Introducing Microsoft Teams

What Is Microsoft Teams? Microsoft Teams is a recent addition to the Office 365 portfolio and is ready to make the workplace a more streamlined and efficient place! Teams is a chat based platform that allows for employees to easily communicate instantly with other colleagues whether that be privately or in a “Team” which is essentially a professional group chat. With Teams you are able to share files, emojis, start video/audio meetings and even schedule meetings all within the one&n...

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Sage 200 December Offer

For all of our valued SAGE 200 customers, we wanted to make you aware of a fantastic offer that SAGE are running currently that we are able to offer to you! Throughout the month of December, we are able to offer a: 10% discount when purchasing 2 user licenses 15% discount when purchasing 3 user licenses 20% discount when purchasing 4+ user licenses   If you have a need for additional users for your current SAGE 200 product, there is no better time to upgrade with SAGE offering these exc...

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Quintech Christmas Opening Hours

Our Office and Support opening hours over the festive Season are as follows: Week Commencing 18th December 2017 • Monday – Friday: Normal Support Hours 9am – 5pm Week Commencing 25th December 2017 • Monday 25th December: CLOSED • Tuesday 26th December: CLOSED • Wednesday 27th – Friday 29th: Support Hours 9am – 4pm* Week Commencing 1st January 2018 • Monday 1st January: CLOSED • Tuesday – Friday: Normal Support Hours, 9am – 5pm * D...

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Ultra Processor

Intel has unveiled the next generation of ultra-performance processors, its X-series range, which includes the new i9 core chips. Intel’s next-generation workstation CPUs will include a new model name, called Core i9. This forms the very top end of Intel's X-series of procesors, which was previously topped by a load of different Core i7s. Specifically, there are five new Intel Core i9 chips, all of which feature 10 or more cores, with the top-end i9-7980XE packing a ridiculous 18 cores &nd...

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Sage 200 Roadmap

Invoicing There is a new standalone invoicing module to enable customers to raise invoices without having to go through a Sales Order process first.   Nominal analysis Sage has added new analysis codes to allow you to customise to suit your needs. You now have the ability to store analysis codes on each nominal record to allow greater depth of analysis. Web based purchase requisition  Efficient, accurate purchase requisition entry via a supported browser, regardless of location. You ...

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'Windows 10 - How to check for updates'

Click Start and then click “Settings Icon”:     Click ‘Update and Security’     Click ‘Check for updates’ – If any pending updates have been applied, please click ‘restart now’ and then check for updates again once your machine has restarted.   If there are any issues at all please contact support: support@quintech.co.uk   or 01684 882702   ...

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'Windows 8 - How to check for updates'

Right click on the Windows 8 Start Button and select Control Panel..     Once in the Control Panel click on the Windows Update app..     Then click onto ‘Check for updates’..   Once that check has finished, click ‘Install updates’     You may need to reboot your computer once the updates are installed – please note that if you are prompted to reboot it IS necessary to do this in order for the updates to take effec...

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'Windows 7 – How to check for updates’

Click ‘Start’ and then click ‘Control Panel’:     Click ‘Windows Update’:       Click ‘Check for updates’ and once that check has finished, click ‘Install Updates’:       You may need to reboot your computer once the updates are installed – please note that if you are prompted to reboot it IS necessary to do this in order for the updates to take effect.   If there are...

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Cyber Attack Update

Users of Windows need to be aware of a new ransomware strain and take immediate measures to patch. Specifically, on May 12, 2017 a new strain of the Ransom.CryptXXX (WannaCry) strain of ransomware began spreading widely impacting a large number of organizations, particularly in Europe. Wcry is demanding a ransom of $300 to $600 in Bitcoin to be paid by May 15, or, in the event that deadline is missed, a higher fee by May 19. The messages left on the screen say files will remain encrypted. I...

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Security Manager - AV Defender

AV-Comparatives is an independent organization offering systematic testing that checks whether security software, such as antivirus products and mobile security solutions, lives up to its promises. Using one of the largest sample collections worldwide, it creates a real-world environment for truly accurate testing.  The chart below indicates that our managed AV product (powered by Bitdefender) had a 100% blocking success rate with only one false positive.   Isn't it about time ...

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