Midland Computers - your local computer shop. We bring a personal touch to the all too often faceless world of IT. The computer industry is always changing, and can seem like a minefield even for tech-savvy users. We often hear that shopping online or visiting large retail park stores doesn’t make matters any clearer; the choice of products may be too limited or too overwhelming, and they may not have the right expertise and understanding of what you need to help you make the right purchase.
It’s exciting times at Microsoft as Windows 10 has been given a launch date of 29th July. This is a free upgrade for many Windows users – but before you press the upgrade button ensure your business is ready. You may notice an icon already appearing in your taskbar to reserve your copy of Windows 10 – you can now reserve your free upgrade by registering…but read on before you install.
The only solution to save your data is to take timely backups and take the usual steps to Prevent Ransomware from getting onto your computer.
People today want to be productive wherever they go. They want to work faster and smarter across their favourite devices, while staying current and connected. Simply put, they want to have business tools that work as hard as they do.
Microsoft Office 365 is the right choice for your business
Server 2003 is going End of Support, what does this mean to you?
• On July 14th 2015 Windows Server 2003 will no longer be supported by Microsoft. This will include Security Updates and Patches as well.
• Visa and MasterCard may no longer do business with companies using Windows Server 2003 once it goes end of extended support as they won’t be compliant.
If you run a Windows Server 2003 or Small Business Server 2003 now is the time to take action, The average time from business planning to completion from 2003 to an up to date O/S takes 100 days.
You may have heard of the practice where unscrupulous hackers and syndicates demand money from you to access your files… pretty much amounting to blackmail. Be careful…be aware of suspicious attachments in email, even from people you know – and ensure you have all your data backed up away from your PC.