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Update on site visits

If I can carry out any work via remote then it will be done that way.The best option is the remote control / telephone support.Any on site visits that I am carrying out I shall be wearing gloves ( and using other means of cleaning ) I can wear a face covering if required ( …

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Update 10th June 2020

Slowly making moves for more onsite visits, just waiting on some PPE to get here, however if I can still work remotely then that will be the prefered method, social distancing will of course need to be observed. Payment methods are now either BACS / Card or if needs be cash, I am hoping to …

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[ 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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Weather Warnings

Ok, so with the current weather warnings and possibilities of thunderstorms, it is always advisable if you are going to be away from home for a number of hours to make sure your computer(s) are turned off ( and possibly unplugged ) and if possible unplug that broadband router both from power and the BT …

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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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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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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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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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