Tips to stay virus free

First of all, it is good to understand what a computer virus is. Traditionally a virus is a program that can replicate itself and spread from one computer to another. Viruses have now grown into many other nasty types including malware, adware, spyware, computer worms, Trojan horses, and rootkits just to name a few. Below […]

Backups – the scary facts and figures!

A recent survey of Australian SMEs showed that 44% do not have confidence in their internal data recovery and backup systems.  This news is astounding considering the recent bad weather we have experienced! This survey, undertaken by one of our suppliers, Acronis, found that Australian businesses are among the least confident in the world when […]

Cloud Computing Explained

Cloud Computing is one of those topics that we could talk about for hours. For those that have not heard of or fully understood the meaning of Cloud Computing, I have compiled my own explanation: Cloud Computing is computation, data, access, software, and storage services that are hosted by a provider so the end-user does […]

Windows 7 Snipping tool

One really neat feature of windows 7 is the snipping tool.  The tool gives you the ability to grab  quick clips and screenshots, save them and share them via email. Where is it? Click Start, All Programs, Accessories, Snipping Tool How do I use it? This 77 second youtube video will show you how […]