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IT Services covering Chester, North Wales & The Wirral

Red Hill House, Hope Street, Chester, CH4 8BU


Office 330, Cheshire College, Ellesmere Port Campus Off Sutton Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 7BF


Email: info@tst.uk.com

Phone: 01244 457870

Author: admin

We may ask you to install our Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) software on your computer so that we can remotely access it to provide you with help.  If you are on a support contract with TST, you will already have this software installed.  This article explains what RMM is, what is does and why you should keep it installed. The RMM application is usually installed...

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During the course of our day to day interaction with customers we sometimes hear the comment "I don't install Windows updates because they slow down my computer" or "They take up space on my PC". We thought it may be useful to set the record straight and debunk some myths about Windows updates. Windows updates are released regularly for currently supported versions of the operating system. ...

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A hardware firewall usually sits behind the broadband router to protect your SOHO (small office/home office) business network from external attack.  It usually analyses incoming traffic and filters out threats as they try to reach your network. The firewall acts like a perimeter fence around your network. This hard barrier for your small office/home office (SOHO) against intrusion provides several benefits: Updated several times a day...

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If you are using the very popular Wordpress plugin Backupbuddy to backup your Wordpress website it is essential that you upgrade to version 8.7.5.  If your version of Backupbuddy is less than 8.7.5 you must do this urgently.  See the full announcement about Backupbuddy below: We recently discovered a security vulnerability in our BackupBuddy plugin. The vulnerability could allow a breach to your WordPress site, so we are...

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We were approached by LandRanger Deeside who had poor search engine results for their Land Rover Hire page.  They were keen to promote this service so we made some SEO improvements to help them get better Search Engine Results. LandRanger are based in Deeside and are Land Rover and Range Rover specialists.  They have a team of experienced experts who have worked on 4x4 Land Rovers...

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Mobile tariff costs are not always what they seem at first glance.  It is worth digging a little deeper to see if you are getting the cheapest option and real value for money. Customers are often very quick to look at the surface-level pricing of a mobile tariff, without thinking about what that price actually gets you. As with most products, you often get what you...

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We are seeing an increase in the volume of attempted cyber-attacks over the last few weeks, as criminals try to take advantage of the disruption that Coronavirus is causing to our daily lives. We are seeing reports of fake “information updates” around Coronavirus and other attempts taking advantage of the greater than normal usage of VPNs / home working, so please be extra vigilant during...

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Home working for employees

Working from home for employees   This short guide provides some ideas and information to make working from home for employees easier, comfortable and more productive.   Comfort, sound & vision   When working from home, you need to make sure that your work station set up is comfortable to use.  You may have set up your equipment in a temporary location such as your dining room table.  Dining room chairs...

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Business Mobile Protection gives you an easy way to secure and control your mobile devices, both iOS and Android, wherever they are. You get everything you need in one package: Wi-Fi protection, browsing protection, support for mobile device management, and VPN.   Supported OS: iOS 9.x and later l Android 4.0.3 and later   Small businesses have seen a dramatic increase in cyber attacks and ransomware attacks.  The methods of...

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If you are using our Zimbra email service with Outlook, you need to do a manual update before March 4th 2020. Check your current version of Zimbra connector - if it is not 8.8.15 you need to follow the instructions below to do the update.   The current version of the Zimbra Connector for Outlook (ZCO) contains a bug which means that auto update does not function...

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