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What to do now that Apple has removed support for PPTP

When Apple released IOS 10 late in 2016 many of us noticed our MacBooks lost our PPTP VPN settings. At first this seems like an error; Apple can’t really just drop VPN support to Windows machines! Yes they did, not only did they remove it from our Macs but they won’t even allow our iPhones […]

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Booting Windows 10 PE from a USB stick

If you’ve been infected by a virus or found your system doesn’t boot any more you may be able to repair your system by booting Windows from a USB drive. Microsoft has a small OS called Windows PE (WinPE) available from this link: WinPE on Microsoft.com. There are instructions on the linked page to create […]

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iPhone Field Test Mode

Instead of 1 to 5 dots or bars get a real number for signal strength. This is the better way to test signal quality. Accessing Field Test Mode on the iPhone is relatively simple, just open the Phone app, switch to the keypad and dial the following code: *3001#12345#* and then press call. If you […]

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SCECLI Event ID 1202 – 0x4b8: An extended error has occurred.

I’ve seen this error many times.  It’s not always an easy fix but I’ve found one fix that eliminates most of the complex instructions below.  Search for all files named secsetup.sdb, delete them all and reboot.  This database will be recreated on bootup and your errors should be gone.  To confirm open a dos window […]

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Is your home computer acting up again?

You can connect to the internet but everything is too slow; your computer just doesn’t feel right. You don’t need to take it anywhere, in fact you shouldn’t. You’re problems may have something to do with another computer or network device in your home or office! If you like I can take your computer over […]

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