Category Archive: Windows

Jun 20

Scam sites for Support

Please be careful when searching the website for “support” there are a number of sites out there that are scam sites. For example if you are looking for help with an Apple Mac product, go direct to www.apple.com/uk and click on support on their page. A number of these fake sites are installing remote control …

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Feb 02

When a technician says back up….

He does not mean away from the computer :p But to make sure you have an up to dat copy of your important data, a weekly backup to a memory stick can literally save your digital life. An external hard drive connected permanently with a scheduled back up WITH a separate backup to a memory …

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Apr 11

Heartbleed Bug….

Info taken from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26971363 But in summary theses are the “current” findings :- Name Vulnerable? Patched? Change password? Amazon No No need Only if shared with vulnerable service Amazon Web Services Yes Yes Yes Apple Not clear Not clear Not clear Barclays No No Only if shared with vulnerable service eBay No No need Only …

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Apr 03

Superfast Broadband for TQ7

Was set for March 2014 now pushed back to June 2014 …. Hoping it will not go back even further

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Jun 18

Mobile Phone Anti Virus — Is it Needed?

There seems , and still seems to be a great deal of confusion and different views on this. So lets just clear up what can be REALLY said :- A virus is a bit of “code” that can often auto infect a system, replicate , infect and spread — it usually requires an infect email, …

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Jun 18

Windows 8 Start “U-Turn” ?

Taken from the bbd ( http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22714048 ) Microsoft has confirmed a Start button is returning to the desktop mode’s taskbar of its Windows 8 operating system. The lack of the facility – which had been in every previous version since Windows 95 – has been one of the most controversial aspects of the software. However, it …

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Aug 08

Awesome Dymo Support!

Ok picture this! Upgraded my Mac(s) from Lion to Mountain Lion ( LOVE IT!!! ) then a few days later went to print a label on my trusty Dymo 320 and …. it did NOT work!! 8 years of faithful service ended by an operating system upgrade! Tried looking for the newest software … Does …

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May 02

Scams / Warnings

Yes this may seem obvious to most, However always best to cover this kind of ground to make sure all are safe. There have been two large scams going around ( though there are sadly more ) Either via Email :- Your family member / friend are stuck in a foreign land and need you to send …

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Apr 27

Twitter

Userfriendly is finally on twitter too ( funny thought i had already setup an account! )

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Apr 27

Tweaks

Tweaks….. Well after testing my fav personal wordpress to facebook plugin , ive decided to go with this one instead ( Publish to Facebook ). So hopefully the testing can stop and i can get down to the business of making the blog look the way i want it!

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