externalIf you do nothing else in 2013 please take backups seriously.

Very few businesses recover from a serious loss of data.

You can replace programs like Word, Excel but you cannot replace the data that these programs produced.

The data involved is generally quite small and can be easily backed up – it just a matter of having a sensible backup procedure in place.

The restore options must be checked on a regular basis.

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Windows 8

win8_aWindows 8 is the new operating system brought out by Microsoft towards the end of 2012. It is set to replace Windows 7 though my experience would tend not to see this happening as there are serious concerns about Windows 8.

There are serious problems trying to get Java applications to work and this can have a big knock-on effect on Banking Online Applications.

Windows 8 is trying to do two things at the same time namely have the Windows 7 type desktop and also to have a tablet / iPad feel to it.

This feature can take a long time to get one’s head around and your productivity will certainly decrease while you try to learn the new features.

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PC Cleanup

win7_aIt is vital to keep your PC clean of viruses and spyware for optimum performance. People are not changing their PCs as much as possible due to the business downturn so it is essential to keep it up to date and get as many good years out of it a s possible.

Having the right Anti Virus, Anti Spyware software and correct Firewall is essential to keep you PC in tip top health. Ideally you need a product that will do its job and not be too invasive like a lot of the major Anti Virus software packages can be.

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New Video Website –

Check out my new Video Website –

The purpose of this site is to show clients how they can promote their business with videos both self hosted and from 3rd party sites such as YouTube and Vimeo.

St John’s Point, Donegal – Underwater Gallery

A small selection of the photos I took on our trip to St John’s Point, Donegal in May 2012. The full gallery is available on . Hope to have free desktop photos very soon.


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