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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PatchMyPC

PatchMyPc is an easy way to update lots of third party applications (for example Adobe Reader, Flash Player, iTunes a full list can be found on the PatchMyPC website), in just a few clicks. When Patch My PC is started,…
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Twitter Keyboard Shortcuts.

There are a number of keyboard shortcuts which allows you to navigate the twitter website using just your keyboard. I have split the shortcuts into three groups Actions, Navigation and Timeline. Actions To send a new tweet press ‘N’ To…
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Web of Trust

What is Web of Trust is a tool which is used to rate the reputation of websites. Via installing a plugin to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. The rating is worked out via a combination of user ratings…
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Keyboard Shortcuts for Firefox Users on Facebook

Did you know there is keyboard shortcuts to help you use Facebook with only a couple of key strokes? You can navigate Facebook with great ease once you have learned a few keyboard shortcuts. To comment, scroll between your news…
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Recover Deleted Files on the Dropbox Website

You can recover any file you’ve deleted in the last 30 days via the Dropbox website. Go to www.dropbox.com. Click Sign In (this should be at the top right) and enter your username and password. To recover the files, click…
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How to Bookmark a Website in Chrome

Open Google Chrome Go to the website you wish to bookmark and either Click ‘Ctrl + D’ on your keyboard together or go the star in the top right.     You should now see a box below, to add…
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How To Bookmark A Website In Mozilla Firefox

  Go to the website you wish to bookmark and either Click ‘Ctrl + D‘ on your keyboard together or go to the ‘bookmarks menu’ and left click on it.     Now you need to click on ‘Bookmark This…
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