The Importance of a Windows 10 Upgrade in the Healthcare Industry

Posted by David Thibault  /  May 20, 2019  /  Microsoft Windows, Software Rollout, Windows 10   —   No Comments ↓

Upgrading to Windows 10 can reap benefits across multiple industries, but perhaps the most important changes are in healthcare. As a company in the healthcare industry, you must comply with HIPAA requirements. Part of these requirements is to ensure patient information privacy – something an older version of Windows could compromise. By upgrading to a new operating system like Windows 10, you can remain compliant with HIPAA and provide multiple benefits to your healthcare organization.

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Tags: Microsoft Windows, Software Rollout, Windows 10

Windows 10 Pro vs. Enterprise for Banks & Credit Unions

Posted by Mark Rickner  /  May 13, 2019  /  Microsoft Windows, Software Rollout, Windows 10   —   No Comments ↓

As a financial institution, you have immense responsibilities with regard to customer privacy. Your customers trust you with their most sensitive financial information. Using the wrong Windows OS could compromise this trust and expose sensitive information. However, knowing which operating system to choose can be a challenge with all the options available – should you choose Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise? Here are a few pros and cons of each version to help you make the right choice for your banking company:

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Tags: Microsoft Windows, Software Rollout, Windows 10

Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10 Today

Posted by Dave Dec  /  April 22, 2019  /  Microsoft Windows, Software Rollout, Windows 10   —   No Comments ↓

If your business is still using a past version of Windows without issue, you may be wondering why you should upgrade. Why change a good thing? After all, company-wide operating system rollouts can be intimidating, even with the best implementation plans. However, Windows 10 offers more than enough benefits to make even the staunchest resisters consider an upgrade – it’s called an upgrade for a reason.

Consider the following 10 reasons to upgrade to Windows 10:

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Windows 10 vs. Windows 7: Differences You Need to Know

Posted by David Thibault  /  April 1, 2019  /  Microsoft Windows, Software Rollout, Windows 10   —   No Comments ↓

Windows 7 has long been the preferred operating system for many businesses, even after the release of Windows 8 and Windows 10. Many business owners and IT decision-makers heard of Windows 8’s detractors and adopted an “if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it” mentality regarding upgrades. As a result, a number of businesses continue to hold onto Windows 7, despite the fact that Microsoft’s support for the operating system has dwindled since 2015. So why should Windows 7 users make the switch to Windows 10?

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Why Your Company Needs a Windows 10 Upgrade Strategy

Posted by David Thibault  /  March 25, 2019  /  Microsoft Windows, Software Rollout, Windows 10   —   No Comments ↓

If your business is still using a previous version of Windows, you may be considering an upgrade. You should – Windows 10 is now the default operating system, and future software releases are not likely to include previous versions of Windows. However, diving into a critical upgrade without a strategy could prove disastrous. Consider these seven tips while outlining your business’s upgrade strategy:

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Offering Technical Training for the Newest Technologies

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  April 20, 2016  /  Microsoft Windows, Courses, IT Pros   —   No Comments ↓

Updated 9/17/2018

KnowledgeWave is known for our affordable end-user learning solutions.  We help our clients work more efficiently and collaboratively with the newest technologies like Office 365.

Training for IT

We also have technical training solutions for those who support the networks and infrastructures that the end-user and the C-suite have come to count on.

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Tags: Microsoft Windows, Courses, IT Pros

Why Business are Considering a Move to Windows 10

Posted by David Thibault  /  May 20, 2015  /  Microsoft Windows   —   No Comments ↓

A question many are asking is should I upgrade my business computers to Microsoft Windows 10? In this webinar recording we will explore and answer some of those questions, as well as educate you on whether your company should consider making the move to Windows 10.

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Why Businesses are Considering a Move to Windows 10?

Posted by David Thibault  /  April 7, 2015  /  Webinars, Microsoft Windows, KnowledgeWave News, Industry News   —   No Comments ↓

What's up up with all this talk about Windows 10? A question many are asking is should I upgrade my business computers to Microsoft Windows 10? In this webinar KnowledgeWave will explore and answer that question, as well as educate you on whether your company should consider making the move to Windows 10. 

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Tags: Webinars, Microsoft Windows, KnowledgeWave News, Industry News

Class Alert: MS 20411 Administering Windows Server 2012

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  March 30, 2015  /  Microsoft Windows   —   No Comments ↓

KnowledgeWave hosts a live remote session for Administering Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Course, MS 20411 weekly. This is an authorized Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) course and is eligible for Software Assurance (SA) Voucher redemption.  Please contact a KnowledgeWave representative at 800-831-8449 to enroll. 

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Using TOCs in Microsoft Word for Effective Business Communication

Posted by Eric Sokolowski  /  March 26, 2015  /  Word, Microsoft Windows   —   No Comments ↓

Chances are if you've used a computer in a work setting, you've probably used the Microsoft Word application. While some may use it for simple word processing alone, others take advantage of the whole breadth of the software, including some handy tools that can help organize what you've created on the page.

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Tags: Word, Microsoft Windows

Back by request! 2-day Microsoft Server 2012 Course.

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  November 25, 2014  /  Microsoft Windows, Courses   —   No Comments ↓

Back by request! 2-day Microsoft Server 2012 Course. The Newest Features! Join our expert this December for an overview of the most popular Windows Server 2012 new features. This two days session is ideal for administrator with limited availability. We will highlight and show you a number of important items. This shorten version of touches on topics covered in the 5-day course MS20410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012. If you’re looking to cover the most important and most used features of Server 2012 and can’t be out of the office, this 2 day class is perfect for you. Attend at KnowledgeWave or remote into our session from any location with a broadband connection.

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A First Look at Microsoft Windows 10

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  October 16, 2014  /  Microsoft Windows   —   No Comments ↓

Microsoft is planning on launching Windows 10 early to mid- 2015. Wondering what the new Microsoft Windows 10 interface may look like? Our Director of Education, David Thibault gives you a brief tour. Join David for a first look at some of the exciting new features and changes that are expected to come with the next Windows OS release.

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Using Windows 7 Features to the Max!

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  November 5, 2013  /  Microsoft Windows   —   No Comments ↓

Knowing your way around an operating system is the key to computer success. At Log on to Learn we've worked hard to help users understand the essential skills of navigating Windows and mastering file management, but like most things in life, the little things can make a HUGE difference. These recently created tip length videos demonstrate a few of the fantastic little tricks within Windows 7 that can make a huge difference in one's productivity! If you've never seen these features in action before, be sure to check 'em out now!

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Windows 7 Tools, Tips and Tricks

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  March 13, 2013  /  Microsoft Windows   —   No Comments ↓

Did you just upgrade or are you getting ready to upgrade to Windows 7? Yeah we know Microsoft’s Windows 8 is out, but like we said, are you getting ready to or just moved to Windows 7? While Windows 8 is a good OS, most businesses that are upgrading from XP now that the Microsoft will be ending support of the OS, are making the jump to Windows 7 not 8 – Side note: Did you know that XP was Microsoft’s longest living OS coming in at 12 years and 5 months? Now it’s time to update don’t you think? For those of you making the leap to Windows 8 don’t worry we’ll be posting some videos specific for that OS too.

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Shut Down. No, Sleep. No…

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  March 15, 2012  /  Microsoft Windows   —   No Comments ↓

Access the Start Menu Properties by right clicking on your Start menu.
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