Monthly Archives: May 2011

Password Please!

By on May 31, 2011

Someone asked me about passwords the other day – I can’t remember the exact question (I was in a supermarket for goodness sake!) – and I wondered how many users have the … read more →

It’s just a game…

By on May 29, 2011

I’m not much of a gamer – I do have a Wii but don’t play it as much as I would like. It’s really a matter of time. There are so many … read more →

Welcome to the real world.

By on May 26, 2011

Firstly, let me say well done to Apple for responding to the reports of Mac malware. They have now posted instructions on how users should deal with this fakeware and they have … read more →

Tweet! Tweet!

By on May 25, 2011

Why anyone would be interested in a footballer playing away from home (as it were) is beyond me, but the Ryan Giggs super-injunction story does raise some interesting issues. The internet is … read more →

More Varieties than Heinz?

By on May 24, 2011

The development work on Windows 8 seems to be moving along nicely – at least according to Steve Ballmer. He talks about slates, tablets, PCs and different ‘form factors’ – I wish … read more →

Faking it

By on May 23, 2011

Many of you will be aware of the numerous fake Anti Virus programmes that pop up a warning on your screen. They tell you that your system is infected and if you … read more →

A guide to installing avast! Free Antivirus

By on May 22, 2011

avast! Free Antivirus is a freeware antivirus program offered by AVAST. This is a comprehensive security program with several useful features. Official support for avast! products is available here: Avast Support The … read more →

Hoist the main sail, me hearties!

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No, you won’t see me in the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie – but I am going to talk about piracy (good link though, eh?)You will be aware that some Governments … read more →

How to backup your files using GFI Backup Home Edition

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One of the most important things for any computer user to do is to remember make backups of their files to an external media source, like a CD/DVD or preferably an external … read more →

How to backup and Sync your Gmail to Outlook 2007

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There are a few reasons you may want to do this, but my main reason would be to back up my Gmail emails just in case I ever delete something important, Gmail … read more →

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