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Windows 10 Release day announced
Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 will be released on the 29th July2015. It will be free to people who currently have windows 7/8/8.1 for the first year of its release. This means if you havent upgraded to windows 10 in the first year, you will have to buy it. It does not mean you will have to pay for it after the first year if you upgraded to Windows 10.

Windows Server 2003 D-Day approaches
The final days of the support from Microsoft are approaching, as of of the 14th of July 2015, Microsoft officially remove support for Windows server 2003. What does this mean to end users? It means no new Windows updates, no new software, and no free help from Microsoft. Windows Server 2003 won't stop working, it will continue to work as before, but will be less secure than newer operating systems. It will also mean you may fall foul of any compliance audits. What do we recommend? It depends entirely on your requirements, if you need on-premise server, then we recommend windows server 2012r2, if not then office 365 is our recommended solution to you.

There is currently a Telephone based scam doing the rounds
If you get a phone call from Microsoft, or any other company out of the blue, telling you that your computer is showing up on their system as having a problem, PLEASE just hang up, otherwise they will scam you out of £120+ for work that does not need doing, and potentially installing malware onto your computer.

If you have already fallen foul of this scam, please contact us, or another reputable computer repair centre, we will give you advice on what should happen next.