Category Archives: Windows

Computamedic.co.uk - Microsoft urges upgrade to IE11

Microsoft has recently issued a warning to ALL Windows users to urgently upgrade to IE11 (Internet Explorer 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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Computamedic Blog Video Problems with Windows 10

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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Comput@medic - Windows 10 - what you need to know

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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Computamedic Blog Tools for testing your Internet speed

There are many reasons Internet speed will become noticeably slower — including not getting the bandwidth you’re paying for.

By Patrick Marshall via Windows Secrets

Internet speed testing services might help reveal whether your ISP is at fault, but only if you understand how they work.

When streaming House of Cards, do you find that Frank Underwood can’t make a threat without stuttering? Does uploading a new video to YouTube seem to take forever? Are you really starting to wonder whether you’re getting the faster Internet service that’s costing an extra £15 a month?

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