Microsoft Update Alert

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Recent patches contained a few surprises and some significant bugs, but they were largely fixed around the end of June. The big problem is that, despite Microsoft’s assurances, Windows 10 1803 does not appear to be ready for use.

Microsoft’s patches in June had some surprising outcomes. Windows 7 PCs with older, 2002-era Pentium III machines got their patching privileges revoked without warning or explanation (and a documentation cover-up to boot), but there’s little sympathy out there for elderly PCs.

Windows 10 1803

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Are your Windows programs up to date?

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1999 saw the emergence of Melissa, a PC virus that engulfed the globe. Designed by David Lee Smith, he named the virus after a stripper and, once released, it caused mayhem forcing large companies to shut down their email gateways and Microsoft to spend years rewriting Windows XP. This one security breach was undoubtedly influential in spurring on Bill Gates to initiate a half a billion dollar project implementing what he called Trustworthy Computing which focused on threat modelling, code reviews and penetration testing. As

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Newbury Computer Repair For Home Users

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Our computer repair and support services in Newbury have proved to be in high demand and feedback has been extremely positive. Testimonials have been greatly appreciated and many clients have found the contact form found here on our website to be a nice, easy way to request our IT services. Our response to these requests has been timely and efficient and we are rapidly building a positive presence and excellent reputation in Newbury. Below are some of our Newbury clients’ thoughts on our home, computer

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Abingdon Computer Repair For Home Users

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The response to our computer repair advertising for home users in Abingdon has been overwhelming and we now have hundreds of domestic clients on our books, many of whom have signed up to our monthly, remote support cover. Testimonials have been flying in and many clients have found the contact form found here on our website to be a nice, easy way to request our IT services. Our response to these requests has been timely and efficient and I feel that we have coped with

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Is the Desktop PC in danger of becoming extinct?

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Technology has advanced dramatically in the last decade. It wasn’t long ago that the laptop was the pinnacle of portable computing, but times have changed and the technology has changed with it. Nowadays you would struggle to find someone that doesn’t own a smart phone capable of performing almost every task you would need it to do from taking pictures, to sending emails and even booking a flight to Florida for a well-deserved holiday – all of that is possible on a device that can

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PChelp4U in Bicester

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That’s right, just like the recent Bicester tornado, PChelp4U are also to take the town by storm. Due to popular demand and following our successful expansion to Hazlemere, we have made the decision to follow suit and continue our expansion to include Bicester and the surrounding villages. PChelp4U, as of today, will be providing IT services for home users and small businesses in and around Bicester with free callout and diagnosis. We have already received numerous calls from the Bicester area looking for a reliable

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New office in Hazlemere

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We are proud to announce the opening our new office in Hazlemere and a new addition to the team. Rob brings a wealth of knowledge and will be primarily focused on business growth for support in and around Hazlemere. PChelp4U now have offices in Haddenham, Winslow and Hazlemere due to sustained growth and an increase in demand over the past year or so. Our area is expanding slowly as we become capable of supporting more businesses and homes. Importantly, our service levels remain at the

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Not just Desktop and Laptop repairs

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When it comes to PC repairs, PChelp4u don’t just fix your commonal garden Windows based desktop and laptop machines. We repair iMacs, Macbooks, iPhones, iPads, Mac Pros, Mac minis – in fact pretty much any Apple device. Send your device back to the manufacturer and you could be faced with a hefty bill and a wait of 14 days or more to get it back. Not with PChelp4U – we aim to repair and return within 2-3 days maximum and our prices are realistic and

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