How Can I Spot A Fake E mail?

How Can I Spot A Fake E mail? Do you know how to spot a phony request in an e mail? You may  receive an e-mail, for example, from the NY Times to do a survey.  How can you be…
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How to Contact Us

We seem to be having a problem with our phone line at the moment, If you have any problems please ring my mobile on 07742444601
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Where Did That Come From? Unwanted programs

Have you ever opened up your browser, and all of the sudden your home page is different or there is a toolbar at the top you don’t recognize or maybe new desktop items? You probably recently installed some new program,…
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CE Mark and C E Mark

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…
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Quiz Time

Let’s say you want to download the excellent program CCleaner. To remove temporary files from your computer. Can you tell from this screenshot, which is the RIGHT download button, and which ones are ads? It’s pretty difficult isn’t it? This…
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Refurbished Desktops For Sale

We currently have a number of refurbished desktops in stock for sale. The specfication for the desktops are below. The memory is upgradeable if required. All come with a 3 month parts warranty. And have being refurbished via a registered…
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Refurbished Laptops For Sale

All Now SOLD We currently have a number of refurbished laptops in stock for sale. Below is the specfication for the laptops.  All come with a 3 month parts warranty. And have being refurbished via a registered Microsoft Registered Refurbisher.…
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Warning of New Spam Email Containing the Cryptolocker Virus

We have being sent a copy of an email, which claims to have medical results. And that you have to download an email and contact your doctor. It is in fact a virus called cryptolocker (This virus encrypts all the…
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How Do I Get To The Second Layer On My iPad Keyboard?

I read your Keyboard Tips & Tricks for iPads or iPhones. I don’t know how you can get to the other 2 layers. Where do we go to pull up the keypad to enter the shortcuts in? I tried in…
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Windows XP – Microsoft Ending Support

We have a very important announcement to those of you who use Windows XP on your computer. For those of you who may not have heard, Microsoft Windows XP will soon come to EOL (End of Life) and Microsoft Windows…
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It’s Official We Are Now Official ‘Microsoft Registered Refurbisher!’

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 of…
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Christmas Opening Hours 2013

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…
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Easily Back Up your Photos with Google+

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…
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General Keyboard Shortcuts

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…
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Microsoft Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts

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…
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Email from DHL regarding Delivery Problem

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.…
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Downloading from Peer-to-Peer Websites

Downloading the latest album, music track or video, or maybe even software for free may seem a good idea. But there are many hidden risks. We’ve seen many computers and laptops infected with viruses and infections that have been downloaded…
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Spam, Spam and more Spam

How often do you check your Spam or Junk E-Mail Folder? We were recently waiting for an important email which had accidently being caught and moved to our spam folder. While most of the email was spam, the email we…
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