Category: Userfriendly

[ Another Update ] New Measures in place ( in red )

I am still open and able to fix your computer issues. All but critical work can and will be carried out via remote assistance, either via remote control and/or telephone ( and other communications like Skype ) *Critical work – This will be accessed on a case by case system, please understand if its deemed …

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Update!

 I am still open and able to fix your computer issues. All but critical work can and will be carried out via remote assistance, either via remote control and/or telephone ( and other communications like Skype ) *Critical work – This will be accessed on a case by case system, please understand if its deemed …

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Open for Business a message from Adrian @ Userfriendly

Hi Adrian here, i do not normally send out emails in this way, But with recent events I thought updating my clients would be a good idea. Ok…with recent events I though I’d let you know that currently I am still open and able to fix your computer issues, If of course you’d rather not have …

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Full Fibre for Devon!?

According to Openreach they are on track for March 2021 to bring full fibre to your door, with an estimate of 4million homes and businesses getting connected. To carry out a check ( and to register interest in true fibre ) follow this link ( Click Me! ) although looking at their map Torbay seems …

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MacOS Catalina

Well Catalina has been around for a little while now, so what do we need to know? Are there any pitfalls? Certainly if you are running a modern ( 2016 or later ) machine and all your applications are 64bit then the move is quite straight forward and may well be worth the update, however …

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Telephone Scams

” Content from http://www.nbcnews.com/business/consumer/tips-fighting-can-you-hear-me-now-other-robocalls-n714331 ” Tips for Fighting ‘Can You Hear Me Now’ and Other Robocalls by BEN POPKEN Play Consumer Alert: Beware of the ‘Can You Hear Me?’ Robocall Scam Facebook Twitter Google PlusEmbed Consumer Alert: Beware of the ‘Can You Hear Me?’ Robocall Scam 1:32 Have you gotten one of these “Can you …

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Email Service Issues

Currently our host is experiencing technical issues, so email clients like apple mail / outlook / iOS devices etc are giving error codes about certificate error, For urgent email access please use webmail. To access your webmail go to your website and add /webmail EG: www.devhost.co.uk/webmail And then sign in with your email address and …

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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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OS 10.10.2

Finally an update for all Yosemite users on Apple Mac, 10.10.2 is ok and address’s Safari / Mail / Thunderbolt / WiFi issues ( and other fixes ) It is a biggish update, so users on slow broadband will need to sit back and wait, but first impressions are good, i can finally use Safari …

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Shellshock

Ok, lets start by clearing up one mis-reporting of this, It is NOT a virus. What is Shellshock ? It is a flaw in the “BASH ( bourne again shell ) which is a command line environment. Most Mac’s I’m sure running the test positive to the flaw, type into Terminal env x='() { :;}; …

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