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We specialise in computer repairs, giving your old machine a new lease of life. We can help with installation of additional hardware, i.e. scanners (for all those family photos), printers and other devices. We give annual support through our one off payment which will cover any problems which can be solved remotely. You also have the added convenience of our home service. We will come to you and endeavour to repair your machine on site. Although we may need to take it back to the workshop we will bring it back as good as new.


Computer repair and maintenance company based between Cupar and St Andrews, which means we are ideally placed to serve all of East Fife, specialise in PC repairs and diagnosing & repairing all kinds of computer, laptop, internet and network problems for both home and small businesses in East Fife.


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16th December 2015
(BBC News 14 December 2015)

What is ransomware?


Computer viruses that threaten to delete your files unless you pay a ransom are known as ransomware.

Security experts have warned that ransomware is the fastest growing form of computer virus.

Like other computer viruses, it usually finds its way onto a device by exploiting a security hole in vulnerable software or by tricking somebody into installing it.

Read more

The computer virus that blackmails you


4th August 2015

Windows 10 email Scam

If you’re a Windows 7 or 8 user, Microsoft will not email you to upgrade to Windows 10. If you do get an email along those lines, it’s probably a scam and if you download what’s inside, bad guys could hold your computer’s files for ransom.

31 July 2015

Android phone/tablet owners.

Anyone who uses an Android smart phone/tablet should read this article about a possible major vulnerability in their device .

https://blog.avast.com/2015/07/29/big-brothers-could-be-watching-you-thanks-to-stagefright/

30 July 2015

Windows 10 has arrived

Windows 10 has started arriving (don't worry if you haven't received it yet it is being rolled out) and the upgrade it very straight forward. The look is slightly different but nothing to be scared of and all your old programs and files are still there. If you are having concerns or difficulties get in touch and we will see what can be done.

27th July 2015

Windows 10 is nearly here .

The end is in sight: Windows 10 will be released on July 29 as a free download for anyone running Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1; the free update will be available for a year. If you aren't eligible for the free upgrade (perhaps one of the many still running Windows XP) you can also pick up individual licenses. Windows 10 Home will set you back £80, and Windows 10 Pro will cost you £120 The Windows 10 Technical Preview has come a long way over the last nine or so months and soon Windows will be singing along on our PC.