Edge release date set

Edge release date set

The new version of Edge is to be released on 15 January 2020 Back in August 2019, I posted an article about the beta copy of Edge. This is an update. For months, we have been using Edge Beta. For a number of months, we have been installing it on our customer machines...
Microsoft Sticky Notes in Outlook

Microsoft Sticky Notes in Outlook

The Sticky Notes app has been around for years. It is included in Windows and has been for years. But isn’t placed on the default desktop. You have to know that it’s there to use it. A couple of days ago, I was reviewing the Microsoft blog for...
Edge and 3CX Client

Edge and 3CX Client

Farsight VDS primarily supports Microsoft Windows, Servers and Office 365. We also manage 3CX phone systems. Two items that have come up that work together. Microsoft Edge Beta is the updated browser. The release date is scheduled for January 2020 but the beta has...
Office 365 changes default save location

Office 365 changes default save location

On 28 August, we received an email from Office 365. OneDrive will become the default save location. Microsoft first announced this back in January. If you are set to receive monthly updates to Office, you have it. In September, Microsoft has it’s...
Microsoft Edge Insider

Microsoft Edge Insider

Some time back, Microsoft announced that they were changing the engine for Microsoft Edge. They are going to the same engine as Chrome. The ‘look’ of the Edge Browser is changing but it is still an ‘Edge’ browser. Over the years, we have had to...

Phones and lines – month-to-month contract

Summary: If you are interested in adding or changing your phone system, please give us a call. We provide a managed phone system that includes desktop phones and incoming lines. Our system supports a few to a few hundred extensions.  Call us at 432 335 0879 Details:...

Replication error 8453 Replication access was denied

A customer server was damaged. Something in Active Directory corrupted. We could still access the files. Shares and permissions were working.  We installed a new server running Server 2016. Everything was migrated. By that time, we could no longer log into the old...

Windows Time Sync Issues

Over the last few months, we have had a few times where programs on local domains that failed to run. The problem was the time on the workstation did not match the server.  In a couple of cases, the user had changed the time on their PC for a reason. Then forgot to...

Upgrade to Windows 10 — for free!

Remember when you could upgrade the previous version of Windows to Windows 10 for free. That ended – sort of. Many of my customers use Dell. Dell has always had a different agreement with Microsoft. One day, I took an old Dell notebook with Windows 7 Pro and run...
“This PC can’t be upgraded to Windows 10”

“This PC can’t be upgraded to Windows 10”

A week ago, I posted that I could not upgrade my Windows 10 PCs to the latest version, v1903, May 2019. What I didn’t do was take the time to research the error. Today I did. The problem is the latest version will change the drive letter on your USB devices. I...