• Important information regarding WannaCrypt - the latest UK cyber attack

    A major cyber-attack caused digital havoc when it targeted the NHS and many business services across the UK last week. The ransomware known as WannaCrypt maliciously took advantage of a security vulnerability found on 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries worldwide. Once a PC is infected, all[...]

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    Microsoft recommends that users do not manually install Windows 10 Creators Update at present

    Two weeks ago, Microsoft began rolling out the Windows 10 Creators Update and you might have seen this appear in Windows Update: John Cable, director of Program Management, Windows Servicing and Delivery, said in the Windows blog on April 25th that users should not manually install the Creators [...]

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    Microsoft issues Flash update to patch remote code execution

    Microsoft has released a critical update to Adobe Flash Player, which could allow hackers to use it to perform remote code execution processes if left unpatched. "This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player when installed on all supported editions of Windows 8.1, Windows [...]

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    Reconnect Outlook 2016/2013 to Outlook.com for uninterrupted email access

    Earlier this year, Microsoft introduced the new Outlook.com, which provides a business-class email experience to help you stay connected and get more done. Unfortunately, thisĀ upgrade means that if you haveĀ an Outlook.com email account connected to a desktop version of Outlook 2016 or Outlook [...]

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    Windows Live Mail to stop working?

    I received an email from the Outlook Team entitled: Important information about your email service Dear user, In a few weeks, we will be making some changes to our email services that might impact your @outlook.com, @hotmail, @live or @msn email account. These changes will prevent your [...]

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    Fix Music Playback Stutter after upgrading to Windows 10

    One thing I noticed after upgrading my own PC to Windows 10, was music playback stutter. The audio had become very choppy, no matter what software I played it in, there was loads of very jarring stutter! It was very frustrating and in the end I simply stopped listening to music on it! Today I've [...]

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    Office Essential - IT Support Partnership Offer with new start-ups

    So, today I received a sales call from a company called Office Essential, stating they need a partner in the Colchester area to provide IT Support for start up businesses that they will refer to me. "As our exclusive consultant the requirements we receive from Start-up Businesses, Sole Traders, [...]

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    Computer Repair and Support in Colchester and surrounding areas

    AJPC Solutions offer a friendly, flexible service providing low cost computer repair and computer support services for home PC users & small businesses in Colchester and surrounding areas. If you need help with any computer related problem, please call on 01206 974675 / Mob 07984 496619, or [...]

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    Concerned about Privacy in Windows 10?

    If you used "Express Settings" when installing Windows 10, then you might have opted into some default settings that hog your broadband (a concern if you have a restricted data allowance), or give Microsoft more information than you're happy with. If you did use Express Settings and want to [...]

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    A Useful Windows 10 Installation Pre-Upgrade Check-List

    Microsoft released Windows 10 on 29th July and the company has provided figures on how many machines have already been upgraded. They claim that 14 million machines had been upgraded to Windows 10 within 24 hours and that figure hit more than 75 million within four weeks. Microsoft has been [...]

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