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Great Free Password Manager

Most web browsers offer password managers and form fillers as standard, so is there any need for a 3rd party app or plugin? I think there is. It might not be the most attractive password manager out there but I've been using LastPass now for about six months and I can honestly say, I

2017-10-23T18:30:16+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Data Protection, Security, Software|Comments Off on Great Free Password Manager

Popular Computer Optimisation Software CCleaner Hacked

Computer optimisation software is supposed to keep your computers running smoothly. Unfortunately it turns out that one of the most popular software tools out there, CCleaner from Avast Pitform is not doing "Exactly what it says on the tin". Last week, It was discovered that CCleaner had become infected with Malware and may effect approx

2017-09-23T18:25:16+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Security, Software, Virus|Comments Off on Popular Computer Optimisation Software CCleaner Hacked

Windows 10 Creators update is now available

After much beta testing and new feature additions, Microsoft's Windows 10 Creators Update is finally rolling out. You can either wait for it to hit your machine, which could take months, or use the Update Assistant and get it now. Just beware that with the latter option, you'll want to pay rapt attention to

2017-05-04T09:05:56+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Microsoft, Software, Windows 10|Comments Off on Windows 10 Creators update is now available

Free Antivirus Software

Should you be using a professional (Paid) antivirus and internet security suite for your business? The answer is of course, different for everyone. At present, ESET would be our preferred recommendation and as a trade partner, we're readily available to supply pricing across the various product ranges. That being said, there are several free* versions

2010-10-11T23:50:11+00:00 October 11th, 2010|Security, Software|Comments Off on Free Antivirus Software

CCleaner – The Ultimate PC Washer

  CCleaner (formerly Crap Cleaner) is an amazing piece of free software which enables you to make your computer run faster, better and to remove all the unncessary pieces of junk that can build up over time. The registry cleaner and startup manager are hugely invaluable in identifying the problem areas of your computer. The

2017-02-09T13:48:08+00:00 October 5th, 2010|Software|Comments Off on CCleaner – The Ultimate PC Washer

Evernote. Keep those ideas on file.

Visit Website If you're the type of individual who regularly has moments of inspiration or are constantly looking for that one place to store new idea's, things to do, outstanding tasks, and so on then Evernote is the app for you.. Once stored, find them all on any computer, phone or device you use. For

2017-02-09T13:48:08+00:00 August 3rd, 2010|Software|Comments Off on Evernote. Keep those ideas on file.

Locking down employee internet access

How much time do you think your average employee spends on the Internet during office hours? The answer, if taken from legitimate studies, is an astounding 2 hours per day. That's 10 hours a week! From updating their Facebook profile, to sending out Twitter alerts, checking personal emails, tracking eBay items, or simple day-to-day internet

2017-02-09T13:48:10+00:00 August 14th, 2009|Broadband, Internet & SEO, Software|Comments Off on Locking down employee internet access

How to send large files by email.

Sending large file attachments over e-mail is usually an issue for businesses who generally use software such as Autocad for technical drawings or large PDF documents for marketing campaigns or even movie files, music files and high resolution images in day-to-day activities. Most email systems simply don't cope very well when transmitting such files. They are usually not

2017-02-09T13:48:10+00:00 April 4th, 2009|Broadband, Data Management, Exchange, Software|1 Comment

What’s eating your disk space?

For servers that are, let's say ‘maturing in age', business owners & management are often faced with the task of having to free up disk space and very often don't know where to begin.  Understandably, most people faced with his prospect usually begin with a gentle email reminding staff that the shared drive is for office

2017-02-09T13:48:10+00:00 February 20th, 2009|Data Management, Software|Comments Off on What’s eating your disk space?

When all else fails just format and start again!

Helpdesk: Good afternoon, how may I help you? Customer: Hi, why is my computer is running so slow ?!? During the course of this type of conversation, the agent is fully aware that this question usually results in an even slower process of finding the root cause of why the pc is not working to the customer’s satisfaction.

2017-02-09T13:48:10+00:00 January 15th, 2009|PC Repairs, Software, Vista, XP|Comments Off on When all else fails just format and start again!