Tech Tips

Stop Your Computer Getting Hacked

There has been a lot of press in the last few days about computer systems being hacked by the MyCry Virus, which has affected the NHS and other organisations. I thought it would be a good idea to go over the best practices to avoid getting your system hacked by […]

IP Configuration Error

Windows 10 computers in recent days have been affected by an IP Configuration error which shows a yellow triangle over your network icon in the task bar. There have been a lot of people left with no internet connection , but following this fix seems to get them up-and-running again. […]

Windows 10 Autoupdate Fix

As I wrote back in November Windows have decided to upgrade systems still on Windows 7 or 8 automatically. I personally think this is a step too far, especially when some people have incurred a charge from the broadband provider for going over their data limit, or if in a […]

cryptolocker

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 […]