Category Archives: Hardware

Reboot windows 8 in advanced mode

Some times it is necessary t reboot a windows 8 pc in advanced mode for trouble shooting etc. To do this, open the Settings charm — press Windows Key + I to open it — click the Power button, then … Continue reading

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Time to replace your windows XP machine

On April 8, 2014 Microsoft will end support for the aging Windows XP operating system and for Microsoft Office 2003.  While many consumers have already upgraded to Windows 7 or 8, there are still many who have not.  In April … Continue reading

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PC repair costs

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Share an Ipad with “ios guest mode”

Do you have an ipad that you want to share with another user but do not want them to have access to your emails or other applications. or do you have an environment where ipads need to be shared for … Continue reading

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Wireless line of sight tool survey tool

When setting up external wireless it is important to make sure that each end of the link can “see” each other. This line of sight (LOS) tool from Solwise can help to map out potentials areas of concern with local … Continue reading

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How to choose the correct processor for your new computer

When you buy a new computer you have a range of choices to make, desktop , laptop, tablet, Windows 8 , Mac , Linux. Most people tend to go with a windows PC of some type and one of the … Continue reading

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PC for £99 or a laptop for £149

A new scheme backed by Microsoft is offering consumers in Briton PCs and laptops from just £24. Get Online @ Home has launched today to help millions of households across the UK to get connected. The scheme is offering eligible … Continue reading

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