Latest Windows 10 Update… Codename: Creators Update

By Michael Knoll Aside from various blog and forum posts regarding the Windows 10 Creators Update (Update 1703), we have seen some real-life issues arise. These are not life threatening to your Windows 10 operating system, but they can range from just plain annoying to temporarily crippling. When our first customer reported issues after the […]

Windows 10 Free Upgrade Expires end of July 2016

  Windows 10 Free Upgrade Expires end of July 2016 We receive a fair number of calls from our customers and partners, asking if they should take advantage of the free upgrade to Windows 10 before the offer is gone. We thought it would be helpful to document our responses and publish to our valued […]

Open Mesh – Cloud Based Mangement Wireless Networks

We want to take a little time to tell you about an amazing modular wireless network system called Open Mesh. It doesn’t replace your router, it will expand your Wi-Fi network’s range, speed, and overall efficiency. And it is one of the most cost efficient IT solutions we have ever come across. Open Mesh is […]

The Mighty, Mini Raspberry Pi -Part Two

If you consider yourself a techno-stein, hacker, or a dedicated IT enthusiast, and you’ve never heard about the Raspberry Pi, you’re in for a treat. In our last blog simply titled Raspberry Pi we briefly explored the credit card sized computer called Raspberry Pi and the organization (Raspberry Pi Foundation) responsible for creating and marketing […]

Microsoft XP, the countdown continues.

If you are a dyed in the wool, Microsoft XP devotee’ you are probably grieving the eventually decommissioning of XP.  XP was first introduced in August of 2001 and became readily available in October of that same year. It’s had a good run, as far as OS’s go but XP simply cannot keep up with […]

Another Great Addition to CSI Onsite – Joy Beckman

Full Name:  Joy Eleanor Beckman Where were you born? Edina, MN Where did you grow up? Bloomington, MN Tell me a little about your family:  Golly where to start… I have a mom and dad, 2 brothers and a sister. An amazing hubby and 2 fabulous kiddos 10 and 8!  Then there are all the […]

BYOD

BYOD is fast becoming the newest buzzword in the corporate world. If you don’t know (Are you kidding me? How can you not know what BYOD means?) BYOD is an acronym meaning Bring Your Own Device. Sounds simple, even innocuous doesn’t it? BYOD is not simple and can actually lead to some serious issues in […]

Merry Christmas

used with permission from Middle Creek Vineyard Church From all of the team at CSI Onsite we wish you a very blessed Christmas and the best of life for the new year.

XP and Windows 7

Last week’s post we looked at the inevitable move from Windows XP as your computer’s operating system to the new Windows 7 or 8…The horror.  But I digress. Win 7 is a marked improve in convenience, it moves along with greater speed than Vista and has its own sense of elegance in its ease of […]

Alas, poor XP! I knew him, Horatio:

I have a new desktop pc. It is awesome. Lightning fast, tons of RAM, a massive 2 TB hard drive, and a 60 GB SSD boot drive. It is powerful, screamin’ fast and whisper quiet…and it uses Windows 7 as its operating system (OS). Damn. I loved XP, but I have to move on. Aside […]