Be Careful Online – Who is Watching Who

A New Big Brother? I saw this on the Internet and thought I’d share it with you as it helps you to understand why it is so important to be careful online. Who is watching who on the Internet and Social Media. It seems that the Internet is getting more and more complicated and Governments […]

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How To Easily Find Computers And Devices On Your Network

Advice on Finding Computers And Devices On A Network Have you tried to find all the different devices on your home or work network? If so this can sometimes be difficult to determine as they vary from computers, printers, scanners, smartphones, routers, NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices and possibly VoiP phones. Well, there are several […]

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Windows 10 Version 2004 SSD Failure?

Is Version 2004 Of Windows 10 Causing Premature Failure Of SSDs? Please note this article is written purely based on our experience as computer repair technicians in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In repairing customers computers we seem to have encountered since the release of Version 2004 of Windows 10 an above average failure of SSDs (solid […]

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How To Find Where Your Mac Storage Space Has Gone

MacBook Air And MacBook Pro Storage Space Have you got a MacBook Air or MacBook Pro with one of Apple’s SSD (Solid State Drive) storage units installed? Then if so you have realised that you are probably running out of space on that drive. With only 120GB (or thereabouts) of storage space, it can get […]

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Top Computer Viruses From 2015 To 2020

Below we have provided what we believe to be the top computer virus that have occurred each year from 2015 to 2019. 2015 Top Computer Viruses BASHLITE malware leads to a massive spike in Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. This virus also had other names such as Gafgyt, Lizkebab, Qbot and Torius and Lizard Stresser and […]

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Windows 10 New Feature Update WARNING in May 2020 For Version 2004

Microsoft Update Warning For Windows 10 2004 Version Microsoft confirmed at the very end of May 2020 that their new feature update for Windows 10 version 2004 has problems, and some of them are major. A warning of problematic update issues was announced. Do Not Accept The Update If you are advised that there is […]

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The Most Dangerous Scams From 2019 To 2020

Dangerous Scams Created By Technology Dangerous Scams In 2020 Already we have seen dangerous scams concerning the Bushfires and now Coronavirus (Covid-19) and we are only in the fourth month of the year. Scamwatch (scamwatch.gov.au) report on increasing numbers of scammers contacting people playing on people’s fears and selling products to prevent or cure the virus. […]

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What File Systems Should You Use On Your Computer?

Explanation Of Common Computer File Systems There are many different File Systems which are used on today’s modern computers, but which one should you use? Here at Affordable Computer Repairs and Service, we will be looking at some old and more mostly new File Systems and explaining which and why. A File System holds all […]

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Why You Need A SSD

What is an SSD – Solid State Drive And Why Need It There are many reasons why you need a SSD aka solid state drive, but some background on computer drives. Computer Drives Mechanical drives have been used in computers for many years and were first introduced in 1956 by IBM (International Business Machines). Mechanical drives […]

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Internet Facts

Surprising Internet Facts Do you know the following surprising internet facts? There are many unknown and interesting facts about the internet. Read some of the ones we have found online below. Google Currently, the most visited website is Google. But did you know that ten years ago it was Myspace and AOL that was making […]

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