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Customer Service & Computers? An update.

15th September, 2020


Following on from my last blog post, I was called out by a client who said his HP laptop had died, "following a Windows Update". He had been on the phone to HP Support for many hours and they had him run some tests etc, but all they could tell him was that the "BIOS" was OK.


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Customer Service & Computers?

11th September, 2020


A business networking colleague has posted a tale of woe today regarding trying to return a faulty monitor to a large computer retailer. They got the monitor back some weeks ago, but they've kept her money; and they're proving very difficult for her to contact.


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Coffee spilled on laptop

Coffee in your Computer?

10th September, 2020


Last week I was contacted by a visitor to Northumberland with the sorry tale of her dropping a cup of coffee onto her laptop. Oh dear. She had done the right thing of quickly turning the laptop upside down and pulling the power lead out.....


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Read All About IT! – Nov 2019

6th November, 2019


This month's newsletter has been hard to write, but stick with it. It's not about when your computer dies, (and it will), but about when you, or a loved one, or a work colleague, dies. Sadly, that is inevitable. (I'm sorry to break it to you so suddenly.)


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Comparing Computers to Cars…

3rd October, 2018


Michael Donkin, Director of ‘Curlew Computers’, takes the novel approach that computers are very similar to cars; both essentially being tin boxes with Windows. Also, they are both vital business tools which are used every day. You don’t need to know how they work, and you hope neither of them suddenly crashes......


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