If you have an iPhone or iPad, you should change your Apple password before 7th April

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A group of Hackers calling themselves Turkish Crime Family are claiming to have obtained the login credentials of 627 million Apple users. The group are threatening to wipe the iCloud accounts and Apple devices of 200m users on 7th April 2017 unless Apple meets their demand of $75,000 in crypto-currency. While it’s unclear how seriously we should take these claims, … Read More

Dave WalterIf you have an iPhone or iPad, you should change your Apple password before 7th April

How to add BT Mail to the Windows 10 Mail app

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If you’re adding a btinternet.com account but are stuck with “Nothing has arrived yet” or “Hold on while we retrieve your emails”, here’s the solution.

Dave WalterHow to add BT Mail to the Windows 10 Mail app

Fix for Inspiron N5050 booting to a black screen after Windows 10 upgrade

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If you have a Dell Inspiron N5050 notebook, you may find that it doesn’t work properly after upgrading to Windows 10. When the laptop turns on, you may notice the screen turn black after a while. It seems like nothing you press will bring the display back. The key to fixing this problem is to plug in an external monitor. … Read More

Dave WalterFix for Inspiron N5050 booting to a black screen after Windows 10 upgrade

Received a strange email from stevewebb2@btinternet.com ?

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A glitch in BT’s email system has resulted in lots of their customers receiving strange emails, appearing to be returned from somebody called Steve Webb. A number of my customers have been in touch with me this afternoon to say that they have been receiving unsolicited emails containing the text: Subject: Delivery Status Notification – These recipients of your message have been … Read More

Dave WalterReceived a strange email from stevewebb2@btinternet.com ?

Tutorial: How to print Christmas labels

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At this time of year, I seem to help at least one person with this problem every day: how to take a list of addresses, and print them out onto labels. So as an early Christmas present I will show you the easiest way to get the job done. It might seem a bit complicated, but if you follow each … Read More

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Road closures on Mill Lane

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I always welcome customers who want to drop a computer into my office to be repaired. It’s best to phone first to let me know you’re coming. My office sits on Mill Lane in Ness, which is due to be closed for resurfacing. The road will be closed from Monday 16th November for up to 5 days. There will still … Read More

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Problems sending emails after upgrading to Windows 10?

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The Windows 10 update has been available for several months now, and there have been very few problems compared to previous new releases of Windows. There is however one problem that I have seen quite a lot of. Some users who use Outlook to access their emails have found that they cannot send out any emails, after upgrading to Windows … Read More

Dave WalterProblems sending emails after upgrading to Windows 10?

How to lock your iPhone or iPad screen to a specific app

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If you have young kids, you no doubt know that an iPhone or iPad screen is an easy way to keep them occupied. But can you trust them to handle your gadget without accidentally emailing your boss or phoning all of your contacts? Fortunately, you can lock your screen to a single app. This lets your child use their favourite game … Read More

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Windows 10 arrives on 29th July – All you need to know

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Microsoft have announced that Windows 10 will be available as a free update on 29th July. What can I expect from Windows 10? Following complaints from users of Windows 8 and 8.1, this release will return users to a more familiar Windows 7 environment. Some of the more popular elements of Windows 8.1 will be retained. The Start Menu is back, … Read More

Dave WalterWindows 10 arrives on 29th July – All you need to know

Don’t worry, there aren’t 8 people signed into your Facebook

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You may have seen a Facebook post like this doing the rounds. Its author suggests that the Facebook app on their phone was hacked by 8 people. If you follow the advice in the post, you may be led to think that the same has happened to yours. The truth is, although you will probably see several ‘people’ logged into your … Read More

Dave WalterDon’t worry, there aren’t 8 people signed into your Facebook