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How to use MS Teams to replace your file server

How to use MS Teams to replace your file server

You all know MS Teams as a video conferencing tool, but do you know about all of its other cool features? One such feature enables businesses to replace file servers, allowing users to work from anywhere and collaborate on documents in real-time.  This video shows you...

Microsoft Remove Delay Windows 10 Updates in version 2004

Microsoft Remove Delay Windows 10 Updates in version 2004

We recently wrote an article on how to delay Windows 10 updates so that you can wait until issues are resolved before you install new updates.  However, in the Windows 10 2004 update, Microsoft has removed the ability to delay Feature Updates for up to 365 days in the...

How to scan a QR code with your phone

How to scan a QR code with your phone

As more venues open up for face to face meetings, some are introducing their own track and trace systems using a QR code that you need to scan with your mobile phone. But how? This video explains how to scan a QR code with your phone so you are not trying to figure it...

Getting Started With Microsoft Teams

Getting Started With Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a powerful collaboration tool and is included with all business versions of Microsoft 365.  If you have Microsoft 365, and are not using Teams, or you don't yet have Microsoft 365 and want to know what Teams can do, this video is a quick...

How to delay Windows 10 updates

How to delay Windows 10 updates

It is an undisputed fact that, to keep your computer secure, you should keep the software running on it up to date.  We go on about it again and again and again.  However, there is a balance between making sure that you have the latest Windows 10 updates, and also...

Microsoft urge users to patch against critical vulnerability

Microsoft urge users to patch against critical vulnerability

Microsoft is warning of a recently discovered critical Windows DNS Server vulnerability that is described as “wormable”. DNS (Domain Name Services) is used by computers all over the world to find each other. The Internet could not work without it. Microsoft DNS is...

Why the Cloud is not backup

Why the Cloud is not backup

Cloud computing has revolutionised the way businesses work.  Companies that utilise the cloud will have coped the best with COVID-19 imposed restrictions.  Whether forced to by circumstance or not, businesses are moving from the traditional server in the office to...

Office 365 and Windows RDS: Maximum Remote Working Flexibility

Office 365 and Windows RDS: Maximum Remote Working Flexibility

Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS) has been around for years. I was using it over 20 years ago and was a fan.  It was an excellent solution for flexible working over slow connections, which is all we had back then!  However, back then, you needed something else to...

How To Secure Your Business When Remote Working

How To Secure Your Business When Remote Working

The global COVID-19 crisis means that more people are remote working than ever before.  Businesses rushed to enable their employees to work from anywhere very quickly, which may include access to sensitive company data.  In the rush to stay operational during the...

How to spot a scam

How to spot a scam

Would you know how to recognise a scam? In the 21st century, you are highly unlikely to encounter a con artist in the street as they hide behind phones, text messages and emails.  But the motivations behind 21st-century fraudsters have not changed; they want to make...

Why now is a great time to start your own business

Why now is a great time to start your own business

"I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying." - Michael Jordan We are living in unprecedented times.  People are being prevented from leaving their homes and the average worker has been sent to work from home, put on reduced hours, or worse.  It is...

Anti-virus programs aren’t enough

Anti-virus programs aren’t enough

Today, many business owners install an antivirus program as their single line of defence and call it a day. However, there are many ways to get into a network that circumvents anti-virus. Hackers are creating malware faster than anti-virus programs can recognise them...

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