Sometimes The Router Can Infect Your Devices

Your router can infect your computer , smartphone and tablet. I recently saw a client that had tried 2 other places to get the pop ups and malware from their computer cleared. They delivered their laptop to me and I kept it for 2 days and gave it a clean bill of health after fixing all the issues that the others had left behind. They collected the laptop took it home and two days later called me and said everything had returned.  This time I went to their home and then they explained that they were also having issues with their iPad and smartphones as well which were experiencing browser hijacks , numerous freezes and messages saying they were infected and that maybe they should have told me that before ( they had explained to the other two ) I reset the browsers on the portable devices , hooked all… Read More

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Secure Your Wireless Network Against Unwanted Intruders

You should lock down your wifi router to prevent people intruding on your network and taking your bandwidth and or data. First you will need to log into your router by entering the routers IP address into your web browser. You do this by connecting your router to your computer with a network cable then entering the address into a browser to access the router or over the wireless network it is attached to. Most routers use an address like 192.168.1.1, 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.2.1 butcheck your manual or Google to determine the correct IP address for your router. Change The Router Passwords First change the router passwords , default router passwords like “admin” are easy to remember, but are also common knowledge.No password is perfect, however a better password can be used by combining numbers and letters and avoiding words from a dictionary.Change your Wi-Fi password as well as your… 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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