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Which Anti Virus to use

If you are still using Microsoft's free built-in Defender, you might want to reconsider. It doesn't have good Malware protection, it let as much as 20 percent of zero-day malware through in recent tests, getting only 3/6 marks. Avast free product gets full marks for...

Changing Gmail Password

To change your gmail password   Login to your gmail account, and click on the right hand side icon as circled in yellow, then click on the My Account button Click on the Sign-in & security > as below Click on the Password > as below You will be asked to...

Email is deleted from Outlook 2016 when using POP3

Email is deleted from server using Microsoft Outlook 2016 when downloaded via POP3 Does your smartphone, tablet or webmail no longer shows all your emails or do they appear for a short time and then disappear? If you have configured Outlook 2016 to Leave a copy on the...

Have You Been Hacked?

1. Check your PC of viruses or malware before you change your password Most hackers get your password through malware that's been installed on your PC without your knowledge (for example, when you download a new screen saver, toolbar or other software from an...

Buying and new computer SSD or SSHD

What is a SSD? SSD stands for solid-state drive. It's basically the same as a USB flash drive or memory stick, but much bigger and faster. Unlike a hard disk, a SSD has no moving parts. What is a SSHD? SSHD stand for solid-state hybrid drive. It's a traditional hard...

Windows 10

Should you install the free upgrade to Windows 10? Yes - but wait.  It's free until 29th July 2016.  At the moment it still has some very sticky bits, so only upgrade if you don't mind the occasional computer hick-up, or you like to see your IT person on a regular...

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