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Few weeks ago one of our customers brought a laptop which was locked with the following message with Metropolitan Police and GEMA logos.

This is a Malware infection and make sure that you don't key in your credit or debit card details. If you did use your card to pay, phone your bank as soon as possible and block the card as your card details might have been stolen.

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How to create strong passwords

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Strong passwords are important protections to help you have safer online transactions.

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RAM, Hard Drive and Processor - in Simple Words

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Computer Ram-Memory

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Buying New Computer?

This can be time consuming and confusing. We will try to help you to make an informed decision by answering the questions that are very important to you.

When you are doing some research to buy a new computer, choose one that will do what you want it to do and will last for at least 4 years. You should expect the normal life of your computer to be around 5 to 6 years. I wouldn't recommend a cheap and basic computer that you may have seen advertised on TV. Any computer with a basic specification will be fast to work with for the first few weeks or months but by the time you have installed the necessary software and the regular windows updates, the computer will become slower and slower. These Windows Updates are necessary to keep your computer trouble free and might increase the security so, never avoid them. Why not call us for some advice - we'd be happy to help.

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