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Microsoft Scammers

Microsoft Called You – SCAM

We are getting more and more of these customers ever week now. What started out as one customer every few months is now more like half a dozen every week. I know what you are thinking, “People cant get fouled by this”, but yes they can and do. Microsoft is the biggest software company in the world, with billions of… Read more →

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Using Your Old Laptop As Home Server

Most of us go through a new laptop or computer every 3 to 5 years. A lot of the time our old computer still work, but it is either starting to run slow or you want and require new rich features brand new computer have to offer. Most people either throw their old laptop or computers out, or give them… Read more →

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Dell Bios Updates – May 2017

There has recently been a flood of reports on all the forums and many news websites regarding Dell Bios Updates which a stopping a lot of computers booting up properly. Townsville Nerds recommend any of our customers who currently have a Dell laptop of desktop computer, wait a few weeks before updating your BIOS (Basic Input Output System) until Dell… Read more →

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Linux Updates Commands

Email from customer: Hi Ross, I am still having a tonne of fun with Linux and am learning new and interesting stuff everyday. Although everyone said it was a big learning curve I haven’t found it to be a lot of trouble. There was one questions though. I am doing regular updates because I like to keep my system up… Read more →

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Best Apple Mac Tools – Part 1

You have just bought you new Apple Mac computer and the first thing we get asked is, what should I put on it. My answer either makes people very happy, or quite sad. The answer is, “probably the exact same stuff as you would put on a Windows or Linux computer”. The fact of the matter is, most of the… Read more →

Stop Viruses Townsville

Adblockers – Best Way to Defend Against Viruses

Anyone who follows my blog will know I am not a great fan of antivirus programs. It’s just I see dozens of computers every month with viruses and they all have some sort of Anti-virus Malware type protection on them. I don’t think they are anywhere as good as they should be and all my customers are certainly under the… Read more →

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Mac Repairs Townsville

Apple has always lead the ways in technology and computing. Although Apple didn’t event the computer, you can thank them for bringing them into your home, small business and pocket (iPhone). As awesome as the Apple technology is (Im a big fan), Apple do try and lock a lot of us out on what hardware can be sourced, and what… Read more →

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Windows 10 Problems – 26-03-17

This Windows 10 article is about 3 common Windows 10 problems people are having and how you can go about repairing them or avoiding them altogether. This article is going to assume you have a fast enough computer to run Windows 10 in the first place, which is probably the most concerning issue. Like any computer, the quickest, cheapest and… Read more →

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Conflicting Software Issues

Although there are many parts and different types of software and hardware on your computer,  the two main parts people mostly refer to are hardware and software. Hardware the physical components you can touch like your motherboard, hard drive, mouse, monitor, keyboard, memory and so on.   What is Software Software can be anything from the operating system you are using such… Read more →

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