Update Internet Explorer today

Microsoft has now fixed Internet Explorer’s very serious security problem, discovered April 26. Microsoft has provided the corrected versions even for those Internet Explorer versions which run only on their unsupported OS, Windows XP. As we posted here on Tuesday, Microsoft acknowledged that all versions of Internet Explorer contained the flaw, which was already known and exploited by [...]...
  • Author: Sandy M.
  • May 1, 2014

Stop using Internet Explorer ASAP – Security Roundup

Stop using Internet Explorer, immediately. Unfortunately, this is no April Fools prank. A devastating security flaw – already being exploited in US industries – has been discovered and is not yet repaired.  It is so serious that the US Department of Homeland Security has moved “to urge users to consider alternative Web browsers until a [...]...
  • Author: Sandy M.
  • April 29, 2014

Server upgrades, War, Peace, and other trivialities

I’ve been visiting the seamy underbelly of Windows Server a lot recently. In particular, I’ve installed (and uninstalled and reinstalled and backed out) a set of services without achieving a successful upgrade… my goal is now re-set to get the dev system running the way it was a month ago. What am I still grateful [...]...
  • Author: Sandy M.
  • March 12, 2014

6 Adoption Lessons from SharePoint Governance for any solution

Consumable: something you internalize. Adoption: adds a new responsibility that tags around after you.  At spTechCon I enjoyed the presentation Creating a Consumable SharePoint Governance Plan by Susan Hanley.   Susan shared a living list of SharePoint governance questions: these are on her landing page at http://susanhanley.com/.  Susan promises frequent updates, so it’s worth it to retrieve the latest [...]...
  • Author: Sandy M.
  • August 14, 2013

Enterprise Search: ready to replace Document Management?

Should a medium or small law firm invest in a Document Management System? Yes. Enterprise search sounds so powerful… can that be used instead?  Could you instead leave everything as it is, where it is, and apply Enterprise Search to make it accessible firm-wide? I don’t know of a search solution yet, that eliminates the need for a DMS. What does [...]...
  • Author: Sandy M.
  • February 27, 2013

Clearing Internet Explorer’s history and cookies

The following steps will walk you through clearing out the browsing history and cookies from Internet Explorer, in a way suitable for clearing a server before major software installation. Or, you might use these steps if you’re having trouble client-side and you need to be sure that you’ve retrieved the most recent version of a [...]...
  • Author: Sandy M.
  • December 20, 2012

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