8 PC Maintenance Mistakes that can kill your Hardware Lifespan

On: 9th, February 2016 | Under: Features

All computers have a lifespan, and as they get older they’ll keep reminding you of this fact as they start getting noisier, running slow and giving error messages. Many of these problems can be avoided by taking care of your computer to make it run smoother for longer.
Weather your machine is brand new or several years old, it is never too late to get started.

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Welcome to our new franchisees.

On: 28th, January 2016 | Under: General

We have 2 new offices open recently, Glasgow and West Manchester. Here’s a little about the Owners of the new Offices.

Computer Troubleshooters Glasgow:
Nasar Ahmed and Iftikhar Ahmed are a Scottish dynamic duo based in the city O’ Glasg’a. Nas (as he likes to be known) is a former civil servant and has experience in various IT roles including hardware & software support and training. He also has a keen interest in art and design and likes to talk tech and spend time with family and friends (usually fixing their tech problems while doing so!).

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Is Your Company At Risk From BYOD?

On: 13th, January 2016 | Under: Global Newsletter

While you may not know what BYOD is, you do need to worry about how it is affecting your business. It does not matter if you are a micro business with two employees or a large corporation with hundreds.   No matter where you are located, what kind of work that you do or how long you have been in business; you need to understand the benefits and risks associated with BYOD.

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Computing at Christmas time

On: 25th, November 2015 | Under: Security

For many, Christmas time is the best time of the year. Celebrations, family and friends, presents, a week off work, all part of the fun. Of course, like Ebenezer Scrooge in Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol” you might say “Bah humbug” to the Christmas spirit, but we love it. So the last thing we want to do in the run up is to spread doom and gloom, but while the rest of us are enjoying a great time, cyber criminals are making the best of the opportunity. Like Pantomime villains lurking in the shadows they are already plotting to steal our money, hurt our businesses, and many other forms of mischief.

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2015 Computer Troubleshooters Conference

On: 19th, October 2015 | Under: Features

15 Years of Service

Computer Troubleshooters started in the UK in 2000 so we felt that this years conference should be special to celebrate 15 years of service. We held the conference in Bury and because that is Gill of CT Business Solutions N Mcr‘s local area we were able to work with some of her contacts. Local companies such as GJ Plastics, Prime Photographers and Bella Balloons.

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7 Things you should never do online

On: 24th, August 2015 | Under: Features

Most of us are familiar with the conventional wisdom about protecting our privacy online: Don’t enter personal or credit card information into sketchy web sites. Hide birthdates and other information scammers can use to steal your identity.
But new privacy concerns pop up virtually every day, so it’s important to avoid engaging in these seven risky behaviours.

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