Paul the Perth Computer Repair guy

Installing Myob without the installer disk…

  I recently wanted to install myob on my new tablet but can’t find the original disk, so I stumbled upon this guide with instructions to install or transfer it without the original installer. We are often helping people to re-install software so this guide might be helpful for you (or us) in the...

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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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Mobile Internet Repair done in Northbridge (Perth) & More Windows 10

Yesterday I was helping troubleshoot and fix an internet connection in the Northbridge area. Basically the client had an unreliable internet connection for quite some time and when it finally would not connect or work at all they called us in. When I arrived I found that the modem wasn’t sync’ing (talking to the internet provider) at all so I traced it back and plugged the modem into...

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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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Tip: can’t delete pdf files in windows 8 “file is open in another program”

Today I came across an interesting thing in windows 8 while trying to delete a PDF file on a client’s computer – every time we went to delete it, there was an error “file is open in another program”.. After doing a bit of researched I discovered that the preview pane on the right side of windows explorer that previews the pdf files in windows 8 needs to open the PDF file...

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