How many email addresses do you use? If you need a new email address with Microsoft 365/Exchange, you can have a new Outlook mailbox, or make a new alias for an existing mailbox. Both options have their uses depending on how you want to use your email addresses. Imagine a series of pigeonholes for sorting […]
Your Computer Wants Some ‘Me Time’
Have you noticed your computer slowing down at certain times of the day? It might be to do with how the computer is handling updates. Windows can download and install patches in the background during the day while you’re using the computer. The primary benefit of this is that it lets the computer keep itself […]
Great News! Great Savings!
Do you like saving money? Of course, you do; who doesn’t? Well, we have great news for you! Our Protect-IT package is now even better value! For those of you already benefiting from the peace of mind of having Protect-IT on your side, you’ll see the price decrease on your next invoice, a saving of […]
Internet Explorer has been retired
Do you still use Internet Explorer or know someone who does? As of the 15th of June, the browser is officially retired after 27 years of use and anyone still using Internet Explorer will be repeatedly prompted to update to Edge. Internet Explorer has been the butt of frequent jokes about performance, reliability, and security […]
A Special Spring Offer From Solidarity IT!
The best time for making an investment to keep your computer safe is always right now, so to make it even better value for money, we have a special offer for you this week. If you sign up for Protect-IT before the end of the month, we will give you two free pre-paid support hours, […]
Do your cats like office chairs?
Getting rid of a broken office chair that your cat liked to sit in? You could remove the seat and keep it for the cat to enjoy. We did this and it remains one of Rosie’s favourite places spots for sitting and sleeping. Most office chairs come with the Allen key needed to assemble and […]
Why does the type of 365 licensing matter?
In our last article we talked about the history of the different account types. So, how much does this matter in a practical sense? It’s tempting to use a home licence for your business needs; it’s cheaper and business owners often already have a home licence that can be shared with up to five employees. […]
Personal and Work accounts; what’s the difference?
Click here for the previous article Following on from our previous article, where we summarised the basic differences between the account types, we realised that the amount we could say about it in detail is quite a lot. To avoid swamping users with a wall of text, we’re going to break it into smaller parts […]
Types of Account
Do you know which kind of account you use to log in to your computer? There are three types and they each have different functionality. The local account belongs to the computer, the personal account belongs to an individual, and the work or school account belongs to an organisation. Here’s a quick explanation of what […]
Phishing Notifications: Part 2
Click Here For Part 1 In our last article, we talked about a trick that malicious sites use to gain access to your computer and send you obnoxious notifications. These look harmless, or even helpful, but can cause a lot of trouble for you. As promised, we are now here to discuss how you can […]