Month: March 2016

March 24, 2016 admin No comments exist

If you are deciding on a good Antivirus the following table may help you make your final decision. My personal recommendation would be Avast for free or Kaspersky for a paid option. If you want good antivirus you really have to pay for it. Name Price NZD Protection Performance Usability 360 Total Security Free Ahnlab…

March 24, 2016 admin No comments exist

Do you find yourself constantly looking up Email settings for people? Here I have tried to cover all settings for NZ internet providers. ISP Username Incoming (POP/IMAP) port & SSL Outgoing (SMTP) port & SSL Out  Auth Actrix username pop.actrix.co.nz 110S smtp.actrix.co.nz 465S No Actrix username imap.actrix.co.nz smtp.actrix.co.nz 465S CallPlus pop3.callplus.net.nz smtp.callplus.net.nz CallPlus imap.callplus.net.nz Clear…

March 23, 2016 admin No comments exist

These tools can retrieve saved passwords from your browser, messaging app or email client eg Outlook. Note that some antivirus consider these tools to be intrusive so best temporarily disable it. All these Nirsoft Password Tools in one file 1) Internet Explorer Use IE PassView 2) Google Chrome Use Chrome Pass 3) Messengers like Yahoo, Gtalk and…

March 23, 2016 admin No comments exist

Perhaps you have upgraded to Windows 8 or 10 and your Bluetooth keyboard stops working from time to time? May be a incompatible driver has been installed by Windows update? Sometimes simply removing your Bluetooth received USB dongle and re-inserting it fixes the problem else you may have to roll back the driver and stop…

March 21, 2016 admin No comments exist

Excel is opening in Protected View to protect you from the internet. Save the attachment and check the properties of the file using right click on the file. Check Unblock on the General tab and try opening the file again.  

March 21, 2016 admin No comments exist

If your computer seems to have slowed down for no obvious reason you may like to try some or all of the following troubleshooting steps using free or trail programs. Note: Some steps are recommended for the experienced only. Uninstall any unused programs you may have installed over the years CCleaner: Clean out the temporay files,…

March 21, 2016 admin No comments exist

Start writer -> tools -> options -> Language Settings -> Languages -> Default languages for documents -> western -> pick either English (UK) or English (USA) -> OK -> restart openoffice. Note: The dictionary needs to have “ABC” next to it. NZ did not! Also: In the word processor, go to Tools>Options>Language Settings>Writing Aids and…

March 18, 2016 admin No comments exist

Citrix NetScaler SSLVPN on Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 10 Symptom: Worked from home until you upgraded to Windows 10 and now get a protocol error? Cause: The Access Gateway wrongly uses Java which cant do SSLVPN since its not a support platform so need trick the NetScaler into thinking we are using Internet Explorer 10 not…

March 18, 2016 admin No comments exist

Symptoms: Task bar disappears and start button does nothing. Instructions: Access the control panel in Windows 10 by holding the Windows logo key down and pressing X then select Control Panel. Possible Fixes: Control Panel > File Explorer Options > Open File Explorer to: “this PC” not “quick access” and “Clear File Explorer history” – Most likely…