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Windows 7, Exchange 2010, SBS 2011, Office 2010 End of Life

You may remember a couple of years ago, with the End of Life Support for Windows XP, and more recently Windows Vista.  Well Jan 14 2020, means no more support and end of life for Windows 7, Office 2010, Small Business Server 2011 and Exchange 2010 from Microsoft ends January 14, 2020. But what does this actually mean for you […]

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Registry Cleaners – Are they a good idea?

Are Registry Cleaners a Good Idea? You have likely been alerted by popups while browsing the web.  These, often flashing, advertisements claim your computer has more than a thousand errors requiring urgent attention to fix.  Perhaps helpfully, these popups offer a solution to cure your computer with a click of the mouse.  Buttons marked "fix […]

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Should You Repair, Upgrade, or Replace Your Computer? Like many valuable things we buy, new computers suffer from wear and tear over time. Our computers are particularly vulnerable as we have placed more and more demands on them every year. New machines have got faster, quieter, more reliable, and more capable over time. At the […]

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Four signs when your hard drive is about to fail.

What to Do if Your Hard Drive Fails If your hard drive is going bad, chances are strange things are happening and you’re a little panicked. It’s where you put your digital memories, your household files and maybe that thesis you’ve been working on for months. As far as you’re concerned, that hard drive IS […]

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Why free antivirus isn’t always the best

With all the ransomware attacks recently in the press, you may be thinking that your current antivirus program will stop you from being infected with both viruses and ransomware.  In some cases this may be true.  And there are many antivirus solutions for you to choose from, both paid and free, which could stop you from […]

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