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(0800 349 669) 
160b Selwyn St, Christchurch

Weird Websites Welcome

Weird Websites Welcome

Random Computer Fun

The Bored Button

...is a bizarre simple little site that has hundreds of random games and things to appease your boredom.

You click on the Bored Button and it opens a game or activity - from there your journey into series of different things

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It's a Good Time to Buy a Computer - thanks IRD

It's a Good Time to Buy a Computer - thanks IRD

If you are business you know that when you buy a capital item you have to depreciate it over several years and cannot claim all the cost at once. The IRD are offering a once off deal where any capital item less than $5000 you before March 17, can be ALL claimed in the one year. They have made this offer in response to Covid-19 as a way of helping small business.

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Backup TODAY

Backup TODAY

If your computer suddenly died…

…would you miss the photos and emails etc?

A backup is VITAL to keep your precious memories and business essentials safe!

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Thunderbird Email

Thunderbird Email

When I came to work at Computer Help NZ there was so much to learn! There was SSDs, logic boards, RAM, Apples (which I knew next to nothing about being a “PC” girl), Bananas (no, just kidding) and in amongst the new terms was “Thunderbird”.

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Three Tricks Scammers Use

Three Tricks Scammers Use

Scammers & Computers

Due to some very convincing scammers, costing some nice, trusting people money (stolen from their accounts and computer clean-up costs), we would like to make you aware of some things you can look out for, and also show you some ways you can protect yourselves from these unscrupulous people.

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Windows Updates

Windows 10 Updates

Windows 10 is, by and large, a fairly reliable operating system for your Microsoft laptop or desktop computer. Microsoft has gone in hard to keep its operating systems as unified as possible, with free upgrades from older Windows installs. Unfortunately, a consequence of Microsoft’s fast releases of updates means that some of them cause problems.

updates computer repair

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Any Ol' Computer Repair Company Will Do, Right?

Any Ol' Computer Repair Company Will Do, Right?

Any Computer Repair Company?

Not in my experience.
Now, obviously I am biased. But why am I biased? Because over the past 25+ years of computer repair experience, I have seen so many terrible repairs and poor service from so many companies. Many years ago, even we were guilty of some.

computer repair quality

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Flash is Gone from Computers

Flash is Gone from Computers

It was 1999 and even though we weren't partying like it was that year I did see something amazing for the first time. A website designer I knew showed me his newest site, it loaded in a mere 20 seconds, and it had amazing "videos" with beautiful graphics moving around, looking very pretty...and it hadn't taken 5 minutes to download.

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Facebook Apps Aren't All Cute

Facebook Apps Aren't All Cute

Have you ever been on your computer and taken one of those ridiculous (and kinda fun) quizzes on Facebook that tell you which Harry Potter character you are or which superhero you look like?

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