Fourth Generation Computer Services

About Us


Established in 1980, Fourth Generation Computer Services specialises in the provision of IT solutions, from initial consultation through to implementation, training, on-going support and maintenance thereafter.

Fourth Generation aims to provide each client with a package which not only suits their current requirements but also allows for flexibility, future enhancements and expansion.

The utmost respect is given to confidentiality and security, particularly as we are entrusted with the keys to client premises in order to complete work outside 'normal working hours'.

Please contact us for further details on 01708 739333


Our Services

PC & Laptop Repairs

Our specialist team of technicians has the expertise to quickly resolve problems with all makes and models of PCs and Laptops.

Internet Setup & Configuration

Having a problem in setting up your Internet? We will do it for you and configure access according to your needs.

Hardware

Sales, Installation, Support, Maintenance, Repair & Upgrade.

Networking & Cabling

Fourth Generation is experienced in the installation and configuration of a variety of cabling and networking projects.

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IT Technical Support

From on-site support to remote support, Fourth Generation provides IT support services to businesses and home users across the world, wherever they are and whatever they need.                                                                                                                      

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Consumables

Fourth Generation can supply a wide variety of consumables, ranging from toner/ink cartridges and ribbons for printers, to optical and electronic media accessories, as well as laptop batteries.                                                                    

Virus & Malware Removal

We will clean your computer of those Internet nasties that spy on your personal data and cause havoc with your system.

Consultancy & Training

We can provide direct consultancy and training in both commerical and residential computer skills.

Software

Sales, Installation, Support, Maintenance, Upgrade & Training.

Website Design & E-commerce

We are involved in a number of Web development projects, plus on-going maintenance of companies' websites.

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Disaster Recovery

We not only offer advice regarding the backing up and storage of data, but also our expertise with on-going monitoring/ maintenance of servers, workstations and printers. In short, we do whatever is necessory to keep the client's site operational.

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Research & Development

In the past we have worked with the Enhancement Technology Corporation in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. This resulted in the production of the Motorola 68000 based co-processor for the Apple II range of computers.

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Case Studies

Servers


Representative office of overseas government agency
A newly established representative office of a government maritime agency required assistance with their server setup after problems with internet and network connectivity...
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Data recovery from a failing server
When a Dell server was brought to us it transpired that the RAID array had been deleted and recreated under the advice of Dell technical support after problems with the Windows...
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Internet


Solicitors switching leased line internet providers
Switching Lease Line internet provider meant replacement hardware, changes to Public IP addresses and a lot of forward planning to ensure that the right connection was installed...
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WiFi hotspots for college staff, pupils and visitors
With more and more employees being encouraged to 'bring your own device' ('BYOD') to work, staff at a college regularly required access to the corporate network from their...
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Cabling


Cabling a public library within normal opening hours
We were tasked with running additional networking cables from the front desk of a public library, through cellars and then under floors, to a Communications cabinet located in...
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Cabling a listed building
Extra care was needed to ensure that none of the plasterwork on the walls and ceilings was damaged when removing the existing cabling, some of which was pinned directly to walls...
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Security


Local Authority securely accessing remote database
The database in question had been created in conjunction with the Metropolitan Police Service and resided on a remote server not accessible directly over the internet. As...
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Secure remote access for staff working from home or abroad
When we first encountered this particular setup it was clear that the client had been ill-advised with regard to security and general server/network best practices. The ageing...
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Web


Newly acquired business requiring a web presence
Whenever asked for our recommendations for registering domains and creating websites we usually recommend that the end user creating a web hosting account directly with a...
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Lincoln based charity requiring an easy way to update their website
When the resident website expert was looking to move away from the Lincoln area we were asked to look at making the current HTML based website more accessible so that the...
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Database


Harley Street Clinic looking to replace their treatment and billing system
When approached by a Harley Street clinic our first job was to investigate their current, custom written DOS based system. Its functions, benefits, limitations, quirks and nuances...
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