How to recover user files as part of mobile device repair?

  If you have a phone that is not functioning because of damage or other issues, you might be worried about your data. Not having the access to your contacts, calendar, email, and apps, it is impossible to get your work done or to simply communicate. I have two cool apps that you can use to get all your data back to your new phone. 1. The first app is called Smart Switch and you can download this app at Google Play. This app helps you transfer all your contacts, messages, photos, videos, music, calendar events, apps, etc. Smart Switch gives you  three options to transfer your information. The first option is you have to make sure both phones have the Smart switch app on both screens and then it will ask you to select how to transfer and you will need to tap wireless and follow the steps on the app. The second option is USB cable, you need to make sure you have both phones connected to the same USB cable and select the USB Cable option on the app and follow the steps. 2. The second app is called Samsung cloud and is usually a built in app on your Samsung device. This app helps you keep all your data in one place just in case you lost, have stolen, or a broken device. You can easily backup, sync, restore, and have all your information to your new phone. There is a way to setup and manage your preferences from one screen, sync and view your photos from any galaxy device, and backup and restore on...

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Searching for IT Jobs in Milwaukee Area

The job search isn’t exactly the reason we’re students. However, it is something we will probably struggle through. There is plenty of advice for topics like choosing a school, choosing a major, or nailing an interview. When it comes to the job search, it can seem like we’re out there alone. There are obvious things to help the job search, but we could be doing some things wrong without knowing. Here are 7 mistakes to avoid while searching for a great IT job in the Milwaukee Metro Area. 1. Clean up your online image. This is increasingly important and the first thing you should do before getting too deep in the job hunt. Have friends or family run some searches on you. If there are even slightly silly or embarrassing results, employers could be passing on your resume without giving you a chance. Just like all important issues, you want to bury the hurtful things deep, down inside the internet. Honestly, the inappropriate stuff may not be a deal breaker. You just want the good results at the top of the list. 2. Look past the internet. There’s a lot that comes with this topic. You want to utilize everything you can to get your hands on job openings. Check career centers at schools, and not just the school you’re enrolled in. There are staff members in school that are only there to find jobs for students. This is directly linked to networking. The more people you talk to the better. Check out local networking groups like HDI. 3. Use all the right keywords in search fields. If you’re...

How to Install Microsoft Windows 10 on VMware – Tutorial

Article is optimized for mobile viewing. MATC students have VMware available to them. This is a hypervisor that let’s you simulate an operating system on your computer as if it were a standard app or program. Students can get the VMware here from Pat Feder’s site. There’s plenty more information on this subject there, even some links to tutorial videos. 1. Click VMware Academic Program (VMware Workstation) 2. Choose the latest version of WMware Workstation (12 in this screenshot) after you login with your MATC credentials. 3. Add it to the cart and proceed to your free Check Out. 4.  Find the WMware Workstation file in your Downloads Folder and double click it. 5. The Installation Wizard will pop up and installation is straight forward. 6. To install the Windows 10 operating system on the VMware, you’ll need the ISO file from Microsoft. To do that, you’ll need to download the Media Creation Tool. 7. Find the Media Creation Tool in your Downloads folder and start it up with a double click. 8. Choose the ISO file option. 9. Choose the ISO file and you’ll choose a place to save it. It’s a biggie and will take some time and space to download. Just remember what file you saved it in. 10. Open the VMware workstation and you should see something like this. We want to create a new Virtual Machine. 11. A new Installation Wizard will pop up. Find that ISO file you downloaded and follow the standard prompts. 12. The standard settings should be fine. If you have a bounty of processor cores, you can assign them here....

Differences between Microsoft Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise editions

With enterprise edition, you can use the WINDOWS TO GO option that is basically saying you can install it on the flash drive and go with it a good option if you are installing windows 10 enterprise and different locations also Windows 10 has that same option no different from the Windows 10 enterprise. Another feature that comes with the windows 10 enterprise is the App locker a tool that is very useful in the work environment when it comes down to employees because it gives owners the power to determine what the computer can and cannot download to the system. With windows 10 the option must be purchased where as it comes with windows 10 enterprise it comes with the system. Group Policy management comes with windows 10 enterprise that is to allow the company to have the control to monitor other user computers to allow privileges like reading files and give permissions to areas where the company has the control to control that with windows 10 it doesn’t come with the GPO option to share over a network. With windows 10 enterprise comes with Domain join that is a great option for a company on the move to different servers and they must be in their network and order to view files or just to do business. With windows 10 that feature is not an option. Windows 10 enterprise includes BitLocker Drive Encryption it is a feature that allows you to encrypt your Personal Computers hard drive and onto your removable drives to prevent people from seeing your sensitive and important data. Windows 10 doesn’t come with...

Differences between Windows 7 and Windows 10 for Enterprise Support users

Iris Barreto

Iris Barreto

My name is Iris Barreto (aka Sister Iris Marie). I am a Schoenstatt Sister of Mary getting updated and learning about the world of IT. I began my studies at MATC in the Fall of 2016. Studying the IT Support Specialist program, I hope to be a great asset to my community and to the Schoenstatt Movement.
Iris Barreto
I have put together information on the web in a more condensed form. The following is a short documentation of differences between Microsoft Windows 7 and 10. Click here to Download differences between Win 7 & 10...
What are the advantages of wiring workplace vs wireless?

What are the advantages of wiring workplace vs wireless?

In computing technology, the term “wired” is used to differentiate between wireless connections and those that involve cable. A wired setup uses physical cables to transfer data between connected PCs. In a small wired network, a single router may be used to connect all the computers. Larger networks often involve multiple routers or switches that connect to each other. On of these devices typically connects to a cable modem such as T1 line or other type of Internet connection that provides Internet access to all devices connected to the network. Nowadays, most of big enterprises choose wire connection over the wireless. There are many reasons why these corporations decide to implement a wire internet. Below we will be studying some of the main advantages of the wire connection. Cost: Since companies are always trying to save money and generate more revenue, cost is one of the main reasons wire connection is an option. Cables, switches are not expensive. Wire connection is cheaper than the wireless. In another hand, Ethernet consume less power . Using Ethernet improve laptops battery life.  Reliability: Wire connection is known to be very reliable. Therefore, reliability is one of the reason why some companies choose to implement the wire Internet. Ethernet, cables, switches are reliable because manufacturers have improved their technology over several decades. Speed and Bandwidth is very high with the wire connection.  We are talking about up to 100 Mbps. Nowadays most IT professionals choose fiber optic cables for less attenuation and electromagnetic interference (EMI) Security: Wire connection is very handy if you have sensitive data that you want to secure using some software...