Who’s set to receive Windows 10, Microsoft announces…

Set to receive the upgrade through Windows Update would be Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 Update and Windows Phone 8.1. Upgrades are scheduled to be made only for those PCs and tablets running Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1. Later this year Windows 10 will also be updated. If you have older editions will need upgrades through DVD’s or USB …

Beware of hidden dangers if you sit back and do nothing

With the end of support for Windows Server 2003/R2 fast approaching, it’s recommended that you do something about it.  Even without an internet connection or if your data is already backed up, vulnerabilities could be exposed over time – so there is a potential risk involved. On average customer support for Windows Server 2003 EoS will cost approximately £150,000 per …

Warning over antivirus software masking itself as malware

This antivirus program caused some computers to stop working. Following an update, essential components of Panda Security antivirus programs became corrupted. It was reported that Panda fixed the problems but warnings were released that rebooting affected systems could aggravate the issue. The important message here is not to turn their computer off and back on again, as this would be the …

Why holding onto Windows Server 2003 Should Be 1 of the 7 Deadly Sins

As well as support for Windows XP ending in April, Windows Server 2003 is set to go fully unsupported too. Equally momentous, Small Business Sever (SBS) sales officially ended in 2013 so they too are expected to end in the next few years. Windows Server 2003 Support for Windows Server 2003 will end on July 14, 2015. This has a …

Burgess Hill Broadband Voucher Scheme – new incentive for local businesses

ABCOM IT Solutions is proud to announce that they are offering Broadband Voucher Schemes for Burgess Hill. Local businesses will have the benefit of having faster broadband speeds and better connectivity. Find out if your business qualifies by simply contacting us and we will do a full report and check for you, based on your location and availability of faster …

Office 365 encryption video

Good general video on Office 365 encryption. Office 365 Message Encryption is an easy-to-use service that lets email users send encrypted messages to people inside or outside their organization. Designated recipients can easily view their encrypted messages and return encrypted replies. Regardless of the destination email service—whether it’s Outlook.com, Yahoo, Gmail, or another service—email users can send confidential business communications …