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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Benefits Hard Drive Shredding

• Degaussing-this is the process of eliminating or decreasing a remnant magnetic field such as the hard disk drive of your computer and wipes the media from it so it can be safely and securely disposed..
• Physical disk destruction-this is where you render the platters severely fragmented and the disk inoperable.

If you are concerned about any sensitive data being left on your hard drive when you recycle it then the physical destruction of the disk is the best method of protection. It is also referred to as hard drive shredding and is a secure way of disposal. By doing this you are getting rid of confidential data by overwriting the deleted files. You want to make sure that the data that you have erased from your hard disk cannot be recovered anymore by anyone once you have deleted it.

When deciding to do hard drive shredding you need to be careful about the kind of software you use to complete this task. If you chose file shredding it will let you choose the file that you want removed and will only remove that particular file but nothing has been permanently removed and the file can be recovered. With hard drive shredding, or data destruction, it is the only way to remove completely any remnant data on a disk by using methods to get the remaining data and making it unrecoverable by anyone else.

Some of the benefits of using hard drive shredding includes:

• It will remove any chance of your data ever being recovered
• It will only touch your deleted files.
• It gives you increased data security because a shredded disk or hard drive cannot be patched up and made functional again.
• Helps to reduce the risk of having improperly discarded hard drives.

Hard drive shredding is the best method to use, especially for companies who are not going to re-sell or donate their old computers and just want to recycle them and keep customers sensitive information out of the wrong hands.

Out of MFP

• Maximize Faxing – Fax files directly to desktops on your network to improve productivity and enhance your ability to collaborate with colleagues on office projects. Desktop faxing also eliminates the need to produce a paper copy of a file or document just to run it through the fax machine to send it to someone outside your office. This saves valuable time and reduces paper waste.

• App it Up – Some MFPs now come equipped with cloud connectivity and app capabilities, allowing you to do a variety of things. Connect to your Google account or upload a file to your customer relationship management system by using simple, user-friendly apps at the MFP.

• Incorporate Vertical-specific Solutions – Many MFPs allow users to customize and enhance their devices for their specific industry. Solutions for education, healthcare, legal, government offices, and many more are available, helping to enhance security safeguards while controlling costs. For example, advanced education software allows teachers to print bubble sheet tests on demand and grade the exams in minutes. And highly secure healthcare software allows doctors to print prescriptions with anti-copy and anti-counterfeit features.

Few businesses have taken the necessary steps to ensure that their multifunction devices are optimized to work within their specific print and document environment. But, your MFP is more than a copier and printer. Learning more about how to maximize your MFPs functions and streamline your business processes will pay considerable dividends.

Wireless Barcode Scanners

Bluetooth Barcode Scanner – A bluetooth scanner is wireless again, but this time, it transmits scanned data back to a receiving cradle via bluetooth. The cradle is usually plugged into a host or P.C. Bluetooth scanners can also be paired with a laptops, tablets or smart phones.

Bluetooth scanners do vary in robustness, size and features. Some bluetooth barcode scanners can also store scanned data as well, giving it the functionality of a memory scanner as well.

APPLICATIONS – Point of sale, Inventory management, event management. Applications where you need mobility and not restricted by the length of cable that comes with a tethered scanner.

PDA Barcode Scanners (Batch) – A batch PDA Scanner is also wireless. However they have much more functionality than just a wireless barcode scanner. As mentioned earlier, wireless scanners can only capture the barcode #. Where a PDA scanner can capture the barcode # plus the quantity plus location ID # and much more.

A PDA barcode scanner that is batch, can only store the data within its memory. After the scanning is completed, you upload it back into excel, notepad or send back to an application via a cradle or direct cable.

APPLICATIONS – Stocktaking, asset management, event management. Basically any application where you need to capture multiple fields of information and that it’s not mission critical that the information collected, needs to be live and query a database.

PDA Barcode ScannersWi-Fi/3G – The last type of wireless PDA scanner is the type that has communications. Similar to the batch PDA scanners except they have the ability to communicate to a database live. Within warehousing and many applications within the four walls, PDA barcode scanners are very popular and communicate via Wi-Fi.

Outside the four walls, many wireless PDA scanners are communicating and using the cellular network via 3G.

APPLICATIONS – Warehousing, Inventory Control, Field Service, Logistics, Event Management. Any application where its mission critical that all information is live and querying a database is live for possible information coming back to the user.

Tricks Fix Problems in Printer

Check the cables (wired printers)

Verify that the printer link is legitimately associated from the printer to your PC.

Check the remote connection (remote printers)

• Make beyond any doubt the printer’s remote alternative is turned on and accessible. Numerous printers have a catch that shows a blue remote symbol when remote is accessible. To realize where this catch is found on your printer and to discover directions about how to turn it on, see the manual that accompanied the printer.

• Run the printer’s remote integration test. Numerous printers have a menu alternative to test the printer’s remote integration. Perused the guidelines that accompanied the printer or check the printer maker’s site for directions about how to do this.

• If you’re utilizing Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1, take after the ventures in Why isn’t Windows discovering my Bluetooth or different remote gadget? In the event that the issue continues after you take after those ventures, there may be some kind of problem with your PC’s system connector.

Utilize a troubleshooter

A troubleshooter is an automatic tool that can discover and naturally alter a few issues with your PC. The printing troubleshooter can alter issues with introducing and joining with a printer.

Upgrade drivers

Most printers oblige driver programming to work legitimately. In the event that you as of late redesigned starting with one form of Windows then onto the next, its conceivable that the flow printer driver is for the past adaptation of Windows. In the event that you’ve had late power blackouts, infections, or other PC issues, its conceivable that the drivers have gotten to be harmed. Downloading and introducing the most recent driver for your printer can resolve these sorts of issues.

• Use Windows Update. Windows Update may have an overhauled rendition of your printer driver.

To upgrade the driver utilizing Windows Update

• Install programming from the printer maker. In the event that your printer accompanied a circle, that plate may contain programming that introduces a driver for the printer.

• Download and introduce the driver yourself. You can hunt down a driver on the maker’s site. Attempt this if Windows Update can’t discover a driver for your printer, and the printer didn’t accompany programming that installs a driver

About Print Management Solutions

Home printer just won’t cut it. It is not manufactured to handle high volumes of print runs. Keep in mind that a student or person who uses a printer at home only uses it occasionally. So to them, it is sufficient and appears to last long. For you that run a business such a printer won’t last long because it cannot cope with printing everyday throughout the year. It probably can’t hold a lot of paper anyway.

For a business, it is necessary to find a printer that can handle high print volumes and that is durable. Also, it is ideal to select a printer that has multi-functionality. A printer that can print, copy, scan and, possibly, fax is very useful to a business. We live in a modern age so a fax is probably not necessary but if you tend to receive and send documents daily, you will require a document scanner. You need to be able to quickly scan a document to your laptop so that you can email it. The same is applicable in the opposite sense, when you receive a document, you should be able to easily send it to print. While we’re on the modern age topic, everything is wireless in this era. If you are on the move and don’t tend to sit in one office all the time, for example perhaps you need to meet a client in the boardroom, then a wireless print management solution is an option. You need access to your printer from anywhere in your office building. If this is important to you, then it is advisable to select a printer that has WIFI capability.

The right printer for your business will be one that fits your needs. Work out beforehand how often you print, if you scan documents regularly, and how many documents you copy daily. Also consider if you send faxes often or if you scan and email documents instead. This will allow you to be informed when you are looking for a printer then you can zone in to the print management solution that offers the applications you need.