New Client Review

Ryan Kilner and IT247NW helped us immensely when we were re-setting up our factory IT systems. There were a number of quite complex issues which had to be addressed and Ryan and his support team solved the problems with ease. Their ongoing remote support system is very good and we are very pleased to have them on-board with us. Neil Middleton MD Maple Timber...

IT Support North West

A recent testimonial from a new IT Support client based in Manchester, North West “IT247NW has been the answer to our IT needs and frustrations. They are prompt, friendly, courteous and what’s most important – they translate the IT jargon into plain English and adjust the advice to our own circumstances. Ryan has always been great: patient and professional – a real pleasure to do business with. To make a long story short, we highly recommend the services of IT247NW!” AGS Contracting...

IT Support Preston

IT247NW Ltd are an IT Support company based in Whitestake, Preston. We offer IT Support to a range of different businesses around the North West area, these companies can have between 5 and 80 workstations and currently we monitor and manage around 30 Servers for our clients. Our remote monitoring software helps us manage all our Desktops and Servers throughout the UK, most of the time we know of an IT issue before the client – we pride ourselves on excellent customer service.     If you are looking for a 2nd opinion on your IT Systems please give us a call on 01772 369247 or drop us an email on support@it247nw.com Thanks Ryan Kilner  ...

Workstation Remote Monitoring

Are your Servers, Desktops and Laptops being monitored as they should be?? Our remote monitoring software checks devices every few minutes to make sure everything is running as it should be. Example – a screenshot showing a clients desktop not updading their anti virus definitions, here at IT247nw we monitor our dashboard throughout the day and alert clients within minutes.                ...

Advantages installing an SSD over HDD

Do you know the advantages in upgrading your hard drives to solid state drives?   Solid State Drives (SSD) have reduced in price over the years and we are seeing more and more users upgrading their hardware. The benefits to the SSD are: They’re Faster – without moving parts, SSD’s aren’t just must faster, they’re ready to go when you are, meaning faster boot times (10 seconds ish) faster application loading times and the overall system responds better. More Efficient – since they have no moving parts they don’t need as much power to operate, meaning longer battery life on your laptop, we can also fits these into Desktop PCs with a simple SSD bracket. Easy to Install – we can simply clone your old hard drive to the new one – without loosing data or user settings Call 01772 369247 for more...

Windows 10 Upgrade?

Upgrade to Windows 10?   Windows 10 is free to download for a few more months yet, but do you really want to upgrade your device? You need to be aware that Microsoft have changed a few settings on the upgrade, therefore it could Upgrade to Windows 10 without you agreeing to it. If you don’t want Windows 10 please follow these setups:- Step One Click on the start menu at the bottom left of your screen and type Windows Updates, and select the option as shown in the screenshot.                         Step Two In the options on the left hand side select Change Settings             Step Three Drop down the box under Important Updates and set to – Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them Changing these settings will then stop the automatic installation of Windows 10 to your machine.     In future when prompted about Windows Updates, you can then go through the important updates manually and untick the option for Windows 10. From the Windows Update screen, click on the text that says Important Updates Available (There could be any number of these)     Once on this screen it will list the updates available. To make sure Windows 10 does not install, you need to either: Untick – Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3035583) Or Right click on Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3035583) and click Hide Update       Either way, if you would like to upgrade to Windows 10 or not, please give...