The Countdown Begins: Windows 10 Support Fading, Windows 11 Emerges as the New Frontier!

Microsoft’s operating system, Windows 10 has been a cornerstone of computing since its release in 2015. Its intuitive interface, robust security features, and regular updates have endeared it to users worldwide. But all good things must come to an end … Read More

Exciting News: Upgrade to Hosted Exchange 2019 for Enhanced Service!

At RLS Computer Services, our commitment to delivering the best services remains unwavering. We are thrilled to announce a significant upgrade that will elevate your experience to new heights. Starting on Monday, September 18th, we will be transitioning our valued … Read More

Microsoft 365 vs. Microsoft Office 2021 Home & Student: Empowering Home Users’ Productivity

Introduction: In today’s fast-paced world, home users seek efficient tools to enhance their productivity and creativity. Microsoft, a renowned tech company, offers two popular office software options – Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Office 2021 Home & Student. While both cater … Read More

Security Changes TLS 1.0 / 1.1

There has been some changes in the security protocols that run a lot of our online and offline lives. Such services as online banking, secure connectivity, applications and emails will be affected. The changes relates to the Transport Layer Security … Read More

Windows 7, Windows 2008 Server and Office 2010 End of Support

If your business is still using Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 (Inc. Small Business Server 2008), then now is the time to consider your options on upgrading. Microsoft is officially dropping extended support for all of these on January 14th … Read More

SMS Messages Not Opening in Outlook 2016

If you are use to opening SMS messages in Outlook and find them not working, this post will explain why. If you have switched the facility on in your email app on your Android phone to sync SMS messages so … Read More

OneDrive – Archive vs. Sync Mode

OneDrive is an amazing tool to allow users to access the same files from multiple devices. However, what if you don’t want to sync files to all of these devices but instead you just want to archive a bunch of … Read More

OneDrive Placeholders is Back!!!

Back in the day of Windows 8 Microsoft introduced a cool feature that allowed users to keep their files stored in the cloud and use the built-in file explorer to see these files and access them without taking up precious … Read More

What is a Microsoft Account?

Customer’s frequently ask me, “What is my Microsoft Account?”. So I thought I would explain with this simple little post. A Microsoft Account is the generic name given to ALL Microsoft’s services and is used to access thsose services, so … Read More

Windows Essentials 2012 – End of Life

In January 10, 2017, Microsoft Windows Essentials 2012 suite will reach end of support. So what does this mean to the users and what are the alternatives, you can find the answers here. Like all things in the IT world, … Read More