How to run a traceroute on a Windows computer

Traceroute is a tool which can show you the path your connection takes when visit a website or connect to a server. It can be very useful in troubleshooting many different problems. To run a traceroute on Windows, please see the following steps: Press the Windows key and the ‘r’ button simultaneously Type ‘cmd’ into […]

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Is it Time to Unfriend Facebook?

If you’ve ever seen the film ‘The Social Network’ you’ll be acutely aware of the journey that Mark Zuckerberg took to make Facebook the success it is today. Not shy of controversy, its CEO is once again back in the headlines, this time over a breach of personal data, that has affected a reported 87 […]

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GDPR – The right to erasure

Under article 17 of the GDPR a data subject has the right to be forgotten: “The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay…” Exceptions to […]

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GDPR – The right to data portability

Under article 20 of the GDPR all data subjects have the right to data portability. “The data subject shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which he or she has provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those […]

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Should Companies Quit Social Media?

Be it Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Linkedin – 81% of us have a social media account*. It’s the way we connect, the way we consume, the way we communicate. And it’s no surprise that it’s the way that brands share their stories with us. This is, after all, the on-trend way to engage with […]

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How to change PHP version on my account

It is now possible to change the version of PHP in use on your hosting account. To do this, you will need to log in to your cPanel control panel Once logged in to your cPanel control panel, click on the icon for MultiPHP Manager. This will give a list of all domains/subdomains on your […]

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How to back up your hosting account content

Please find below instructions on how to take a backup of your content. Log in to your LetsHost Client Area and click on Services > My Services You will see your products/services listed out here. Click on Active beside your hosting package On the left, click on the link Login to cPanel Once logged in […]

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How to enable Server Side Includes

To enable Server Side Includes (SSI) on your hosting account, you will need to edit your existing .htaccess file and place the following code in it: AddType text/html .shtml AddHandler server-parsed .shtml Options Indexes FollowSymLinks Includes You can edit the content of the .htaccess file via your cPanel > File Manager or via FTP. To […]

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Adding another domain/website to your Plesk hosting account

Your LetsHost Plesk (/Windows) hosting account will allow you to host multiple domain names or websites. Please see below instructions for adding a new domain/website to your Plesk hosting account: Log in to your LetsHost client area and click on Services > My Services You will see your products/services listed out here. Click on Active […]

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How to enable Telnet on Windows 7

By default, Windows 7 comes with Telnet disabled. To install the Telnet client by using a command line, please see the following steps: Open a command prompt window. Click Start, type ‘cmd’ in the Start Search box, and then press Enter Type the following command: pkgmgr /iu:”TelnetClient” If the User Account Control dialog box appears, […]

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