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Outlook security manager is not found

Outlook security manager is a component found in older versions of Microsoft Office, specifically, Outlook 2003. It can also be found in other versions of Outlook. It is a programming tool that was designed to control Outlook security from within the software itself as an add-in.

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Dusty Computers - How to clean them

We explain how to clean a dusty computer and why it's important to do so. 

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No Sound On external SIP Asterisk

If like me, you've spent months...
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Error: Unable to receive update information for the package(s) plesk

If you are receiving one of the following error messages; The System Updates tool is already installing updates in automatic mode. Please try later.Er...
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The 10 Most Common Tech Support Issues

SysFix IT Support receives hundreds of IT support Issues each week yet the majority of them are old favourites. Despite advances in technology over the years, some probles reoccure time after time. Here's our top 10 IT tech support issues logged over the years. 

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How much does IT Support cost for a small business?

The cost of IT support for a small business in the UK varies. The average price per hour for remote IT Support in the UK is around £75 per hour remotely. However, prices range from £60-120 depending on where you live, with London prices being higher. On-Site support, where an IT specialist will visit you in your business, on average is around £90 per hour plus a call-out fee, but again, prices vary, especially within the capital.

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Free 20 Minute IT Chat for Small Businesses

We're offering a Free 20 Minute IT chat to discuss any issues you're experiencing in your business or projects that you may be thinking about.

We have experience in Windows, Server, Cloud Solutions, Apple Mac, Cyber Security, Antispam solutions, Voice Over IP, Website Hosting, site maintenance and Design, Email Hosting, SEO and online marketing, and secure cloud data backup.

Depending on interest, we may run this every Thursday.

1st available date THURSDAY 25th February and then each Thursday between 10am to 1pm 

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How To Manage Your Passwords And Keep Them Safe

In this guide, you'll learn how to keep your IT systems and online services secure by using complex passwords. Too many people save their passwords in a spreadsheet or worse still, write down their passwords on notes stuck to their desks.

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How To Prevent Laptops Overheating

Laptop computers are becoming smaller, lighter, and more powerful, all of which contribute to increased heat generation. As technology advances, laptops are becoming smaller in size. The demands of users however stay pretty constant. Everyone demands the best for the cheapest possible price. There are however a few ways that we can show you to help prevent laptops from becoming too hot.

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DISM Error 0x800f081f - The source files could not be found

You'll probably have already run the  sfc /scannow command in an elevated command prompt. Chances are, it found corrupt files and was unable to correct them.

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How to reset the OVH ESXi root password on 5.5 and 6

When you purchase an OVH dedicated server and select to install ESXi, you'll receive a temporary password. What they fail to mention is that the password you're sent expires after around 30 days. OVH is unable to reset the password and does not have a record of it. Their response is to reinstall the ESXi server and copy off any data from your ESXi hosts beforehand. Obviously, this is a very poor response from OVH and there was no way in the world we were about to perform a full reinstallation.

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Slow transfer rates with openVPN on pfsense with dropped pings

We ran into an issue recently with transferring files between a server and a workstation. They were connected via openVPN client and a pfsense router running OpenVPN server. We found that when pinging the pfsense from the connected client, pings worked fine. The main issue came however when we attempted to copy a file from the server to the client. 

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Error 0x800F0954 Installing .NET Framework 2.0, 3.5 on Windows Server

The most common cause of being unable to install an optional feature on Windows server is that you have previously configured up Microsoft WSUS (Windows Server Update Services). 

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SysFix Supports Croydon's Army Cadet Force

Croydon's 144 army cadet detatchment received 2 laptops this week to aid them with their training. The children and young adults will use the equ...
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Custom Built PC for Work and Gaming

Meet Damien, our resident custom PC builder. He's creating an Intel i7 (11th Generation) with 2 x M.2 solid state 1TB drives and 16GB of Ram. Tha...
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The impact of technology on young minds

How does today's technology negatively impact the youth of today? As technology surpasses itself and becomes more advanced, it mak...
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SysFix Managed IT Support - Business Exhibition in Croydon

SysFix exhibited their managed IT Support Services at the business to business event in Croydon, "We Mean Business" expo on the 17th of Octo...
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Computer Repair Discount for Military and NHS

SysFix IT Support is pleased to offer a 15% discount on the production of a valid MOD90 card against IT Support services. Military discount on compute...
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Mayku FormBox Vacuum Forming Machine Review

Official Supplier of the Mayku FormBox SysFix IT Support is an Official UK supplier of the FormBox created by Mayku. Traditional vacuum forming device...
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How Does Quidco Work? Cashback Affiliate Links

Today, I want to share with you a little secret but before I reveal how you can make hundreds of pounds, sometimes thousands over a period of time, I ...
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WCry/WannaCry Advice for UK Businesses

As you will have heard in the news on Friday 12th May 2017, a new cyber-attack in the form of ransom-ware, code-named "WannaCrypt" is affecting many o...
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The value of digital presence for small business

Any small business looking to target potential customers must engage in some degree of online presence. With only 53% of small businesses having creat...
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All Hard Drives Will Eventually Fail

Significant data loss can raise its ugly head at any time. Sometimes, without warning, your entire collection of family photos, music a...
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