Category: Microsoft

Microsoft urges upgrade to IE11 – even if you don’t use it

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Microsoft has recently issued a warning to ALL Windows users to urgently upgrade their Internet Explorer to version 11 – even if you don’t normally use it.

The reason is that IE is so tightly integrated with the Windows Operating System, components of it are used every day without the user being aware of it.

Even if you regularly use browsers such as Google Chrome, Firefox or Opera the vulnerabilities existing in earlier version of Internet Explorer render your system subject to attack.

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Video problems with Windows 10

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It has become apparent over recent days that Windows 10 has some issues with the screen display.

It looks like Microsoft have made some significant changes to the way the display is handled in the upgrade to Windows 10 and, in a number of cases we’ve seen, software which works perfectly well in Windows 7 and even Windows 8/8.1 can experience substantial problems when running under Windows 10.

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Windows 10 – what you need to know

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July 29th 2015 is a date for the diary – it’s the date that Microsoft have announced the release of Windows 10.

Many of you will have already noticed the little white icon appearing in your Task Bar asking you to register for the upgrade and if you have a fully licensed copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 you can obtain the upgrade free of charge for a 12 month period from the release date.

However, there are a lot of things to be aware of before you make that jump.

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Mailbox sizes – a thing to watch?

Computamedic Mailbox sizes - a thing to watch?

E-mail is a relatively simple concept – but there lies beneath a web of complication unappreciated by the majority of users and, with the advent of super-resolution mobile ‘phone pictures, and consequently massive attachments there is a growing problem.

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System Upgrades & Expansion

New programs are designed to make the best of current machines and where your PC is a year or two old you will often find that a little extra memory or some additional disk space can make the difference.

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Computer Maintenance

Computamedic Blog Seven Deadly Sins of Computer Maintenance

How sinful is your computer maintenance? Inadequate Virus protection, poorly managed systems and out-of-date operating systems are all contributors to your computers health problems, to name a few. Below is the full list of “sins” that you can look out for

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