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Internet Explorer Versions EOL From 12th January

Microsoft will cease to support versions of Internet Explorer older than version 11 starting from next Tuesday, 12th January. This means that Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 will all reach the end of their support life next week. The older IE versions will become more vulnerable to hacks and web bugs as they reach their 'end of life' and the last patch to be delivered to these older browsers will include a notification, or 'nag' to update to IE11.

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Windows 10 is on its way…

Windows 10 is on its way…

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.




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Cryptolock re-appears as a new ransomware called as “Threat Finder”

A new ransomware called as “Threat Finder” has been discovered by a security researcher at Rackspace. Threat Finder is feared to be a copy of Cryptolocker and can infect Windows PC’s via multiple sources; the most common infection is when a user browses a compromised website.

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.



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F-Secure - Best Protection award, 4 years in a row

For the fourth year in a row, F-Secure has won the Best Protection award from the AV-TEST Institute. F-Secure Client Security has been selected for Best Protection 2014 in the corporate user category, a result of its consistent top performance in tests throughout the year.

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Midland Computers relationship with New College Telford goes from strength to strength…

Telford based IT Company Midland Computers have been working together with New College Telford in Wellington on a number of projects over the last year, and recently provided notebooks and PCs to the College which have been rolled out as part of their ICT strategy.In good hands – Mike Haycox of Midland Computers hands over IT hardware to Rachel Ford at New College Telford.

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Windows Server 2003…the end is nigh.

Are you on Server 2012? Now is the ideal time for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 to take advantage of Microsofts latest Server platform.

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.



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CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS

We will be closing from December 23rd 4.00pm until January 2nd 8:30am.