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Happy Independence Day from Weston

Posted by on in News and Events

Weston's offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th, 2018, for the Independence Day holiday.

Emergency support is available for our CompleteCare clients by calling your local Weston office and following the telephone prompts to contact the after-hours consultant (emergency/holiday rates will apply):

  • Bend: (541) 383-2340
  • Anchorage: (907) 375-8324
  • Spokane: (509) 228-7718

Weston wishes all of you a safe, enjoyable, and memorable Fourth of July holiday.

Tech Tip: Free Up Disk Space in Windows

Posted by on in How To

datarecoveryWeston has invested a lot into tools to monitor and take care of the computers and servers under our care. One of the errors we’ll fix regularly is a computer running out of disk space. When a computer or server is running short on disk space, bad things can happen, beyond just the inability to save files. We have automated tools to quickly clean things up for our managed systems, but what if you are looking to do a bit of manual cleaning or automated tools aren’t helping? Here are some ways to reclaim space on your system.

Tagged in: Hardware Tips Windows

FYI: Servers and Water Don’t Mix

Posted by on in Best Practices

Not Actual Server

We know as well as anybody that you need to have a good disaster plan with your IT infrastructure. We know because we had disaster hit us years ago and we learned a lot from it and how we can better protect our clients if the situation arises for them. We’ve implemented a lot of those practices with our clients, and while we’re never happy when a disaster hits, we are happy that we get to prove our solutions work – like a recent incident with a server that got a little wet.

Tech Terms Explained: File Extensions

Posted by on in How To

FilesWe recently discussed modems, firewalls, and routers and now we discuss something that has been a part of Microsoft operating systems long before Windows event existed: File Extensions.

Tagged in: Tips Windows

New Menu Design Coming to Office

Posted by on in Technology

Microsoft’s ribbon interface in Office was highly criticized when it debuted in Office 2007, creating an industry around programs to revert back to old-style menus. Ten years later, the ribbon still alive and kicking, but Microsoft is going to be making some changes to the ribbon, making it less like a ribbon, more like a toolbar. Check out the new interface they’re going to moving to in the video below:

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