Welcome To DIY Computer Repair
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On the internet there is a lot of "free" advice or "help" on PC's from who has the best computer to how to repair one, however you need to consider this: "Buy cheap, Get cheap!" (my motto) and free is about as cheap as you can get. Read these paragraphs about the "freebies" and how this web site is written here.
The goal of this diy computer repair web site is to assist you with all the information you need to make your PC the best it can be. Although the operating system information and support is for Windows XP and Windows Seven, the hardware techniques apply to Mac PCs also.
There seems to be a misconception about Do It Yourself Computer Repairs, you can do most repairs yourself. There are areas where you either don't have the technical training or the expensive equipment to do the repair.
For them most part a computer is made up of individual modules that you would troubleshoot the problem, identify the failed part, then replace the part or module.
If you have to buy an Oscilloscope and learn how to use it the cost would be prohibitive for the DIYer...
My $0.02 about some of the questions I am getting lately.
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"There may not be a free lunch, but there is
Low Cost PC repair!
If you are a DIYer already and are thinking of becoming a 'PC Repair Tech' I have written a series of articles about the steps you might want to consider here: How to become a computer repair technician...
Tutorials on video? Yes indeed - see the Products section for more info!
|The New DIY Computer Repair Fix It Blog is now open here: Fix It Blog|
This is a list of topics on the diy computer repair site that are read more than most others:
The HOTTEST topic on diy computer repair: Upgrade to SSD and Installation
Do you have a disaster recovery strategy? Back up that PC
Why Laptop batteries will not last forever! Laptop battery
Why your business needs a - Server! (updated)
Hide your pc from those hackers/criminals/thieves!
You have a slow PC? Why not optimize it?
How do you create an image of your hard drive - For recovery purposes?
UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply), Surge Protectors, Surge Arrestors.
This is a list of new articles -
Can you upgrade a laptop? Yes indeed: ASUS K50IJ Notebook Upgrade
Do you know how to use a DMZ for a web server? Using a DMZ
Troubleshooting a SSD - Solid State Drive failure.Add drivers to a Windows XP install CD for newer hardware Custom XP installation CD
Computer Preventive Maintenance tips Computer Preventive Maintenance NEW!
Repairing your Motherboard Component Repair on a MotherboardDo It Yourself Computer Repair Checklists and Guides
DIY Computer Repairs Checklists and Guides
Other Links of interest
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