Varsity Lakes - Shop 22 Christine Corner-221 Christine Avenue QLD 4227 - 5520 6620
Runaway Bay - 1a 465 Oxley Drive (Old RACQ Office) QLD 4216 - 5679 3745
Currumbin - Shop 4 56-58 Currumbin Creek Road QLD 4223 - 5598 1832
Oxenford - Shop 6a 131 Old Pacific Highway QLD 4210 - 5529 4923
***NEW*** Gold Coast Best Onsite Computer Technician ***NEW***- Jason - 0427 10 80 54
All stores are open normal hours during the current lockdown on the Gold Coast.
Monday 2nd August till Saturday 7th August – Normal hours.
If you wish, please call ahead to make sure we have item(s) you need in stock. Stay safe!Posted in Repair Blog - Written by Grant Philipps on August 2, 2021
Users globally are currently experiencing issues viewing the body of emails. The temporary fix for this is to rollback a recent update as below.
Use Command Prompt and navigate to: C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ClickToRun\
Run the following Command: officec2rclient.exe” /update user updatetoversion=16.0.13901.20462
Relaunch Outlook and this issue is resolved. Please note this is currently a temporary fix.
Microsoft/Office is currently updating news on the issue here: https://twitter.com/MSFT365Status?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5EauthorPosted in Repair Blog - Written by Grant Philipps on May 12, 2021
Some of the latest Windows updates are causing Windows 10 to blue screen when you send a print job to your Kyocera Laser Printer. The quick fix for this is to run the following commands under command prompt.
wusa /uninstall /kb:5000802
wusa /uninstall /kb:5000808
Wait for the first update to uninstall before running the second command. It is also recommended to pause Windows updates by clicking the “Pause Windows Updates” button in Windows Update Settings. Hopefully a fix is not far away!Posted in Repair Blog - Written by Grant Philipps on March 12, 2021
Please email/forward your border pass to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please mention which store the border pass is to be collected from and approximate time. Free border pass printing, 2 prints per customer, 0.50c thereafter.Posted in Repair Blog - Written by Grant Philipps on February 11, 2021
Customers has iMac that all of a sudden displayed random lines and artifacts on screen once turned on. Also will not complete boot and turns of.
After investigation and replacing the power supply PSU we determined that the Graphics Card GPU was at fault. Removed old and replaced. Tested 100% perfect and now boots into iOS.Posted in Repair Blog - Written by Grant Philipps on February 4, 2021
Customer submitted Apple Macbook that was completely dead, apart from green light on charger. We disconnected battery and inspected logic board under microscope. 3 points of corrosion were cleaned and the surrounding area re flowed.
Test results were that the board would then beep 3 times, this is relating the the Macbook memory. We re-flowed all 4 Memory chips and replaced one as it showed signs of corrosion underneath pads and on the sides.
Retested and the Macbook now works as normal and boots from SSD.Posted in Repair Blog - Written by Grant Philipps on February 4, 2021
Customer reports all of a sudden screen went blank and no backlight. Can shine flashlight into screen to see screen it working.
We removed motherboard and noted that a loose screw had shorted out the motherboard around the screen connector, blowing a cap and the fuse.
Replaced both and now laptop is working as normal.Posted in Repair Blog - Written by Grant Philipps on December 1, 2020
Customer reports laptop was not used for a few months. Plugged in and then would not turn on.
Inspected motherboard under microscope and found blown cap. Replaced CA330 GPU MEM. Voltage through this cap were within its specifications but unknown why this failed.
Laptop working as normal after replacement.Posted in Repair Blog - Written by Grant Philipps on November 24, 2020
Covering the Gold Coast with 4 Locations. Varsity Lakes, Currumbin, Runaway Bay & Oxenford