How to predict your annual tech expenses

Are you pulling together your budgets for next year?
Software spend can be a challenge to determine – especially as your needs change throughout the year – but you can accurately budget for your hardware tech for the year.
Just ask yourself these 5 key questions.

If your business’s WordPress website is hosted with GoDaddy, you must take these urgent actions now

There’s been a breach. If your business’s WordPress website is hosted with GoDaddy, you must take these urgent actions now

How do you stop programs loading at startup

One of the reasons windows can take ages to start can be due to the number of programs or apps trying launch automatically at startup.
Over time you install programs and they decide they should add something to your startup list.
Our new video shows how to manage this.

Windows 11: It is here

Windows 11 is here. It is more secure and has better functionality and builds on Windows 10. 

Some say it looks beautiful and some say it looks a bit like a mac desktop.

New PCs, if you can get them, are now available with windows 11 preloaded and the upgrade for existing machines will available early next year.

Not all machines will be able to upgrade due to strict hardware requirements although most decent machines that have been supplied or recommended by tKnowIT to our customers in the last few years should meet the requirements.

We’ve listed the requirements along with some of the benefits of windows 11 in a brand new guide.

Be prepared: your business WILL be attacked

5 steps to improve your ransomware resilience

Ransomware is the one of the most terrifying and concerning data security threats your business will face.

What if your staff try to login one morning but all they see is a bright red screen saying your data has been encrypted, and you must pay a huge ransom in Bitcoin to get it back.

Terrifying? Concerning?

Read our new guide now. We’ll answer all your questions about ransomware. Plus you’ll discover five steps to improve your business’s ransomware resilience.

How To Video Series

Part 2 of the How To video series is now available – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Teams Tips

Part 1 of the How To video series proved to be very popular with people.

I am pleased to announce that the How To video series has been updated to include even more short, easy to follow videos.

The videos are free to watch and can be accessed from the Support section of the website.

For home & business users alike, this can be a useful way to learn new ways to do things more quickly and efficiently.

How to turn off the password manager in Chrome

I recommend that you use an external password manager rather than the browser version. If you try to use both it can be confusing and time consuming. Turn off the browser password manager.
This video shows you how to turn off the password manager in Chrome

Does your IT always need fixing? It’s time for a Proactive IT Partner

If you or your current IT support company are always fixing your tech then it’s probably time to consider an IT partner who can proactively prevent problems.

Download and read our latest guide that highlights the benefits for your business of a more proactive approach to your tech.

What is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)?

What is multi-factor authentication (MFA)? MFA is one of several simple security measures you can use to raise the protection level for your business. Our latest video explains what, how and who you need to start using it in your business.

Microsoft 365: 10 Apps you didn’t know you had

Boost productivity, save time, and improve customer experience

Microsoft 365 has many features to be discovered. Most businesses get it just to access Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Teams. And then they discover there are so many other apps included.

Find the right ones and you can save time, increase productivity and motivation, and create a smoother workflow for everyone in your business. With more of us working remotely, that’s never been more important.

we’ve put together a useful guide. Here are the 10 Microsoft 365 apps we think every business should look closely at.