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Looking to boost computer speeds? Install a SSD hard drive

If you find your systems running slow or looking to buy a new PC(s), make sure it has a SSD hard drive in it.  Take a look at the performance difference below. Hard drive replacement Solid-state drives are the next evolution of PC storage and run faster, quieter and cooler than the aging technology inside hard drives. With no moving parts, SSDs are also more durable and more reliable than hard drives.  They run up to 7X faster than a traditional spindle disk. desktops and notebooks Kingston solid-state drives will make your system more responsive so it boots quicker, loads applications faster and shuts down faster. They’re available in upgrade kits that include software to clone your files and OS in minutes. Revive older systems Solid-state drives will not only increase performance but can also be used to breathe new life into older systems. Choosing an SSD can save you the cost of buying a new PC by reviving the system you already own. Speak with us about improvements to your...

How can I restore a missing/deleted/overwritten folder or file? Previous Versions and File History

People ask us if they can restore a file or folder easily.  You can try the methods below and also speak to us about further backup options such as DataShell Windows 7 If the file or folder is missing you may want to first try a search to see if it’s accidentally been moved to another folder.  If you delete or overwrite a file and you can’t see the item(s) in recycle bin you can use the Previous versions function within system restore of windows to try and recover previous versions of folders and files.  See videos below too. Navigate to the folder or file on the network or PC that you wish to recover. Right click on the folder containing the item you wish to recover and select Properties from the menu that appears. On the Properties window, click the Previous Versions tab. Highlight the version date of the item that you want to recover. If there are no version dates listed, either the item was not on the network/PC space long enough for a copy to be made. While there are several options for recovering an item, we recommend using the View & Copy method.  To copy the contents of the folder, click on the appropriate folder and then click open. A Windows Explorer window will open with the contents of the previous version of the folder. Right-click on the item that you wish to recover and select the Copy menu item. Navigate to the location on your machine where you wish the item to reside and select the Paste menu item. Open a new Windows Explorer window by double-clicking the computer icon in order to...

Confirming your Domain names from ICANN

ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) look after all domain name registrations. Make sure you confirm any of your Domain names if you get a e-mail from them asking you to confirm your details.  If not they can suspend your domain freezing your website(s) and e-mail.  You may also get a suspension page on your website(s) As of January 1, 2014 the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will mandate that all ICANN accredited registrars begin verifying the Registrant WHOIS contact information for all new domain registrations and Registrant contact modifications. Frequently asked questions Why was my domain suspended? ICANN requires that the domain registrant’s contact information or changes to the registrant’s WHOIS information be verified within 15 calendar days. If the data is not verified in this timeframe, ICANN mandates that the website be suspended pending the verification. How can I remove the suspension on my domain? The suspension of the domain will be removed after the WHOIS information is successfully verified. Please update the WHOIS information with complete and accurate contact details through your domain service provider. Once updated you will recieve a new verification email. Once the suspension is removed, when will my website come back online? We estimate it may take 24 to 48 hours for the website to come back online. Who is ICANN? ICANN is responsible for the coordination of the global Internet’s systems of unique identifiers and, in particular, ensuring its’ stable and secure operation. ICANN maintains policies and specifications for registrars and registrants to abide by. What is WHOIS? WHOIS services provide public access to data on...