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September 2015 Small Business Technology News from Jefric Consulting

September 2015 – Keeping up with key business / technology issues in the news is difficult. Let Jefric Consulting help you.

Click here to view the June edition of our monthly Small Business Technology Newsletter.
http://www.jefric.com/news/201509.JefricConsultingNewsletter.html

All newsletters can be found here.
http://www.jefric.com/news/news.htm

Technology is an essential tool for success. Your business can use technology as a strategic asset rather than treat it as an expense.

Jefric Consulting provides IT consulting services and custom technology solutions for Small Businesses. With over 35 years of business and technology experience, we are uniquely qualified to work with you and understand your company goals, develop and execute a strategy that delivers the results you want in a cost efficient manner. Solutions include Windows (Small Business) Server, Exchange E-mail, remote access, mobile computing, office collaboration and much more. Where appropriate, off-premise hosted solutions are available, reducing the need for onsite office computing equipment. We want you to get the most value from technology and work smarter, not harder, improve efficiency, and increase revenue and profit for your small business.

Jefric Consulting is a Microsoft Partner, a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), a Microsoft Small Business Specialist and a Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner.

Web: http://www.jefric.com
Blog: http://blog.jefric.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jefricllc

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Help stop software piracy.

1 IN 5 PIECES OF SOFTWARE IN THE US ARE UNLICENSED. BE PART OF THE SOLUTION.

This is a serious problem and is a crime. You can help.
Software development costs money and every user should help pay their fair share.

You can Report Software Piracy, confidentially!

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What is an IT Consultant?

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August 2015 Small Business Technology News from Jefric Consulting

August 2015 – Keeping up with key business / technology issues in the news is difficult. Let Jefric Consulting help you.

Click here to view the June edition of our monthly Small Business Technology Newsletter.
http://www.jefric.com/news/201508.JefricConsultingNewsletter.html

All newsletters can be found here.
http://www.jefric.com/news/news.htm

Technology is an essential tool for success. Your business can use technology as a strategic asset rather than treat it as an expense.

Jefric Consulting provides IT consulting services and custom technology solutions for Small Businesses. With over 35 years of business and technology experience, we are uniquely qualified to work with you and understand your company goals, develop and execute a strategy that delivers the results you want in a cost efficient manner. Solutions include Windows (Small Business) Server, Exchange E-mail, remote access, mobile computing, office collaboration and much more. Where appropriate, off-premise hosted solutions are available, reducing the need for onsite office computing equipment. We want you to get the most value from technology and work smarter, not harder, improve efficiency, and increase revenue and profit for your small business.

Jefric Consulting is a Microsoft Partner, a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), a Microsoft Small Business Specialist and a Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner.

Web: http://www.jefric.com
Blog: http://blog.jefric.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jefricllc

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Common Windows Fix – Check your C: drive

Other than Malware, one of the most common Windows glitches that folks experience is a corrupt hard drive. Perhaps your office had a power failure or your computer was turned off without shutting it down gracefully; two of the many things that can cause corruption to your computer hard drives. Corruption on the C: drive can be especially troublesome and cause random / unpredictable problems. Fixing these can be easy and quite helpful.

To check for and fix the errors on your computer hard drives, try the following:

Start –> All Programs –> Accessories, and right click on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator

Inside the Command Prompt window type: chkdsk /f C:, after which you will likely receive one or both of the following messages:

The type of the file system is NTFS.

Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another
process. Chkdsk may run if this volume is dismounted first.
ALL OPENED HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE INVALID.
Would you like to force a dismount on this volume? (Y/N)

and / or

The type of the file system is NTFS.
Cannot lock current drive.

Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another
process. Would you like to schedule this volume to be
checked the next time the system restarts? (Y/N)

Answer No to the first, Yes to the second and hit Enter.

Reboot the computer by typing: shutdown -t 0 -r and sit back and let Windows do its thing. Depending on the size of your hard drive and the number of files this can take a few minutes or much longer. When complete your computer will return to the normal display that you get when your computer reboots normally.

You can use the same procedure to check other hard drives on your computer. Simply change the drive letter in the chkdsk command above.

Good luck, hopefully this will help fix a simple but troublesome problem on your computer.

Jefric Consulting, LLC

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July 2015 Small Business Technology News from Jefric Consulting

July 2015 – Keeping up with key business / technology issues in the news is difficult. Let Jefric Consulting help you.

Click here to view the June edition of our monthly Small Business Technology Newsletter.
http://www.jefric.com/news/201507.JefricConsultingNewsletter.html

All newsletters can be found here.
http://www.jefric.com/news/news.htm

Technology is an essential tool for success. Your business can use technology as a strategic asset rather than treat it as an expense.

