If you ever see a Windows 10 install getting stuck at “Getting Ready”–the issue could be caused by various factors.  Below are some tips to help you fix this issue along with other tips for other kinds of installation related errors. 1. UEFI booted installation — disable secure boot and enable “Legacy Booting”. When you […]

On October 24, 2017, Cisco Talos was alerted to a widescale ransomware campaign affecting organizations across eastern Europe and Russia. As was the case in previous situations, we quickly mobilized to assess the situation and ensure that customers remain protected from this and other threats as they emerge across the threat landscape. There have been […]

When you’re booting your Mac from the recovery partition and are planning to reinstall OS X, you might be met by the following message: An error occurred while preparing the installation. Try running again Now, if you haven’t used your Mac for a while, the error might be caused by an incorrect system date setting. You can check […]

If you encounter an error when trying to install a fresh operating system, it could be a problem with the date and time. The other day a co-worker needed to borrow a Mac, so I grabbed an older MacBook Air from storage. I decided to wipe out the laptop’s flash storage and install a fresh […]

Virus Precaution Handling Email’s File Attachments Nowadays, advanced email clients (such as Netscape Messenger, MS Outlook, Eudora, and PC-Pine, etc.) are powerful and user-friendly.  They provide features for users to run programs or open documents sent from  file attachments of emails directly and easily by a simple click or key-stroke.  Since a user may receive […]