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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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Top 10 Free Utilities

Top 10 Free Utilities Suggestions From Affordable Computer Repairs and Service There are many free software programs (apps) available from the Internet today which aren’t included in the standard Windows, Apple or Linux distributions (distos). Here at Affordable Computer Repairs and Service we share with you our Top 10 Free Utilities which we hope you […]

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Windows 10 S – What Is It?

Windows 10 S – Why Have Microsoft Brought This Out? Windows 10 S is a relatively new version of that Operating System and was released in mid 2017.  Microsoft quote: “Windows 10 S is a specific configuration of Windows 10 Pro (Professional) that offers a familiar, productive Windows experience that’s streamlined for security and performance”. […]

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Zoom Conferencing Calls – Misleading Claims

Zoom Misleading Claims Zoom is the latest IT company in the news for “misleading” their clients. Well, with nearly everyone jumping on the “work at home” opportunity and making all those vital Skype, Zoom or FaceTime conferencing calls every day that help keep the World spinning, it would appear that Zoom has not actually been […]

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Coronavirus Scams Dramatically Increase Due To COVID-19 – BEWARE!

Coronavirus Scams The criminal world has jumped on the Coronavirus pandemic and is making the most of this fantastic opportunity to scam you as quickly and efficiently as possible while your defences are down, so to speak. This, like any other unfortunate event (Bush Fires, Floods in Australia) is just too good an opportunity for […]

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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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