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    Yesterday, 05:44 PM
    I'm being told it has sorted it, but currently 6,000 miles away :-/ We've used PCM for 2 years without any issue, albeit never say never. The...
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    Yesterday, 01:56 PM
    Are they still any good, or taken a quality nosedive?
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    Yesterday, 01:50 PM
    I was under the impression that Linksys had died for some reason. Never seem to see their hardware any more. This 9-year old router still fab...
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    Yesterday, 01:37 PM
    Part 1 of the conclusion to this is that Sophos have become progressively more useless to the point where we had to ditch them. Their endpoint could...
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    15th December 2014, 12:50 PM
    9-year old Linksys is working fine :-)
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    15th December 2014, 12:36 PM
    Love FTL. Played it quite a bit last Christmas. Not sure what it was about Shadowrun. A bit slow paced perhaps. I played the RPG back when it was...
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    14th December 2014, 09:46 PM
    I'm not sure I can because it's ISP provided. I can't log in to it yet, so will need to call the ISP.
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    14th December 2014, 03:25 PM
    I've turned it off-and-on-again. No change.
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    14th December 2014, 03:14 PM
    Hi folks, Not a school issue, a "home" issue. I'm currently abroad at my in-laws. They're using an ISP (Vivo) provided wireless router, which...
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    14th December 2014, 12:37 PM
    Thanks both. I went for Shadowrun: Dragonfall, but was a little bored by it. Have switched to Alien: Isolation as I'm a huge fan of the film...
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    14th December 2014, 06:54 AM
    Gongalong replied to a thread Lenovo Laptop Repairs in Hardware
    The staff member says they caught the power cable on the top left corner of the laptop, which lifted the casing away. Having looked in more detail,...
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    13th December 2014, 06:06 PM
    Hi folks, It's a time of year when I have to spend 3 weeks abroad with my in-laws. They spend a lot of time with the kids though, so it's my...
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    13th December 2014, 04:08 PM
    Hi folks, As per my recent posts, we've had a virus outbreak that has potentially wrecked a lot of PCs, and could cause a lot of downtime on our...
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    12th December 2014, 10:06 AM
    JJonas: You're right. I'm doing it right now. win: I think the thirdline company are going to spend a couple of days seeing whether it can be...
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    11th December 2014, 07:22 PM
    jmak: We have thirdline support exactly for this sort of situation i.e. when I'm away, so they're coming on-site tomorrow. The holiday's unavoidable,...
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    11th December 2014, 04:57 PM
    We use DPM, so it's based on retention periods, but I've recovered from two dates to a temporary location away from the network just in case. I've...
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    11th December 2014, 04:49 PM
    Yes, been liaising with Sophos support since it was first found. I had hope initially, but they say they can only help if we use their Source of...
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    11th December 2014, 02:52 PM
    ProCurve Manager isn't showing any high bandwidth usage across the switches. In terms of connection latency... Ping tests, or something more? They...
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    11th December 2014, 02:48 PM
    Unfortunately I'm now effectively on holiday, and not at the school. Are you referring to looking for them in Task Manager?
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    11th December 2014, 02:05 PM
    Some of the scanners here found a virus in the infected file, although I wonder if this is the root virus or just a side effect. Yes, very much so.
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    11th December 2014, 11:39 AM
    Thanks all for the replies. File Server Resource Manager, right? We use this to lock down EXEs for students, but I was thinking about widening...
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    11th December 2014, 10:39 AM
    Hi folks, Our virus problems continue, and itís getting a bit desperate. As background, we saw the first signs of the infection via Sophos...
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    10th December 2014, 11:47 AM
    Gongalong replied to a thread [SIMS] Virus Corruption in MIS Systems
    The LA sent the installs through from Capita. I've yet to try and deploy them and it will have to wait until Spring Term as I'm off on leave now. The...
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    9th December 2014, 04:49 PM
    Gongalong replied to a thread Recommended Anti-Virus? in Windows
    We paid a lot for Sophos (£5k over 3 years IIRC), but the renewal was due just when I started here and I didn't feel I was in a position to make huge...
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    9th December 2014, 04:47 PM
    Gongalong replied to a thread Recommended Anti-Virus? in Windows
    How good is the administrative side of ESET, clear and straight-forward?
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    9th December 2014, 04:25 PM
    Gongalong replied to a thread Recommended Anti-Virus? in Windows
    difinity: I'm not sure. Sophos are putting significant effort into identifying it, and are "narrowing down the source".
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    9th December 2014, 09:53 AM
    Because tens of thousands of PDFs are infected, and the Sophos on-access scanner is stopping people from executing them, I'm leaving them there for...
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    9th December 2014, 09:50 AM
    Gongalong replied to a thread Recommended Anti-Virus? in Windows
    Just to update, turns out the virus we have is a zero day attack as far as Sophos are concerned, so particularly nasty. Resolution continues...
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    7th December 2014, 11:15 AM
    Gongalong replied to a thread [SIMS] Virus Corruption in MIS Systems
    Annoyingly we have to go through the LA for SIMS support. Still using Sophos? My worry with a data restore is that the clock is ticking. We use...
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