Category Archives: Software

Another Microsoft Operating System Bites the Dust

It was nice knowing you Windows Vista. After today, April 11, 2017, Microsoft no longer provides extended support for the Vista operating system. There are just under one percent of all the desktop computers running a Windows operating system which still operated on Vista. Recently I came across one of our business clients recently who still…
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WiFi Router Security: Firmware Concerns Continue

As much as we'd like it to be, some business and home internet equipment isn't "set it and forget it" hardware because of internet security issues. WiFi routers, like computers, do need regular maintenance. WiFi routers have firmware, the permanent internal software that's programmed into the on-board memory of the router. That firmware can be exploited…
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Windows 10 New Features

Windows 10 brings with it a number of new features designed to make your computer more user friendly. But along with features comes frustration at times. [embed]https://youtu.be/6MAVcD91wWk[/embed] Host: I always feel a little enlightened each time we see you because I learn something new. This is something I know nothing about, Ellen sounds like she's…
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Managed IT

Small businesses need managed IT if they are too small to have an IT team or technician. Madison Geeks pretty well manages all of your computer and networking needs. We'll come out and review your setup and come up with a custom plan that will suit your business and your budget. We also discuss the…
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Hackers and Windows 10 Popups

Computer users today need to be vigilant to internet hackers who are out to steal your money and date. The topic came up with Kahlal "KC" Cunningham of Madison Geeks during a recent Girl Talk broadcast here in Madison. He offered some good advice on how to protect yourself. Last time we saw you Kahlal…
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Technology Tools for Parents

There are a number of way that technology can help parents to "parent" if utilized properly. You need to use the right tools for internet filters and monitoring of your kids activities on the internet. Several of us at Madison Geeks are parents so we know the importance of using the right tools for every device.…
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Windows 10 Arrives

Windows 10 is here, should you update from Windows 8? What if you're still using Windows XP on your computer?  Serious questions especially for businesses. We talk about these Microsoft operating systems on Girl Talk. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kk6_37SaKZM&t=25s [/embed] Kahlal "KC" Cunningham of Madison Geeks appeared on a July 2015 Channel 57 CW57 WIFS Madison Wisconsin Family…
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