Intel Meltdown bug – MS fix and your Anti-Virus may cause your system to crash!

Intel Meltdown bug – MS fix and your Anti-Virus may cause your system to crash! Over the past few days Microsoft have released patches for the Intel Meltdown bug, we have already had 5 customers PC’s that have crashed during the update – all PC’s were running Kaspersky – Today …

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Fails Error Code 0xc1900200

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 …

Another scammed customer today, now with Ransomware!

  Today I visited a new customer, I had been recommended by another customer. (Thanks to everyone who recommends my business by the way ). On arrival he tells me he got a call from Windows (yes Windows, not even Microsoft this time), he goes on to say that he …

Windows 10 Anniversary Update – What is it? How do I get it?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Some of our favourite updates/additions “The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is the second big update since the launch of Windows 10. It’s full of great new features that customers told us they want. The Windows 10 Anniversary Update will automatically download and install when it becomes …

Kaspersky Internet Security 2017 now available

We are proud to announce the release of Kaspersky Internet Security 2017   It has a few great new features such as it helps you update Apps on your PC like Acrobat, Air, Flash etc, it will tell you there are updates and do all the install for you – …

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 …

Windows 10 – No details Pane at the bottom of Explorer – Grrrr

Well, once again Microsoft annoy the hell out of everyone by changing a  feature that is loved! On Windows 7 at the bottom of Explorer you have a small detail pane which shows details of files selected, brilliant for file size, dates etc; I sue this so much because of …

Why does dllhost.exe Com surrogate consume memory? (KB2670838)

Why does dllhost.exe Com surrogate consumes memory until crash (KB2670838) Why does dllhost.exe  Com surrogate consumes memory until crash. It happens when I highlight or view a folder containing video files, Even if I close the folder or select a different folder the memory keeps getting consumed. It seems to …

How to Fight Root Kits (The Kaspersky Way)

Security professionals and enthusiasts are aware of rootkits, but general audiences typically don’t know about this kind of malware, which is specifically designed to hide itself and its activity in an infected system. This threat is well worth public awareness as there’s a high chance of you possibly meeting this …

Windows 8 – 12 key changes we can look forward to in the 8.1

Miss the Start button in Windows8? Want more control over the sizes of your tiles in the Start screen? Looks like you’re going to love the Windows 8.1 free update that’s coming later on this year. 1. Lock screen slideshow “As people started using Windows 8, we found that people …

BetterDesktopTool Brings OS X Expose & Spaces-Like Features To Windows

Formerly known as Expose, Mission Control is one of Mac’s most talked about features. It gives a productivity boost to your everyday computer tasks by giving you a bird’s eye view of open windows, letting you easily locate the one you want to access. This feature has been absent from Windows …