Is Your Laptop Running Hot and Loud?

Laptop computers commonly heat up a little in normal operation.  Electronic components, including large capacity batteries, become warm in use.  Your laptop should never become too hot to handle though.  When a laptop turns hot to the touch or starts…
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SSD: Make Your Old Computer Your New Computer

The solid-state drive (SSD) has swiftly become the go-to upgrade to breathe new life into an ageing computer, and for good reason too.  An SSD swiftly brings an old laptop or desktop up to date with modern machines in just…
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Keeping Tabs On Children’s App Purchases

Children today have grown up surrounded by technology their entire lives.  Since before they are old enough to read they can pick up a tablet or smartphone and swipe at apps and games with ease.  Modern kids have an intuitive…
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Is A Slow Network Getting in The Way of Your Business?

Very few things in life are as intensely frustrating as slow network speeds.  Whether accessing a shared database, sharing files between computers, or sending a file to print; waiting for transfers can seem to take an eternity.  Worse still, these…
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More Than A Virus, Common Malware to Watch Out For

The term “virus” is often used to describe many different types of infection a computer might have.  Virus, when used as a blanket term, can describe any number of potential computer programs. What these programs have in common are they…
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Are Registry Cleaners a Good Idea?

You have likely been alerted by popups while browsing the web.  These, often flashing, advertisements claim your computer has more than a thousand errors requiring urgent attention to fix.  Perhaps helpfully, these popups offer a solution to cure your computer…
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Is it Time to Retire That Program? Here’s How to Tell for Sure

Your business has likely been using the same set of applications for some time. Perhaps since the day you started, a long time ago. While you’ve been replacing computers and devices regularly to maintain your competitive advantage, the standard installation…
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Time to Refresh Your Passwords

We often tend to be creatures of habit, particularly when it comes to technology.  Passwords are a prime example.  Many of us use the same logins for multiple websites and applications because we don’t have a photographic memory.  A large…
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Preparing Your Business Tech to Start the New Year

The start of a new year is a challenging time for businesses.  It can be a good time to reflect on the wins and losses of the previous twelve months.  It’s also an excellent time to take stock and evaluate…
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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Computer

Running the Best Security Software Most computers today run at least some form of basic antivirus. In the modern day however, threats have evolved to be more sophisticated, more damaging, and much more common. Ransomware, malware, phishing, and zero-day attacks…
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A New Year’s Data Resolution To Stick To

Many of us set goals, tasks, and challenges to tackle in the new year.  Cleaning out the spare room, shopping around for the best energy deals, or exercising more than we did last year.   We set these goals to improve…
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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Computer

Running the Best Security Software Most computers today run at least some form of basic antivirus.  In the modern day however, threats have evolved to be more sophisticated, more damaging, and much more common.   Ransomware, malware, phishing, and zero-day attacks…
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Make IT Problems Last Year’s Problems

Around the world, the new year is a time for celebration. It’s a time to reflect and a time we typically resolve to make the most of coming 12 months. We do this by leaving last year’s problems precisely where…
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Happy New Year

We would like to wish you a happy and prosperous 2019. We shall be back in the office tomorrow (Wednesday) to fix any problems or help setup any new tech you may have. Why not make your New Years Resolution…
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Merry Christmas

I will be closing at 1pm on the 24th December 2018 for Christmas. I will also be available by appointment from the 27th to the 31st December. If you need to contact me during this time, please ring me on…
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Windows 10 October 2018 – Update

The next version of Windows 10 is out now. This version is called Windows 10 October 2018 Update. The update will take longer than normal to install around an hour. So, make sure you laptop or Windows tablet is plugged…
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What’s That Weird Noise Coming from Your Computer?

New computers are whisper quiet, seeming to run on pure magic, but after a while computers can start making some pretty weird noises. Clicks, clunks, and about-to-take-off jet noises are the most common, but when should you worry? Your computer…
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Phone Numbers

We are aware of a intermittent issue with our phone number. If you have any problems calling you can ring 01228 217100 or 07742444601 instead.
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