What Are the Benefits of Formatting a Hard Drive?

What Are the Benefits of Formatting a Hard Drive? Over time, a computer’s hard drive may experience malfunctions due to wear and tear, viruses, or programs that cause system conflicts and bog down the PC. To help maintain and resolve performance issues, reformatting the hard drive on a yearly basis is advisable. After formatting a hard drive and reinstalling the operating system, software program conflicts or glitches should disappear, and the computer’s performance will improve significantly. It’s like doing a tidy up of your filing cabinet. Drop us a mail if you need your laptop or Pc reloaded – sales@itworks.co.za

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SimplySecure endpoint security system

It’s time to start thinking about encryption for your Pc’s and mobile device to protect your data, in case your device get lost or stolen and lands up in the wrong hands. Speak to us about SimplySecure – sales@itworks.co.za SimplySecure is the only web-managed endpoint security system that can enforce encryption and security policy – including wiping at-risk data – on Windows & Mac PCs, iPhones & iPads, Android mobility devices and USB Flash devices from one unified administration console.

Do I get an i3 or i5 laptop?

Do I get an i3 or i5 laptop? This is a question we get quite often. At IT-Works we like to “Keep IT Simple” so watch this video for a VERY basic explanation which will hopefully assist you in your decision. We have a great range of budget friendly “Corolla’s” (watch the video) if you in the market for a new laptop or desktop.  

We Transfer

If you need to send large email attachments and you find that you can’t send them via email. Here is an easy and fast way that allows you to send large files up to 2 Gigs. Step 1: Click on this link   https://www.wetransfer.com/   Step 2: Please click on “I Agree”   Step 3: Click on “Add your files” select the file you need and click “Open”.   Step 4: Type in the email address “that you are sending to” and type in “your email address”   Step 5: Click “Transfer”        Step 6: Congratulations you have successfully sent a

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What is the Snipping Tool?

What is the Snipping Tool? Snipping Tool is a print screen utility, you can take screenshots of an open window (entire screen). The capture can be annotated using a mouse and stored as an image file example a JPEG. Step 1: Go to search box on the task bar and search for Snipping Tool, once you see the results click on Snipping Tool.   Step 2: Once you have opened Snipping Tool, click on the new button and then select the area that you want to capture. You also can choose what type of screenshot you want to use: Free-Form Snip, Rectangle Snip, Window

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School in a Box

School in a Box – We care about Education & its Development   With technology being a central part of our 21st century lives, it’s essential that it is integrated into education. Students today have grown up with the intuition to swipe a smart phone or tablet screen, so bringing this technology into the classroom can help bring learning material to life, while preparing them for the future workplace.School in a Box was born out of the need to make technology as accessible as possible to as many students possible. There are 3 Categories named Essential for R 3225, Classic for

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How to setup your Google Drive account

So what is Google drive? Google Drive is your own personal storage space in the Cloud on a the Google server. You get up to 15GB free Storage on Google drive, if the 15GB Storage space is not enough you can purchase Google Drive’s unlimited storage plan for $10 a month. Google Drive Syncs all of your documents to a specific folder on your Computer, any changes you make locally on a document will automatically get backed up to Google drive. Step 1 Sign in to your Google account using your Gmail account. Step 2 Once you are signed in, click

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New Ransomware Replicates Itself Says Microsoft

You’ve probably seen the joke email before. Something to the effect of, “If you don’t forward this message to six people within twenty-four hours, your teeth will fall out, your car will break down, and all the files on your computer will be deleted.” Ransomware isn’t quite to that level yet, but it’s getting awfully close. Microsoft warned recently of a new strain of ransomware that not only locks and encrypts all your files, but also actively hides itself from the user, and can make copies of itself, so that it can spread to other machines via flash and network-connected

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