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  • 14
    Sep

How to Reset the Network Cache on Windows 10

Like all Operating Systems, Windows 10 contains an internal network stack which dictates how your computer connects to other devices through its attached network adaptors. Occasionally this stack can get in a mess - especially if you're doing funky things with the network or making low level changes to your configuration. Thankfully it is quite easy to reset...

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Troubleshooting internet problems
  • 11
    Oct

Troubleshooting internet problems

We use the internet for pretty much every aspect of our lives these days. So when you can't get access to it, it becomes a big problem. A wide variety of problems can block internet (and local network) connections. Your first job is to find the cause. This post will give some useful tips on what to look for...

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Setting up Free Remote Access using VNC
  • 6
    Sep

Setting up Free Remote Access using VNC

There are many fantastic remote access solutions available these days like TeamViewer or LogMeIn but most of them come with a very high price tag. If you're looking for remote access on a budget then VNC is an excellent free alternative that is also relatively quick and easy to setup.  In this article I will talk you through configuring VNC as a...

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Is your old IT Suffocating your Business?
  • 26
    Feb

Is your old IT Suffocating your Business?

At Lennox IT we strive to deliver 21st century IT solutions which are agile, flexible and robust.  A large number of our clients come to us with older systems which hark back to the days when every business aspired towards a large room full of giant computers like something out of the movie Tron. In 2016 though a giant server...

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Ransomware is on the rise so its never been more important to backup your data
  • 29
    Jan

Ransomware is on the rise so its never been more important to backup your data

I was recently on site with a client who had suffered an attack from the CryptoLocker virus, a variant of the infamous family of viruses known as "Ransomware". Ransomware viruses are usually spread by malicious email attachments or are hidden inside seemingly innocuous looking downloads like free games or "fun" utilities. Once you open the email attachment or start the hijacked application...

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How to undo an UPDATE or DELETE in SQL Server
  • 31
    Dec

How to undo an UPDATE or DELETE in SQL Server

When 'that' Update statement wipes your database   No matter how careful or experienced you are at SQL Server development, there will inevitably be times when you run a query that you really wish you had not run. I was working on a project recently for a client and hacking around with my local development environment to try and fast...

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A Complete Guide to WBADMIN (Windows Backups)
  • 14
    Dec

A Complete Guide to WBADMIN (Windows Backups)

If you have ever tried to use Windows Backups in an enterprise environment then you are probably aware of how obtuse the program can be. There is very little documentation available for wbadmin.exe and what little information is on technet doesn't really cover the more complicated aspects of the program. In this post we have performed a thorough investigation into wbadmin...

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5 Tips for Hassle-Free Custom Website Development
  • 30
    Nov

5 Tips for Hassle-Free Custom Website Development

If you are about to embark on a new custom website development project then here are some tips from the development gurus at Lennox IT to help your development run smoothly   1  Build from an existing a platform (don’t reinvent the wheel)   No matter what technology you use –PHP, ASP.NET, Ruby, Java, etc. – there are very...

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Recovering a Hacked or Virus Infected WordPress Website
  • 15
    Oct

Recovering a Hacked or Virus Infected WordPress Website

  We’ve recently seen a large increase in attacks on WordPress websites with hacked sites being used to send spam email or to host malicious content. If your site has been hacked or infected by a WordPress virus then thankfully there are some simple steps you can take to clean out the malicious files and to prevent your...

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Sky Go Error after Windows 10 Upgrade: "An Error Has Occurred, The Application Must Now Terminate"
  • 6
    Sep

Sky Go Error after Windows 10 Upgrade: “An Error Has Occurred, The Application Must Now Terminate”

Sky Go Error after Windows 10 Upgrade: "An Error Has Occurred, The Application Must Now Terminate" Some users trying to use Sky Go on may see this error pop up while buffering a video. This issue is related to a problem with the default date format that is changed when windows 10 upgrades. In order to resolve this...

