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How to Connect a Wireless Printer

Ten Steps on How to Connect a Wireless Printer So you’ve bought a new printer which has wifi connection capabilities and now you need to connect it to your computer… Great, then let’s start. Step One – Setup Your Wireless Printer The first step is to setup your printer and install the ink cartridges/toner cartridges, […]

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Why Is My Computer Slow?

Computer Running Slow? Computers are no different to any other electrical/electronic device.  They have been made with built-in obsolescence and hence performance declines and a computer slows.  We here at Affordable Computer Repairs and Service get asked this question frequently.  In fact we get asked why a clients computer is slow on just about a […]

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Why Do Computers Break Down?

Top Reasons for Computer Failure Being a computer repair business in Brisbane we are definitely the people in the know as to why computers break down.  Based on our experience, the top reasons for computers breaking down include some form of damage such as from water, heat, accidents, power surges and burnouts as well as […]

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Dictionary of Computer Terms

This is a Dictionary of Computer Terms We will add to this dictionary of computer terms over time, but thought we might as well publish some of our definitions for different computer terms that we have already pondered upon. Architecture Architecture is used to describe the manner in which a computer system has been designed […]

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Replacing the Motherboard in All-In-Ones and iMacs

What are All-In-One Computers? All-In-One computers are a cross between a laptop and a desktop computer.  Whilst there are many different models of All-In-Ones there are essentially Windows based All-In-Ones and iMacs.  When it comes to replacing the motherboard in All-In-Ones and iMacs it is a cross between replacing a motherboard in a laptop and […]

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Causes of Data Loss

There are many causes of data loss so that is why having a backup is essential for everyone who has information that they do not want to lose. The word data in this article encompasses but is not confined to the following: pictures, documents, music, videos and miscellaneous files such as emails, websites and settings. […]

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How to Recover Deleted Files from the Recycle Bin without Installing Software

Did you Know You Can Recover Deleted Files from the Recycle Bin without Installing Software? Yes, indeed this is possible.  In relation to how to recover deleted files from the recycle bin without installing software, this article applies to Windows based computers (all variants). Instructions for Windows Computer With Windows computers, if you want to […]

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How to Replace the Motherboard in a Desktop Computer

Replacing the Motherboard in a Desktop Computer With a standard PC desktop computer the steps needed to replace the motherboard in a desktop computer is relatively easy job.  This is because the access to the motherboard is good.  The removal and replacement is a step by step process which would be the same for the […]

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What Causes Black Screen on Windows Based Laptops?

Black Screen On Windows Laptops and Notebooks A black screen on Windows laptops or notebook scan be caused by a number of issues. We will go into various scenarios and troubleshooting to find solutions to a black screen on Windows Laptop or Notebook.  Some may work for you and some may not. Go down the […]

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Hard Disk Drive Replacement

Hard Disk Drive Replacement and Costs  Hard disk drive replacement in an older computer can sometimes give it a new lease of life. We say sometimes, as there are other times when one needs to look at the repair costs vs replacement costs. Hard Disk Drives 3+ Years Generally speaking after 3 or so years the […]

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