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  • Windows XP Expiration Date - How to Stay Safe

    As most of you know, effective tomorrow, April 8th, technical support for Windows XP will no longer be available. This means Microsoft will no longer be providing security updates to protect your PC, which makes it much more vulnerable to viruses and puts you at much greater risk. Your computer will still work, but at a risk that most are not willing to take. If you had previously downloaded Microsoft Security Essentials, you will receive anti-malware updates until July 14, 2015. But don’t be fooled, this doesn’t mean you are safe. Read more >>

  • Comprehensive Protection For All Your Devices

    Remember the days when you had one desktop computer that was used by everyone in your household? A simple virus protection that prevented pop-ups was all you needed. Fast forward to today, you have a smartphone, tablet, and laptop, all used interchangeably. As the number of online threats continue to grow, so does the way in which those threats can reach you and your family. You need an all-inclusive internet security solution that will protect multiple devices like PCs, Macs, smartphones, and tablets. Read more >>

  • Computer Tech Explained! (well…sort of)

    Have you ever wondered why it’s called a mouse? What about the reason the nickname for junk e-mail is the same as a pre-cooked meat substitute created by the Hormel Foods Corporation? What exactly is the purpose of naming browser cookies after one of the world’s most classic (and delicious) treats? Read on for some facts (and theories) behind some of the most common computer technologies. Read more >>

  • Helpful Tips for Tax Season

    Here we go again…tax season is in full swing. I guess Benjamin Franklin put it best over two centuries ago when he said there are only two certainties in life, death and taxes. Many of you are preparing to file or some of you may have already filed and have your refund check in the bank (which makes me green with envy). If you procrastinate like me and haven’t yet filed, you know the April 15th deadline will be here quick. Below are a few tips to help you get prepared: Read more >>

  • Tuesday’s Tip with Amanda: Spring Clean Your Email

    Windstream understands staying in touch with family and friends is important. Customizing your Windstream.net email can make it easier to find that cookie recipe your aunt sent or keep track of the RSVPs to your annual spring BBQ….and it takes very little time. Read more >>

  • Give it Up for the Green: Saint Patrick’s Day 2014

    It’s the day of parades, festivals and parties; the day of shamrocks, three-leaf clovers and wearing green. But, most of all, it’s a day of celebration for a great figure in the Irish Culture: Saint Patrick’s Day. This day resonates and is celebrated throughout the world. Though everyone has their own traditions to uphold, parties to attend, and parades to organize, we would like to give a small tribute to some of our favorite green things in honor of good ole Saint “Paddy’s” Day. Read more >>

  • Catch All of the Madness with this Great Offer

    It’s that time of year again …college basketball madness is here. That means three weeks of basketball mayhem, upsets and Cinderellas. How will you be watching? Read more >>

  • Tuesday’s Tip with Amanda: We’re-a-Here-When-You-Need-Us-Provider

    Welcome back for the second installment of Tuesday’s Tip with Amanda. I had so much fun writing my first post, I hope you found it beneficial. This week I wanted to share more ways for you to get help and find the answers you are looking for. I have also included some St. Patrick’s Day fun!! Read more >>

  • Happy Mardi Gras!

    The sound of jazz music, the aroma of Cajun cuisine, outlandish costumes, and beads galore can only mean one thing…Mardi Gras is here. Mardi Gras, French for Fat Tuesday, marks the end of one of the biggest and longest running parties in the world. Read more >>

  • And the Oscar Goes To...2014 Academy Awards Predictions

    Sunday marks the 86th Academy Awards, and this year’s competition is stiff. With heavy hitters such as American Hustle, Wolf of Wall Street, and 12 Years a Slave, it’s hard to predict who will take home the ultimate cinema award. Read on for our predictions for the biggest night for movies! Read more >>

  • Don't Fear the Internet: Tips on Protecting your Family Online

    Technology drives so many aspects of our lives in today’s society. Not only is the Internet now a vital part of daily adult life, it has also become an integral part of the lives of children as well. Check out our tips to make sure your family stays safe online...



  • Get to know Windstream Amanda and Her New Tuesday's Tip Column

    Amanda K, Windstream's Social Media Support Associate wants to share tips she has picked up on in the digital space to help you improve your online experience. Her new "Tuesday's Tip" column will do just that. This week's tip is about connecting to Windstream through our Facebook Support tab for answers to commonly asked questions... Read more >>