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Solved: Lost and forgotten passwords and Microsoft account issues in Perth

Recently I’ve helped a few clients recover their lost/forgotten/mistaken passwords preventing them from logging into Windows. One of the problems came when a client linked their windows account to their microsoft account when trying to setup email, this is a common problem on windows 10. Microsoft likes to link user profiles to their Microsoft profiles but you can avoid this if you know...

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Updates to the computer recycling project in Perth

Today I received some updated information around the Lions computer recycling project, please see below for more info; Save your computer from going to landfill – City of Perth Lions Club PC Refurbishment Project

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Yahoo mail server pop and imap settings

Recently I was setting up a yahoo mail account for a client and required the settings, these are the same with the yahoo.com.au (yahoo7) email addresses, for reference; IMAP / POP server settings for Yahoo7 Mail IMAP is the best way to connect your Yahoo7 Mail account to a desktop mail client or mobile app. It allows 2-way syncing, which means everything you do remotely is reflected in...

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Recovering lost emails & myob files from a re-installed PC

Yesterday I arrived at a client’s place to help with missing myob & email files. It turns out the computer had been having problems including a cryptolocker virus and someone had re-installed the operating system using the system recovery mode for the Samsung all in one screen based computer. It was tricky one because when a system recovery is done through the Samsung software it wipes...

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looking for Windows 10 Install files ? some places to get the links

Here are some good links to download the Windows 10 Install files. You will usually need to be a technician to understand how to use these to upgrade your computer and you will need a valid windows license, but here they are for...

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Windows 10 – Should you upgrade? my recent support calls to help fix it..

Many of you would have seen the free offer to upgrade to Windows 10, but is it a good idea to¬†upgrade for free? In my opinion – not yet. Unless you have windows 8… here I¬†explain why;   When new operating systems are released often there are imperfections to be ironed out and flaws that come to the surface. Over a period of time these get patched and fixed with windows updates...

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