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Windows 10 – Don’t panic

Windows 10 is here! Windows 10 is a great OS, so don’t be afraid to upgrade. It is fast and really simple to use. Don’t be daunted by the start menu, just begin typing what you are looking for (after you click start). Instant search is great, and much quicker than looking for the apps/settings/programs […]

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Warning – NICE Blood Results Email Scam

If you haven’t heard already, you should be aware of the latest variant of email scam that is circulating. Traditionally scammers offer a financial reward, or attempt to convince you that there is a problem with online banking in order to get victims to reveal confidential information. The latest sick attempt to entice people into […]

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All pages except the home page broken after moving WordPress or 500 Server Error misconfiguration problems

Recently, I moved a whole WordPress installation from one host to another. The domain name stayed the same (Although during test, moving to a subdomain was pretty simple too). The Official documentaion  (http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress ) is some help, but there are some gotchas along the way too. The result of this was initially the site didn’t load […]

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Removing a child domain that no-longer exists

  Rarely, a situation may arise where a child domain has been created in Active Directory, and the DC in that domain is no longer available. You are then left with a situation where you can’t contact the domain to either remove the objects, or the domain itself. Remove all the DNS entries for the […]

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Security in Lincolnshire Schools

More Coming Soon! Recently I was asked to set up a computer for someone who had bought a laptop from a Lincolnshire school. Little could I have imagined what data was still left on it, easily recoverable by anyone. Luckily it fell into my hands, and not anyone else. How the school dealt with this was […]

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WordPress Security Plugins

Security is a hot topic, and I would just like to introduce you to WordFence. Wordfence Security is a free enterprise class security plugin that includes a firewall, virus scanning, real-time traffic with geolocation and more. Over the coming weeks i’ll be posting more really valuable plugins that make life easier for WordPress designers or […]

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