redjade's Internet, Software, & Consulting
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So who am I?

I am a born and bred local. After school I completed a "Fitter & Turner" Apprenticeship with the then Australian National Railways. I completed the apprenticeship and stayed with them for a couple of years before taking a payout. From here I then completed study at TAFE for certificate 3 in Information Technology. I also studied Visual Basic Programming. Not too long after this I was lucky enough to get into a joint TAFE/University training course offered in Whyalla. This gave me Certificate 4 in IT. It was with this certification I was able to gain employment with our local Office National. Here I gained training in Office Equipment Maintenance. Whilst employed at Office National I have gained Microsoft and Cisco certifications. For the last 16+ years I have remained at Office National and I am now the Technical Services Manager. Throughout these years I have had extensive experience in many areas. I have listed some of these below.

  • Complete Network/Domain Design and Deployment including Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Exchange, ISA, RRAS, and more.
  • Experiance on Servers, Desktops, Laptops, Notebooks, Tablets, Scanners, etc
  • I have worked on IBM, Lenovo, Dell, HP, Acer, Leader, and other generic brands.
  • OS optimization with Virus/Malware removal, Tempory file cleanup, Defragmentation and advanced fault finding.
  • Offline OS recovery, Registry repairs, Customized Backup/Recovery creation, Data recovery.
  • Computer Harware Repairs/Replacement including upgrades (HDD, RAM, LCD's, Mainboards, VGA Cards, etc)
  • Experience with Microsoft OS from DOS and including Win95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Win7, 8, 8.1, and 10 (Since Tech Preview)
  • Experience with Microsoft Server OS from 2000 upto and including 2012
  • Experience with NON Microsoft OS including Linux and Netware
  • Experience with routing and VPN on Servers and Routers(Cisco and HP) Smart switch management.
  • Experience with Databases from Access, MySQL, and Microsoft SQL.
  • Application development with VB6,, I have created fully function Callmanagemnt System for Office National.
  • Experience with Printers, Photocopiers, Multifunctions, ATM's, Checkouts, Point of Sale hardware. Printer types including Laser, Inkjet, Wax, Image Film, and Dotmatrix.
  • Worked on Canon, Brother, HP, Kyocera, Lexmark, Fuji Xerox, and more
  • Shredders, Laminators, Folding Machines, EFTPOS, and more.
  • And so much more! If its IT related there is a good chance I have worked on it!

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