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Jul
06

Windows 10

  Windows 10 is coming July 29, 2015 What’s New? It’s familiar – It’s the windows you know, only better. The start menu is back in an expanded form. Its starts up and resumes fast, has more built-in security to help you keep safe, and is designed to work with software and hardware you already […]


Categories Windows


Dec
01

What is Cryptolocker, and How Can I Reduce the Risk of Infection?

CryptoLocker was a Ransomware Trojan which infected computer’s, utilising a Windows Operating System. It was first discovered by Dell SecureWorks. The virus hid within email attachments, and spread throughout a user’s computer upon the attachment being opened. Subsequently, you would be informed that the only way to remove the virus, is with security key, which […]



Oct
06

Windows 9: What to Expect.

Microsoft recently leaked videos of screenshots showing glimpses of the latest Windows operating system. German site WinFuture has subsequently revealed a 2 minute video of the new start menu. A Microsoft event scheduled for the 30th of September is likely to reveal further details, it is expected that Windows 9 with be released in April […]



Aug
21

HP’s Enterprise Grade Hybrid is here

HP recently launched the Pro x2 612, a detachable two in- one notebook for business users. The notebook is HP’s first detachable PC built for business users. For users looking for a more mobile keyboard, HP also provides a Travel Keyboard option. The Travel Keyboard is backlit, features a USB 3.0 port, an audio jack, […]



Aug
11

Did you know: Windows Server 2012 R2 has a deduplication function?

Data deduplication is a data compression method for the removal of duplicate files. The process reduces the amount of storage space required within an organisations server. Purchasing deduplication software and hardware can be expensive. Conveniently Windows Server 2012 R2 natively has built-in deduplication functionality. Windows Server 2012 R2 deduplication is only available on files on […]



Jul
31

The end is near for Windows Server 2003

Microsoft recently announced an end to product support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14 2015. Updates to patches and security will finish after the July cut-off date, creating the risk of infrastructure instability and viruses. Microsoft surveys indicate that almost 94 per cent of organisations using Windows Server 2003 are evaluating the migration of […]