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Initial PC setup – some of the steps I perform when setting up a PC for the first time

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PatchMyPC My preferred bulk software installer & software maintenance/update tool. Get it from patchmypc.com Ninite.com A nice and fast way to get a bunch of essential software on your PC without much effort. Start it and forget. Click here this is the list of standard software that I install. To change… Read More »Initial PC setup – some of the steps I perform when setting up a PC for the first time

Top pre-installed Toshiba bloatware/programs that are safe to remove from my laptop

Cheaper home oriented laptops sometimes come with loads of bloatware. I like to remove as much as I can to minimise startup load and apps running in the background. Please leave me feedback if you have more info on each of the apps. Before you remove anything from the system… Read More »Top pre-installed Toshiba bloatware/programs that are safe to remove from my laptop

Cool Random Software for Maintaining PC’s

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PC – Windows Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware Tool – FileASSASSIN – Quickly Eradicate Locked Files, from the makers of Malwarebytes McAfee Stinger – Specialized Virus Detection and Removal AdwCleaner – One-Click Malware and Toolbar Removal Process Hacker – Monitor, Debug and Detect DriverBackup – Quickly Backup and Restore Drivers Mac AppCleaner –… Read More »Cool Random Software for Maintaining PC’s

Free Credit Report

You are entitled to a free credit report from any of the main credit data companies. Get to grips with your credit rating with a single free report each year from TransUnion or one of the three other major credit bureaus in South Africa.
Be wary of any sites other than the top 4, I mention, you are handing over your sensitive data, so be careful. Do not enter your data into any unprotected site.

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WordPress Jetpack Plugin

What can Jetpack do for you? The WordPress Jetpack Plugin is a toolbox of plugins to help improve your WordPress site, developed by the same people that brought you WordPress, Automattic. Some of the features are free, whilst the Personal ($39/year), Premium ($99/year) & Professional ($299/year) editions will give you additional… Read More »WordPress Jetpack Plugin