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Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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Your notebook or computer on steroids – the SSD

SSD – Solid State Drive. Windows takes some 40 to 60 seconds to boot from when it starts displaying the “starting windows” logo. A computer fitted with an SSD? From 6 to 20 seconds depending on the drive you buy, your computer speed, age of technology and on what operating system you are running....
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Stop PoPping and start Pushing with Office365 /or Exchange!

Got a “smart” phone? Why you using a “dumb” POP3 mailbox? struggling with syncing of mail? You shouldn’t be if you’ve got a Microsoft Exchange mail account. If you have two or more users, it may be more viable to switch to Office365 and Kondura Technologies can help you with this, at about R60 per month...
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Reasons to switch your PC off at night

If you ask IT people if you should switch off your computer at night, you will get different responses. Here are our reasons as to why you should switch off your computers. Most of these have been validated through personal experiences. The most obvious – it wastes electricity – most computers consume more power...
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Movie and Game Piracy – Port Elizabeth kids/parents face charges

Movie and Game Piracy – Port Elizabeth kids/parents face charges

Do you know what your kids, your employees are downloading on your internet connection? We wish to assure you that this is not an attempt at fear-mongering. This is a real, sincere concern. People’s lives may be destroyed financially. Movie and record companies are now targeting South Africa and attempting to sue  private individuals for...
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How to prevent a R40,000 (or more) mobile phone account

Once again, a customer of ours  (a 71 year old man) “rang” up a cell phone account in excess of R 40,000. according to him, a Cell Phone company representative (a supposed “techie”) at one of their branches installed IOS 6.0 for his iPhone – a version that apparently had a glitch according to many...
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P.R. Alert – more than one Kondura?

P.R. ALERT! All customers of Kondura Technologies CC, please be advised that we had attempts by individuals on a forum to associate us with a completely unrelated, different company that used to trade in Port Elizabeth called “Kondura Maintenance Services” aka “K.M.S.” and appears to no longer be in existence – a company that is/was...
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When Social Media backfires

A valuable lesson can be learned from an incident that occurred over the last week for companies, employees and PR people regarding the inappropriate use of social media, abusing its power, and the perils of hiring an employee who is perhaps a vigilante promoting an agenda possibly inconsistent with your company focus. It displayed the very...
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Windows Server Backup EVENT Error Codes

TECHNICAL NOTES / GUIDES Applies To: Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 originally from this article: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc734488(v=ws.10).aspx Events Event ID Source Message 4 Microsoft-Windows-Backup Backup finished successfully. 5 Microsoft-Windows-Backup Backup started at ‘%6’ failed with following error code ‘%2’. 8 Microsoft-Windows-Backup Backup cancelled. 9 Microsoft-Windows-Backup Backup started at ‘%1’ failed as Volume Shadow copy operation failed for backup...
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