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There is no 2020 problem – it’s just marketing fluff – here’s why

  • Posted on: 13 Sep

There is no 2020 problem – it’s just marketing fluff – here’s why. You may have read in some online articles about what's known as the 2020 problem in the IT world. The basic premise is that anyone running older versions of Microsoft Windows or Microsoft server need's to upgrade. Why? Mainly because Microsoft is going to stop...

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3 web apps that may change your business

  • Posted on: 6 Sep

3 web apps that may change your business What's the next big thing that's going to change your business? We're constantly bombarded with hype about self-driving cars, machine learning and digital transformation. Has any of this changed your business in the last few years?  I'm sure there is a small percentage but for the majority of businesses, the...

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Too many emails?  Here’s 4 helpful efficiency hacks

  • Posted on: 28 Aug

If your anything like me your inbox is cram-packed and emails eat up a good portion of your day.  In this post, you'll learn four efficiency hacks that will help you manage your inbox. Mail Rules You may have emails that arrive to your inbox which you don't necessarily have to read.   But do have to store then...

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3 things your IT provider is doing that you are blissfully unaware of

  • Posted on: 23 Aug

If you’re paying for a managed IT service, you might be unaware of the following things. As part of any managed IT service quite commonly, your systems will be covered with a piece of software referred to as RMM - this stands for remote monitoring and management.  It's crucial for a managed IT service companies’ success with their...

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Best features of Windows 10 1903 edition!

  • Posted on: 16 Jul

Microsoft is set to start rolling out the next new feature update to Windows 10, version 1903, also known as the “Spring (April) 2019 Update” in the coming weeks. This is the company’s seventh feature update since Windows 10 was first released in 2015. Yes 4 years of Windows 10! New Light Theme One of the most visual...

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New Member of Staff – Thomas Curtis

  • Posted on: 5 Jun

Ashby Computer Services LLP are very proud to welcome our new IT Support Engineer Thomas Curtis to the Ashby family. Thomas brings 3 years experience from a very busy helpdesk role and is looking forward to the varied worklife of a managed service provider will bring. When asked for Andy to describe himself and what he is looking...

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Prevent a worm by updating Remote Desktop Services

  • Posted on: 24 May

Prevent a worm by updating Remote Desktop Services Today Microsoft released fixes for a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability, CVE-2019-0708, in Remote Desktop Services – formerly known as Terminal Services – that affects some older versions of Windows. The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) itself is not vulnerable. This vulnerability is pre-authentication and requires no user interaction. In other words, the vulnerability is ‘wormable’, meaning that any future malware that...

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New Member of Staff – Jamie Fensom

  • Posted on: 20 May

Ashby Computer Services LLP are very proud to welcome our new Computer Technician Jamie Fensom to the Ashby family. Jamie brings a wealth of computer build and repair knowledge and will become a vital asset to the business and we all look forward to working alongside him. When asked for Andy to describe himself and what he is...

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Windows 7 End of Life (EOL) – What does it mean for you?

  • Posted on: 3 May

We are bringing to your attention the notification by Microsoft that Windows 7 is soon to become end of life by Microsoft. The date of when this will occur will be January 14 2020. What does this mean? Essentially Microsoft are to stop offering any windows updates, security patches, or support following this date What does this mean...

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Ashby Computers Earn Respected Technology Industry Credential – CompTIA Managed Services Trustmark™ signifies commitment to industry best practices

  • Posted on: 28 Mar

Ashby Computers Earn Respected Technology Industry Credential - CompTIA Managed Services Trustmark™ signifies commitment to industry best practices Ashby Computers is pleased to announce today that it has received the CompTIA Managed Services Trustmark™, a respected industry credential that signifies its adherence to best practices for technology service delivery and customer interaction. “Earning this credential identifies Ashby Computer...

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