Category Archives: PC repair

Microsoft Windows Vista – End of Support

First of all, Happy New Year! This year has been a very busy one for Firecrest (hence why the last post was this time last year!) with several Websites completed and lots of regular computer repair work. Information about our … Continue reading

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Give your computer an M.O.T for the New Year!

If your laptop or desktop computer is feeling sluggish (like a lot of people after the Christmas holidays!), it will definitely benefit from an M.O.T. This can really improve the speed of your computer, make it more responsive, and less … Continue reading

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The importance of backing up (again!)

You will have heard people telling you to do it, in person and on the televison. You’ll have read, again and again, about how important it is to do it. You’ll probably have had alerts from your computer, particularly if … Continue reading

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Does your computer need an M.O.T?

Computers, like cars, need regular maintenance otherwise, like cars, you will start to encounter problems. However, cars are regularly serviced to check everything is running correctly, change the oil and filters etc. and cars over a certain age are required to … Continue reading

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Anti-virus Software – Advice

While performing computer M.O.Ts for people, I find that a lot of them have some form of malware (malicious software) or even virus on them (the difference between the terms ‘virus’, ‘malware’, ‘adware’ and so on is a subject for … Continue reading

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Fake PC technical support telephone calls from your ISP or Microsoft

I regularly visit customers to fix problems with their laptops or desktop PCs and it surprising just how many mention that they have had a telephone call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft offering to fix a problem with … Continue reading

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Computer repair in Stoke-on-Trent

I have been doing a lot of computer and laptop repair work, such as virus removal, for customers in Stoke-on-Trent over the past few months. Some of the work I have carried out for people includes: Removing many different viruses, including … Continue reading

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