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CryptoWall – Cryptorbit / Cryptolocker Ransomware Variant

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CryptoWall A variant of the Cryptorbit or Cryptolocker ransomeware called CryptoWall is doing the rounds. For those of it who are not familiar this is a very clever scam where you are sent an attachment that has an encryption process embedded in it. The malware trawls your PC and all mapped network drives for useful […]

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Network Speed Calculator

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We are always having to work with networks that are measured in Gbps Mbps and Kbps (gigabits/megabits/kilobits per second) and working with data measured in GB MB KB (gigabytes/megabytes/kilobytes). this is far too confusing for our tiny brains, so we came up with this simple spreadsheet that calculates how long a file of a certain […]

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IT Recruitment (for the SME)

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Your staff are demanding immediate local IT (or ICT) support. The complaints are mounting as they are unable to work efficiently without rapid help with IT queries and problems. What should you do? How will you recruit or find this resource? IT recruitment is a real challenge, but is this the right path for your business? It […]

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Windows 10 Technical Preview Dual Boot Setup

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Dual-boot Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 The following is specific to a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 8.1, but this process can be followed for any PC or laptop running any version of Windows. If you want to give Windows 10 a try, but are worried about messing up your existing installation this is the […]

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Do you have knowledge or control of your IT assets? Are you legal?

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What is installed on whose machine and is it legal? How old are your machines and when will you be hit with a nasty upgrade bill? We will help with all this. We can provide regular asset reporting and help you plan for the future. Please see this page on our website for in-depth detail of […]

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HP P2000 MSA and VMware SRM & SRA Error

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Hopefully this will save other people the head scratching and countless lost hours that we suffered on a VMware project we are working on. Whilst setting up VMware Site Recovery Manager we hit a peculiar problem that had a simple solution but was very difficult to spot. We were installing the Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) from […]

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