Online Safety information

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On-line safety

The internet is not as safe as some people would like but since it is now an integral part of our lives and with the advent of social networking sites. So as a parent or guardian it is you duty to provide them where needed security in the knowledge that the sites on the internet are of an appropriate nature.

 

Some useful tips to help you and your family stay safe online.

We also offer a service for this called Parental Control for if you need help setting up anything.

  • Install anti-virus software.
  • Keep your anti-virus software up to date.
  • Install a personal firewall. Use Windows updates to patch security holes.
  • Use reputable anti-spyware programs such as AdAware or Spybot.
  • Do not open e-mail messages that look suspicious.
  • Do not click on e-mail attachments you were not expecting.

The internet is not as safe as some people would like but since it is now an integral part of our lives and with the advent of social networking sites. Children have never been in more danger. So as a parent or guardian it is you duty to provide them where needed security in the knowledge that the sites and people the visit or chat to on the internet are of an appropriate nature.
Some facts on the matter to consider:

"67% of youths exposed to unwanted sexual material occur when youths are at home surfing or searching the Web, reading email or receiving Instant Messages." Crimes against Children Research Centre
"Every second, approximately 28,258 Internet users are viewing pornography"
Internet Filter Review
"Almost one in five young Internet users receive unwanted sexual solicitation."
Crimes Against Children Research Centre
"70% of all 15 - 17 year olds have accidentally "stumbled upon" pornography online"
Kaiser Family Foundation, 2001 Study
"Nine of 10 kids aged 8-16 have viewed pornography on the Internet, often in the process of doing homework."
London School of Economics January 2002
"In a survey, 25% of Internet users ages 10-17 form casual online friendships while 14% form close online friendships or online romances."
Wolak, Mitchell & Finkelhor, 2002

Genuine Operating systems

We only offer IT support services on genuine operating systems. If you have been inadvertently sold an illegal copy or you where unaware that your operating system was a copy at the time of booking a service with us we will let you know and try to resolve the issue.

Manufactures warranty
Please check your computers manufactures warranty first as most computers come with at least a years warranty or an extend one and if we start the repair you could void the warranty.

Computer services
Our computer services in this section are private residential customers only. If you are a Business seeking IT support please contact us for more information.

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How to book

To book one of our service technicians just phone or email us with information about your computer, laptop or other tech such as make model and operating system, then we can arrange a time that suits you best.

Our servicing times are between the hours of 9.00 am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday and 10.00 am to 1.00 pm on Saturdays.Home PC support - Book a technician

Contact us on 01792 582 125 for more information or to arrange a time.

"Home PC support is only available to Swansea, UK postcodes please check if your area is covered before booking."

Manufactures we support

Manufactures we support - Dell, Acer, HP, Apple, Toshiba, Sony

*Note - If your manufacture is not listed please call we may still be able to assist you.