Monthly Archives: January 2012

UPS salvidged and installed

You cannot beat the quality of a good APC Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS).  I was given a SUA1500 unit, and all that was wrong was that the batteries had worn out.  These batteries last about 3 years or so, and they … Continue reading

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How to encrypt email with Outlook

Why encrypt email and (in near English) how does it work?  Emails spread out all around the internet, and can be picked up in different countries, as they pass through different Internet Service Providers.  Someone could hack into them as they … Continue reading

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Why is Sage line 50 Slow – some hints and tips.

apply all patches and service packs to your Sage 50 installation  apply all patches to your operating system on workstations and servers make sure that your anti-virus program is up to date Sage 50 Data Sage 50 Reports & Layouts … Continue reading

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Gmail can tell you when new mail has arrived!

Ever wanted your PC to let you know you have new gmail waiting? Simply download the gmail (googlemail) notifier tool, install it, type in your email address and password. http://toolbar.google.com/gmail-helper/notifier_windows.html Whenever a new email comes in, a brief winodow pops … Continue reading

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Why is my WiFi Network worse, even though I have a new N Series Router?

A customer had installed a new N300 Series router. The old G type wifi router was failing, and needed to go. The shop sold him a Magic N300 (not a make we know of). The WiFI Signal was, frankly, rubbish. Continue reading

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