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OneDrive Sync Issues, Too Many Files?

OneDrive Sync Issues, Too Many Files? OneDrive Sync

Has OneDrive been taking too long to synchronise files or using too much memory?  The issue could be down to how many files it is syncing. It is recommended that the total number of files for OneDrive to sync doesn’t exceed 100,000, as doing so will make syncing files slow and memory intensive. While it […]

Strange Facebook Postings and Messages

Strange Facebook Postings and Messages

Have you or your friends started receiving Facebook messages that don’t sound like the person they’re from?  This could mean that person’s account has been hacked. One of the most common symptoms of a compromised Facebook account is a message or post making an offer that sounds too good to be true, such as the […]

22H2 Update Now Safe

22H2 Update Now Safe

Microsoft have just announced that they have fixed the problems with the 22H2 update that was causing Blue Screen of Death errors. The update is now safe to install. If you need further advice or help with this update or would like to know more about keeping your computers safe and secure, just get in […]

22H2 Update

22H2 Update

Microsoft have recently released the 22H2 Update for Windows 11. It brings a significant number of improvements and features but has been causing problems with some computers, so we currently recommend that you postpone updating to the latest version of Windows 11 until the issue is resolved. The update adds new features that include layout […]

Why are Progress Bars so Inconsistent?

Why are Progress Bars so Inconsistent?

Have you ever wondered why progress bars are so wildly inconsistent?  They’ll start off speeding along, then stop for a while, then speed up, then slow down…  The ‘Estimated time remaining,’ is even more notoriously unreliable, randomly going up and down by minutes or even hours. So why is this?  Well, it’s because progress bars […]

Smishing – Text Scams

Smishing – Text Scams

Have you heard of ‘smishing’? It sounds silly, but it’s becoming an all-too-serious problem. The term is a portmanteau of ‘SMS’ and ‘Phishing’.  Phishing is the use of fake emails that impersonate trusted companies and ask users to click on links to visit a fake website that asks for their account details. Smishing is the […]

LastPass Security Incident

Are you familiar with password managers?  You may have heard about a recent security incident involving LastPass. Thankfully, the perpetrators of the attack did not succeed in stealing any passwords or personal data.  The incident took place in their development environment, which does not provide access to where the passwords are encrypted and stored. Users […]

Download Deceit

Download Deceit

This is a public service announcement about a scam that recently affected a service we use, and even if you are not directly affected yourself, your friends or family could be. None of our business services were compromised. Discord is a VoIP and instant messaging social platform. You can think of it as kind of […]