Struggling with a Slow Internet Speed?

Are you suffering from slow internet speed? Is your broadband struggling to cope with an iPad, laptop, PC, Xbox and smartphone running all at the same time? Is everyone in the house using 3G because it's quicker than the internet? A slow broadband internet connection can be enormously frustrating, especially if you work from home. [...]

By | 2015-10-12T10:15:43+00:00 October 12th, 2015|Computer/IT Support|0 Comments

How to Stop Adware

Like Starbucks, McDonalds, Subway and Costa, adware is everywhere. Unlike those companies, most adware isn't for products you are willing to part your cash for, but all the same, it's hard to escape the tide of adware. If you want to reduce the amount of adware you receive you can follow these six steps; it's [...]

By | 2015-09-22T10:03:36+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|Computer/IT Support|0 Comments

What’s Wrong with Windows 10?

Windows 10 was meant to be a smooth and effortless OS upgrade for millions, but not all is well, there have been numerous reports of problems being felt by Microsoft users. Privacy issues aside, here are the main ones: 1. You are still waiting for your upgrade There isn't much you can do if your upgrade [...]

By | 2015-09-10T11:53:43+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Computer/IT Support|0 Comments

5 Reasons your business needs a VoIP Phone System

VoIP stands for “Voice over Internet Protocol” which potentially means free phone calls through the internet, using technology designed for the 21st century, rather than billed calls from your landline, which uses the same kind of technology since the 1970s! Which is why Hale IT have renewed their partnership as a certified provided of 3CX, one [...]

By | 2015-05-15T22:11:04+00:00 May 15th, 2015|Computer/IT Hardware, Computer/IT Support|0 Comments

Do laptops bounce?

Have you ever taken a sledge hammer to an old piece of computer hardware? Satisfying isn’t it? It’s the same pleasure we get when we throw our junk over the barrier at the local household waste facility As we watch it crash to the bottom of a, preferably empty, container. When breakages happen by accident [...]

By | 2015-04-07T21:15:27+00:00 April 7th, 2015|Computer/IT Hardware, Computer/IT Support|0 Comments

What does a computer virus do?

A virus, in medical terms, cannot be seen by the naked eye, it is genetic material unable to reproduce on their own until they latch onto living cells. Then they penetrate the protective coat of protein of the living cell and start to multiply by dividing themselves, over and over and begin to spread. What [...]

By | 2015-04-07T20:59:18+00:00 April 7th, 2015|Computer/IT Support|0 Comments

Why does my homepage change?

It can be enormously frustrating when you turn on your PC to find that your homepage or search page you have become accustomed to doesn't appear. If, like me, it happens to your search bar, you might start to even distrust the search results. But why it changes isn't always as straightforward as you think. [...]

By | 2015-03-23T16:36:42+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|Computer/IT Support|0 Comments