WannaCry Ransomware Attack
There has been a recent malware (computer virus) outbreak that encrypts data and demands ransom for the key to recover the encrypted data. This malware, also known as “Wannacry”, “WannaCrypt”, “WanaCrypt0r”, “WCRY”, is spreading rapidly and we encourage you to take action immediately to protect your data. Capitol Computer’s Managed […]
Central Maine Tech Night
Are you a technology professional or enthusiast? Do you enjoy pizza and beer? Well you’re in luck! Check out Central Maine Tech Night! It is a FREE monthly event held in Mid-Maine. “Central Maine Tech Night connects like-minded individuals from various industries that share a passion for technology, innovation, and […]
E-Waste Recycling Event
Do you have an abundance of old technology laying around your home or office? You’re in luck! The United Way of Kennebec Valley will be hosting an E-Waste Recycling Event this Saturday, May 6 from 9am-3pm. “It’s easy! You make a cash donation to the Warming Center, and we take care […]
Maximize the Battery Life & Lifespan of your iPhone
No one likes to see the “Low Battery 10% battery remaining” alert come across their iPhone. Here are some tips to keeping your device powered up. Battery Life is how long your device will last until it needs to be recharged. Battery Lifespan is how long your device’s battery will […]
Webroot Malware Update Causing Problems
Zack Whitaker of ZDNet says “Tough day for anyone running Webroot antivirus.” The company issued a malware signature update on Monday, which made the software mistakenly flag Windows system files as malware. This affected managed systems worldwide. “The problem began in the afternoon on the US east coast when the […]
Windows Vista End of Life is HERE!
What is Windows Vista end of support? As of April 11, 2017, Windows Vista customers are no longer receiving new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options, or online technical content updates from Microsoft. Microsoft has provided support for Windows Vista for the past 10 years, but the […]
This weird trick lets hackers hide phishing URLs
Some perfectly authentic looking web addresses are not what they seem and not all browsers are taking the problem seriously Here’s a challenge for you: you click on a link in your email, and find yourself at the website https://аррӏе.com. Your browser shows the green padlock icon, confirming it’s a […]
Outlook search stops working after updating to build 7870.2020 and higher
Applies To: Outlook 2016 Last updated: March 30, 2017ISSUEAfter updating to builds 7870.2020 and 7870.2024, search stops working for PST files and POP accounts in Outlook 2016FIXEDA fix has been released for this issue in build 7870.2031. To install the fix, go to File > Office Account > Update Options […]
March 31 is World Backup Day
Do you ever use a computer, tablet or cell phone? If you answered yes, and chances are you did, then you need to backup. We have come to a point where everything we do is on some sort of electronic device. School work, taxes, photos, business and financial records, health records, […]
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