Monthly Archives: January 2011

Who would you rather call to sort the mess out…?

Back in 1995, when most people had never even seen a web site, let alone had Internet access, we were familiarising ourselves with the technology of the web. The Internet was a tool in daily use for us back then and by 1997 we were developing web sites for our small business clients. The exponential…
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Your systems could be under attack, right now

Late last year we had a situation where one of our clients based in Norwich was having repeated problems trying to control a computer in their Midlands office. He had been able to do this without a problem for some time. The day before this problem started, I replaced the computer in Norwich, so of…
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Saving your Hosted Outlook 2007 Credentials in Windows XP

A number of clients use our Hosted Exchange Service and experience issues saving their Outlook password to their computer. It is possible to force your computer to save your Outlook credentials so that you do not have to re-enter them every time you open Outlook. This article explains how to save those credentials on a…
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Keep your telephones ringing during a power cut

One of our customers suffered a day long power cut recently. This particular customer is heavily dependent on their IT infrastructure and so staff were being paid to sit and wait for power to return, without a computer and without a working telephone system. Think a little more about it and you’ll realise that  customers…
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How to access your computer using LogMeIn

LogMeIn is software that allows you to access one computer from another.  For example, if you are at home and want to check your e-mail at work you could operate your PC at work as if you were sitting in front of it. We install LogMeIn on every business computer that we supply. Do I…
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My computer is running slowly

The biggest single complaint we get when we talk to our clients about their systems is concerned with how “slow” their computer is running. But how slow is slow…? Different people have different views on the matter. What one person thinks about the speed of their computer could be entirely different to another person’s view…
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