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Deals Direct

Australia’s Number 1 Online Department Store. Browse over 5,000 bargains sitewide.


Kogan is a new business philosophy that places customers at the top of the food chain.

PC Tech and Authority

Software Store.


Find all the components needed to make a silent PC from CPU fans, case fans, video card fans, etc.

Scorpion Technology Computers
PC Case Gear
ITech Systems
End PC Noise

US based site.

Sky Comp
Aus PC Market Online
Computer Alliance
PC Market
EStore - formally City Software
Nexus Technology Australia
Tech Buy
Australia Computer Online
Harris Technology
Centre Com
Abit Computers
Altech Computers
Camera Warehouse

Digital Camera Shop.

Impact Systems Technology Pty Ltd
TI Computers
ARC Australia
Microgram Computers
Apus Computer and Communications
Corporate Software
New Computers
J W Computers and Networking Pty Ltd
Capitol Computers
Synnex Australia

Motherboards, Video Cards and TV Cards.

Computer Markets

See website for dates when they appear at your town.

The following is an extract from the October 2005 issue of PC User.

As well as standard antispyware, antivirus and firewall software, you'll need the following:

(Since this article was done, a number of links have broken. If possible, I've updated those to the new location, and if unable, have removed any mention.)

CW Shredder

You can paste the log here and it will do it's best to come up with an automatic analysis .


IE-SPYAD contains a set of Internet Explorer "Restricted sites" lists for use with ZonedOut, a free Internet Explorer zone management utility available from FunkyToad.

Process Explorer
Spyware Blaster
Startup Inspector and Startup Monitor
Toolbar Cop
Winsock XP Fix

In addition, Microsoft has also developed a Malicious Software Removal Tool. It won't eradicate spyware on your system, but it's handy for rooting out particularly hard to kill worms, such as Blaster and Sasser. Add it to your Windows toolkit.

Also check out Crap Cleaner which will clean out your internet, OS and apps of various logs, temp files, cache, etc.

Go to Sysinternals, click on the security link and download the RootkitRevealer application which will check your system for Rootkits.

Spyware, Trojan Blockers/Removers

Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI)
Anti-Malware from Malwarebytes
Spybot Search and Destroy - Anti-Spyware
Sophos Anti-Rootkit
AdAware SE Personal
AdAware Tutorial
Spyware Blaster - Spyware Blocker

Anti-Virus Protection

Avast 4 Home Edition - Free Anti-Virus Software
AVG Free Anti-Virus

Download new one each week and run from desktop

Registry Cleaner

Easy Cleaner


Zone Alarm

A list of download packages can be found here.

Miscellaneous Security

Shields Up

The Internet's quickest, most popular, reliable and trusted, free Internet security checkup and information service. And now in its Port Authority Edition, it's also the most powerful and complete. Check your system here, and begin learning about using the Internet safely.

Hacker Watch Port Probe

Check your computer port's vulnerability.

Security Metrics Port Scan

Check your computer port's vulnerability.

Whirlpool is a fully independent community website devoted to keeping the public informed about the state of broadband in Australia. Since its inception in 1998, it has become a premier destination for broadband Internet subscribers. As well as its rich source of broadband news and information, Whirlpool boasts one of Australia's largest technology-related online communities.


Internode is a leading services company who is changing the face of telecommunications in Australia through the use of innovative, cost effective and easy to use Data and Voice services.

Internode was founded in 1991 to serve the IT needs of Australian businesses. We have steadily grown and now employ over 150 qualified and dedicated people to provide services nationally to all types of organisations and users.

As a large, stable and locally owned company, Internode is committed to delivering affordable communication services nationally. We continually re-invest in hardware, software and people to create a strongly growing and satisfied customer base.


Create a FREE hostname to point to your dynamic IP.

ADSL2 Exchanges

This page is designed to help you find out what broadband options are available to you.

  • The ADSL2+ providers in your exchange
  • Automatic updates of each providers status
  • A map of where your nearest exchange is located.
YourBroadband.Com.Au radically changes the concept of searching for broadband in Australia. Unlike other websites that try and help you find Internet plans we calculate what plans are available at your address to find every suitable form of broadband available. ADSL1 or ADSL2, NakedDSL, Wireless, 3G and Satellite services. The site is free to use and easy to explore. The site is constantly being updated with the latest provider details so it's a very comprehensive public resource.


LogMeIn is a leading provider of on-demand, remote-connectivity and support solutions to small businesses, IT service providers and consumers. is a broadband connection analysis tool with a huge selection of geographically dispersed testing servers. Ookla provides this service free to hundreds of thousands of people every day. If you are experiencing slowness with your Internet connection or are simply interested in testing your speed, is for you.

OZ Broadband Speed Test

Test your upload speed and your download speed from either an Australian ISP or an international ISP, plus check your IP address.

Hide My Ass

An anonymous free proxy service aimed at hiding your online identity. Use our service to hide your IP address and bypass your work/school web filter with ease. For example, is MySpace blocked at work/school? It won't be any longer if you use our free service :-)

Black Viper WinXP Tweaks

Have you tweaked your OS lately? - This site will help you decide which WinXP services can be disabled.

Windows 7 Forum # 1

Support forum for Windows 7.

Windows 7 Forum # 2

Support forum for Windows 7.

Vista Landscape Wallpaper

Do you like Vista's landscape screen wallpaper? Hamid Darwish, a photographer who produced two of the images used in the wallpaper collection, has put the rest of the images he shot for Microsoft online, in hefty high-resolution formats.

Vista Forums

The support forums for Vista 64.


The support forums are an excellent source for help on a variety of topics.

DNS Stuff

Reverse DNS lookup and more.

Nonags Software

At NONAGS we try to sift through all this, we do the work of selecting what really works, what's really free, what really is worth your time and effort. So we have put together a large collection of 32-bit Windows software that has no disabled features, nags, time limits, or any other tricks.

The Firmware Page

Find firmware for optical drives or use the Forums if you have any questions.


NZXT, a company built upon gamer's dreams, hopes to create products that put consumers first. With the objective of designing unique products catered for hardware enthusiasts and gamers, NZXT has grown into a globally renowned brand recognized for dedication towards creating the next great gaming product. NZXT has won numerous awards from media and publications from across the globe with a product line spanning from gaming chassis, power, and gaming input devices. As a corporation formed by gamers, NZXT continues to expand into new horizons and push the limits further with each product unveiling.