Jefric Consulting provides IT consulting services and custom technology solutions for Small Businesses. With over 35 years of business and technology experience, we are uniquely qualified to work with you and understand your company goals, develop and execute a strategy that delivers the results you want in a cost efficient manner. Solutions include Windows (Small Business) Server, Exchange E-mail, remote access, mobile computing, office collaboration and much more. Where appropriate, off-premise hosted solutions are available, reducing the need for onsite office computing equipment. We want you to get the most value from technology and work smarter, not harder, improve efficiency, and increase revenue and profit for your small business.

Jefric Consulting is a Microsoft Partner, a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), a Microsoft Small Business Specialist and a Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner.

Web: http://www.jefric.com
Blog: http://blog.jefric.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jefricllc

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June 2015 Small Business Technology News from Jefric Consulting

June 2015 – Keeping up with key business / technology issues in the news is difficult. Let Jefric Consulting help you.

Click here to view the June edition of our monthly Small Business Technology Newsletter.
http://www.jefric.com/news/201506.JefricConsultingNewsletter.html

All newsletters can be found here.
http://www.jefric.com/news/news.htm

Technology is an essential tool for success. Your business can use technology as a strategic asset rather than treat it as an expense.

Jefric Consulting provides IT consulting services and custom technology solutions for Small Businesses. With over 35 years of business and technology experience, we are uniquely qualified to work with you and understand your company goals, develop and execute a strategy that delivers the results you want in a cost efficient manner. Solutions include Windows (Small Business) Server, Exchange E-mail, remote access, mobile computing, office collaboration and much more. Where appropriate, off-premise hosted solutions are available, reducing the need for onsite office computing equipment. We want you to get the most value from technology and work smarter, not harder, improve efficiency, and increase revenue and profit for your small business.

Jefric Consulting is a Microsoft Partner, a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), a Microsoft Small Business Specialist and a Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner.

Web: http://www.jefric.com
Blog: http://blog.jefric.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jefricllc

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May 2015 Small Business Technology News from Jefric Consulting

May 2015 – Keeping up with key business / technology issues in the news is difficult. Let Jefric Consulting help you.

Click here to view the May edition of our monthly Small Business Technology Newsletter.
http://www.jefric.com/news/201505.JefricConsultingNewsletter.html

All newsletters can be found here.
http://www.jefric.com/news/news.htm

Technology is an essential tool for success. Your business can use technology as a strategic asset rather than treat it as an expense.

Jefric Consulting provides IT consulting services and custom technology solutions for Small Businesses. With over 35 years of business and technology experience, we are uniquely qualified to work with you and understand your company goals, develop and execute a strategy that delivers the results you want in a cost efficient manner. Solutions include Windows (Small Business) Server, Exchange E-mail, remote access, mobile computing, office collaboration and much more. Where appropriate, off-premise hosted solutions are available, reducing the need for onsite office computing equipment. We want you to get the most value from technology and work smarter, not harder, improve efficiency, and increase revenue and profit for your small business.

Jefric Consulting is a Microsoft Partner, a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), a Microsoft Small Business Specialist and a Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner.

Web: http://www.jefric.com
Blog: http://blog.jefric.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jefricllc

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April 2015 Small Business Technology News from Jefric Consulting

April 2015 – Keeping up with key business / technology issues in the news is difficult. Let Jefric Consulting help you.

Click here to view the March edition of our monthly Small Business Technology Newsletter.
http://www.jefric.com/news/201504.JefricConsultingNewsletter.html

All newsletters can be found here.
http://www.jefric.com/news/news.htm

Technology is an essential tool for success. Your business can use technology as a strategic asset rather than treat it as an expense.

Jefric Consulting provides IT consulting services and custom technology solutions for Small Businesses. With over 35 years of business and technology experience, we are uniquely qualified to work with you and understand your company goals, develop and execute a strategy that delivers the results you want in a cost efficient manner. Solutions include Windows (Small Business) Server, Exchange E-mail, remote access, mobile computing, office collaboration and much more. Where appropriate, off-premise hosted solutions are available, reducing the need for onsite office computing equipment. We want you to get the most value from technology and work smarter, not harder, improve efficiency, and increase revenue and profit for your small business.

Jefric Consulting is a Microsoft Partner, a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), a Microsoft Small Business Specialist and a Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner.

Web: http://www.jefric.com
Blog: http://blog.jefric.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jefricllc

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LinkedIn is NOT FaceBook

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