Category Archives: 2011 Sept Issue 2

Hoax Windows calls are still happening.

You should make your staff aware. Many people are still being called and asked for their IP address in order to “speed up their system” or “improve their broadband” and the worst of all “we think you may have had … Continue reading

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A great tip for publishing content and making the most of mobile technology

Ever written a report and attached a business card? What if that report is published online? With more and more people writing more and more content online it is important to stamp your message with your contact details. This helps … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer 9 – add-ons pop-up. Does it annoy you too?

The Internet Explorer 9 add-on pop-up keeps appearing at the bottom of your browser. It is annoying. You can stop it but it is there for a reason. It’s the add ons that get installed when you least expect it, and didn’t ask for … Continue reading

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NO CD! – Vital information if you’ve just bought a new laptop or PC

Many manufactures have taken to not supplying Recovery CDs with new PCs and laptops. Instead they create a ‘recovery partition’ on the hard disc. This recovery partition can be booted from in order to restore your PC / laptop to … Continue reading

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Speed up your PC or Laptop with Solid State

Solid State saves the wait Solid-State hard drives could be a cost-effective alternative rather than buying new replacement kit. When times are hard you need to be efficient with your IT budget. This post explains the alternatives open to you … Continue reading

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Many calls to our support with problem websites IE9 to blame?

Compatibility Mode Explained. So the web site you want to visit is blank or shows little content? Chances are you are running Internet Explorer 9 and the site you are trying to get to isn’t compatible with it. Easy fix:- … Continue reading

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Social medial is changing your marketplace whether you realise it or not.

Here are a few tools/tips and tricks to help you take advantage. Tweetdeck a handy tool for building your twitter presence One of the tools I use every day is tweetdeck. I’ve mentioned previously that I’ve begun working on my … Continue reading

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