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Power supply faults

Power supply unit issues may cause various computer failure simptoms such as: Not turning on PC PC turns on but shuts down after few seconds, PC starts up to the login screen and then shuts down, PC getting stack on Windows icon, PC starts to the desktop ok but turns off after some time […]

Repair or buy new laptop

Before repairing a laptop, people often ask whether it is worth fixing. The price of laptop or other computer repairs may be in the hundreds. The price of a new laptop starts from $400 or even $300, so naturally, when the price of repairs exceeds $300, people tend to decide to buy a new laptop […]

get Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade problems for Free?

One of regular customers, a devoted Windows user, was tempted to upgrade from Windows 7 to windows 10 for free, who could blame him? Following the link from official Microsoft email on windows 10 release date, and after some time the downloading and installation process.. lost access to his computer. Here's problems with Windows 10..

How to boost the WiFi range, boosters extenders and routers

Have you recently purchased a WiFi extender, hoping to boost the WiFi range, only to find the WiFi speed and reliability haven't really improved? Here are a few reasons why: All WiFi extenders, WiFi modems, and WiFi routers have almost the same WiFi range. That is because manufacturers of WiFi routers stick with the internationally […]

Fibre-optic speed available via BigPond cable today

Did you know that the NBN (National Broadband Network), which we paid 40 billion will never be finished? Don't worry; an optical fibre cable which is already in place will deliver lower speeds via regular phone lines using VDSL to the end user. It is even more interesting that Telstra-Bigpond cable customers can already get […]

Adobe Reader Alternative - Google Chrome

A good alternative to Adobe Reader for reading PDF documents is the PDF viewer in the Google Chrome browser – which is not a well-documented feature. Though the PDF viewer has limited functionality in comparison to the full-blown Adobe Reader, it is more efficient than the original Adobe Reader. You can view, scroll, and search […]

What is a computer backup and how to backup files

A backup is a copy of data for the purpose of easy restoration if it is lost. Data is stored in files. Files are stored on the hard drive disk. The hard drive disk is installed on the computer. When people back up their computer, what they are actually doing is backing up contents of […]

How to Fix Slow Computer without a technician

The problem: Computer is slow. Windows is slow to start up and programs are slow to open. It should take less than a minute for any modern computer to start up. This usually leads people to think one of two things: a) This computer is getting old - time for a new one. b) If […]

What is Mobile WiFi Modems ? Cheapest Mobile 3G-4G(LTE) data plans price comparison

People often confuse Mobile and WiFi wireless internet connections. As a result they pay twice where they could pay nothing all. Both WiFi and Mobile 3G - 4G are wireless technologies which transmit data over the air. But 3G - 4G connects directly to the internet while WiFi connects to your private home or business internet router […]

How to run an antivirus scan for free, no need to download.

Before calling IT support you may wish to run an antivirus tool which is built into Windows. Microsoft's "coded name" for it is Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool. You do not have to download any program. The free Microsoft antivirus tool is already installed on every Windows PC. This is not a full-blown antivirus but […]

Thunderbolt via USB 3.0 – 2.0 backup drives

Although the theoretical speed of USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interface should be 10 times faster than USB 2.0, its practical speed is limited by the physical hard drive and only marginally better. Often, manufacturers advertise theoretical interface transfer speed. For example, Apple calls it I/O Performance and LaCie calls it Interface Transfer Rate. Also manufacturers […]