New scam from people pretending to be from B.T. etc

Today 30th August 2016, I was called out by a regular customer, they had taken a call over the bank holiday weekend from a guy saying he was from B.T. (British Telecom) and needed to fix issues on their computer as it was running slow. Unfortunately, my customer agreed and they got access to her PC using 2 programs, one is TeamViewer and the other is called Show My PC (both allow 3rd parties full ... Read More »

Kaspersky launches its own OS on Russian routers

Kaspersky Labs has finished building its eponymously-named operating system after four years of quiet development. Little information about the OS has made it onto the English-speaking side of the internet. Kaspersky Labs Russia told Vulture South to wait a few weeks for the English press release for information. What we do know is that in 2012 ebullient Kaspersky Lab chief executive officer Eugen... Read More »

Titanfall 2 multiplayer picks up speed in tech test’s second week

Ahead of Titanfall 2’s second weekend tech test, developer Respawn Entertainment is addressing players’ complaints with the multiplayer mode. The studio announced on the series’ website that it’s made changes to both the pre-alpha build that’s playable right now as well as the final version of the game, out in late October, based on feedback it’s received during the current test. The biggest... Read More »

How to enable/Disable ONE DRIVE in Windows 10

For Windows 10 Professional, Enterprise, and Education Professional, Enterprise, and Education editions of Windows 10 get access to the Group Policy Editor. This utility provides an advanced option that allows you to disable OneDrive system-wide, but Windows 10 Home users can’t use this. To do this, press the Windows key to open the Start menu’s search box, type gpedit.msc into it, and press Enter... Read More »

WordPress 4.6 is now available!

WordPress 4.6 is now available!

If you use WordPress then this update is very important, apart from new features it contains some very much needed Security updates. Shiny Updates v2Shiny Updates replaces progress updates with a simpler and more straight forward experience when installing, updating, and deleting plugins and themes. Those actions are now all performed via AJAX.One big user facing change is about search. There is n... Read More »

What to do if Windows fails after updates saying “REGISTRY Corrupt”

Today I have been working on a Windows 7 PC where the registry got corrupt after installing some Windows 7 updates (at least that’s what we think did it) After many reboots and trying to use the Windows Boot Disk (via USB of course) to force a recovery I have found another way to recover the registry backup and copy it back to the Windows folder – I hope you find this useful: First thi... Read More »