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What does a computer repairs include?

Computers are complicated devices, so there’s quite a lot that can go wrong with them. The exact process and what you can expect from your computer repair technician will depend on your problem and the fixes they recommend. Here are some common types of computer repair services and inclusions: 

General troubleshooting and support

When you don’t have the time, knowledge, or patience to work out what’s wrong with your device, it makes sense to hire a computer repair service near you. Computer troubleshooting and technical support are usually the first step to fixing any problems you’re having. Your technician will ask a few questions over the phone or on your task to assess the complexity of your issue. Then they’ll visit your home or office or provide virtual support to confirm the issue and recommend a suitable solution. 

Upgrades and setup

A large number of computer problems are caused by outdated software. When your operating system updates, sometimes it can cause compatibility issues if your other programs don’t update at the same time. Fortunately, this is often an easy fix for an experienced computer technician. They’ll run a check to make sure your software and drivers are up to date, then they’ll download and install any software, computer upgrades, or even a new Windows installation if needed. With up-to-date programs and operating systems, everything should be compatible, run smoothly, and minimise your vulnerability to security threats.

Hardware repairs

Eventually, most computers end up with some kind of hardware failure, whether it’s the graphics driver, a dead battery, or even just a few keys coming loose on your laptop. Arrange computer repair near you to make it easy to drop your computer in, or get a mobile repair technician to your home. A computer hardware specialist will diagnose issues like why your computer isn’t turning on, video display issues, and battery problems. They may run software tests or open up your laptop or computer case to take a look inside. They might also swap spare hardware parts with your existing parts to confirm which parts are causing your problem. Most technicians will be able to diagnose your problem within a few minutes, but it may take a few days or weeks to repair, depending on the complexity or your hardware repair, and whether or not the parts are available locally. 

Antivirus and backup

As part of your repair services, your technician may set up antivirus and repair software, especially if they need to restore your files or get rid of malware on your computer. They’ll help backup computer files with cloud software like Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive, or use an external hard drive. And they’ll likely run virus removal software to check for threats and protect your computer against future viruses. Be prepared to purchase extra software or hardware to sort out your antivirus protection and backups. These are important to minimise the risk of future problems and protect your important files, photos, work, and personal details.

Recent Computer Repairs tasks in New York

Game repair


Brooklyn, NY 11212, USA

Jun 14th 2024

HDMI port needed changed

Fix PC and add new parts


Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA

Sep 14th 2023

My PC runs very slow considering the parts it has, so I need help figuring out why and then how to remedy the issue - Due date: Flexible

Fix wifi or extend it


Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA

Aug 6th 2023

Our wifi is so slow. need help identifying what's wrong and possibly installing a fix - Due date: Flexible

Repair my Sonos Speakers


New York, NY 10011, USA

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I have 2 Sonos Play 5s (Gen 2) with issues. 1) I dropped and now does not play bass well (it cracks) 2) It is missing its front grill and does not play bass well (it cracks) - Due date: Flexible

Repair wifi


Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA

Apr 28th 2023

wifi not working , not sure why - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, April 28, 2023

Pc and gaming set up


The Bronx, NY 10461, USA

Dec 27th 2022

Pc needs to be set up. Gaming monitor needs to be set up - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, December 26, 2022

Fix custom pc build


New York, NY 10025, USA

Sep 25th 2022

I am building a pc and when i turn it on i can’t get past the screen that says “press del or f2 to enter UEFI BIOS setting” - Due date: Flexible

Fixing whole PC need help replacing old parts with new


Brooklyn, NY 11207, USA

Jun 21st 2022

I am very happy with my PC. However I want to edit the parts I don't like. I bought as pre-built. And now just want to replace the old parts. - Due date: Flexible

Help fix my pc components


Woodside, NY 11377, USA

Apr 8th 2022

so I got a used gaming pc from eBay and It looks like it has all the components. The pc turns on and all the fans are spinning but the monitor won’t turn on. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, April 11, 2022