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Critical Info: Cryptolocker Malware - Holding Data for Ransom

April 13, 2016
You may have heard about CryptoLocker or Ransomware over the past couple of years. If you're subscribed to any Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting newsletters or e-alerts, you may have seen our articles on CryptoLocker before. CryptoLocker has continued to infect computers worldwide while baffling leading IT security experts. A recent article on the...

Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting's New Website is Live!

March 17, 2016
We’re pleased to announce that our new look website is up and running. Our new site has a number of great features including a new look, mobile-friendly design and improved navigation. We’ve made an effort to prioritize and optimize all of the great services YYCC offers. We hope that you find the site’s changes to be to your liking. One of the ne...

What is cache and why should you clear it?

February 10, 2016
We have all heard the line, “just clear your cache.” But what does clearing your browser’s cache really do? Let’s first look at what cache is and, second, why you should clear it from time to time. What is cache?  Cache was created by web browser designers to speed up your Internet browsing experience. Basically, it’s faster for your compute...

Preparing your IT for a New Year

January 22, 2016
With a new year comes the opportunity to reassess your organization and the way you do business. It’s a chance to ask yourself, “What can be done better? How can we improve?” Now is the perfect time to take a look at your IT and ensure that 2016 is your best year yet. Here are 5 New Year’s “resolutions” to help get started on the right foot in 201...

Microsoft Ending Support for Older Versions of Internet Explorer

January 12, 2016
Beginning January 12, 2016, Microsoft will end support of older versions of its Internet Explorer (IE) browser. This includes IE 8, 9, and 10, with IE 11 becoming the last version. IE 11 will continue to receive security updates, compatibility fixes, and technical support on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. What does End of Support mean? ...

Cool Technology: Lenovo ThinkPad X1

January 7, 2016
As you may know, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is underway in Las Vegas. Many technology manufactures are showing off their newest hardware, set to debut in 2016. One of the stars of this year's CES is the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 tablet.  Like many tablets hitting the market, this device aims to be more than just a tablet. Some of its most interes...

YYCC Achieves Microsoft Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Competency

January 1, 2016
Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting (YYCC), today announced it has achieved a Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must successfully demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams, culmina...

Reasons that it’s time to upgrade your home PC to Windows 10

December 17, 2015
If you use a PC at home, chances are you have received a notice to upgrade to Windows 10. Now there are some cases where older devices don’t qualify for the free upgrade, based on hardware and software requirements. For the most part, Microsoft wants to make your transition to Windows 10 as easy as possible. Here are some reasons you should consider...

Microsoft Announces Surface Pro 4, New Surface Book and Lumia Smartphones

October 15, 2015
Today, Microsoft hosted an event in New York where they revealed their new Surface Pro 4 tablet and a new laptop, Surface Book. Here are some of the key announcements that came out of this event.   Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Includes a 12.3 inch display Up to 16 GB of RAM and 1TB of storage Cortana integration Surface Pen with eras...

Office 2016 has arrived! Here’s what you need to know

September 22, 2015
It’s official. On September 22 Microsoft launched Office 2016 and, at the same time, announced enhancements to Office 365.  As you might expect, Office 2016 has been optimized for Windows 10 with all applications including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Project and Visio receiving updates. Office 2016 was designed for the 21st ce...