It seems that ransomware is in the assurgent; not only are the reported (tip of iceberg of course) cases on the increase but the deft aplomb with which the customer service representatives of the crooks respond to requests for technical support indica… more »
I am surprised at the number of computers I see running versions of Windows earlier than 10. I think for most owners it is fear of the unknown, belief in the (typically exadurated at best) scare stories, or indolence that results in this foolish state… more »
For years I have been advising people buying a new computer to shun all off-the-shelf outlets in favour of specialist online only retailers. See http://www.1computercare.co.uk/pitfalls.php
I am comforted to read support for this position in this mo… more »
Occasionally an internet connection drops periodically, this is normal and usually not noticed. But sometimes it drops frequently or regularly (or both). When this happens we can often diagnose it as being external factors that the internet servic… more »
Anyone using any of the Microsoft domains for email (Live, Outlook, MSN, Hotmail) will need to make a change if they are using Windows Live Mail at the end of this month. The options are to
Switch to the webmail interface. You can try this out no… more »
Adblockers are software intercfaces that strip out adverts from web pages. Detractors suggest that by blocking advertisements the publishers will have to turn to other less palatable methods of realising income e.g. subscriptions. Also, they are an… more »
For any who succumbed to Microsoft's tempting offer of using OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) for online storage that can be linked and several devices, know that the rug is about to be pulled from your feet. On 27th July the amount of free storage that c… more »
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