Windows 10 finally overtakes Windows 7 as top dog

Windows 10 came out over 3 years ago. Since then its popularity rose quickly with users trying to get away from Windows 8. Even after the forced Windows 10 upgrades Windows 7 was still the most used. But to kick off 2019 Windows 10 took the lead holding 39.2% of the desktop OS market share with Windows 7 sitting at …

Identifying Spam Email

  Most people get spam email on a daily basis, and while most of it is easily identified, some can be misleading and trick you in to believing it is legitimate. Most of the time they stand out with bad English or a dodgy looking sender address but the spammers can also use email addresses that appear very similar to …

Windows 10 update destroying data!

  Well here we go again, yet another bug in a recent Windows 10 update, but this one could put your personal data in jeopardy. Users have experienced data loss in User folders after installing the October 1809 update caused by a bug that misses an overwrite prompt when extracting the new update – This is made worse by the …

Make your laptop faster

Need to brew the morning coffee while your PC boots into windows? Perhaps it’s time to look at speeding the old girl up, or new girl sometimes… Firstly it’s best to get an idea of exactly what could be slowing down your PC, it could be hardware or software related. There are three major components that determine the speed of …

No Boot Device Found Windows 7 and Windows 10

Computer not seeing your Hard Drive? This is a problem that occurs far too often with all computers. But there are a few things to look at before you worry about the data on the drive. No Boot Device found occurs on both Windows 7 and Windows 10 computers. It is the computers way of telling you that it is …

The fight against Tech Support scamming

Tech Support scams have existed for a very long time. It has only recently increased in popularity. It all started out with phone calls from “Microsoft” employees. These were fake calls where thy would act as technical support for Microsoft and would tell you that if they couldn’t login to your PC to fix the issue that your were going …

3 Main Reasons Why You Need Help of Best Computer And Laptop Repairs

Of course, you know what computers are and their uses to us  all over the world. And it doesn’t take a genius to know that we are on the verge of technological advancements nowadays. Surely, people who aren’t that tech-savvy should seek the help of computer experts when they feel  that their laptops are giving up on them, and they …

Laptop Repairs

It’s something that happens to us all- we find that something has gone wrong with our laptop, however careful we might have been with it, and need to get it fixed. But how do you choose the right company for the job? There are plenty of companies out there nowadays that will offer to fix your laptop for you, but …

Gumtree hacked and personal data stolen

Today Gumtree, a subsidiary of eBay, told its users about a breach last weekend where account information was stolen. Among the things stolen are Gumtree usernames, email addresses and phone numbers. This information is also available freely on the website itself for a listed product, but is normally hidden or obscured so as not to cause problems. “We are writing …

Computer Viruses Update

When many people think of computer viruses, they still have an outdated image of something which only causes obscene pop ups to appear on your screen, or slow your machine down. Yet with the amount of sensitive data that is now buried within our computers, particularly financial information, cybercriminals have plenty of reason to develop more malicious viruses that can …