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Toshiba Satellite with power problems

Toshiba Satellite with power problems

Josh brought in his mum's Toshiba Satellite Laptop into our service centre, for a quote to repair. They had been having trouble with it for some time. When they plug the power adapter into the laptop, they had to wiggle it around, and hold it in the right position...

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27 inch iMac repair

Robert phoned us, as his iMac wouldnt start. Robert was quite concerned about his data (photos, files and emails) as he runs a small business from home, and hadn't backed up in quite some time. We invited Robert to bring his iMac into our service centre so we could...

Get Organised – with Sticky Notes!

Need a reminder to complete a task, whether it’s to write a blog, call the accountant, or pick up milk on the way  home – sticky notes is the digital post-it note, and could make your life just that little bit easier. Sticky notes are an electronic version of the old...

Is your Yahoo account impacted by the data breach?

Who knows if your Yahoo account was impacted by the data breach. This article at arstechnica reports that Yahoo will contact you if you are impacted, http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/07/yahoo-service-hacked/ but I suggest you do not wait and instead go and change...

Have you reviewed your Acceptable Use Policy?

You have a business, with employees. Those employees know what to do because you have procedures and policies in place to guide them. One of those policies should be an Acceptable Use Policy which should describe in broad/general terms how the data, information,...

New IT Service Centre in Chirnside Park

We are very excited to announce the opening of our new IT service centre in Chirnside Park. This will allow us more flexibility on delivering great IT service, and provide our customers more choice on how they would like their IT services delivered. We can now help...

Why a NAS

If you have ever wondered what a NAS is and why you need one? Check this youtube video out. [youtube]eyC8xaVdW-w[/youtube] Youtube video created by http://www.youtube.com/user/channelintel That is my favourite NAS explanation to date.

Fritzbox 7390 – Child Protection

Fritzbox Child Protection features Using the Fritzbox 7390 for a Modem/Router in the home allows you to limit access to the internet for individual devices and computers that your children might be using. You can specify for each day of the week, the times that...

Internal verses External hosting of email

Here are some quick thoughts as to the pros and cons of Internally hosted email verses Externally hosted email. If already have SBS Server, no big cost savings by hosting email. It might actually cost more, but this depends on how many mail boxes are hosted, the price...

Websites, Domain Names and Hosting

Chirnside Park, Coldstream, Croydon, Lilydale, Mooroolbark, Mt Evelyn, Wonga Park and other areas These days, all businesses require a website on the internet. But very few businesses have the knowledge or the time to create their own website. A web designer can help...

Young Gun of the Year

Andrew Dent, from Computer Troubleshooters – Croydon, was excited to receive the 2011 Australian Young Gun Award, at the annual Computer Troubleshooters Australasia computer conference & trade show in Brisbane during October. The conference was attended by over...

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