Advice following global WannaCrypt ransomware incident
This weekend a large cyber attack called WannaCrypt hit thousands of systems worldwide. It takes advantage of vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and if infected encrypts all your files, holding them to ransom. Almost all versions of Windows affected It is…
Windows Vista now End of Life
Yesterday, April 11th 2017, marked the end of updates and support for the Windows Vista Operating System. This means there will be no more security patches, bug fixes or technical help available from Microsoft. Security Risks If you are still…
Windows update causing Internet connectivity issues
An update released for Windows 10 last week (KB3201845) is causing Internet connectivity issues (DHCP) for some consumers. Whilst we await an official fix from Microsoft, there are several ways to resolve the problem and get yourself back online quickly.…
Discounts for charities on all our services & software
Wight Computers Ltd are committed to supporting local charities and non-profit organisations by offering discounts on all our IT services. We appreciate the work you do!
Find us in this month’s Island Business magazine
This month you can find us on page 35 of the Island Business magazine (October 2016 edition). The article features our recently awarded Quality in Business accreditation, together with some background on the business.
Quality in Business Accreditation
We are pleased to announce that Wight Computers Ltd are the first IT service provider to have been awarded the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce’s Quality in Business accreditation.
Isle Of Wight Trader Approval Scheme
We are pleased to announce that we are now members of the Isle of Wight Council’s new Trader Approval Scheme (Trading Standards Approved). Previously known as the Buy With Confidence scheme (of which we have been a member since 2012),…
“LeakedIn” – Over 100 million LinkedIn account details leaked
It has been widely reported that account details of over 100 million LinkedIn members have recently surfaced online, dating back to a well publicised breach back in June 2012. If you want to find out if your password was included…
Windows 10 – Go back to Windows 7
Windows 10 is now being pushed out as a recommended Windows update to anyone running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. For most, the upgrade goes quite smoothly, but many are finding problems with drivers not being available for some older…
John Collingwood joins the team at Wight Computers
We are pleased to announce that John Collingwood has joined Wight Computers Ltd full-time as a Web & Software Developer.