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Computer Spring clean for dust

Computer Spring Clean

  As you probably know, computers are magnets to dust, as they suck in air to keep themselves cool. Cooling fans and air vents can get clogged up and your computer can start to sound like a Boeing 747 taking off, and also may start overheating, leading to shut downs […]

Kindle Update

link Have an Amazon Kindle that’s pre-2012? You need to read this Amazon security update locks out those who don’t update by 22 March Amazon’s Kindle range is fantastic, but if you want to stop your reader from becoming a brick, you’ll need to update it by 22 March. As […]

Ransomware Spike

Link Spike in ransomware spam prompts warnings Security firms are warning about a sudden “huge” surge in junk mail messages containing ransomware. The surge is being blamed on the group behind a novel strain of ransomware called Locky. One security firm reported that a version of Locky produced two weeks […]

Adobe Flash Player Patch

Link Adobe has issued an emergency patch for its Flash media player that closes loopholes in the widely used software. In its security advisory, Adobe said one of the bugs was being actively exploited in a “limited number of targeted attacks”. In total, the patch closes 23 separate security bugs […]

Card Payments

Card Payments now Accepted

We are now accepting credit and debit card payments while out and about. This will hopefully make things easier for you to pay without the need for cash or finding the cheque book. It will be fully secured and authorised as you would expect. We still accept payment by cash, […]

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Cryptolocker: Forewarned is Forearmed!

Tech Tip#1 – Jan 2016 A gentle word of advice on this potential nightmare called cryptolocker, hopefully before it happens to you. I recently had the misfortune of trying to untangle this virus on a business PC which encrypted all the users files. There were only 2 options available by […]

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Online Appointment Booking System (new!)

I thought I would try out a new Online Booking System so you can book an appointment yourselves! I found that while I am out fixing computers, there is nobody to answer the phone, and when I phone back nobody is in etc… and on it goes. So all you […]

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Mailing List and Newsletter

Hi, we’ve just set up a new mailing list which has gone live December 2015. The idea is to keep you informed of the latest news to keep you safe, and to send out special offers of any future deals. Easy to sign up! All you have to do is […]

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Holiday Season 2015/2016

  We are now on annual leave over the holiday season. We are back to work on the 4th of January 2016. Best wishes for the holidays,   Microcroft