Windows XP

Just a reminder: Microsoft has now stopped all updates and support for Windows XP. It will still work, but will be vulnerable to security hacks and threats to the operating system. It is possible that your security will not detect these threats. The wisest thing to do is now upgrade to Windows 7 or 8. We can supply new computers and laptops with either Windows 7 or 8 on.

Computer Scams and not just at Christmas


Here are twelve cyber-scams to watch out for this Christmas:

We have seen many of these scams, and the people who have paid money to the scammers. No one knows what is on your computer except you, and no one  knows your problems with the computer except you. 

The first scam of Christmas is phishing

Windows XP going end of life

Just to let you know that Microsoft Windows XP is going end of life on the 7th April 2014. This does not mean it will stop working, it means that it will become more prone to security vulnerabilities as Microsoft will not be sending any more security updates from then.

Areas that we cover

We are based in Dawlish, but we cover and travel to the following areas:
Holcombe, Teignmouth, Shaldon, Bishopsteignton, Coombeinteignhead, Starcross, Mamhead, Exminster, Exeter, Torquay, Torbay, Ipplepen,  Babbacombe, Newton Abbot, Kingsteignton, Kenton, Heathfield and  Bovey Tracey. 
If you area is not listed, please call us and we can see what we can do to help you. We have travelled to Swansea &  Edinburgh for one client.


Welcome to the web site of Blackboard Associates Ltd. We are a small communications company based in South Devon, as you can see from the links above we cover many differing aspects of communications within the computer systems field. 

Please click on any of the links above to find out more about that service or the products that we can offer, if you are unsure then please call us to discuss your requirements. For support information please click here.