Have you lost your Microsoft Office product key? Here’s how to retrieve it

key productYour Windows or Office software usually comes bundled on your computer, along with discs that contain the product license key. But losing these discs is easy and once lost you no longer have access to the product key. So should you want to reinstall the software you could, on the surface, have a problem. However, you can recover your product license keys from the Windows Registry and it’s a lot simpler than you might think with third-party utilities. Here’s how.  

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Secure your passwords – How to stay safe online

Pass ParadoxComputer passwords; they’re mundane and every day and even the most complex can be cracked – eventually. But that shouldn’t stop you from protecting your digital life with a password that will give hackers headaches until an alternative comes along such as the pill which is activated by stomach acid and sends out an 18-bit ECG-like signal or a RFID chip injected into your body. Sounds crazy but being they’re being worked on as you read this. To find out more and how to set a real tough nut password read on.

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Nailing it down

Security policyRunning a small business? Working from home? Then you need to nail down some basic protective measures to ensure you and yours are protected against loss.

A foundation is so fundamental to a house no one would even consider moving anywhere near it much less into it. Security policies are so fundamental to ensuring a business is kept safe that no organisation should set sail without one. But many do.

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Ten top tips for safe online banking and shopping

credit cardOnline banking and shopping are great ways to keep on top of your finances and buy the things you need without having to elbow, and be elbowed, your way through high street crowds. However, both activities are targets for hackers keen to get their digital paws on your personal information. That said, follow a few simple rules, as set out below, and you’ll be safe.

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Must Have Android Travel Apps [INFOGRAPHIC]

blog-thumbWhether you’ve just returned from a holiday, are planning a trip or are about to set off on a business journey check out  this new infographic. It gives you the run down on a raft of Android apps that help make travelling so much easier.

Setting off on your travels is a great feeling whether you’re planning on kicking back on a beach, clambering up snow-capped mountains or exploring a new city and country. It’s a real buzz.

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