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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Growth in E-Readers

Affordable Computer Repairs and Service – Growth in E-Readers or Not? This article on growth in e-readers was originally published in August 2013 and has since been updated in April 2018 and makes for interesting reading. The information on this blog has been sourced from the net and is based on information provided by Pew […]

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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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Computer Jokes and Tricks

Simple and Fun Computer Jokes and Tricks Here are some more simple and funny computer jokes and tricks that you can pull on friends, co-workers and family. Turn a Laptop Screen Upside Down Computer Joke Create confusion by turning the laptop screen upside down.  This is easy to do, just press Ctrl+Alt+ one of the arrow keys and […]

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