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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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Fast tool for backing up or copying large files, can resume if stuck

Hey all, Recently I’ve been using this tool to transfer large files – usually from clients old computers when they are upgrading to a new computer and transferring everything across, or backing things up for safekeeping – or even from pc to mac or mac to pc. When dealing with many gigabytes of files, its a real pain of the windows Copy feature gets stuck. This one can resume and...

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Wireless security cameras setup with recording and motion detection

One of the jobs I completed recently in Applecross (near Perth) was Setting up some wireless web cameras for a client. After setting up the cameras I found some software which can record video based on motion detection. I then set it up so the three wifi cameras were on stand-by and at night the infra-red light would turn on in the software. We set it so when motion was detected between...

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