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E-Commerce Comparison: Prestashop, Opencart or WooCommerce?
  • 25
    Feb

E-Commerce Comparison: Prestashop, Opencart or WooCommerce?

Right now (as of 2015) we recommend choosing between one of three open source platforms for your e-commerce site: Prestashop OpenCart WooCommerce All three are perfectly capable of running an e-commerce store but there are various pros/cons to each so in this article I’ll be comparing them across several key performance areas to help you understand which one...

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Aswrvrt.sys Stopping Bootup or Booting on Windows Computers
  • 12
    Jan

Aswrvrt.sys Stopping Bootup or Booting on Windows Computers

Lennox IT: IT Computer Support in Derbyshire: Helpful Advice & Instructions to Fix Aswrvrt.sys Problems Step 1. enter into BIOS SETUP Utility and reset the BIOS to its factory default setting. 1. Restart your computer if it’s already on and keep tapping on F12 functional key immediately. (tip: the key to access BIOS SETUP Utility can vary, if...

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Choosing an E-Commerce Solution
  • 31
    Dec

Choosing an E-Commerce Solution

One question our customers frequently ask is "Which e-commerce solution is right for me?". There are lots of different products and solutions out there so in this post I will give a quick overview of the different options and what we usually recommend Starting Out   For new businesses finding their feet on-line we suggest starting with an...

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Adding custom script files to a WordPress theme
  • 25
    Dec

Adding custom script files to a WordPress theme

Whilst it is easy enough to add standard <script> tags to your themes header, there are times (especially when working with pre-built themes that may receive updates) when you want to register a new script file without modifying the theme templates. This is useful when you have a new UI or JQuery widget that you want to add...

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Uninstall Windows 8 and Install Windows 7
  • 16
    Dec

Uninstall Windows 8 and Install Windows 7

Lennox IT: Computer Support Derby: Helpful Advice on how to remove Windows 8 and reinstall windows 7 1. Make sure you can get windows 7 Drivers Start by opening the device manager in your control panel. It will provide you with a list of all the different devices found on the system, from touchpad and keyboard to networking...

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Segmentation Fault errors in Prestashop 1.5/1.6
  • 10
    Dec

Segmentation Fault errors in Prestashop 1.5/1.6

One of our clients has recently suffered continual problems with their Prestashop deployment and after finally getting to the bottom of the problem I thought I would share the information. The Problem The site was running a commercial grade VPS with a separate database server, load balancer, and 3 front-end web servers (Cent-OS). We noticed that the web...

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Making a Norton Ghost Bootable USB Drive
  • 8
    Dec

Making a Norton Ghost Bootable USB Drive

Lennox IT: Computer Support Derby: Helpful Advice on how to make a Norton Ghost Bootable USB pen drive to recover your PC, Laptop or Netbook Norton Ghost boot from USB Download the ISO from Here Extract the contents to a new folder on your hard disk (e.g. using SlySoft Virtual CloneDrive from here or any other ISO extraction/mounting tool)...

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Sage Error:  Username is in use – the program cannot connect you at this time
  • 3
    Dec

Sage Error: Username is in use – the program cannot connect you at this time

  Lennox IT: Bussiness Support Derby:  Sage Username is in use error When seeing this error your only option is to click OK which isn’t very helpful. Even after a full system reboot the same thing happens. Note that I use Sage 50 Accounts Plus 2011 (v17) but I’ve had the same thing happen before in Sage 2010,...

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Move Outlook 2003/2007 Email AutoComplete to Outlook 2010
  • 30
    Nov

Move Outlook 2003/2007 Email AutoComplete to Outlook 2010

Lennox IT: Derbyshire Business IT Support : In outlook 2010, nk2 file is merged into outlook profile. If you want to migrate an autocomplete cache from previous versions of outlook (2003/2007) to outlook 2010, follow these steps: 1.Copy the nk2-file to the following folder; -Windows Vista and Windows 7 C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook -Windows XP C:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Application Settings\Microsoft\Outlook 2.Rename the nk2-file...

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