Why it’s time to move to Office 365

In 1990 Microsoft launched a product that is now used by over a billion people worldwide, and that product is Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office is used for personal use as well as business use and most documents sent via email are created in it. Microsoft used to release a new edition of Microsoft Office every […]

Search not working after upgrading to Microsoft Office 2016 / Office 365

We have seen a few cases popping up recently where we upgraded some of our managed IT service customers to office 2016. After the upgrade our clients were not able to search their email. Now as you all know with the volume of email we all get these if the search function is not working […]

Windows Server 2003 Is Going End Of Life

As the old adage goes, all good things must come to an end. This was true for Windows XP and now on July 14th 2015 it will also be true for Windows Server 2003. Just like when Windows XP went end of life, Microsoft stopped supporting it and releasing patches etc for it and so […]

Fake Microsoft IT Support Call

I just received a call from someone pertaining to be from Microsoft telling me that there was a problem with my computer. The person said that he would be more than happy to help me find the problem on my computer and then they could help me fix it. Just to further set the scene […]

Google Apps V Microsoft Office 365

The battle ground has been well and truly defined now and the first shots have been fired in the war between Google and Microsoft for top spot in cloud word processing and apps that will help your business to thrive. Google are designing their offering from the ground up and this is offering them great […]

Microsoft Office 2013

The newly unveiled productivity suite from Microsoft, Office 2013, won’t be running on older operating systems like Windows XP and Vista it has been revealed. Office 2013 is said to be only compatible with PCs, laptops or tablets that are running on the latest version of Windows i.e. either Windows 7 or not yet released […]

Can you believe it has been ten years since the launch of Microsoft Windows XP?

Can you believe it has been ten years since the launch of Microsoft Windows XP? It is hard to believe that Microsoft Windows was released on the 25th of October 2001. The XP in Windows XP stood for ‘Experience’. Banks in particular embraced Windows XP and as an operating system it was a great improvement […]

Windows 7: A Dublin Review from the Customer’s Point of View

The big question is… should we embrace or avoid Windows 7? This is the question I am going examine in this entry and I hope that I will be able to help you make an informed choice about whether to adopt Windows 7.