Why Computer Repair Is Best Left to Experts

Many of us have one solution to try when something goes wrong with our computers: turn it off and back on again. When that doesn’t work, we panic: “How am I supposed to do anything?” People often turn to a…

How to Destroy Data Properly

When we accidentally delete something, it feels like the end of the world. If a client file or new presentation is deleted, you may have to start again. Oh no! Yet deleting files is not as permanent as you may…

Why You Need Professional Virus Removal

“Your computer has a virus.” Such a dreaded five words! We don’t want to come down with a human virus; we’ll feel awful and miss work. But when a virus hits our computer, we could lose valuable information or be…

Why You Should Not Move Your Laptop

Laptops. They’re designed to be portable. But, did you know that by moving your laptop around while it is turned on can be bad news for your device? In the main, it’s definitely a bad idea to carry your laptop…

Signs Your Computer Might Have a Virus

Once over it was easy to tell that your computer you had a virus you would get random popups, and screens telling you that your computer is infected and you need to pay ££££££ to remove the problem, but lately…

Warning about Scam Technical Support

While the ‘Microsoft Tech Support’ scam has being going a while, there is a new variant of the scam. The new version works on when you are looking for the support number of your ISP (Internet Service Provider) or email…

Adobe Flash Player Virus Warning

Spotted this on a computer we were repairing, It’s an update trying to get to you install Flash Player, but this one is actually trying to get you to download a virus to your computer. You can spot is it…

Open Office

When you start your computer does Open Office start automatically? This is very simple to fix.   Go to the system tray on your computer, which is normally in the bottom right, next to the clock, you will see several…

How to Save a File as a PDF

To convert a file to a PDF please follow the instructions below. To Download Go to http://www.primopdf.com/ Download the free version (it will take you to cnet.com to download this file – this is safe) now click download (again) Once…

Dusty Computers

Is your computer running louder than when you first bought it? If dust is allowed to build up inside your computer; it can lead to slow performance from your computer, component failure, fan failure or overheating. If your computer is…

Skype Calls Regarding Computer Security

We have had a few calls from people asking about unsolicited messages and calls received via Skype. The calls can be regarding “Computer protection not being activated” “Urgent Online Instructions’ asking you to go to a website or similar. This…

How Do I Speed Up My Computer Quickly?

The quickest and simplest way to help speed up any computer is to remove the temporary files your computer has built up over time. When a computer or laptop is running it collects temporary files using hard drive space, even…