Category Archives: Misc

Happy Birthday to Angelsey Computer Solutions

10 years ago this week I started Anglesey Computer Solutions after being made redundant. The new fangled windows XP had just been issued but most people were still on Windows Millennium. Tablets you got from the chemist and wifi were … Continue reading

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Free IT magazines for Anglesey Residents

If you have a membership card for an Anglesey Library you are now able to download A range of magazines including some expensive IT magazines to a PC or tablet for off line reading at your leisure. To sign up … Continue reading

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Creat new windows user from command line

I had a pc with a corrupt user profile in today. As it was the only user profile on the PC I could not log in normally to transfer data or create a new profile. the solution was to boot … Continue reading

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Twitter lists

If you use Twitter and have a lot of followers it can sometimes be useful to sort them into themed groups to help clear away some of the clutter. You can do this with “Twitter Lists” To create a list: … Continue reading

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Set i pad browser home page

Most of us are use to a PC browser opening up at a preferred “Home Page”. However teh safari browser on an i pad works differently and will normally open on the pageĀ  last displayed. To allow the same page … Continue reading

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Back up your files “CryptoLocker” is coming to a PC near you

CryptoLocker is a ransomware virus created by criminals. It is being distributed using exploits in your computer security due to out-dated software. Common source of exploit are infected email messages, malicious websites and drive-by downloads. Notice that as exploit kits … Continue reading

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Computer troubleshooting in 8 steps

The most important part of troubleshooting any problem is to divide the tasks of problem resolution into a systematic process of elimination. The processĀ  can be divided into eight steps: 1) Define the problem. 2)Gather detailed information. 3) Consider probable … Continue reading

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