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VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. Without getting into the details, it allows you to very securely connect to another network, and things will behave as if they were on that other network. There is an emphasis here on security. Through tunneling and encryption and other techniques, a VPN allows a connection to be extremely secure. There are two main implementations for a VPN in most small...

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Worcester, MA June 2, 2012:  For the second year, Mike Clark, Chief Technology Officer of Cinch IT, Inc., was given the opportunity to partner with Status Ride for an amazing event appreciating local police and firefighters.  Status Ride was giving the local heroes an opportunity to drive some of their luxury cars which included a Lamborghini, Bentley GT, Porsche 911, and a Corvette Convertible.  They...

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Replacing memory is a cheap way to speed up your computer and improve your multi-tasking capabilities. Sometimes, bad memory can even be the cause of a computer not being able to boot, so it is a worthwhile thing to try to bring a computer back from the dead. Here is how you can replace your laptop memory. The first thing you'll want to do is head...

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Cinch IT will be at the Mass Council Regional Networking Breakfast on Wednesday, May 30 from 8:30 to 10:30am. It will be held at Home Staff on 40 Millbrook St, Worcester, MA. The main topic will be about personal data and your written information security plan (WISP). Join us at this (free) breakfast to learn how to keep your company compliant! To register, send an email to...

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If you've got a computer virus, it is not the end of the world. You don't even have to feel bad! Even the most savvy computer users will probably get one at some point. Here is what you can do to save your data and fix that virus. Step 1: Save the data! If you can boot in to your computer and get some usability out of...

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