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Apple MacBook Pro Battery Replacement (Part 1)

Apple MacBook Pro Battery Replacement This is the first part of two articles advising on Apple MacBook Pro battery replacement including such information as MacBook Pro battery life and Apple MacBook Pro battery replacement cost. MacBook Pro Battery Life How long your MacBook battery lasts and remains serviceable is dependent on a number of factors.  […]

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Malware Advice for Apple Mac Users

Virus and Malware Removal on your Apple Mac You may never have experienced the impact of a computer virus or malware on your Apple MacBook Pro or MacBook Air or iMac, but you need to be a little cautious in accepting the old, often-repeated comment that Macs don’t get viruses.  This is the mantra that […]

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Laptop Battery Replacement

Laptop Battery Replacement – The In’s and Out’s This article answers many questions you may have regarding laptop battery replacement, how to remove a laptop battery; how much does a laptop battery cost; how to make a laptop battery last longer; how to replace a laptop battery; where to buy laptop batteries and can you […]

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Should I Replace or Update My Mac?

When to Replace or Update a Mac Are you running an old MacBook Pro, a slow iMac or just an Apple Mac that feels like it’s past its use-by-date?  Take some time to consider your options as to whether your should replace or update your Mac, and if necessary, get some objective advice, rather than […]

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Which is the Best Computer to Buy?

At Affordable Computer Repairs and Service we try to get your broken or faulty computer up and running again but sometimes, despite our best efforts, repair is no longer possible or economically viable.  In these cases, we often get asked which is the best computer to buy and in particular the following questions: What do […]

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Windows 10 Update Problems

Three Years On with Windows 10 Be aware that you may experience Windows 10 Update Problems (… and be sure to take a few simple steps to minimise the risk of down-time and data loss as a result of Windows 10 update problems) Almost three years after its launch and some users of Microsoft’s Windows […]

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PC Setup – How to Set Up a PC

Step One – PC Setup After taking delivery of ing a new desktop PC – whether you bought a branded (ie HP Acer, ASUS, etc ) you need to spend some time to perform an intial or first-time PC setup in order to get it running. This includes plugging in all necessary cables, a monitor […]

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How to Connect a Printer to a Computer

Three Ways to Connect a Printer to a Computer There are generally 3 ways to connect a printer to a computer or iPad. USB connection directly from computer to the printer. This applies to a Windows computer or an Apple computer, but not an iPad. Ethernet cable from printer to router or switch, therefor the […]

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Facebook and Security

To Facebook or not to Facebook – that is the question. After the current fiasco with Facebook giving away the data of 87 million of their users to Cambridge Analytica many people are asking this question and frankly so they should.  And even if they are not asking whether or not to keep their Facebook […]

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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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