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How do you get high quality PC repairs -

with out paying or becoming a geek?

Discover how to Troubleshoot, Repair, Upgrade, &  Maintain Your Computer...
From a PC Repair Technician with over twenty five years of experience!

Translated no technical jargon where possible ...

Welcome to diy-computer-repair.com, I am Monte Russell owner/author of this web site.This web site is about do it yourself computer repairs, or how to fix your computer, be it a desktop, laptop, or server, new or old, why you can do the PC repair yourself.

  • You may be a part time DIYer and do your repairs as a hobby, that is ok, the information is here for you.
  • You maybe very serious about doing all your repairs and consider your endeavors as a part time job, that is also ok, the information here will help you gain the experience you need.
  • You maybe a pro DIYer, that is also ok, because even a pro needs a little bit of help now and then.

Something I learned a long time ago:

If you maintain your equipment and / or tools they will last a lot longer. And when you need them they will perform the way you expect them to. A computer is no different, there are things that you can do on a regular or scheduled basis that will prolong the life of your computer.

(I have three Pentium III laptops that are over 12 years old that run 24/7 for server tasks in my office, I do maintenance on them on a regular basis).

You could consider the content of this web site and the books on computer repair I write as tutorials for those that don't have the experience a seasoned DIYer would have. Shatterd laptop screen, you can change this!

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:

New to DIY Computer Repair?

This will help you: Introduction to Do It Yourself Computer Repairs

The purpose 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 diagnostics (troubleshooting) or repair. You do NOT want a "smoke'n" computer... Trust me on this one!

Such as:

  • Component level troubleshooting of diodes, caps, transistors, or resistors.
  • Component level replacement and then testing of diodes, caps, transistors, or resistors

For the most part a computer is made up of individual modules, you would troubleshoot the problem, identify the failed part, then replace the part or module.

If you have to buy an Oscilloscope and other expensive equipment then 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.

This diycomputerrepair web site has over 800 pages (in 17 sections) of great tech advice to help you do your desktop, laptop, or server for repairs, upgrades, and maintenance. Look around, use the Site Map and Menu to get your information!

"There may not be a free lunch, but there is Low Cost PC repair! Do you have a DIY Computer Repair IT Toolbox? No? Then how you going to fix your computer?

Do you know how to make a DIY Computer Repair Tool Kit or Box (IT Toolbox)?

Do you know what is in an IT tool box?

This lists the hand tools and the seven essential tools I recommend that you have in your DIY IT Tool Box put them on a pen drive to carry in your pocket.

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 may want to consider here:
How to become a computer repair technician...

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Over 1.6 Million DIYers have used this web site to repair their computer since 2007!

Last updated:
09 April, 2014

You keyboard isn't thirsty, and it doesn't need calcium. Milk and other liquids will ruin a keyaboard!

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I use cartoons to represent things that can happen to a PC, this saves the equipment I have and costs a lot less.

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