Account hacking is on the rise again….
But along with a strong password, there’s another simple step you can take to protect your accounts and information from potential hacking.
So what is MFA – and is it worth all of the additional effort?
Cyber criminals will spend their lives trying to steal information – and as technology has advanced, so has the hacking methods.
Why is my computer so loud? And how to fix it
If you’ve ever used a laptop on your knee for a while, you’ll know how warm they can get! Both laptops & computers generate heat, and so need a number of fans within them to keep them cool.
Hardware within your PC such as your CPU, graphics card and power supply all generate heat,
Hello Black Friday!
This Black Friday, we’ve been able to secure some fantastic deals on new PCs and Laptops, and so we’re passing the saving on to you! Offering you £100 of our high-end PCs and laptops.
With i5 processors, large SSDs and 8GB this is an offer not to be missed.
Be quick though, as stock is limited!
It’s been six years since Windows 10 was released…
So how does Windows 11 stack up?
With October the 5th right around the corner, Microsoft are set to launch their first major system upgrade since 2015 – to be rolled out in measured phases, with eligible devices receiving notifications that it’s available for download.
AND HOW TO HELP THEM COPE!
Is your PC getting hotter than normal in the sunny weather?
It may be time for a clean out.
Computers do tend to get quite hot, they’re working hard!
But during sunny days, like we’ve been experiencing recently, they will get a lot hotter
Online scams are nothing new, but worryingly, we’re hearing of more and more cases.
Whatsapp scams have existed for years, but regularly go through periods of resurgence. The most recent resurgence features a text message scam, with a 6 digit code.
Usually you would need this code when setting up a new account
Is your old printer tired and in need of being replaced? Do you hate paying high prices for ink cartridges?
The printer as we know it has competition…and it waves goodbye to the traditional cartridge.
While regular printers are great for general printing, if you have a lot to print or are sick of regularly buying ink, the Epson EcoTanks may well be the way forward
If you’re looking for a way to improve the speed and performance of your machine, an SSD upgrade may be for you.
Older conventional Hard Drives work like a record player. They contain a circular disc that stores your data. The disc spins, allowing the read-write arm to read data on the disc as it passes.
The faster the platter spins, the harder the hard drive works,
As we’re heading into the end of summer and slowly back to some sort of ‘normality’, we wanted to update you with life here at Home Fix Computers.
Whilst we may not be able to offer you a cup of tea, we are gradually heading towards a more normal way of working. PPE now comes as standard and we’re almost back to our regular opening hours.
The shop itself here on Stokesley Business