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Everyone needs back-up

In business losing your data can be very detrimental, so many businesses take some precautions to ensure this is not an issue for them. Network firewalls and server-side spam filtering are great ways to protect your computers from malware and viruses. However, even the most sophisticated lines of protection can be infiltrated by ransomware and if this is the case

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5 ways to make your office ergonomic

When you step into your car you adjust the seat, mirrors and even the steering wheel before you drive, so why when you step into your office are most people happy to just take a seat and get to work. We have compiled a few tips for making your workspace more ergonomic. Sitting incorrectly at your desk for hours on

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5 things you should know when buying a computer

Buying a computer can be stressful. With so many different model laptop and desktops out there, it’s hard to choose which one will best suit your needs. Here are five things you should consider when buying your next computer. Firstly, you should consider whether or not a laptop or a desktop will be a better fit. Do you work specifically

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5 hints and tips your IT tech wants you to know

When you call A Tech in Need we are here to make your life easier. But in the interests of saving time and money we have a few tips for you. Its ok to not have a clue what you are talking about When people call A Tech in Need they feel the need to make apologies or start by

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Why Choose A Tech In Need

A Tech In Need are a local computer repair and computer service company based on the Gold Coast. If you require anything IT related, then you really should give us a call. Here’s why. No Geek Speak We only speak plain English with our customers. There is no technical jargon or geek speak. You need to understand exactly what’s going

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Take Care of Your Computer With These Computer Etiquette Tips

Taking good care of your computer is important to ensure it’s always running efficiently and at your service whenever you need it. A part of this process involves looking after the system itself, keeping it free of viruses and up to date, but it also means being kind to your computer in other ways as well. Let’s take a look

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Some Common Symptoms of Computer Virus Infection

There are literally thousands of different computer viruses out there. While some are very obvious – such as Ransomware – many others are a lot more sneaky and insidious and try to avoid detection. Here are some of the more common symptoms that could indicate your computer is infected with a virus. Annoying Pop Ups These are pretty obvious, as

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Should I Upgrade My PC Or Buy a New One

Most of us have been there. We own a computer that we’ve been using for some years, but we feel like it might be getting a bit behind the times or incapable of running the latest games or updated versions of software. Here’s the dilemma – Do we upgrade vital components on our existing PC, or simply go out and

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Not All Computer Repairers Speak Geek

For some people, going into a computer repair shop to discuss an issue with their computer can be like trying to decipher a doctor’s scrawl when the Doc writes you out a prescription. It’s true that a lot of computer techs love to speak geek. The problem is, most of the clients they are dealing with don’t understand the language.

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Learn How To Protect Yourself From Ransomware

Ransomware – What is it and how do you stop your computer getting infected with it? The Rundown On Ransomware A form of malware, Ransomware is a computer virus that often pops up as “scareware” on the user’s computer screen. The idea of this virus is to try and extort money out of unsuspecting computer users through the use of

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