Author Archives: Bryce Whitty

About Bryce Whitty

Bryce is an Australian computer technician and the founder of Technibble. He started his computer repair business when he was 17 years old and is still running it 9 years later. He is an avid traveller and spends at least a month of the year in another country.

Repair Tool of the Week: Memtest86+

Memtest86+ is a bootable, DOS based tool which thoroughly tests the RAM of your PC for any errors. If you computer occasionally hangs, reboots or keeps getting Windows stop errors (aka BSOD or blue screen of death errors) then give this a tool a shot to test your RAM. Once …

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Repair Tool of the Week: Unlocker 1.8.5

Unlocker is a Windows Explorer extension which allows you to right click on a file or folder that you get an error when deleting or moving. Unlocker can help you unlock files that produce error messages like these (or similar to): Cannot delete file: Access is denied There has been …

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Repair Tool of the Week: Magical Jellybean Keyfinder

Magical Jellybean Keyfinder is a free utility that allows you to retrieve the product keys for certain software on your computer. Some of the software it can retrieve the product key for are Windows XP/Vista, Office, Frontpage etc.. With Magical Jellybean Keyfinder you can change your Windows registration information, change …

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The Danger of Social Engineering to Businesses

Over the years I’ve talked to a lot of people, most of which are seeking advice or guidance on some kind of computing related subject, which is fine, I’m happy to help anyone looking to improve their ability. However, usually when sitting in a general chat room and people are …

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Repair Tool of the Week: Tweak UI

Tweak UI, an official tool from Microsoft, isnt so much a repair tool but a tool to make small tweaks to an Windows XP based system. Although it does have the ability to repair your hotkeys, repair your font folder, repair regedit, repair unread mail count and repair icons its …

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Hardware Reviews, Jan 17th 2007.

Cyber Snipa Spotter USB Webcam Review @ Tweaknews.net PowerColor X1650 XT AGP Review @ Technic3D abit Fatal1ty AN9 32X review @ NordicHardware Vantec Piano 101 – Ultimate laptop dock? @ OCModShop

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Beginners Guide to Upgrading your RAM

Are your applications running slow or the whole computer running a little sluggish? Chances are you might need some more memory. So what is the ideal amount? What do I need to know before I start? In this guide we answer these questions. Read on.

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Repair Tool of the Week: RawCopy

RawCopy is a tool designed to copy the contents of one harddrive to another. This program is ideal for those with faulty drives and want to transfer the data directly without going though folder by folder. The program also has built in data recovery code which will attempt to recover …

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Hardware Reviews, Jan 8th 2007.

Thermalright HR-03 VGA Videocard Cooler Review @ Tweaknews.net MSI P965 Platinum Mainboard Review @ Technic3D DVD Formats Explained @ OCModShop TV Calibration Tips @ eCoustics

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Repair Tool of the Week: Pocket Killbox

Pocket Killbox is a tool that allows you to delete files that Windows wont allow you to delete because the file is currently in use.

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