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Benefits of Upgrading your SonicWALL TZ205/215 Firewall

August 9th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »
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1. Faster performance to meet the demands of modern-day threat processing The Benefit: Having more and faster processors allows the TZ300 to process network traffic more quickly delivering better overall performance needed for modern-day threat processing. The Difference: The TZ300 has higher speed MHz processors compared with MHz processors in the TZ 205 and TZ […]

Can a Hard Drive Be Designated as Non-Removable?

October 10th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Most of the time, when you upgrade or change the hardware on your computer, Windows tends to accept it without a problem. But what do you do if Windows keeps “seeing” and listing a new permanent hard drive as removable? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question. Read more http://www.howtogeek.com/274582/can-a-hard-drive-be-designated-as-non-removable/

How to Skip the Wait and Upgrade Your Nexus to Android Nougat Now

August 24th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Android Nougat is here, but it’s rolling out to Nexus devices slowly. If you still haven’t gotten the upgrade notification, here’s a little trick to upgrade sooner. My Nexus 5X hadn’t gotten the update notification today, but after performing these simple steps, I’m up and running Android 7.0 with no hassle. You don’t even need an […]

Last call for free Windows 10 upgrade

July 29th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Friday 29 July marks the last day that users can get a free upgrade to the Windows 10 operating system. Those who do not take advantage of the offer will have to pay for it, with the home edition costing $120 (£91) and the professional edition $200 (£151). Eligible devices include tablets and PCs running […]

Today’s Your Last Chance For a Free Windows 10 Upgrade

July 29th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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CAN YOU BELIEVE it’s been a year already since Windows 10 launched? We were all so innocent then. But to everything there is a season, and to every promotional period there is an abrupt end. Upgrade Windows 10 today, because tomorrow it’ll cost you dozens of dollars. Or don’t! No pressure. But tonight (or very […]

You have until Friday to upgrade to Windows 10 for free!

July 27th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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If you’re rocking Windows 7/8.1, you only have a few days left to make your decision Windows 10 has been a free upgrade for Windows 7/8.1 users for the past year, but the deadline for that freebie is about to expire towards the end of this week. So if you’ve been on the fence, and […]

Chinese backlash over Windows 10 upgrade push

May 31st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Microsoft is facing criticism from Chinese users about the way it is trying to persuade people to upgrade to its Windows 10 operating system. Chinese microblog site Weibo said users had now made more than 1.2 million posts complaining about Windows 10. The complaints in China follow criticism from IT experts who said Microsoft was […]

Microsoft accused of Windows 10 upgrade ‘nasty trick’

May 25th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Microsoft has faced criticism for changing the pop-up box encouraging Windows users to upgrade to Windows 10. Clicking the red cross on the right hand corner of the pop-up box now activates the upgrade instead of closing the box. And this has caused confusion as typically clicking a red cross closes a pop-up notification The […]

What You Need to Know About Upgrading Your Laptop’s Hardware

May 6th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Laptops aren’t as easy to upgrade as desktop PCs. In fact, newer laptops are becoming harder to upgrade — but you still may be able to upgrade your laptop with more RAM or a solid-state drive. It’s generally a bad idea to buy a laptop with plans to upgrade it later. Buy the hardware you […]

How to Upgrade to Windows 10 Enterprise (Without Reinstalling Windows)

April 18th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Windows 10 Enterprise offers quite a few exclusive features that aren’t available in the Professional edition of Windows. You can get these features without reinstalling Windows, and without even having an Enterprise disc. In fact, you don’t even need your own Windows 10 Enterprise key to perform this upgrade. How This Works Why not just buy a product key […]

How to Upgrade Your Nexus Device Without Waiting for the Rollout

March 30th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Google’s Nexus devices are supposed to receive timely updates, but the staggered rollout means it can take weeks for devices to receive over-the-air (OTA) updates. Luckily, there’s a geekier way to install the latest version of Android. Google provides official system images for their Nexus devices, which anyone can download and flash on their own. This […]

Why You Should Upgrade Your Router (Even If You Have Older Gadgets)

February 25th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Many people have the attitude that it doesn’t matter if their router is older because their phone, laptop, or other wireless gear isn’t cutting edge anyways. Even if you don’t have brand new tech toys you still benefit from upgrading a dated router. Why Would I Want to Do This? Routers are the oft-ignored work horses […]

You Should Upgrade to 64-bit Chrome. It’s More Secure, Stable, and Speedy

February 12th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Using Chrome on Windows? There’s a good chance you’re still using the 32-bit version. You should upgrade to the 64-bit version. It’s more secure–not to mention faster and more stable. The only reason not to upgrade is if you’re using a 32-bit version of Windows that can’t run 64-bit programs, but most computers built in the […]

Microsoft finally has a proper way to opt out of Windows 7/8 to Windows 10 upgrades

January 14th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Microsoft has announced its intent to make the Windows 10 upgrade for existing Windows 7 and 8.1 users more widely available. In tandem with this, the company has also, at last, offered a good way of rejecting the upgrade and making the notifications about it go away forever. The free upgrade is available to anyone […]

Internet Explorer 11 – now the only way to go

January 13th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Our concern, given that as many as 10% of users in the world still seem to be running Windows XP, which hasn’t been patched against security holes (privately or publicly known) since mid-2014, is that equally many people on Windows 7 may take a similar attitude and resist upgrading to Internet Explorer 11, on the […]

Microsoft Is Killing Windows 8 Support Next Week – Here’s What To Do Now

January 11th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Windows 8 was released just three years ago. One might easily assume that their not-so-great OS came with Microsoft’s regular 10-year support policy. However, there’s a twist in Windows 8 support cycle — as a result, it runs out on January 12th. So, if you are running Windows 8, it’s time to upgrade. But, how […]

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 upgrade tactic: Spreading fear over Windows 7

January 4th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Windows 7 still powers the majority of PCs out there, but Microsoft is continuing its rather controversial push for upgrades to Windows 10, and indeed in its latest shove a company exec has come close to labelling the older version of the desktop OS as a possible security risk. Yes, continuing to run Windows 7 […]

How to Upgrade From Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Professional

December 1st, 2015 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Most new PCs come with Windows 10 Home, but you can pay for an upgrade from within Windows 10 to upgrade from Home to Pro. If you upgraded from the Professional editions of Windows 7 or 8.1, you already have Windows 10 Professional. If you decide to upgrade to the Professional edition of Windows 10, you’ll […]

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