Stay Safe Online July 2019 Win 7 & Website Secure

Stay Safe Online

All your IT in one place, computer support, website design, hosting, email, data storage, cyber security.

Do you have an SSL certificate for your website?  If not, Google will mark your website as not secure and will not include it in searches.  Usually, it only costs £50 to secure your website and obtain an SSL certificate.  Contact us for advice.

END OF WINDOWS 7  After 14th January, 2020 technical assistance and software updates will no longer be available for Windows 7 and computers will become vulnerable to security risks and viruses – so you need to update to Windows 10.  Microsoft may recommend getting a new computer but it’s relatively easy to update from Windows 7 at a reasonable cost.  Just drop your computer off anytime this year – and we’ll sort it!  And scan your computer, speed it up, and check everything at the same time!

Latest scams – this is an email I received recently – if you click on the link it takes you to:[email protected]  Which doesn’t sound anything like an email server!  My firewall blocked access and warned me that this was a not a secure site.

Find details of the latest scams on 

Rainford-IT are part of Strawberry Fields – Nominet Channel partners and Cisco network partners.  We register and renew domain names. We manage our own servers, email, IT and website hosting.  We can fix most hardware – including I-phones and I-pads.  We design and program e-commerce websites – or simple websites, we create videos, take professional photos, make bespoke music, write blogs, and create WordPress websites you can update yourself.  It’s a family business and we provide a personal service.           01948 840102