Monthly Archives: March 2016

“0800 014 8916” tech support liars scam

Sadly I don’t have the original fake advert for these people but one of my customers was tricked into calling “0800 014 8916” (aka. 08000148916 or +448000148916) also known asĀ “0800 014 8983” (aka 08000148983 or +448000148983) or “800-014-762” in Australia.. … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Windows Update taking up gigabytes of RAM?

Over the past 3 years any Windows 7 computer with “Microsoft Update” enabled always seemed to have svchost.exe wuauserv service taking up 1GB+ of RAM and crunching the hard disk at some silly rate. In the last ~12 months any … Continue reading

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Finding all sage company files and listing the company name they relate to.

Sage is a pain to administer. If you have to look after a sage installation with hundreds of companies on a network share (or, worse, scattered everywhere) then you may have wished for an easy way to find or list … Continue reading

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