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The most important technology concepts, strategies and actions uncovered for your business.

Matt Allen

Matt Allen

As Service Specialist, Matt Allen resolves incoming service requests. Working inquiries ranging from equipment troubleshooting and Microsoft app questions to creating user accounts and resolving virus concerns, he works with CoreTech clients to resolve daily issues and keep business users up and running.
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Windows 7 tips, tweaks, & secrets

Matt Allen

I came across a great educational resource for Windows 7. Although written when Microsoft just launched 7 and people were transitioning from Vista (or XP as the case may be), these tips are still applicable to Windows 7 today.

Now, don’t be overwhelmed by the number of tips – yes, there are 50! We’ve called out a few for you below to check out. Plus, the website is a resource you may refer back to once a week or so in order to put some time-saving ...

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Topics: Staff Training

Tired of Tiles? Log in directly to Windows 8.1 desktop!

Matt Allen

Are you having trouble navigating the tiles and simply want to log in directly to Windows 8.1? Soon Window 10 will make this a non-issue, however in the meantime, just follow these couple steps so that your desktop will appear after log in.

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Topics: Staff Training

Unfamiliar with PCI Data Security Standards? If your business takes credit or debit cards for payment you will want to be!

Matt Allen

Part 1: PCI DSS defined.

Does your business process credit or debit card transactions, even just a few per month? It is important that you understand what PCI DSS is and how it impacts your processes.

I am kicking off this series of blog posts which will help you become more familiar with what PCI DSS is and what SMBs need to do to comply. Additional CoreTech staff will be contributing to this series, so please watch for ...

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Topics: PCI