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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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New router problem fixed & Powerline Networking for Foxtel SOLVED

Here are some comments from Grant: “We had had no internet service for three days over the weekend Paul arrived on time, and gave updates via SMS to his arrival time, was approachable and helpful on arrival, and quickly asessed and worked on fixing the problem. On completion of the problem Paul ensured that all devices in the house were functional , and that we were happy with the...

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Save your Perth PC from going to waste in landfill and get it recycled with these guys

On my quest for good recycling options for the old PC due for retirement/recycling I came across this great project; https://www.itcallout.com.au/lionsrecycling/ This is the best option I’ve found so far for recycling computers in Perth… check out the link above

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What is the difference between Viruses, malware and Spyware? these and other terms explained in plain english…

  Want to have a better understanding of what these virus related things are and how they actually work? These are some of the things we remove & fix on a regular basis with our computer repairs in Perth. For the curious you can learn a little more about what these are and how they work by checking this list; Definitions of Virus, malware related terms; Computer Virus A program...

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Our personal advice on secure passwords…

So as right now is a great time to choose a new password due to the Heartbleed bug we talked about recently here and here. Here are our recommendations for passwords; Quick advice on passwords; It is best to use different randomly generated passwords for every account, but you will need special password tracking software to generate and keep track of them all – and if someone gets access to...

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