Valerie provides an explanation of the most common reasons why a computer might overheat, and how to fix them.
A summary sheet covering the issues surrounding the Windows 7 End of Life on January 14th 2020
In summary: Can I still use Windows 7 afterwards?Yes, but you ideally shouldn’t. End of Life means there will be no ongoing support. A lack of security updates will leave a Windows 7 PC increasingly vulnerable to new malware. What if I prefer Windows 7?Windows 10 is highly configurable, and can be made to look […]
A talk on the subject of Augmented Reality, and the safety concerns that some people have had regarding them.
A discussion on the subject of Anti-virus software, and which ones are recommended, and general related tips for safeguarding your computer and your data.
Anyone who has subscribed to an online newsletter or used any online service will have heard about new privacy policies, and the new legislation in the form of the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. A very large number of companies, including Solidarity IT, sent out emails asking people to re-subscribe to their newsletters. […]
One of the most overlooked components during a PC upgrade is the power supply. It’s not something that’s obvious like replacing the CPU or RAM to improve performance, or improving a graphics card for better gaming. Hard drives can be added or replaced with bigger ones, or replaced with solid state drives for quicker reading […]
One of the services offered by Solidarity IT is destruction of data to military standard. This is a impressive sounding term, perhaps bringing to mind the image of someone strapping a bomb to an old computer. What it actually involves however, is much less dramatic, but certainly more practical, and actually leaves the hard drives […]