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Merry Christmas from the Smith’s – 2018

Remember, it is all fun and games until Santa checks the Naughty List. We hope you have been good this year! 

Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.

– Isaiah 7:14

Immanuel means God With Us. Our prayer is a thankful prayer. God is always with us through the mountains and the valleys of life. We are thankful that God loves us so much that He wants to be with us. No matter how dark life seems at times, He is still as present during those days as He is on our brightest days. Look for God and you will find Him.

May the love of our Savior, Jesus Christ, surround you all the days of your life. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

-The Smith’s (Matthew, Paige, and Sheldon)

SOLVED! Scan to Email not working on Sharp MFP with Office 365

We had several Sharp MFP’s (MX-M364N, MX-M266N, and MX-M464N) that scan to email suddenly stopped working on. When trying to scan to email, the MFP would show a network error CE-00.  Checking the settings, SMTP was correct, LDAP was correct, IP/DNS/Gateway was correct. Looking at the Job Log on one of the MFP’s I saw a line that the Result column said Send Error and  Continue reading SOLVED! Scan to Email not working on Sharp MFP with Office 365

Meet Sheldon Cooper Smith

Paige and I are happy to welcome this handsome fella, Sheldon Cooper, into our Smith home because he brings a lot of joy and love. (Sheldon Cooper is the name we have chosen to call him, and believe me… It fits!… Ba-zinga!) Sheldon is smart and is working hard on all that he learned through the New Leash On Life program that is a partnership with the Humane Society and the Department of Correction. Sheldon finished his Continue reading Meet Sheldon Cooper Smith

Paqui Carolina Reaper One Chip Challenge

Goal

Ten people eat one Paqui Carolina Reaper Tortilla Chip and try to go 5 minutes without drinking the milk that is sitting in front of them. The winners that made it through 5 minutes split $100. Those that made it through the additional time split another $100.

The challenge was held at Vac & Dash in Albemarle on 10/26/2017.

Merry Christmas from the Smith’s – 2017

Matthew and Paige Christmas 2017

Though we meet struggles and hardships, God is the stronghold that keeps us afloat. Through Christ, we have the strength to stand when everything else around us is shaken.

God, thank you for the assurance, stability, grace, mercy, forgiveness, strength, peace, healing, and encouragement we have in you! Thank you for all you have done and blessed us with in 2017. All of it is possible because of your birth, death, and resurrection.

We wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 

-The Smith’s

Use CrashPlan’s Free Version to Backup Off-site

It is best practice to have an on-site and an off-site backup of your important data that cannot be easily replaced. CrashPlan makes on-site and off-site backups a breeze. You can do off-site backups using CrashPlan’s “back-up to a friend” feature.

Step 1 – Download CrashPlan’s backup software

Download and CrashPlan’s free version from http://www.code42.com/crashplan/download/.

Step 2 – Install CrashPlan on both the local computer and the remote machine

Follow the installation instructions to install the backup software on both the local machine and machine at the off-site location.

Step 3 – Setup Backup to a Friend

Follow the most current instructions from http://support.code42.com/CrashPlan/Latest/Backup/Backing_Up_To_A_Friends_Computer

Step 4 – Do initial backup on the local (source) computer

If have a large amount of data to backup, you will want to speed up the initial backup process by first backing up to an external hard drive then move the drive to the remote location. Follow these instructions to complete this part: http://support.code42.com/CrashPlan/Latest/Backup/Backing_Up_Very_Large_File_Selections_To_Another_Computer

After following these steps, your data will be backed up to a remote (off-site) location. Remember, always backup!