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How to Create an Excellent Wi-Fi Network

Wi-Fi can be a wonderful thing: Your smartphone or laptop automatically connects to your Wi-Fi network, even if you’ve previously connected to a different network elsewhere.

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Prevos Solutions Proud to be IT Partner to Galway International Arts Festival for 2017

For the second year running, Prevos Solutions are providing IT Support for the Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF).

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Deluged by Spam – Is There Anything I Can Do?

Spam (or junk/unsolicited email) has existed for as long as email has been around. It can be frustrating, but yes, it can be managed quite effectively.

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Is Your Operating System Up to Date?

Regular readers of this blog are likely aware that Microsoft ended support for Windows XP in April 2014. However, there are other systems which are also no longer supported…

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IT Security Basics – Give Me 3 Minutes, And I’ll Give You Peace Of Mind

We lock our doors when we leave the house, cover the number pad at ATM machines, and are wary of unknown visitors to our homes. This level of vigilance helps keeps us secure, and reduces the risk of becoming a victim of crime.

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Guest — David
Very interesting.
Friday, 19 May 2017 9:09 AM
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8 Reasons Why Your Computer is Slow (And What to Do About It!)

A slow-running computer can be hugely frustrating when you’re trying to get important work done. Let’s review some reasons why this might be, and what you can do about it.

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When Should You Replace Your Server?

As the cost of replacing a server can be substantial, many organisations want to delay this for as long as possible. While this is understandable to ensure the maximum return on investment, it pays to be aware of the hidden costs of delaying the process for too long.

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Helping Customers Choose the right Microsoft Product

As an approved Microsoft reseller, customers choose us to resolve their IT challenges with software which meets their business requirements.

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How to choose a strong Passw0rd (Hint: don’t use the commonly used one in this title!)

“But I’ll think of a strong password and use it everywhere”. Not recommended either, because if this is cracked in one place, this exposes you in the other places.

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5 IT Security Best Practices

The terms computer viruses, ransomware, and trojan horses frequently evoke fear and dread on the part of business owners and operations managers.

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Using a Public Wifi Hotspot – Is it Safe?

You’re settling down in a comfy chair in the café with your latte. You take out your phone, and see ‘FREE Wifi’ in the list of network connections.

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Disaster Recovery - Plan for the Worst, Hope for the Best

Disaster Recovery (DR) is a system by which a company avoids significant economic losses when its IT infrastructure is severely damaged.

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Choosing a Computer For Your Business

There are great deals available for a new PC or laptop for your business. Here are 6 areas to consider to ensure you choose the right product that serves your business requirements.

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Guest Blog: Organizations ‘not doing enough’ to prevent data breaches

Organizations need to do more to prevent themselves from experiencing data breaches, as many people realise that not enough is currently being done.

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Presentations on a Laptop: Avoid these IT pitfalls

You've booked the venue, a lot of people have signed up, you've created a great presentation on your laptop. You hope it goes OK...

 

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Guest Blog: Gerry Cleary, Galway International Arts Festival

Galway International Arts Festival has been connecting audiences and artists for over 39 years.

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Server options: Onsite, Cloud or both?

Your business is growing to the point where you might need a server, or you are thinking of upgrading. Lets look at some options...

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Phisherman's Blues

Having recently received some phishing emails, I thought I'd share how things went...

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HP Laptop Battery Recall

HP recently issued an important recall notice for certain laptop/notebook computer batteries.

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Windows 10: Does it Deliver?

Several of our clients (as well as ourselves) have migrated to Windows 10. Here's what we learned...

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