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Read about common computer repairs on our blog. If you need advice or a quote, please call our office anytime Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. If you’d like a no obligation call back, please text us. Our mobile service come to you anywhere on the Gold Coast for all computer repairs.

Tips to keeping your PC or laptop running at its best.

Most of us carry out preventative maintenance on our vehicles to keep them running smoothly, as we rely on them so much to get us from A to B.Similarly, in our modern world, we rely heavily on computers for work, to store music, documents and photos and for our personal communications.So, it

Public Wi-Fi. Why you should never use it!

When we go shopping these days, drink coffee at a cafe or eat at a fast food restaurant, there always seems to be an invitation to log onto their free wi-fi.Sure, it seems convenient and attractive to use free wi-fi whenever you can so you are not using up your data allowance with your phone pla

A guide to computer terminology.

If you’ve ever heard computer technicians speak about RAM, central processing units, motherboards and the like and thought “what language are they speaking”, Optimal IT have compiled a list of computer terminology to help our readers out.Understanding your computer and its basic components

PC vs Laptop. Which one is right for you?

If you are faced with the choice of purchasing a personal computer (PC) or a laptop, Optimal IT Gold Coast provide some pointers here for you to think about so you can make an informed choice and choose the right system for you.BudgetStarting points for PC’s can be quite affordable and you

How to protect your computer from Ransomware

ransomwareˈrans(ə)mwɛː/nouna type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid.Just as the definition above describes, Ransomware is responsible for significant disruptions to individuals and businesses who are effectively locke

Signs your computer has a virus

Just about every household in the Gold Coast or even Australia has a computer of some sort these days.  PC’s and laptops are the most affordable they’ve ever been and the constant evolution of technology sees new models being released just about every week!But owning a computer or a laptop