Tag Archives | Windows 10

The woes of Windows XP

The Woes of Windows XP. Earlier this afternoon, I had an elderly client contact me. She's got an old XP Pro box. This was custom built for her many years ago. I won't bore you all with the details of the machine, but suffice it is at least 12 years old. Anyhow, so it turns out, she […]

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Microsoft making Windows 10 Upgrades Automatic for Windows 7 and Windows 8 Users

Are you currently happy using your Windows 7, or Windows 8 Notebooks, or desktop computers?.  You may not be as happy for much longer, as Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will now start installing Windows 10 on all Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 computers. This sees Microsoft follow through when it said that Windows […]

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How to spot a Facebook scam

How to spot a Facebook scam Like the majority of con artists, online scammers prefer to go where the crowds are.  Social networking sites like Facebook are amoungst the richest of hunting grounds for potential victims. There are many fake Facebook promotions and ‘special offer’ ads where you can be sent to sites where your […]

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How to spot a online scam – Phishing Scam

Security software: How to spot an online scam How to spot a phishing scam Phishing, (not to be confused with fishing) scams are one of the most common scams online at the moment.  The scammers impersonate legitimate websites or emails in order to try and trick you into supplying personal information, such as passwords, or […]

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Is a free anti virus always best?

Anti Vrus Software: Choosing the best antivirus software. Free anti virus software v paid-for anti virus software Security software (Anti Virus) comes in two types – free and paid-for.  Many of the top popular anti virus programs are available in both platforms.  Paid for anti virus, and free anti virus. A vast majority of people […]

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Who is your chosen antivirus vendor?

From all the top antivirus vendors out there, which is your current favourite?. See where yours places compared to the best of the best out there.  This is for both the paid for antivirus and free alternatives.   Results of these tests are from AV Comparatives.  A company who has NO affiliation to any antivirus […]

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