We have passed the Government-backed Cyber Essentials exams. Becoming Cyber Essentials certified shows our customers that we take cybersecurity seriously and are following best practices and taking the necessary steps to keep the data we h...
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    While we are all been asked to work at home to prevent the spread of COVID19, backing up your computer is now more important than ever. Should anything happen would you or your business be able to keep working?   We recommend you carry out backup
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Did you know that World Backup day is fast approaching?  It is on Thurday 31st March. Don't be an April Fool.  ensure your files are all backed up! WHAT IS A BACKUP? A data back up is a second copy of all your important files — for example, your fami
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We don't say this lightly, but if you have a computer or laptop which is running slowly or a few years old you might think you have to replace it. You don’t! There is a better option. All you need to do is upgrade your hard drive to a SSD drive. SSD
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Stop for a moment and think what you have got saved on your computer or laptop. Precious photos, work documents, files full of important information; the list goes on. Now think how you would feel if your hard drive was damaged or stolen and you neve
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When buying replacement chargers for laptop, phones all tablets, is important to make sure that it has a CE mark on it to ensure it’s safe to use. But there are two types of CE mark on is Conformité Européene meaning "European Conformity" and the oth
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Now an Official 'Microsoft Registered Refurbisher!'The New Year has started with a bang here at Cumbria Computer Repairs after our official recognition as a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher!This is big news indeed as refurbishers that show the type o
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Merry Christmas. We will be closed from 3pm on the 24th Dec and reopen in the New Year on the 2nd Jan. Any collections or drop offs can be made by arrangement if necessary. If you need to contact us you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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If you are look for a really simple way to backup pictures you have taken on your Anroid phone. You can use the Google+ App when your phone updates the photos they are all sorted in a private album so nobody else can see them.How to get itYou First N
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If you are using Internet Explorer and you suddenly lose all your menu and toolbar it is likely that you have accidentally pressed 'F11' pressing it again will bring back the menu and tool bars. If you are viewing a website and it seems zoomed in or
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If you have a large email and it's just sitting in your Outbox in Microsoft Outlook, There is an easy way to stop the email from sending.First we need to take Outlook offline, If you are using a version of Outlook pre 2007 you will need to go to file
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For a number of years there has being a fake DHL emailing doing the rounds which has an attachment which is normally a virus, as an exe file (or program file) which when download can cause harm to your computer. This is an example of the emailDear cu
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