Thoughts

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How Much my data is worth I am worth $0.3213 (3/23/2015) - A few weeks back I had a customer who had a pop up on their computer. Concerned they called me and described what they could see: Text mentioning personal data Link to uninstall the Rapport Security Software OK button and
The Magic Word (2/12/2015) - Are your Passwords safe? I had an interesting conversation at a TreeShepherd event a few weeks back with someone from Remakery about the best password policy. He had an interesting rule which allows him to have a different password for
A carGIANT Flaw (2/5/2015) - On Monday I spent a pleasant 5 hours in CarGiant being bounced from pillar to post with the occasional hard sell for good measure System wise if Computers ran as they did then I would never be able to write

Metaphor Monday

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Antivirus is like a Door Lock (10/3/2016) - Antivirus is like a lock on your front door stopping burglars breaking into your house But it is pointless if you are going to open the door and let them in I often get asked what is the best antivirus to
I AM LEAVING FACEBOOK (2/2/2015) - I can’t tell you the amount of times I hear this one And this is how I respond When you buy a car, do you get in it a drive away? Or do you adjust the seat, mirrors, find the
Does my FONT look big in this? (1/20/2015) - Everybody wants a website these days, and if you are not online then you don’t really exist I sometimes get calls from customers who have set up a website and don’t really like the look of it. The template they

Tips & Tricks

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windows 10 logo Windows 10 Creators Update (8/31/2017) - The latest Windows Update was a cumbersome one; firstly it confused us by actually asking what privacy settings we wanted to allow. It then hogged the internet with its 4GB download. Which took forever to install and when you logged
Have you Backed Up? (8/18/2016) - I write this post while my PC is 2 hrs into recovering data from a 2TB Western Digital My Book Live It has been used more as a Shared Drive than a Backup, so when it accidentally fell and refused
Should I upgrade to Windows 10 (6/2/2016) - We have 2 months left to upgrade to windows 10 for free (windows 7 and 8 machines) After the 29th July 2016 it will be £100 for the Home version and £190 for Professional Do we upgrade to Windows 10