Desktop Computers

  • Introduction

    Desktop Computers Still Have Their Place

    The Silver Cloud Business has seen a decline in the number of desktop computers being sold in recent years however this does not mean they are irrelevant. There are some applications or services that are best suited to running on a desktop computer such as a media control centre for broadcasting.

  • The benefits

    The Advantages of Desktop Computers

    They are easily upgradable so that more storage and memory can be installed.

    They also have greater air flow, so they can run faster processors and are better suited for processor hungry applications such as large spreadsheets or working with databases.

  • The challenges

    The Disadvantages of Desktop Computers

    They are not very portable, and this is often a trade-off that needs to be considered when looking at how much processing power is required in your work.

  • Our solution

    The Brands We Choose for Desktop Computers

    At The Silver Cloud Business, our preferred brand for Windows is Hewlett Packard however we are more than happy to work with your existing preferred suppliers. We can also supply Apple hardware for those using the macOS operating systems.

    Other products we can supply include:

Featured Case Study

  • Sector / Category 01

    Tech tip - Outlook - receive important notifications only

    If you would like Outlook to only alert you when important emails arrive, here is how to do it:

    This involves a custom alert rule being setup for specific people who you feel are important and want to be notified about, for example Customers, mangers or the big boss!

    To set up a custom alerting rule:

    • Open Outlook
    • Locate an email from the person you want an alert from
    • Right-click the email
    • Select Rules
      • Create Rule
      • Switch on the checkbox by the sender’s name
      • Choose “Display In The New Item Alert Window” and/or “Play A Selected Sound”
      • Choose the sound file to play for the alert
      • Click ‘OK’ to set the rule

    Repeat the process for the other contacts you would like to receive alerts for...

    To set up a custom rule for a whole domain:

    • Click the Home tab
    • click on Rules
    • Manage Rules & Alerts
    • Click “New Rule”
    • Select “Apply Rule On Messages I Receive” and click the “Next” button
    • Scroll down and select “With Specific Words In The Sender’s Address”
    • Click the underlined “Specific Words” (underlined)
    • Add the domain you need to receive alerts for ( then OK
    • The domain will replace “Specific Words”
    • Click “Next”
    • Choose whether you require a sound played, an alert displayed, or both
    • Click “Finish”
    • In “Rules and Alerts”, click “Apply” to turn on the rule
    • You will then get notifications if an email comes from the specific domian
    Tech tip - Outlook - receive important notifications only

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