24 Dec 2015
The following steps explain how to create a new user on a Windows 7 operating system: Press Start, right hand mouse click on Computer and click on Manage. You will then be presented…
9 Sep 2014
In order to view web pages when using a SWGfL internet connection within school you will need to set Internet Explorer to use a SWGfL proxy Server.   To do this: Open…
4 Jul 2014
Problem: When trying to attach a file within Easymail a message pops up saying " Is not accessible", but you can access the drives within Windows Explorer.   Resolution: This happens when…
20 Nov 2013
What is CryptoLocker? CryptoLocker is a malicious program that when installed will encrypt important files and documents on your computer making them unusable, and then demand payment to restore access to them.…
19 Nov 2013
Java 6 Vulnerability Scomis are being contacted by an increasing number of schools who have had their computers infected with malware. This coincides with the discovery of vulnerability within Java 6 which…
10 Sep 2013
When looking in the Devices and Printers section of the Control Panel (or from the Start Menu) the page takes a long time to load and shows 0 items. A common fix…
12 Jan 2012
I need to run a Command Prompt as a an administrator, how do I open an Elevated Command Prompt? There will need to be a user that has Administrative rights associated with…
9 Feb 2011
Changing file viewing options in Windows7 How to check that hidden files and folders, along with known file extensions, are displayed. Right Click on Start and open the Windows Explorer Press the…
The UAC – or User Access Control - is a feature of Windows 7 to help protect you against Malware. It can be disabled, but this is a potential security risk, and…