Windows Update May 2015 Glitch

We have received numerous calls from clients over the last 48 hours about the recent Microsoft Update release. If your Windows machines have been stuck on the ‘Configuring Windows’ screen for more than 15-20 minutes press Ctrl Alt + Del, this should show the Windows Login screen again – another glitch in Microsoft’s updates!...

Client Testimonial – IT Support Bolton

Ryan’s professionalism and enthusiasm are eclipsed only by his technical knowledge and positive attitude towards providing IT solutions. As a company who pride ourselves on innovation and the embracing of technology, Ryan’s services have been fundamental to our rapid growth over the past three years. His team are always contactable, and able to deliver on and exceed agreed targets effectively. Ryan is equipped to provide all the key benefits of an internal IT department, whilst maintaining a cost-efficient model. Both personally and as a company, we would not hesitate to recommend IT247NW to businesses of any size looking for a long term IT partner Robert Charlesworth Finance...

Virgin Media Superhub Remote VPN

Virgin Media Superhub Remote VPN A few of our client’s have been calling the office recently saying their VPN connection to the office isn’t connecting. After a little research we found out Virgin Media’s Superhub blocks outgoing VPN connection, i.e. PPTP Pass Through Login to your router, usually http://192.168.0.1 Enter the username and password Click Advanced Settings Click Security Click Firewall tick the option for PPTP Pass Through  ...

Companies House Fake Email Alert

ALERT – Companies House Fake Email Alert   Over the last two weeks a few of my client’s have contacted me saying they are receiving a lot of emails from Companies House and the HMRC – don’t be fooled these are not legit. Most of you have ESET AntiVirus and Anti Spam solutions in place so you are fine, anyone else using other antivirus solutions just be careful as to what emails you open. But please be aware there is a lot going around and you need to make sure you have the correct security in place or you could end up with major problems.  If you need anymore information please call us on 01772 369 247...

Backup Smartphone Contacts Online

How do I backup my contacts online?   Many client’s have asked me this question over the last few years – please see the link below to download the FREE iDrive app on your iphone / android smartphone https://www.idrive.com/idrive-lite/   Regards IT Support...