Liquid Spill

What do you do if you spill liquid on your laptop? Your number one priority after a liquid spill is to turn it off and remove any power source. Not so easy with built in batteries but unplug everything you can and hold the power button down until the laptop switches off. The next priority […]

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Windows 7 support is ending, upgrade or replace your computer?

Extended support for Windows 7 ends on January 14, 2020. What happens when Windows 7 support ends? Your computer will no longer receive software updates, including security updates, from Microsoft. If you continue to use Windows 7 after support has ended, your computer will still work, but it will become more vulnerable to security risks

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Scam emails

It is not often that a day goes by without a scam email appearing in one of my inboxes.  Threats of account closures, refunds from HMRC, PayPal payments going astray even threats to life.  All of these emails have common telltale signs that will help you identify scam emails. Scam emails, how to recognise and

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CCleaner version information

CCleaner Hacked

CCleaner Hacked: What Do I Need to Know? “CCleaner Hacked!” has been all over the internet today and for good reason. Malicious code was inserted into the CCleaner initialisation code which resulted in a two-stage backdoor being installed on users computers. The first stage of the malware collected the following information from infected systems: Name

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