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WebRoot detects Xprotect as Refog

Users of macOS Monterey 12.3 and Webroot receive false-positive over Keylogger.Refog.1.r. virus - WebRoot aware. Learn more.


New Customer Support Portal

Business IT Support just got easier with the release of our new customer support portal. Putting our customer fully in control of their IT Support...


Should you upgrade to Windows 11

When Microsoft released Windows 11 on the 5th of October 2021, we advised customers to hold off. What do we think now?


Celebrating 10 years

On January 1st 2022 The Tech Lounge was officially 10-years old!  Wow, time sure does fly. If it hadn't been for LinkedIn we would probably have...


Christmas 2021 Opening Hours.

Happy Christmas 2021 from The Tech Lounge team. We hope you all have a fantastic time and we look forward to seeing you in 2022.

Communication cards

Fully Vaccinated Communication Card

Hard-wearing, waterproof "Fully Vaccinated" communication cards now available from The Tech Lounge. Deaf and Hard Of Hearing communication.

Apple Mac

macOS flaw patched by Apple

Apple yesterday released a patch for a macOS flaw that has been exploited by malware to secretly take screenshots on the victim's Macs.

Are your IT Systems Ready?

We will provide you with a full written report together with recommendations & budgetary estimates for resolving any potential issues in your IT...


Christmas Opening hours 2020

The Tech Lounge Christmas & New Year opening hours, This year we will be closing from 12:00 Noon on 24/12/2020 & reopening 08:00 04/01/2021.

Choosing the right computer monitor

We get asked a lot about computer monitors so we thought we would let you know our thoughts. What are the different connections all about?

FREE Online Server Monitoring!

We are pleased to announce our free online service monitoring solution. Monitor your website, email server and more. Learn more.


We are Reopening the offices

We are pleased to inform you that we will be reopening The Tech Lounge Offices on Wednesday 1st July 2020. Looking forward to see you all!


Coronavirus: Company Status Update

The Tech Lounge continues to run, albeit in line with UK government advice. We are still able to support you and your business in coronavirus


Coronavirus: We are here to support you.

During these uncertain times and rapidly changing circumstances in which we find ourselves, we can continue to support your business.


Christmas & New Year Opening Times

It's that time of the year again, and I would like to wish everybody a Happy Christmas, Here are our New Year opening times.

How Secure is Email?

How Secure is email? Email is a useful & necessary means of communicating but it has to travel across multiple networks & servers. Read More.

What is a VPN

What is a VPN? Why might you need one? All this is explained, keeping safe from cybersecurity threats, identity theft and a lot more. Learn more.


Alvant – Case Study

Alvant is a knowledge centre for metallic advanced materials. Read the Alvant Case Study and see how The Tech Lounge supports its efforts.

Getting to grips with email

Suffering Email overload, need to get to grips with email and tame your inbox. We know it's not easy, but here's how you can do it. Learn more.


Basingstoke Skip Hire – Case Study

Basingstoke Skip Hire started in 1982 based in Oakley providing local skip hire. See how The Tech Lounge supports its efforts.

End of Windows 7 Support

As of January 14th, 2020, Microsoft has announced the end of support for the Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System. Give us a call to know more

What is an RMM system?

RMM is a type of software designed to help managed IT service providers like us remotely and proactively monitor client systems.

What is Windows Update?

Windows Update is a Microsoft service that provides security updates and patches for the Microsoft Operating Systems and other products.


Do Mac’s get Viruses?

Yes, Apple Macintosh - Mac's computers can and do get Viruses. In fact it’s possible for them to be infected by all sorts of nasties.

Case Study

Right on the Line – Case Study

Right on the Line is a dynamic marketing agency based in Bramley. Read the Case Study and see how The Tech Lounge supports their efforts.


Hampshire Businesses – Mobile Ready?

Are Hampshires business websites mobile-ready? Is your website mobile-ready? What does mobile ready mean? Google loves mobile-ready websites. Learn...

Why is my PC So Slow?

Why is my computer So Slow? A slow computer is just about the most common issue out there. Some of the possible reasons are mentioned here.

Choosing the Right Web Host

Here are a few pointers to look out for when choosing the right web hosting service for your website or business. Know more about web host...


Constantly Getting Signed Out Of Skype?

We received several calls last week from clients using Microsoft’s Skype service, that they Constantly Getting Signed Out Of Skype automatically.

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been going viral on social media channels. Well, here are the ones you really want to see.


Email Disclaimers

How do you really want to finish a conversation? Do you have a disclaimer at the end of your email? You know the kind of thing I mean.

How To Change The iPhone Text Size

Need to change the text size on your new iPhone. Here's how you can do just that. It's not as hard as you might think. See what your typing.

Do I really need a UPS?

What is a UPS? and do you need one? If you suffer power outages or have sensitive equipment, you might want to think about it. Learn more.

Not everything is what it appears

We would like to confirm that this company “PC Tech Lounge” is in no way affiliated or connected with us here at The Tech Lounge. Know more

Evernote Network Hacked

Evernote hacked: Evernote’s Operations and security team has discovered and blocked suspicious activity on the Evernote network. Learn more.

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