Using Microsoft Windows 7? Here’s why you should upgrade to Windows 10 soon…

Microsoft’s support for Windows 7 will end on January 14, 2020. Now is the ideal opportunity to implement a plan to upgrade your computer system, maximising the strength of your machine’s security. Millions of people welcomed the launch of Microsoft Windows 7, which was released on July 22, 2009, but almost 10 years later, this […]

This is the year to invest in your company’s I.T.

Syn-Star understand financial investment in a company’s I.T. is not the most exhilarating of expenses. That’s why we compiled a list on the importance of having computer support for business.  With 2019 in full-swing, many companies will approach January as an opportunity to review their I.T. support. Whether their approach is to find a new […]

Prepare for Small Business Saturday with Microsoft

Supporting, inspiring, and promoting local companies is at the foundation of Small Business Saturday (SBS), which takes place on 1st December. Here is a short list of Microsoft products you could use to develop your business…    The concept of SBS derives from an American shopping holiday after US Thanksgiving during one of the busiest […]

Do you use Windows 7 or 8?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Something you should know about Microsofts latest Office update! [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Microsoft has recently rolled out its new version of Office, Microsoft Office 2019. The new stand-alone non-cloud-based version of Microsoft Office Software Suite requires no subscription meaning once the programme is yours, it’s yours to keep. Office 2019 replaces the 2016 versions of Word, Excel […]

What Microsoft Server version are you using?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Microsofts Small Business Server 2008 / 2011 (SBS) has been supporting companies across the globe for many years.. but it’s time to plan your upgrade! With enhancements in technology, it’s important businesses upgrade their server suite as the technology giant has discontinued the product. With the software now no longer available to purchase, medium-sized businesses […]


IT Support Syn-star

Imagine it, the time you have been dreading has come; your computer has had it.  It’s beyond repair and requires replacing. Whether you are considering to purchase a desktop computer or laptop for personal use, or business, choosing the technology that best suits your requirements can be daunting. In a media-driven culture we are continually […]


Ever wondered why there are so many different Microsoft 365 packages?  Many of them are shaped for personal and business uses. But essentially the full packages may seem similar on the outside, but a lot of the variances are how they store the data and the capacity of the storage.  For those of you business […]


Given the news that a second large-scale ransomware attack occurred over the past 24 hours, we thought we would share some details now we have investigated the potential exposure to future attacks.  Hopefully, these few guidelines and tips will help reduce potential threats to you. As a general rule, if you can make sure the […]