Discover the many dangers of going online using public Wi-Fi.

7 Ways You’re at Risk Without a VPN You won’t believe just how easy it is to hack the Wi-Fi network you are on and steal incredible amounts of your valuable data. Worse, every time you go online you run the risk of somebody snooping through your personal info. This guide reveals 7 scary ways you are at risk online without a VPN to protect you. Privacy & Security 29 JUL 2017 1. Hacked Pub... Read More »

Steps on how to avoid Ransomware

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 »

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 trusts the Windows company and so when they told him his PC was not working properly he let them fix it for a fee of £100 paid by card ... Read More »

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 – it also deselects those annoying ticks on installers that try to trick you into installing other programs – I use Unchecky but now I have 2... 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 »

Windows 10 – Ready to Upgrade

Windows 10 – Ready to Upgrade

Is it OK to Upgrade now? Yes, now all the bugs are fixed and it seems much more stable here Just make sure you disable Kaspersky As with ANY Operating System Update there may be residual errors carried over from the previous version and these can cause a myriad of problems AFTER such a big upgrade. The best way to update is a clean install, but to get your free OS License you must upgrade first so... Read More »

Microsoft calling you at home or the Office? This is a SCAM!!!

This scam seems to have been revitalised again, now this has been happening for almost 3 years that I am aware of and its still happening! I received a call from Microsoft this morning, the phone number was 0200 333 1312. The Indian guy told me that my computer had a virus, so I asked how he knew, he replied that he worked for Microsoft and they know these things – so I asked what Software I... Read More »

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 were using their Lock screens to show pictures of their families,” Leblond says. So in Windows 8.... Read More »

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 since ever, and chances are that it may not likely make its way to Microsoft’s OS in the near future either... Read More »