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Get free delivery when you spend £50 or more online!

We have updated our online shop delivery service to automatically offer free delivery within 3-5 days on all orders over £50. Free delivery uses economy courier services and are usually delivered within 3-5 working days. Our Standard Delivery service aims to deliver within 1-3 days and uses a mixture of Royal Mail and courier services. […]

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The cashless future is now. What are your thoughts?

Did you know that we accept all types of card payments, including contactless, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and PayPal? We have done this for years as I firmly believe that all businesses, regardless of size, should move with the times and provide the convenience that their customers are looking for. Today, it really is inexcusable […]

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Save time typing with your iPhone’s Text Replacement feature

Perhaps like me you like to use abbreviations and shortcuts to type messages quickly, only to receive a confused response from the recipient? There’s a pretty neat feature that’s probably under-used on your iPhone to fix this problem whenever your typing messages, e-mails and chats: Text Replacement. You can pre-define your most commonly used phrases and assign […]

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Come along to our Hello World Open Evening

Can you believe that it will be one month since we officially proclaimed Hello, World from our new store in Ayr? We are celebrating our launch and belatedly celebrating Berserk Computers’ 5th birthday tomorrow evening, Wednesday, 26th April from 6.00 pm until 8.30 pm. You are invited to join us for our celebrations and to […]

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Find Berserk Computers at 10 New Bridge Street, Ayr, KA7 1JX

New repair store for Ayr’s Berserk Computers open

Finding a reputable repair centre for your misbehaving computers, unruly laptop devices or simply an expert to ask that bothersome “how do I” question will no longer be a grim choice with Berserk Computers’ new one-stop store. Berserk Computers opened its doors and proudly exclaimed, “Hello, World!” (a nod to our in-house I.T. consultancy programming […]

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Microsoft Windows Vista Reaches End of Support 11th April 2017

Windows Vista will no longer receive critical security updates or patches as of 11th April 2017. Customers that are still using Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 are strongly advised to upgrade to newer and currently-supported versions of Windows. Why is this happening? Windows Vista was officially launched worldwide in January 2007 and at more than […]

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Ethical Policy Foreword

On 6th February 2017, our Company was targeted by a clever scam where we were tricked into verbally agreeing to a three-year fixed contract with an unknown energy supplier by an unscrupulous broker.  Upon further research, we discovered this scam has been in existence and is documented as far back as 2008.  Micro-sized business owners, […]

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Berserk Computers is coming to 10 New Bridge Street, Ayr, KA7 1JX

Berserk Computers is opening a store at New Bridge Street, Ayr in February 2017

10 New Bridge Street, Ayr, KA7 1JX We’re excitedly delighted to announce that we are about to take up residency at 10 New Bridge Street, Ayr this month and will begin renovating our new store, ready for its official launch in just a couple of weeks time! New Bridge Street is part of Ayr’s heritage area, which […]

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Apple iTunes fails to install on Windows systems: HRESULT: 0x80073715

When installing iTunes for Windows, you receive the error message that causes the installation to fail, which causes another error message about Apple Application Support and suggests you uninstall iTunes and try again. The first error message you receive looks like: “An error occurred during the installation of assembly ‘Microsoft.VC80.CRT.type=”win32″ .version=”8.0.50727.4053″ .publicKeyToken=”1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b” .processorArchitecture=”amd64′”. Please refer to Help and Support […]

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Wondering about Windows 10?

Microsoft’s latest version of Windows was released on Wednesday, 29th July, as a free upgrade for all users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.  Since it’s release, there have been a lot of questions about Windows 10 and whether it’s worthwhile upgrading.  I thought I would try and answer some of these questions and provide […]

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You can have strong passwords and remember them across various devices!

Regardless of where you read just now, there seems to be article after article being published about the latest web site or service that has had its users’ passwords hacked or stolen.  We are being constantly reminded to change our passwords with something that’s strong, not easy to guess, must be a minimum of 8 […]

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Why should I upgrade from Windows XP?

Microsoft Windows XP is a great operating system and has always been a personal favourite of mine.  However, with less than 30 days to its official retirement on 8th April 2014, now is the time to seriously consider upgrading to something newer. What does this actually mean though?  Every week, I still come across a lot of computers […]

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Apple Phishing Scam: Update Your Account

An e-mail phishing scam is currently making the rounds purporting to have been sent by Apple asking users to confirm their account details and payment information.  The e-mail is sent with the subject title, “Update your account apple“. The scam, identified by Hoax Slayer, pretends to have been sent by Apple Support team and asks […]

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Ransomware targets Mac OS X users with “Your browser has been locked” scam

Researchers at Malwarebytes have discovered a scam targeting Mac OS X demanding that users pay a fine to remove the message, “your browser has been locked“.  The scam does not allow the user to close the web browser and re-appears even after the computer has been shut down. This type of scam is not uncommon […]

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Computer repair services and support is now available across more of Greater Glasgow with our extended coverage

We have extended our coverage area to include the post codes G1-G81 and PA1-PA4 to offer our comprehensive computer repair services and technical support to more home users and small businesses.  Check our map below to see our complete coverage area. [button size=”small” color=”green” url=”https://www.berserkcomputers.co.uk/services/”]Discover our services[/button] [button size=”small” color=”orange” url=”https://www.berserkcomputers.co.uk/contact/”]Contact us[/button] [divider2] Berserk Computers […]

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Malware delivered in fake Amazon.co.uk e-mails

Unsuspecting users are being warned to look out for fake Amazon.co.uk e-mails that appear to be sent by Amazon about a recent order but actually contain malware that could infect your computer. The e-mails have the subject title, Your Order with Amazon.co.uk and appear genuine.  It is disguised to trick unsuspecting users into opening the attached file, Your […]

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Review of MunSoft Easy Drive Data Recovery

After a recent customer lost his data, I used MunSoft Easy Drive Data Recovery, amongst other recovery software applications, to attempt recovering most of his files.  However, with a poor experience and even worse customer service, MunSoft invited me to review their software in exchange for a free “bonus registration key” to their online data […]

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Save Time Machine backup to a network share on another computer

Don’t have a Time Capsule or an external hard drive permanently attached to your Mac?  You can still save a Time Machine backup to a network share on another computer, whether it’s another Mac, a Windows PC or a network hard drive. Time Machine is a great built-in feature of Mac OS X that automatically […]

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Microsoft Security Essentials fails antivirus tests; BitDefender takes the top-spot

Microsoft Security Essentials has failed an independent antivirus test and certification for the second time, whilst BitDefender Internet Security has taken the top-spot for the second time. AV-TEST, The Independent IT Security Institute, conducted the tests in December 2012 for Microsoft Windows 7 and looked at the level of protection, repair and usability of 25 different […]

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We can repair Apple computers, games consoles and mobile phones with our new Collect and Return service

Berserk Computers have just launched a new Collect and Return service that allows us to offer a wider range of repairs, that includes Apple computers, tablets, mobile phones, smartphones and games consoles.  It also makes our service more accessible for those times when it’s not convenient for us to repair your computer at your home […]

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