In addition to maneuvering the settings and cost to staying connected, the need for security for both personal and [...]

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00July 12th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Youngme Moon – Different

This newsletter's book review features Different, the bestselling book by Harvard Business School professor, Youngme Moon. She has received numerous awards for her teaching and publications, bringing an entertaining and innovative outlook to the world of business, especially marketing, as [...]

2015-03-11T18:05:18+00:00June 11th, 2011|Book Review|

Temporarily Disabling AVG

Many of our AVG customers ask about how to temporarily disable AVG 2011 protection for Troubleshooting or Malware removal Right click on the AVG icon on the task bar and choose open AVG user interface On the menu bar, click [...]

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00May 12th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Frozen Mouse? Brrrr.

Frozen mouse? Use your keyboard as a mouse. To activate mouse keys, all you do is press Alt+Left shift key (the one below the caps lock key) and the Num Lock key. To deactivate, just press the above combination again. [...]

2015-03-11T19:41:08+00:00May 4th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Password Protection

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 [...]

2016-10-16T15:54:47+00:00April 26th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Kim’s Q & A

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? A:  There are many functions a server performs every minute and it is hard [...]

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00April 20th, 2011|Corporate|

Windows 7 “GodMode”

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 [...]

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00April 4th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Waytek in SNJ Business People

Brian McDonnell, CEO and President of Waytek, was featured in the latest issue of SNJ Business People, focusing on technology and telecommunications. Brian participated in a roundtable discussion on the topic and offered his views on emerging trends in technology [...]

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00March 17th, 2011|Corporate|

The Waytek People

Waytek has a staff of dedicated and experienced employees. Our blog will now be featuring stories on our employees and their work and lives outside of the office. Our first story features Judy McGinn, our Senior Manager of Strategic Sales [...]

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00March 9th, 2011|Corporate|