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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – We are Open for Business

WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Our computer repair business is open and maintaining the Government’s guidelines for social distancing and best practices.  We kindly ask that you phone first prior to visiting our office. We are aware of the importance of controlling the spread of the COVID-19 and […]

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Most Common Computer Problems

Here at Affordable Computer Repairs and Service, we have found that some computer problems are more common than others amongst our clients. For your interest, below we list the everyday common computer problems that our customers have recently contacted us about.  After each problem is listed we have provided the most common solutions – or […]

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What You Can Do to Avoid Viruses

Tips to Avoid Viruses We have written this article providing tips on avoiding picking up viruses and malware on your computer. We hope this information will be helpful for you and you take up our recommendations on protecting your device from future infections. However, if you are unlucky and manage to obtain a stubborn virus […]

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Upgrading to MacOS 10.15 Catalina?

Upgrading to MacOS 10.15 Catalina? Beware potential problems before making the move! Upgrading to MacOs 10.15 Catalina means that there is support for 64-bit applications only, so be prepared to upgrade, retire or replace your existing 32-bit applications. Be Prudent – Do your Research! For many users, the regular upgrading of the operating system on […]

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Benefits Of Building Your Own PC

Should I build my own PC? As Andy Roberts from Techgyd.com states in his article “The Benefits of Building your own PC”, building your own desktop PC can offer many benefits. But unless you spend the time to plan your system build and do your research in advance, it could end up becoming an exercise […]

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How to Fix Slow Windows 10

How to Fix a Slow Windows 10 Computer Do you need to fix a slow Windows 10 computer? Does your Windows 10 computer seem very slow after you turn it on the first time that day? Just about every Windows 10 computer, I work on is slow after booting and logging in. If you check […]

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How to Make a Clone of your Hard Disk Drive

Need to Make a Clone of your Hard Disk Drive? If you need to make a fully bootable Hard Disk Drive (HDD) for your computer then please read on. Why Hard Disk Drives Fail? It often happens that as a computer gets old one of the first things to start failing is the mechanical HDD. […]

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How Much RAM Or Memory Do You Need In Your Computer?

How Much RAM In 2019 How Much RAM Versus The Cost of RAM RAM or “memory” (and not to be confused with storage, as many people often do) is arguably the most overlooked aspect of computer performance and system capability, but it’s one key component that might prove costly if you ignore it. That is […]

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Signs A Mechanical Hard Disk Drive is Dying

Troubleshooting a Mechanical Hard Disk Drive Mechanical Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) have moving parts and these parts start wearing from the first time when the computer is used and whilst mechanical hard disks can fail from use over time, there are also other reasons for failure. Any knocks or bumps on the desk can make […]

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Insufficient Mac Storage Space?

How To Find Where Your Mac Storage Space Has Gone Do you have a MacBook Air or MacBook Pro with one of Apple’s SSD (Solid State Drive) storage units installed? If you do, then you have probably found that you are running out of space on that drive. Mac storage space on these SSD’s is […]

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