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FAT memory sticks

This is just short item that may recover the use of old and discarded USB memory sticks. If you see any of the following messages when managing your USB memory sticks, they may be formated with the FATXX (File Allocation Table) format. Cannot make directory entry – “Filename” “Filename” – This filename is not valid. Unable to […]

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What is ‘the Cloud’?

First lets cover a little history and describe how we got to today’s computing model and introduce some terms on the way. HISTORY In the early 1980’s there was a movement from centrally based (or Main Frame) computing to a distributed (or Client-Server) based computing model. Main Frame systems consisted of one very powerful computer (for […]

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Virus Hoaxes

Don’t fall for a virus hoax. In this article you’ll discover what a hoax is, how they can cost money, how to stop them spreading, and how to keep your selves informed. Contact Whytec for more information. What is a hoax? Budweiser Frogs! Penpal Greetings! Give your cat a colonic! You may have received warnings about these […]

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Who’s using your PC?

Battling the Botnet Pandemic, Your home computer may be among the millions of PCs that are under the control of criminals, and worse yet, you may not even be aware of it. Botnets, networks of compromised computers that hackers have commandeered, are one of the most serious and uncontrolled Internet problems of 2007, with experts warning […]

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Not so fast Broadband 

This article was first written in 2006 when broadband MAX products were first introduced. It has been updated for the currently available products. Hype Don’t be misled by the hype, you may not receive a full 20Mb/sec connection with your broadband product. This article attempts to set out why. Connection speeds Broadband ADSL connectivity used […]

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YourBusiness@hotmail.com?

Do you run a small business with an email address similar to You@AOL.co.uk, Him@Hotmail.com, Her@Virgin.net? If you want to improve your impact in difficult times don’t go to press or commit the side of your van to mike@Hotmail.com or joe@AOL.com, etc. The alternative is very cost effective. You probably spent some time researching the name of […]

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Whytec Broadband Services

Our existing customers will be aware that Whytec offers a fast high quality ADSL broadband service. We deliver this connectivity as part of our IT support service to customers. All broadband customers receive firstline support from Whytec Limited. We’ll take the hassle out of initial connection, migration and/or inevitable BT administration issues that sometimes cause […]

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