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End of life for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

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It has been confirmed by Microsoft that Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 will reach end of life on January 14th 2020. This means that beyond January 14th 2020 there will no longer be any updates for both Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2. What does this mean for you and your business? Once […]

Internet Browsers – Which one is better?

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These days there are many different internet browsers to choose from. There are even more than the main ones which are Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Google Chrome and Firefox, believe it or not. Being a website design and development company, our developers have a difficult task to fulfil in making sure that every website […]

Are you experiencing slow WiFi?


If you answered yes to our question, we might just have the answers for you! To start off, slow WiFi might not be to do with the fact you need a new router and may be location based. In particular, if you are in a two-story house and your modem/ router is situated in the […]

Is Anti-virus needed on Windows 10?

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The short answer is Yes! But before we delve into why you do need anti-virus on Windows 10, we thought a rundown of differences between viruses and malware would help. Viruses, in short, infect the files on your computer. Malware is software designed to obtain vital information from your computer causing a slow down. If […]

Wireless 2.4GHz vs 5GHz. What’s the difference?


Whether you are setting up a new modem/ router for your current connection or for a new internet connection, you are always prompted to setup two wireless networks (or frequencies). The first one being 2.4GHz and the second one being 5GHz. Now, why is it that there are two wireless networks? These days, it’s sometimes […]

Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2016. What’s the difference?

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For the last couple of years, we have been selling Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions and still, a lot of people still question what the difference is between Office 365 and latest version of Office currently available to date, which is Microsoft Office 2016. Since 1990, when it was first introduced, Microsoft Office has significantly expanded […]

Why you should upgrade to Windows 10

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Since the release of Windows 10 in July 2015, there are still a lot of people running Windows 7 and 8, and even lower, despite Windows 10 getting better and better with every update. Since it’s now been nearly 2 years since Windows 10 was released and there are still a lot of unknowns and […]

What is Wi-Fi or WiFi?


What is Wi-Fi or WiFi? Believe it or not, the term WiFi actually stands for “Wireless Fidelity”! WiFi it is a way of connecting to a modem/router wirelessly, without a network cable/ethernet cable connected to give you internet access. In order to connect to the internet using WiFi, you will need a PC with a […]

What AntiVirus is recommended at Forerunner?

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Nowadays, with so many viruses and threats making their way into computers, it’s often difficult trying to work out what antivirus will give you the best protection. There are many antivirus scanners on the market from the reputable ones offered for free online, to the programs you pay for. So, where do you start with […]

What is an SSD or Solid State Drive?

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If you have looked into upgrading your computer, no matter the age, you’ve probably heard about the brilliant “SSD” or; “Solid State Drive” and may be wondering what it is.  Well, we have this answer for you! To start off, a SSD is now recommended in place of the standard hard drive that comes with […]