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DreamSpark for Students

Bill Gates was the keynote speaker at this years Government Leader Forum. It’s one of those public-private partnerships. In his address he announced a huge new initiative: DreamSpark. DreamSpark will provide any student with free Microsoft development software. The offering includes everything from web site, to SQL, to Game Studio. […]

We have moved

We have a new mailing address. The new address is: Harbor Computer Services 29488 Woodward Ave #450 Royal Oak, MI 48073   Please make a note of it and direct all future deliveries to this address.

HCS Wins MS Partner Award

Today we were informed that Microsoft has chosen to recognize us for our outstanding growth in the last quarter of 2008. Everyone here pulled together to make that happen and it was certainly a lot of work. Congratulations!! Harbor Computer Service is being recognized as the winner of the Heartland […]

The Dell Outlet

Shopping at outlet stores is an excellent way to save money and the Dell Outlet is no exception. You never know what’s going to be there, there are no custom builds and if you don’t buy it right now it’ll be gone in 15 minutes but you’ll save about 30% […]

Alert: Conflicker and AntiVirus2009

There are currently 2 nasty infections going around for which we have just implemented an additional security measure to protect you from. Conflicker is a worm. A worm travels from computer to computer and infection occurs without intervention from the user. This worm takes advantage of machines that are  not […]

Teaching at Baker College

I will be teaching a course a Baker College in Auburn Hills this winter in ISA. In addition to the prescribed curriculum I intend to bring real world experience into the classroom. So students will learn not just the what, but also why and when to apply a particular security […]

SBS 2008 Certification — Accomplishments

Ted, Diana and Amy have received confirmation that they have all passed the SBS 2008 technical certification exam. This marks an accomplishment whose journey started 2 years ago with the first Alpha release of SBS 2008. How was Harbor Computer Services involved in the development of SBS 2008? Actively participated […]

Protecting Internet Name Resolution

Harbor Computer Services will be changing the DNS server forwarder locations and also applying a client and server side DNS patch as an emergency measure. This change is underway now and is a high priority item. It will take precedence over other minor issues. This will require a reboot of […]