In the same Building as Howell Motors,
across from VG's (on the East side of the Building)
Windows XP is no longer supported!If you are running Windows XP, it's time to
upgrade your PC!! Please give us a call and we can help you
migrate to a Windows 7 or Windows 10 system as painlessly as
possible. Do not wait....the longer you wait, the larger the chance you will become infected!
Did you know?
The biggest problem these days with PC's is the fact that they get
infected with Spyware, Malware or Ransomware, which will bog your
system down and in some cases may even hold it hostage or encrypt
your files, preventing you from doing anything! The more you
try to clean it or fix things, the more it gets infected and the
worse things get.
Don't get fooled!
When you are downloading software or surfing the web, be aware that
everyone is out to get you! If you choose to download
something, if you are not careful, the bad guys will trick you into
clicking on the wrong thing, and with one click you can disable your
antivirus software and open the door for malicious software to be
installed on your PC. Even if you get a pop-up window and
think you are doing the right thing by clicking on the X in the
upper right corner to close the window...they can engineer things so
that when you click on the X you are really saying yes....and
malicious software is then installed onto your PC.
Never put your credit card in
to remove spyware and viruses. If you are infected and are
being notified that the FBI wants you to purchase a moneypack card
and input the numbers to clean your PC...that is a scam! You would
be throwing $200 away and still have an infected PC. There is
an even nastier piece of ransomeware going around that will encrypt
all of your files (make
them unreadable to you). The infection points you
to a web site to enter credit card info to get the encryption code
to get your files back, but I would not advise inputting credit card
info and handing it over to the bad guys. At that point....your
files are pretty much toast. The only way to get them back would be
to interact with the criminals who infected your PC in the first
Do you prefer in home service?
In home service is available but not recommended. The amount
of diagnostics, updates and spyware scans that need to be run on
your computer can take up to 12 hours or more to complete. To
get the job done right we prefer that you to bring
your PC into our shop. We will start working on it immediately and
can usually have it done within a day or so.
stand by our work and want your computer up and
running at maximum speed and spyware free. This just can't be done
in a 1-2 hour in home service call.
Looking for a new PC?
With large chain stores right down the road from us its not worth it
for us to stock any inventory. What we can offer is the
guidance below, as well as new PC setup and data transfer services
once you purchase your new PC. If you are in the market for
something new and have no clue what you are looking for, use the
guidelines below and you won't be sorry!
The three main
things to look for are:
brain of your PC) INTEL Processors only. NO
AMD! AMD runs hotter and slower. With Intel,
there are several types...the most common and powerful are the "i"
series". There is the i3, the i5 and i7. The i3 is good
for surfing the internet and basic use, the i5 is better and good
for photo and some video work, and the i7 is the best and great for
high end work like drafting or gaming. That all being
said...the prices will reflect this. You can get a decent i3
machine for around $350 or so...a decent i5 system will be around
$500-$700 and a good i7 will be from around $700 up.
nothing less than 4gb, if you can afford more or
there is a PC on sale with more memory for a little more
money...it's worth the extra cost. But nothing less than 4gb.
If you are planning on storing a lot of photos, music and videos you
will want a 1TB hard drive. If you are just a casual user a
500GB drive will be sufficient. There is also the new
option of a SSD drive. Most newer high end laptops and
tablets will come with an SSD drive. They are significantly
faster than a standard hard drive because they have no moving parts.
But they are also significanlty more expensive than a standard hard
drive as well. And in most cases, the offered size is usualy
only 128gb or 256gb as opposed to the 500gb and 1tb sizes of
If you are shopping for a
laptop...the screen size will affect your pricing. 15" systems
will be cheaper than 17" inch systems.
Also, if you are shopping
for a laptop, we do not recommend HP
systems or Toshiba systems. We do
recommend Dell, Acer, Asus and Lenovo.
If you still have questions
after reading this...feel free to give us a call and we will be glad
Dan is a proud Veteran of the US Army!
Our company is based on several principles:
* Providing Quality service in a friendly manner
* Fast and Efficient service
* Honest & Fair Pricing
Please review our web site for more information
about our services.