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Christmas Opening Times (12/8/2017) - Christmas is just around the corner so we thought we would let you know when the office will be closed so we can eat many mince pies! Our office will be closing on Friday December 22nd and will Re-open again on Tuesday January 2nd at 8.30am. During the Christmas period our engineers will still beRead more about Christmas Opening Times[...]
Office 2007 Reaches It’s End Of Life (10/26/2017) - On the 10th October 2017, Microsoft Office 2007 reached it’s end of life. This means that Microsoft will no longer provide any technical support, fixes or security patches for the Microsoft Office 2007 suite. Additionally, as of the 31st October 2017, Microsoft Outlook 2007 will no longer be able to connect to current Office 365Read more about Office 2007 Reaches It’s End Of Life[...]
Beware the Bad Rabbit (10/26/2017) - Ransomware is making the rounds again, this time dubbed the Bad Rabbit. This new type of Ransomware is currently spreading throughout Russia, Ukraine and other areas of Europe. This new type of ransomware is currently being distributed via several means, however the most common is in the form of a fake Adobe Reader or AdobeRead more about Beware the Bad Rabbit[...]
Welcome to Affordable IT, Dave! (10/19/2017) - Dave has always been fond of technology, gaming on early home computers he remembers gems such as commander keen, lemmings and humans as being the building blocks of his love of tech. Building his own machines since his early teens and even when studying for his degree in music he was building and maintaining computersRead more about Welcome to Affordable IT, Dave![...]
Affordable IT Turns 2! (10/2/2017) - This month Affordable IT is celebrating it’s 2nd Birthday! As a way of saying thanks, we would like to invite all of our clients and contacts to come along and celebrate with us for an evening of networking and more importantly, free cake! The event will be on the 17th October from 17:00 – 20:00Read more about Affordable IT Turns 2![...]
Xero Invoices – Please Be Aware! (8/18/2017) - We have become aware of an email scam that is taking advantage of Xero changing the way they send out their invoices. Any invoices that are sent out to you from Xero will be from an email address ending in “.xero.com” In the example below you can see that “@xeronet.org” has been used in the email address.Read more about Xero Invoices – Please Be Aware![...]
Curry Business Raises £145 for Charity (7/4/2017) - Tillison Curry Business Event Raises £145 for New Beginnings Charity On Wednesday 21th June 2017, Tillison Consulting, a Waterlooville-based digital marketing agency and Affordable IT, a business providing pro-active and scalable IT support and managed services, hosted a curry business event and raised £145 for New Beginnings. The event took place at Coriander Lounge IndianRead more about Curry Business Raises £145 for Charity[...]
Keep Protected From Ransomware! (5/19/2017) - A week after the NHS was knocked offline by the WannaCry Ransomware incident last Friday, systems appear to be getting back to normal so we thought we would share some handy tips on how to prevent this from happening to you, and what to do should it happen to you too. Ransomware Ransomware works byRead more about Keep Protected From Ransomware![...]
What Your IT Company Can Do For You (5/3/2017) - Alongside ongoing IT Support, did you know that your IT company can probably offer you other services to help improve your IT systems? In this article, we will go over a few of the different services that your IT company may be able to offer to you. Anti-Virus Protection The main service that most, ifRead more about What Your IT Company Can Do For You[...]
The Importance of a Reliable Antivirus (3/30/2017) - There are so many different choices for your anti-virus software and they all come packaged with various features, but is important to get one that is reliable to protect your machines and your data. A reliable antivirus should be able to consistently recognise threats, as well as deal with them effectively. Ideally, it will alsoRead more about The Importance of a Reliable Antivirus[...]