Tech Blog

03
Aug
2015

To recap Windows 10 is Microsoft’s latest operating system. Initially Microsoft promised to deploy it to millions of PC’s worldwide on the 29 July 2015, through an upgrade process via Windows Update. Initially we were very concerned about this untested rollout and the confusion it was creating. Microsoft then changed their strategy, so that Windows 10 ...

03
Aug
2015

Are two monitors better than one?

I was recently asked for my opinion on using one large screen versus two smaller screens set up in extended desktop mode. To set the context this was a tower pc running Windows 7 Pro. Having come from one larger screen and now using dual screens, I do prefer dual screens and ...

27
Jul
2015

Farewell to Windows Server 2003

There are many thousands of companies still using Windows Server 2003 quite happily but Microsoft support for this platform has ended so it’s time to say goodbye. When it comes to migrating away from this platform here are four common questions we get asked: 1. Is Microsoft still the way to ...

15
Feb
2015

The Windows Start menu returns with Start8!

Attention Windows 8 Users! Want to completely get rid of the Windows 8 Metro and get the Windows 7 orb back? Downloadable software called 'Start 8' or 'Classic ...

13
Feb
2015

The best backup for your business

These days there are a huge array of technologies for protecting your data and it is important to find the best solution for your needs. Here are the most popular options: USB drives USB-connected drives are not ideal for business because they rely on human intervention and the software is usually not very sophisticated. Thumb drives are also easily ...