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[...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, this upgrade means that if you have an Outlook.com email account connected to a desktop version of Outlook 2016 or Outlook [...]
I received an email from the Outlook Team entitled:
Important information about your email service
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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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 [...]
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 [...]