Do You Own Your Domain Name ?

So you have a domain name but you enlisted someone to help you setup a site and they said they would do it all for you however have you ever checked that your details are correct and that you actually own your domain name. It may pay to check which you can do at : Whois Enter your domain name ( don’t put in the www ) put the control text in , then check your details If you don’t have it in your name , talk to the person who registered the name as a first step.

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What I Discussed on Radio – Adelaide Techguy – W/C 21st July – Updated

Mystery Software Will Not Fix your Computer  There are still people that think that downloading some sort of mystery program such as a registry cleaner , speed up my pc etc will fix there computer problems  THEY WILL NOT  Don’t waste your money , time or your computer by buying or downloading these. We Exist On An A Need To Know Basis And In Business Here Are Some Things You Need To Know I have seen 2 businesses grind to a halt over not knowing details about their online Who hosts your domain ? / Can you login and see your details Can you access your emails online / Who has my email account / What’s my email password? What if the person who designed my website and has all this information disappears? If you are listed on Google ( and you should be , check that your details are… Read More

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Adelaide Techguy On FIVEaa 14th July

Samsung – Where Are They Headed One week they release an iPad killer , the next their profits have declined , Samsungs Profits Have Declined Sales are down 9-11 percent and revenue fell by 24 percent , last quarter when the Samsung Galaxy S5 was supposed to be the killer phone Samsung compete with all the other players , HTC , LG , who have sales that are already flat Apple on the other hand compete with themselves due to them being a high end device In the end it seems to be about price not features , design etc I have switched for a while to the S5 from the iPhone and find little to recommend it apart from “the shiny bright screen “ Its well made but find I am more productive with the iPhone. I will however keep using it until the new iPhone is released. What’s A Pup & What’s… Read More

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What To Be Careful Of If You Are Changing Domain Name Hosts

I recently changed hosts in Australia for 2 domain names I have and ran into a string of errors that ultimately brought down 2 web sites ( not Adelaide Techguy ) and brought down the associated email accounts as well. Here is what to look out for: Make sure your contact details are correct with the new domain name host Make sure all the old contact details from the previous host have been changed and updated to the new ones by logging onto your account and checking. Make sure the new domain name host is actually controlling the domain and that there are no links back to the old domain host If you have redirections on your domain names , check they have no relationship to the old host Take note of your expiry date for your domain ,so that you know when your domain needs renewing as you should… Read More

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