Category Archives: News

Recommended PCs For Small Businesses

At Carson IT we sell our own custom built PCs that we have been producing and supplying since 2008 for business clients throughout Northern Ireland and further afield. Specifically built for small businesses. Our custom built PCs are Fast, Secure and Affordable. Pricing for a custom built PC works out at least 15% cheaper than […]

Windows 7 – End Of Life – January 14th, 2020

On the 14th January 2020, Microsoft will stop releasing security updates for all versions of Windows 7. What does Windows 7 End Of Life mean? Any computer running Windows 7 after that date will become insecure and open to future vulnerabilities. There will be: No Security Patches No Updates No Compliance Businesses that use Windows […]

How To Install & Run A Scan with Kaspersky Antivirus 30 Day Free Trial

Out of all the different Antivirus programs that are on the market today, there’s only one that consistently stops viruses, malware and cryptoware. If you want to purchase Kaspersky today you can save 30% Off Kaspersky Lab Security Software. Or, you can download their 30 Day Free Trial by clicking on to test it out for yourself […]

Windows 3.1 Turns 20!

Microsoft Windows 3.1 was released on April 6th 1992. The minimum systems requirements for a PC running Windows 3.1 were: 2 MB RAM 6MB free on Hard Drive By comparison, today’s PC with 4GB RAM increases the minimum requirements by around 2000 times. Windows 3.1 was released at a time when computers were starting to […]

Flashback Trojan Hits 600k Apple Macs

A new variant of a virus that infects Apple Mac computers called Backdoor.Flashback.39, has infected over 600,000 so far. It was discovered by a Russian security firm called Dr Web. According to Dr Web, “systems get infected with BackDoor.Flashback.39 after a user is redirected to a bogus site from a compromised resource or via a traffic […]

Windows 8 Preview

With Windows 8 reportedly being released in October 2012, we thought we’d do a preview of what it’s like to install and run the new Windows 8 Operating System. Installation Hardware: HP Compaq 6715b Laptop 3GB RAM Dual Core Processor Windows 8 Preview Download Here’s a link to the download if you want to try […]