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Computer Tech Gets Awkward Hugs

This is a great story that I am reposting (slightly edited) from Reddit. I hope you enjoy it too...


I was thrust a laptop by an angry exec early this morning with him complaining that his laptop had locked up again. Normally we have a ticketing system in place for any and all computer tech issues. However, when an exec wants something he bypasses the system because rank has its privileges. So I go through the normal routine of computer diagnosis and through my efforts I see that the issue is simply bad ram. I replace the ram and take the unit back to the exec.

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Defer Windows Updates

Microsoft has had a lot of bad press in the past few years with their updates breaking things on some computers. For 95% of users the updates haven't been a problem but for the other 5% it's been a pain. This has even been true with Apple when it releases its major updates. For example, when Mojave first came out it caused a lot of Macs, Macbooks and iMacs to not boot at all.

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Computer Hell to Computer HELP

Computer repair shouldn't be a HELL-ish experience but it should be easy and peaceful. We have been fixing computers, tablets and laptops in Christchurch and Canterbury for over 20 years and our goal is for you to have a painless repair. All our staff have many years experience and will patiently listen and explain the repair process. If you need it fixed, we're happy to help.

I hope you enjoy this silly video.





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If you need a computer repair fast, then call Computer Help NZ. We have designed our business to get most computer repairs completed within 24 hours. Most people need their computers everyday so to be without it for a week is unbearable.

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Saving the Planet 6 Cans at a Time

Computers get dirty. They are basically dust sucking machines with their fans drawing dust in all day long. The computer's CPU in particular gets filled with dust. The problem arises that the dust collects on computer components and then attracts water so that the computer can get corroded. In time this can completely destroy the computer. Tablets tend not to have this problem, but laptops and desktop computers do.

Whenever a computer comes into our workshop we not only give the software a clean up but a physical clean too. Removing the dust regularly can substantially increase the lifetime of a laptop or desktop. We use various tools for this but a significant part of the process involves blowing compressed air through the computer. Traditionally, this has come in the form of cans of compressed air. We would buy them in boxes of 6, and end up going through many cans of air in a month.

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