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Identity Theft and Facebook.

Many people are concerned that their use of the social networking website Facebook can unwittingly provide criminals with information thatcould lead to their identity theft. Identity theft is where someone impersonatesyou by opening bank accounts, obtaining credit, a drivers license, etc in yourname.

Open Day at Inala and Radio Q&A

Saturday Open Day for Samoan Community & Runik Customers 

Samoan Tsunami Relief Efforts Nov-Dec 2009

In October Fix My Laptop was invited to assist with fund-raising and donated labour to help the local Brisbane Samoan community respond to the devastation of the tsunami that had hit Samoa recently.

Update on Africa October 2009 Trip.

Fix My Laptop - Community Involvement

Fix My Laptop at Windor has donated 5 Dell Latitude D610 laptops to be taken to Africa to be donated to an orphange in Pertoria. These orphans and vunerable children have very little in the way of computers so the donation will  be very well received. Through its Director, Irene Heibloem, the laptops will be hand delivered in the week of October 23rd~30th 2009.


When we started Fix My Laptop in early 2006 we had in mind to become a leader in non-warranty laptop repairs. Having been in the industry since the early 1990's we had identified real problems in having laptops repaired promptly and cost effectively. Unable to find a solution for ourselves we decided to become the solution....

10 Reasons Not to Buy a Netbook and 8 Reasons to Buy One


10 Reasons Not to Own a Netbook and 8 Reasons to Own One.


Netbooks are the fastest growing category of laptop sales with some 10 million of them shipped last year and sales increasing in 2009. Yes, they sell well but do they deliver?

Summarizing the Nvidia problems with laptop chips overheating

by Michael Horowitz  August 19, 2008 6:47 PM PDT

Article taken from CNET website:

Windows 7 - Some News

Vista Out - Windows 7 In

With Microsoft finally admitting defeat with Vista and admitting that Windows Vista will never be adopted by contented XP Professional business users, it appears that we can turn our attention to the next Windows client release, Windows 7. It's Windows 7 because presumably it's the 7th incarnation of Windows.

Netbook LCD Screens & New LCD Sizes - Now In Stock

We have recently added netbook 8.9" LCD screens and 15.6" wxga and 16" wxga LCD's to suit the newest  model laptops. If you have a newer model laptop and you damage your screen we'll have the parts you need.