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  • What’s a cryptolocker virus?

    December 20, 2020

    What’s a cryptolocker virus? Many of our clients have received a phishing email claiming to be a reputable company such as Australia Post. The email will generally contain a link which once clicked will download and infect the user’s computer. This particular virus will encrypt…

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  • Office 365 or Google Apps for Business?

    December 20, 2020

    Can't decide whether to sign up for Office 365 or Google Apps for Business? We've completed quite a few migrations lately and we've found that it really depends on what devices your business uses and ultimately what your personal needs are. Both platforms have additional…

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  • How did our free consult help a business owner recover $1200?

    December 20, 2020

    When attending new businesses, we often find that business owners aren't completely aware of what IT services they are paying for and whether they are using those solutions to their full extent. In a recent visit to a law firm, we found that our client…

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  • What do you mean my backup didn’t work?

    December 20, 2020

    Dental Practice owners spend a lot of money to ensure that their IT equipment is working efficiently and hope that it won't fail anytime soon. Some of the dental clinics we took over had a backup schedule in place, but we're told to "just swap…

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  • Office 365 – Now More Affordable!

    December 20, 2020

    We've recently started transitioning our clients to Microsoft's Office 365 Platform. For as little as $8.40 per month you can host your emails in the cloud on a 50GB mailbox. How does this help my business? If you're not on any Hosted Exchange or Google…

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  • Feeling Trapped?

    December 20, 2020

    Many business owners are still left powerless and in the dark when it comes to their IT. Any disruption in their IT can make them feel completely helpless. At TechSeek we pride ourselves on empowering our clients with the knowledge and tools they need to…

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  • Educate your staff about the dangers of clicking on links!

    December 20, 2020

    It seems, many staff (and business owners) are falling into the trap of clicking on links in emails and text messages. We recently sent out the following SMS to our own staff and clients. TechSeek has moved! Check out our new office pics! http://bit.ly/2qzHDnI Almost…

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  • Who’s got control of your IT?

    December 20, 2020

    Many new clients we meet are lucky if they remember their own PC login! We rely very heavily on our techs to know the login details for every device in our office. At Tech Seek we help businesses owners take back control by helping them…

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  • What’s a NAS you ask?

    December 20, 2020

    A NAS or Network Accesss Storage drive is basically a hard drive that be accessed from your network. NAS drives also have their own operating system which means you can setup permissions to manage access restrictions of each share folder. NAS drives also have their…

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  • We just saved our client $15,000!

    December 20, 2020

    Why so much you ask? Because this is how much they were told they "needed" to spend! Like many small business owners, they decided to get support from an external IT support provider in order to spend less time on trying to fix them on…

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  • Have a Disaster Recovery Plan

    December 20, 2020

    So you walk in to work to find this! Your computer won't boot into Windows. What are you going to do? Most of us have NO disaster recovery plan in place. How can you reduce your down time? Simply imagining this could happen is the…

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  • Did you check your backups?

    December 20, 2020

    There seems to be a trend when it comes to protecting your most important data and that is 'set and forget'. The first two questions we ask when auditing a potential new customer is "do you have a backup in place" and most importantly "do…

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  • What are some of the common issues we find during our initial audit of new clients?

    December 20, 2020

    Antivirus: Expired, incorrect or no antivirus software installed. It doesn't matter if your computer has better protection than the others - it takes one unprotected device to potentially take down your business. Backup: As mentioned in our previous video. No backup in place, no recovery…

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  • Start the new year with a clean slate!

    December 20, 2020

    One common annoyance we get asked for help with is how to tame your mailbox. If you haven't already, start creating custom folders for items you receive regularly. Many people do this part but never take the next step by creating a rule. Click on…

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  • Do i need to upgrade to Windows 10?

    December 20, 2020

    Many clients have called us with their concerns of the Windows 7 end of support messages they've seen on their screens. Microsoft has been very active lately in trying to get consumers to move to Windows 10. Do you need to upgrade? The answer is…

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  • Mailchimp & SendinBlue – are your clients getting your emails?

    December 20, 2020

    Using software like Mailchimp or SendinBlue to keep in touch with your valued customers? Not only are you required to verify your domain but you should be authenticating your domain to ensure that your emails are being received and also not ending up in people's…

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  • What can you do to safeguard your company from cyber attacks?

    December 20, 2020

    Start off by educating your staff about how to become better aware of phishing emails. Here's some great examples below... https://www.phishing.org/phishing-examples   Have a backup in place - both cloud based and onto an external hard drive. No..Google Drive and Dropbox are cloud storage solutions…

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  • Is your business ready for lockdown?

    December 20, 2020

    As most of you know it's been announced that it's not a case of IF but WHEN we'll be put into lockdown. What can you do to keep things running at your business? Make a list of everything you'll need to keep you running remotely.…

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