Category Archives: PC Support

Shredding data before you give your PC away…

matthew.clark@bristol-computer-support.co.uk Your old PC was full of your data.  Maybe you had all your family photos, a copy of your passport that you scanned in when you bought your flat?  You might have an excel file with your pension details?  … Continue reading

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Sony Bravia TV

Helped a client recently with a TV issue. The Sony Bravia was setup using WiFi, but the iPlayer was forever pausing and stuttering on playback.  The router was close, just one wall away.  First thing, we hard wired the TV … Continue reading

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Office365 SMTP Settings

Office365 SMTP Settings My company uses Office 365 for many things, but mainly email.  We, and many clients use other software, such as Encore for Estate Agents, accounts packages, marketing databases etc.  I use QuickFile for accounts.  We want to … Continue reading

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Dropbox app not connecting to sync your files

Hi All, If you use Dropbox and Eset Security products, you might have noticed it has stopped working and files are no longer syncing – something about cannot make a connection using SSL or something. Run this update from the … Continue reading

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Phishing email – sent to me today!

Hi Everyone, I have just received a classic phishing type email.  The hacker has worked out or guessed that I use Office 365 for my email, and they have generated the email and text below.  The actual email looks like … Continue reading

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Working From Home – Cybercriminals wet dream!

Cybercriminals must be enjoying these times! So many people are now working from home, probably on their own laptop or desktop. IF THESE DEVICES WERE in the office, the IT department would be making sure all the patches were applied, … Continue reading

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Laptop slow? We can speed it up, solid state drive installation

Most new laptop prices seem to have gone through the roof.  It seems to be related to Brexit and Covid.  It’s a bitter pill to pay, but there is an alternative solution. Your current laptop may last 2 more years … Continue reading

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MESH WiFi Installation Bristol

We’re installing 2 or 3 WiFi Mesh installations a week here at Bristol Computer Support. Clients previously had powerline devices, cables everywhere and randem access points placed around their houses and businesses.  With MESH, we taking all that away, replacing … Continue reading

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Some General Security Information

Activate Two-Factor Authentication Adding two-factor authentication to your email, file storage, and social media accounts is the most important step you can take to secure your information and it’s really simple to set up. Your campaign will tell you which … Continue reading

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Intel i3 Generation 8 Based PCs, towers and desktops.

Bristol Computer Support are now building custom PCs based on the new Generation 8 i3 CPUs.  The main differences are that the CPU is Quad core, rather than dual core as it was in the Generation 7 range, plus the … Continue reading

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