Melton Computer News

Uncategorized / 09.07.2021

I’ve seen it a few times on Facebook now, so it’s time to put it to rest. Facebook scammers are using celebrities to ‘endorse’ their scamming efforts by posting links and using real accounts to comment on the post. In the current adaptation of the attempt, The hacker hacks a persons Facebook account and posts a link with a photo of Gibson with the heading reading “How Mel Gibsons Latest Investment Has Australians Making Up To $2,500 a day”. They also tag 40 or more contacts of the person that the account...

Uncategorized / 21.06.2021

last week, it was announced that Windows 10 will be replaced with a new version of the operating system. Windows 10 was meant to be the 'final Windows' with Microsoft saying that the operating system would be continuously upgraded within the Windows 10 name. For many, Windows 10 is simply Windows 10, however over the years there have been different versions of Windows 10 called 'feature updates'. There has been 12 'feature updates' since Windows 10 was released, The current version of Windows 10 is 21H1 released in May 2021. ...

Windows / 18.05.2021

Computers are forever making our lives easier. In every version of Windows there are new shortcuts or features that most people are unaware of. Heres some Windows tips for you to try out. Snap The Window.Whilst holding the Windows key, press on one of the arrow keys. This will snap your active window to the edge of the screen. Password protect files. Download a program called 7-Zip. You will be able to select the files you would like to have password protected and compress them into one file. You will also have...

Computer / 18.05.2021

Over the year’s computer prices have dramatically dropped. Price pressure & competition from major retailers keep driving down the prices. In some cases, this isn’t a problem, but unfortunately in a lot of cases it can cause headaches for the end user. Too often we get a call from a client telling us their computer is slow, we book it in for a check up and do what we can to speed things up. Unfortunately, the issue is not something that can be fixed. A computer can be slow for many...