Tag Archives: Fixed

Java – security problem – uninstall

I’ve been evaluating Java. I’ve been running Windows 8 for a couple of months now and I didn’t install Java. I’ve not missed it and there have been some security problems with it. So my advice is remove it, here’s … Continue reading

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Simple Guide – How to Restore Crashed Windows XP

This only applies to Windows XP, but if its really crashed and you can’t even get into Safe Mode this simple £2 guide will take you through step by step how you can edit your registry to get up and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Tip

As Microsoft Office 2007 becomes more common, the likelihood that you will receive a document saved in the more modern format grows. That’s pain if you can’t open it – but you can! The Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Police Virus

It may look official but it’s a scam.  It completely locks your computer and disables Task Manager and Safe Mode or any of the other ways of getting into your computer to fix it. Don’t pay the “fine” but ring me or any … Continue reading

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A Broken PC is not Dead

I fixed a PC today.  All it did was beep so the customer had dashed out and bought a new one.  My charge was £50 – now he has two PCs. When a PC stops, its generally not dead.  Like … Continue reading

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A PC that can’t be fixed

Here’s a PC I couldn’t fix.

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A PC that can be fixed

Here’s one that’s collected some dust – but it could be fixed with a little sympathetic vacuuming.

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