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From Dublin to Sydney, the dedicated staff at Computer Consultant Professionals handle worldwide IT solutions. We have over 100 client locations around Australia and beyond. Are you looking for an IT company to help you with all of your support needs? Are you near where we are already servicing clients? Could you be our newest…

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Microsoft’s End Of Lifes 2020

Happy new year everyone! With the new year comes end of life for various Microsoft products. This means these products will no longer be supported by Microsoft, and they will not be releasing any new updates or security patches for them. If you are still using any of these products you may be in for…

Bandwidth Issues with Mac and Outlook

We recently had phone call quality issues, because everything uses the internet nowadays including your phones. We found that these issues were caused by uploads being maxed out. The culprit? Using Outlook on a Mac. Mac computers running Outlook maxed upload bandwidth for a good 5 – 10 minutes, for no apparent reason. The internet…

VPN Vulnerability Could Put You At Risk

A security flaw has been found in Linux, Android, macOS and other Unix-based operating systems that would allow hackers to probe devices and discover details about your VPN (Virtual Private Network) connection status. Attacks could be carried out from a router, or by an attacker present on the same network. The vulnerability would allow attackers…

Is it me or is it Office 365?

Having troubles checking your email? Not sure if it’s your problem or if Microsoft’s service is down? Here are five places you can look to see if there is a fault! 1. Microsoft 365 Status twitter accountLately the most reliable early source of information has been twitter, check this account for the most up-to-date information.…

Mouse Issue Fix when using RDP on Windows 10 v1903

If you’ve been having a jittery mouse or a black screen when using RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) on Windows 10 version 1903, here’s how you can fix it.If you have Windows 10 Pro, run gpedit.msc and navigate to the following: Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Remote Desktop…

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Vulnerability in exposed ports in older Windows OS

A vulnerability has been found existing in unpatched versions of Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Microsoft recently issued the first patch for Windows XP in May 2019, years after the last patch was released. Attackers are searching for vulnerable unpatched Windows systems that…

High-severity vulnerability found in Chrome

Over the weekend Google announced a high-severity bug in its Chrome browser that is already actively being used to hijack computers. We have already updated every customer machine that has been turned on this morning and have notified customers that they need to manually restart their browser to update Chrome. To get the latest version…