Valerie Green

Download Deceit

Download Deceit

This is a public service announcement about a scam that recently affected a service we use, and even if you are not directly affected yourself, your friends or family could be. None of our business services were compromised. Discord is a VoIP and instant messaging social platform. You can think of it as kind of […]

Overheating

Overheating

How’s your computer handling the heat? If a computer gets too hot, it can slow down or even shutdown entirely. So what can you do? There’s quite few options, which can range from quick tricks to opening up the computer. Quick and easy is to make sure there’s enough airflow around the vents. These will […]

Antivirus Conflicts

Antivirus Conflicts

Computer running slower than usual? One common culprit is having multiple antivirus programs installed and running at the same time. Using two antivirus programs at once might sound like a good idea, to give your computer twice the protection. But this isn’t the case; you’re better off with just one antivirus program. Virus detection and […]

Mailboxes and Aliases – Which to choose?

Mailboxes and Aliases – Which to choose?

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’

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 […]

Internet Explorer has been retired

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 […]

Why does the type of 365 licensing matter?

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. […]