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Sky ER115 Router teardown

This is a quick teardown of the Sky ER115 Router with a copy of the extracted firmware. I binned the PCB by mistake in a clear out so the components list is limited to the… Read More

Recover deleted data

This is a baisc step by step guide on how to recover deleted data such as pictures, documents and music etc. You will need a USB memory stick or external hard drive to recover you… Read More

How to check your Hard Drive & SSD health in Windows

Hard drives and SSDs have a limited lifespan, some fail sooner than others. You should check your hard drives health regulary to ensure maximum reliability and so you dont loose any data. If your computer… Read More

How to check your Hard Drive & SSD health

This is a step by step guide to checking your hard drives health. Hard drives and SSDs have a limited lifespan, some fail sooner than others. You should check your hard drives health regulary to… Read More

Recover data from none booting computer

This is a step by step guide on how to recover your data from a none booting computer. Before you continue you will need a USB memory stick or an external hard drive. 1. First… Read More

How to reset your forgotten Windows 7,8,10 password

This is a step by step guide on how to reset or remove your Windows login password. This only work for local accounts, if you login using a microsoft account you will need to buy… Read More

How to create a Hirens Boot CD USB

This is a step by step guide on how to make a bootable USB of Hirens Boot CD. First you will need to donwload Hirens Boot CD ISO from one of the following: https://www.hirensbootcd.org/files/HBCD_PE_x64.iso https://www.hirensbootcd.org/download/… Read More

Windows 10 installation 20H2. October 2020

This is a step by step guide of doing a clean install of windows 10 as of October 2020. If you are reading this 6 months on things may have changed slightly. 1. The first… Read More

Primordial Radio Kodi Add-on

This is a Koddi add-on for listening to Primordial Radio with background art and gig listings. Repository url https://www.mobile-computer-repairs.co.uk/repo/ How To Install Primordial Radio Addon 1. Launch Kodi. 2. Click the settings icon. 3. Click… Read More

Useful Links For Free Software

Free Anti VirusAvast Kaspersky Bitdefender Sophos Avira Malwarebytes Avast Home Avast Business Symantec Home Symantec Business Cylance Home Cylance Business Mini partition tool GParted CloneZilla Macrium Paragon CCleaner Google Backup & Sync EaseUS Cobian Windows… Read More

Talk Talk DSL3782 / D-Link Teardown

If I have another call out about this router I will cry. If you own one of these routers smash it to bits crap on it and send it back to Talk Talk with your… Read More

How to install Avast Free Antivirus

This is a guide on how to install Avast Antivirus and adjust settings to get best security. I would recommend you get one of the paid for versions of Avast if you do any online… Read More

Stockport NHS Security Fail. Mifare Classic 1k

A while back I sat down with my Samsung Galaxy S2 with NFC built-in and came too close to a couple of Stockport HNS ID badges, one had a chip on it (Oberthur Java Card)… Read More

CCTV Software

Below is a collection of some hard to find and some not CCTV software. More will be added as I come across it. CCTV 1 CCTV 2 CCTV 3 Read More

Basic Diagnostic Repair Tool

This is a free basic easy to use one click repair and diagnostic tool for some common windows problems. This tool comes with no guarantee. Some antivirus programs detect this tool a virus but is… Read More

Debloat windows 10, Fix privacy, optimise for performance, auto setup and monitor computer

This is a free tool for Windows 10 to debloat, optimise for performance, fix privacy concerns, silently install and update software, and monitor the computer health. The tool is very useful for setting up a… Read More

Windows 10 installation 1803. April 2018

This is a step by step guide of doing a clean install of windows 10 as of April 2018. If you are reading this 6 months on things may have changed slightly. 1. The first… Read More

Windows 10 installation 1809. October 2018

This is a step by step guide of doing a clean install of windows 10 as of October 2018. If you are reading this 6 months on things may have changed slightly. 1. The first… Read More

Windows 10 USB Tool Step by Step Guide

You will need a USB memory stick of at least 4gb before you continue. Once you have the memory stick insert it in to a spare USB port and remove any other USB storage devices. Read More

Windows 10 installation 1709. September 2017

This is a step by step guide of doing a clean install of windows 10 as of September 2017. If you are reading this 6 months on things may have changed slightly. 1. The first… Read More

VM Super Hub 3 Teardown | Arris TG2492 Teardown

I have not seen any teardowns or any information of whats inside of the Virgin Media Super Hub 3 so I thought I would do it my self with one I bought from ebay for… Read More

Windows 10 Windows 7 start menu

Activate Start is Back

Here is a quick guide to activating Start is back. If you have not already got a serial number you can buy one from here http://startisback.com/#buy-tab. 1. The first thing you need to do is right… Read More