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Why is Gmail treating my Exchange server’s domain emails as spam   If you have an exchange server and Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo is treating your domain emails like spam then there is likely an issue with your domain's hosted DNS records, specifically your SPF and DKIM.   Why...

The Easiest Way to Record and Send an Error Message   People that have tech issues often forget why an error occurred when they explain it to us later (or things will work without issue when they try to show us). All you have to do to RECORD...

This is why you need to turn on 2 Factor Authentication   You need to turn on 2 Factor Authentication pronto because its the only way to A) know if someone is trying to get in and B) if someone has your password. Here's a quick story about...

How to Choose an IT Managed Services Provider   To begin understanding how to choose an IT Managed Services Provider, you need to understand what the heck an MSP is in the first place. Simply put, an MSP is an I.T. Consulting company that charges you a monthly...

CASE STUDY - Transitioning from Break/Fix Support to Managed Services   Prairie Contractors, Inc. – General Contractor   Prairie Contactors, a general contractor and construction services company, had the goal of transitioning their IT Services and Tech Management away from break/fix hourly IT Support to Managed IT Services.   THE CHALLENGE   Prairie Contractors...

LME Named Among Top Chicago Managed Service Providers   Clutch, an independent market research firm based in Washington DC recently released of the list of the top IT services firms in the chicago area, and we are proud to announce that we landed on the list of...

Why your Bad I.T. Guy will Kill your Business   Warning: The ineptitude of the I.T. Guy and the businesses network I am about to recount may be unsuitable for children or people with queasy stomachs. I’m Joe (hello joe) and I’m a capable IT person (gasps intermixed...

How Do Computers Work, a Short & Simple Answer   Have you asked yourself how electricity works and how do computers work only to take the mindset that it’s best to leave such deep concepts to the tech geniuses of the world?  If so, look at how...

What are the Pros and Cons of getting a Firewall   Before discussing what the pros and cons of getting a firewall are let’s quickly explain what a firewall is.   What is a firewall   A firewall is a router.  The term firewall is usually bandied about because certain brands...