Dropbox Email Scam

Internet / Scams / Security

I have had a new scam email sent to me today, pretending to be from Dropbox Of course if you see anything like this, look at the info, I don’t know “Atlas Autos”, and only one garage ever does my car, so know this is not for me. Now  look at the URL when you hover over the VIEW FILE button (DO NOT CLICK IT) this is the hyperlink:  rozas-my.sharepoint.com/personal/annette_rozas_co... Read More »

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Fails Error Code 0xc1900200

Fixes & Solutions / Internet / Microsoft / PC Software

If you are trying to upgrade Windows 7/8 to Windows 10 and you get this error, don’t Panic 🙂 Simply use a Disk Manager (many are free like the excellent MiniTool Partition Wizard) Available here: https://www.partitionwizard.com/download.html Extend the 100Mb DATA Partition to approx’ 500MB (Making it 500Mb sets it up ready for future updates including the latest Creators Update) After ... Read More »

Steps on how to avoid Ransomware

Fixes & Solutions / Internet / Kaspersky / Microsoft / Security

Steps on how to avoid Ransomware 1. Backup your computer immediately Investing in an external hard drive and making regular backups will help you in protecting your data, if not in saving you against malware. A data backup can save you from significant stress, time and money in the event when your computer becomes infected. Alternatively, you can subscribe to a cloud backup service and upload your... Read More »

Secure your Browsing Experience using HTTPS Everywhere

Internet / Security

HTTPS Everywhere is produced as a collaboration between The Tor Project and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Many sites on the web offer some limited support for encryption over HTTPS, but make it difficult to use. For instance, they may default to unencrypted HTTP, or fill encrypted pages with links that go back to the unencrypted site. The HTTPS Everywhere extension fixes these problems by us... Read More »

Photography on website

Facebook / Our News / Photography

I have added a Photo feed of my Photography page to my website, so you can see the latest 20 photos posted 🙂   http://www.mobilepcrescue.co.uk/photography I look forward to seeing your comments on the photos 🙂 Read More »

Facebook “View in Tab”

Facebook

A new feature came this week, that could be useful if you are keeping an eye on a specific post. It’s called VIEW in Tab and pops up your post like a Private Message Window: Will you use this function or do you think its just another annoying popup? Save Read More »

Running PHP 5.2 or 5.4?

Fixes & Solutions / Internet / Wordpress

If your website is running PHP versions 5.2 or 5.4 it is important that you update to 5.6 as soon as possible as support for the older versions will cease later this year. If your website is hosted by us (Mobile PC Rescue) then I have already upgraded your PHP versions for you today and you need do nothing else 🙂 If your site is hosted by other companies then I suggest you get in touch with them A... Read More »

How to fix Windows 10 Update that kills Internet etc

Fixes & Solutions / Microsoft / PC Hardware

Many of you may have heard about the Windows 10 update that kills your internet/LAN ? If you encounter this issue, this is how you fix it: Run Command Prompt in ADMIN MODE (Right Mouse Click it after typing CMD in search) at the command prompt type: netsh winsock reset then netsh int ip reset Reboot and go online 😉 Save Read More »

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