We believe that you will find our prices are well below those of the expensive computer stores.
Are you fed up with the hassle of disassembling your PC and hauling it to a repair shop every time it needs service—only to wait a week or more to get it back? Our trusted technicians will come directly to your home to solve your computer troubles right on the spot. Simply call us to select an appointment time to fit your schedule. We offer same-day and after-hours service.
Onsite Service and Repair
User Friendly Computers is here to serve the needs of the home computer user (leisure and/or home based business) by providing friendly, patient, in-home computer services to the personal computer user running Windows and Mac. Since many of the aspects of using a computer can be confusing or frustrating, our main goal is to help you enjoy your computer by offering the following services:-
Is your computer several years old? Is it slow to boot up? Are you running out of storage space? We can breathe new life into your PC by upgrading some of its key components. Even if your system is fairly new, you may need a few enhancements to accommodate your growing collection of digital photos, movies, files, or video games. Have questions about whether or not you should upgrade your hardware? Call us!
Why purchase a new computer when simply upgrading your old one will do? A simple hardware or software upgrade can help increase the performance of a sluggish PC, as well as add exciting new features. There are several cost effective upgrades that can be made to your computer which will result in better performance.
For example, upgrading your RAM (or Random Access Memory) is one of the most cost-effective and gratifying upgrades you can make. RAM is a set of chips that provides the working environment for your PC. Adding more RAM would increase performance, and allow you to open more programs at once.
You also might want to consider a new hard drive that runs faster, and has larger storage capacity. Or you could add a faster, more reliable modem. Upgrades are cost-effective and the best choice for most users.
We can save you money by custom building you a PC and using some of your existing pieces of hardware. Why throw away perfectly working computer parts and then spend more money replacing them with new and more expensive parts? Upgrades are the smart choice and whether you want to upgrade your hardware or software, We are here to help.
If you have two or more PCs in your home, have you considered networking them? A network allows your computers to share files, a printer, and an Internet connection. Even better, a wireless network is the cutting-edge way to connect all of the computers in your home. Wireless networks are perfect for people who want to connect laptop and desktop computers and tablets or for people who don’t like to be tied down. And when you go wireless, you won’t have the inconvenience of tripping over unsightly cables.
Data Backup and Recovery
How often do you backup your PC? If it were suddenly damaged or stolen, would you lose valuable data? We recommend installing a rewritable DVD burner or an external hard drive. Along with helping you to backup your data safely, we also offer data-recovery services that can try to recover lost files resulting from hardware malfunctions, software conflicts, or viruses.
You wouldn't drive a car for years without changing the oil, so why ignore your computer? Like any investment, your computer needs constant care, which means keeping it free of dust. When was the last time your PC had a thorough cleaning? If it has been more than six months, it is time to schedule a preventive-maintenance visit.
Does it seem like there Is a gremlin inside your computer? It could be a virus . No matter what kind of PC you have, you need the latest antivirus software. Not only do antivirus programs protect your computer from damage, but they also prevent you from accidentally passing viruses to family and friends when you send e-mails or share files. If you’re unsure about which virus software to install or how to configure it, just ask us.
Firewalls and Internet Security
How secure is your computer? Have you downloaded the latest patches and updates for Windows ? As Internet usage has grown, so have security threats. One way to protect yourself is to install a firewall, which keeps intruders from sneaking into your computer and accessing your private data. Firewalls also can alert you when spyware programs attempt to transmit your sensitive information over the Internet. In particular, firewalls are crucial if you have the always-on Internet connection of DSL or a cable modem. Protect yourself and your family…with help from User Friendly Computers
Do you need a new computer but are tired of pushy salespeople and their confusing technical mumbo-jumbo? Or do you want a computer that has specific hardware and software to fit your needs? Then let Us build a customized system just for you.