Computer Support for Northumberland
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Dell laptop motherboard

Why is my computer so slow?

17th July, 2019


Computers are designed to last a certain amount of time, with cheaper models being made from cheaper components, and so lasting less time than more expensive makes.


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Open wide! Computers and dentists…

4th June, 2019


I had to visit the dentists last Monday. I had the first appointment of the day, but she was running 20 minutes late. She apologised for the wait and told me that her computer takes forever to switch on at the start of the week.....


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Curlew Computers Northumberland - Domain Name Hosting

Do you have a .co.uk Domain?

5th May, 2019


If you already have a .co.uk Domain Name for your website, such as curlewpc.co.uk, did you know that shorter Domain Names are available, using only .uk, instead of .co.uk? ...


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Network cabling, Felton, Northumberland

Great coffee & cake!

4th March, 2019


I was very pleasantly surprised to get a call, late one Friday afternoon, from the iconic Running Fox café in the village. The network cabling had failed at some point between the downstairs and upstairs, meaning that one of the tills, and the office PCs, were unable to communicate with the rest of the network....


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Smartphone and the ocean

What to do if your smartphone gets wet

8th January, 2019


What do you do if you drop your smartphone in water? A puddle, the sink, or heaven forbid, the loo? Did it go under the water, even for a short time, or does it just have a few splashes of rain on the screen?.....


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Computer security in Morpeth

Gone phishing…

9th November, 2018


Most of us have had the phone call from "Alan from Microsoft", or similar, who claims that he has spotted a problem on your computer. These are known as "phishing" calls.....


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