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To Much Junk On Your Computer

I get this one a lot. A customer will call me and let me know they think there computer is running slow due to it being full with too many photos, applications and files etc. The truth is, unless your hard drive is failing and not addressing space allocation correctly, it doesn’t matter how many files you have on your computer, how… Read more →

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Different Kinds of Wireless Internet

There are many different ways you can receive your internet and there are many different types of wireless (wifi) communications available. But for the purpose of this post I am going to try and explain the difference between the couple of options we have in Australia depending on where you live and what type of hardware you have in place. Interesting Fact:… Read more →

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Free Dynamic DNS

What is a DNS server You might not know this, but every time you go onto the internet, check your email of use Facebook, you are using a DNS service. Every computer, router or network on the internet has an IP address, something that looks like 123.456.789.123. This is a unique address assigned to a host which identifies it as a… Read more →

Remote Desktop TeamViewer

Remote Access Your Computer with Teamviewer

Being able to access your home or work computer from another location, including your phone can be a very valuable recourse. Whether its because you constantly need to check something on your computer like downloads or messages, or its a one off where you have forgot something for work or study and don’t want to travel all the way back and… Read more →


Computer is Running Check Disk

Turning your computer on to see it not starting up properly or running a check disk straight away can be a very scary things, specially if you have not backed up your data. Check Disk is a program on the Windows operating system which checks system files and integrity as well as the integrity of the disks surface. If you are getting… Read more →

Google Chrome Protection

The Site Ahead Contains Harmful Programs

A lot of people use Google Chrome now as their main Web Browser. A web browser is the program on your computer or mobile device like phone or tablet you use to access web sites, such as Google, Facebook, banking etc. There are many different web browsers available. To begin with Netscape was the main one. Internet Explorer as always… Read more →

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How to Improve Your Wi-Fi

Not to be confused with your 3G or 4G phone wireless carrier, Wi-Fi for your computer and home network is a technology you use at home with a computer or wireless device to talk to your network. At home this is usually to your wireless router which is connected to the internet, and the device you connect to is referred to as… Read more →

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Understanding the Internet

Speaking to a lot of people in Townsville, after all these years there still seems to be a lot of confusion about what the internet is and it not. Some people think email is the internet and others thing it is a webpage or Google. All these things are close, but probably not close enough. The internet is made up of… Read more →


No Signal No Display

A common problem with computer, specially desktop computers is hearing the computer boot up bot not seeing anything on the screen. It’s easy to think the computer is still working when you don’t hear anything on the screen but you can still hear it ticking over, but that is usually not the case. Just because the computer has electricity running through… Read more →

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Stay Protected When Using Public Wifi

Most, if not all, NBN or ADSL internet connections in our home or at work come with wireless (wifi) built in. For the most part when encryption is turned on this is quite secure. But most of us who are accustomed to using wifi do not think twice about it when using a public wifi spot. When travelling or sitting in… Read more →

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Understanding CD, DVD and Blu-Ray Burning

Most of us have burn a CD or some kind of optical device at one time or another. When CD burners came out mainstream in the late 90’s everyone was on it. People where making their own CD’s (Compact Disks) rather than buying them from the music store and seemed like it couldn’t get any better. It wasn’t long after DVD’s… Read more →

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How a HDD Hard Disk Drive Works

A lot of people can be forging for thinking their whole computer desktop tower or laptop is the hard drive when referring to it. But the actually hard drive, the device responsible for storing files and operating system such as Windows 10 is actually a little box the size of your hand within the computer or laptop. Your hard drive… Read more →