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We often hear about Windows (10) updates just doing what they want when they want - well now you can take a little bit of control back! If you go to ‘settings’, then in the search box type ‘schedule your restart’, you will find a setting that allow Read more

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Beware of the new Windows 10 ‘1803’ update. There isn’t a lot you can do to avoid it if you have a Windows 10 device which is connected to the internet, but we have found that it has caused issues on quite a few machines locally, usually during insta Read more

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Slow computer? Fancy a bit of a speed boost? - a ‘new’ type of hard drive called a solid-state drive might well be the answer. SSD prices have dropped and they are now a viable option for the home market. If your machine is a few years old, the hard Read more

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Upgrading to fibre can be a little confusing. Some companies are able to offer nice cheap fibre in comparison to others, but may not be very clear about precisely what they are offering. For example, we had a customer who paid £47 a month for 130mb b Read more

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We often get called to help people with scanning issues, mostly because the system they were happy using has stopped working. If the user starts at the printer and 'pushes' the scan to the computer this works, but we find it is better to use the soft Read more

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Lightning damage It’s that time of year again – we seem to be in storm season, and a few customers have already been caught unawares and lost equipment because of electrical damage. We would always suggest you have some form of surge protection in pl Read more

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Getting pop ups on all your devices? We have come across a couple of instances recently where people's routers have been compromised by spyware or an infection. Factory resetting your router will fix this but can be a bit daunting for the home user Read more

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RAMbling on; How much RAM do you actually need? You may not have given it much thought, but there are adverts everywhere at the moment offering new laptops with 2Gb, 4Gb, 6Gb, 8Gb of memory and even more. How do you know what is appropriate for your Read more

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