As their name implies, the technicians at Data Doctors see computers as patients, and look to cure CPU maladies rather than simply treating symptoms. In the span of a short wait, the team diagnoses the problem at hand and determines the best course of action, should it be repairs, upgrades, or complete replacements. The winner of a Spirit of Enterprise Award by the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and fluent in both Windows and Mac systems, the computer sleuths root out viruses and spyware, optimize drives with defragmentation and registry cleaning, and even delve into cases to drive out fan-choking dust and infestations of robotic ants. Once services are complete, they chat with each customer to explain how best to prevent a return visit.
The team's expertise also extends to the sale and setting up of new computers, including the safe transfer of data from old hard drives to new ones. To keep businesses running smoothly, Data Doctors can set up new networks, lend supplemental IT help, and recover data lost to the void.
The technology tinkerers at 619 Computer Repair will arrive at the scene of computer crimes within three hours to exile viruses or just streamline the functionality of a Mac or PC. They can also set up wireless Internet connections so that you can bypass judgmental movie store clerks by streaming Happy Feet online.
The computer and IT gurus at Swifttech tend to laptops, desktops, tablets, and other gadgets, protecting each machine's data and ousting any viruses it has come down with in the line of duty. Swifttech staffers repair machines from popular brands such as Sony Vaio, Toshiba, Dell, and Hewlett-Packard by restoring hard drives or replacing busted monitors with still photographs of Facebook. Mac products might have their batteries repaired, their sound cards replaced, or their RAM increased. Before any repair begins, the service providers at Swifttech provide a complimentary diagnosis for the machine. They often perform repairs in a single day, or the amount of time it took to send an instant message in 1994.
The tech pros at San Diego PC Help fix all manner of computer calamity, with more than 10,000 repairs under their collective belt. These experienced technicians know their way around IBMs, Apples, Gateways, and Dells and can perform Windows, Macs, and flash-drive data recovery missions. Retire has-been hardware and operating systems with an upgrade, or slay viruses and cure cases of mouse pox with malware removal. Offering in-store and at-home repairs, these digital doctors can operate on home computers ($109/hour), work or home-business computers ($129/hour), as well as servers and proprietary systems ($149/hour). Service time starts when the technician arrives at your home. There is a one-hour minimum for all services, and customers are then charged by the half hour after that.
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