Windows Active Directory – Adding Second Domain Controller to an Existing Domain

Windows Active Directory – Adding Second Controller to an Existing Domain Purpose There are two main reasons for adding second Domain Controller to an existing Windows Active Directory Domain. The first most popular reason is for High Availability via replication. The second reason is to subsequently decommission an older Domain Controller after a newer one … Read more

Payroll – QuickBooks Payroll Run After Square

Payroll – QuickBooks Payroll Run After Square Purpose Square Payroll is the most cost-effective payroll service for small businesses and QuickBooks Desktop is the most cost-effective accounting software. Although one can use the QuickBooks payroll service integrated directly within QuickBooks Desktop, the cost savings by using Square payroll instead is significant, especially if one wants … Read more

Website – Creating Header

Website – Creating the Header Purpose The website header is the top section of the web page on a website. A website header typically contains the company logo, contact info, social media links and the menu This document will describe design considerations and the creation of a website header. Prerequisites A valid domain Web-hosting WordPress … Read more

WordPress – Appearance Setup

WordPress – Appearance Setup Purpose The Appearance section in WordPress contains the global appearance settings for how your website will look. It begins by installing and activating a theme, then continues with design settings that should follow your corporate color scheme and establish a homogeneous look and feel. Solution Prerequisites A valid domain Web-hosting WordPress … Read more

WordPress – Settings Setup

WordPress – Settings Setup Purpose There are some global settings that need to be set before you begin designing the website. This document covers the initial setup of WordPress prior to the installation of a theme or plugins. Solution Prerequisites A valid domain Web-hosting WordPress installation Pages Prior to designing your website you need to … Read more

Website – Initial Cons

Website – Initial Considerations Purpose When building a website, there are a number of considerations that need to be taken into account. The order in which tasks are done is also important. This document will review these considerations, in the proper order and advise you on which vendors and tools to use. Solution There are … Read more

How to install from Windows 7 from your internal HD

How to Install Windows 7 From Your Internal Hard Drive Purpose Some older computers have trouble installing Windows from the thumb drive. If all you have is a USB Windows 7 Installer then you can use this method to accomplish your clean install of Windows 7. Solution Preparing Hard Drive With the computer powered completely … Read more

Recommended Mac Shareware

Recommended Mac Shareware Need A new Mac comes with the latest operating system and some bundled software (iLife & iWork). However, the most useful software for internet access and productivity is typically not installed. Prerequisites 1) Run Apple’s software updates Recommended Titles FireFoxGoogle ChromeAdobe Acrobat Reader DCBBEditGIMPVLC media playerKindleTeamViewer Suggested PidginSpotifyLibreOfficeSkype

Recommended Windows Shareware

Recommended Windows Shareware Need A new computer comes with the latest Windows operating system and some manufacturer bundled software. However, the most useful software for internet access and productivity is typically not installed. Prerequisites 1) Uninstall demo software – this software is usable for 30 days, unless you are planning to purchase it, it is … Read more