Solve 5 Common PC Tech Support Problems Yourself

On: 5th, October 2016 | Under: Computer Repair, Features


If you have a computer, you’ve probably had a computer dilemma. The severity of each problem can vary from just having a slow computer to the notorious “beach ball” spinning. No matter what the problem is, these issues can be very irritating and get in the way of your work. That’s why Computer Troubleshooters has compiled this list of 5 common PC tech support problems and how to solve them yourself.

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Is Microsoft Office 365 Right for My Office?

On: 14th, June 2016 | Under: Cloud Computing, General


While Microsoft launched the cloud version of their popular applications and productivity products in June of 2011, most small businesses are still trying to figure out what this product means for their company.  Should they continue to pay for and use the premise based software as they have always done, or should they move to the subscription based cloud offering?  Unfortunately, the answer to that is not any clearer today than it was in 2011 and requires research and guidance.

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Scottish Franchise Week

On: 24th, May 2016 | Under: Features, General


Computer Troubleshooters joined the British Franchise Association last year and had the opportunity to attend various events as part of Scottish Franchise week organised by the British Franchise Association, of which we are members.

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Windows 10– Should You Upgrade Now?

On: 11th, May 2016 | Under: General, Technology & Tools


On July 29th, 2015 Microsoft released the much anticipated operating system called Windows 10.  With a goal to have more than 2 million devices using Windows 10 within two years, Microsoft immediately launched an aggressive marketing initiative that offered free upgrades on eligible devices using Windows 7 or higher. Microsoft’s generosity only goes so far, however, and the free upgrades will only be offered until July 29th, 2016. With the regular pop-up messages reminding users of this limited time offer, many people have been asking if this upgrade is right for them. The short answer is, it depends.

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New Computer Troubleshooter in Manchester

On: 19th, April 2016 | Under: General, Press Release


We are pleased to welcome Kevin Hayes to our team in the UK. Kevin will be trading as Computer Troubleshooters East Manchester.

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Badlock: a chance to close the stable door before the horse bolts

On: 10th, April 2016 | Under: Security, Technology & Tools


As the Grand National weekend draws near, I expected to be drawing analogies between national hunt racing and IT managed services along the lines of planning, preparation and making sure your team is ready to overcome the hurdles and arrive successfully at the finishing post.

However we now find that we are bracing ourselves in anticipation of a new cyber threat Badlock.  We are in the unusual position of being aware both of a vulnerability and of the fix becoming available on the same day – Tuesday 12th April.

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