Online Privacy
Windows 7 EOL

Windows 7 Support ending soon

Well it's not long now before Windows 7 reaches End Of Life (EOL). So what does this mean for you, and what do you need to do?
No Microsoft

Why it’s so important to not forget your Microsoft Account password

I recently had dealings with Microsoft on behalf of a customer that I can only describe as disgraceful and disappointing. The customer in question was an elderly lady with Parkinson's disease. She had been the victim of a crypto-virus attack, and I had no alternative other than ....
SSD Hard Drives

SSD Hard Drive Reliability

For the first time ever, I had a computer come in for repair that had a faulty SSD Hard Drive. They consist a fast Memory, and a controller. So this makes SSD Hard Drives super fast, and importantly to this conversation, super reliable.
USB Ports

USB Ports

There are currently 3 types of USB Port. USB 2.0 & USB 3.0, both known as USB Type A, and then there is the newer USB C Type connector which is smaller.
Wanna Cry Ransomware

Worldwide Ransomware Crisis – Self Inflicted?

By now, most people would have heard about the Worldwide…
Cyber Attacks

Cyber Attacks – are you prepared?

I recently read a quote that was meant to apply to Businesses,…

Ransomware – What can you do about it?

Ransomware has been on the rise over the last six months. I…

Don’t want Windows 10 forced upon you?

So over the last few months, I've had Lot's, and Lot's and LOT'S…
Windows 7 to be retired

Only Windows 10 from the middle of next year

This will not please a lot of my customers, but it had to happen…
Charred SSD Hard Drive

The importance of having a Backup Strategy

I am constantly telling people and Business Owners of the importance…
Windows 8.1 installation media

Windows 8.1 Installation Media Creation Tool

OK, so similar to our last Blog Post about a Microsoft Website…