Points To Consider When Selecting A Computer Repair Shop

Points To Consider When Selecting A Computer Repair Shop

When your computer systems goes down and you are in need of computer repair then you need to determine which Myrtle Beach computer repair shop will provide you with the best services. Before we get into how to select a computer repair shop, let’s take a look at some of the common causes of computer failure and then we will cover a few things to consider when taking your computer in for repairs. I am sure you have experienced the frustration of a computer breakdown.  Nothing has the ability to ruin a perfectly good day than to have a computer crash in the middle of getting a job completed.  With most businesses the fear of losing data is even greater than the fear of a system crash. It won’t come as any surprise that the most common cause of a computer failure is a virus.  For the most part, modern computer hardware is reliable and is usually not the primary reason that your computer fails. How do I know if my computer is infected? You notice it is running more slowly than usual The screen appears to lock up A program that used to load quickly is now taking several minutes to load You are seeing an inordinate amount of popup windows Your computer actually reboots itself The blue screen of death You are receiving error messages We have all heard about computer viruses but we don’t think much about them until they strike us.  Then we start wondering “When was the last time I did a backup of my data?” If you suspect that you have a virus...
Choosing the Best Computer

Choosing the Best Computer

Tips On Selecting The Right Computer Your computer just quit – now what do you do?  Do you buy a new computer or fix the old one?  One rule of thumb is that if your old computer is more than five years old, you are probably better off buying a new one.  Many computers that are five to nine years old have components that are failing (called planned obsolescence.)  You need to do your homework before purchasing a new computer. Questions to ask before purchasing a new computer What is your budget for a new system? Computers prices have come down in recent years and you can purchase a computer between $200 and $2,000 depending on what you need. Take a look at what type of computer will best suit your needs.  Do you need a laptop, desktop or tablet?  Each type of computer will be different in their portability, size and functionality.  Here is a brief recap of the different types of computers: A desktop will be the least portable of the three, however, it can handle heavier workloads.  You can add multiply displays for multitasking and even use a desktop computer for your entertainment center for movies and games. Laptops will come in various sizes depending on your needs. The larger laptops come with a 17 inch display making them easy to read and use but harder to transport. In order to conserve the batter life, a laptop typically does not have the capabilities of a desktop system. Of the three types, a tablet is the most portable.  You can do a lot of computing on a...
Purchasing a New Computer?

Purchasing a New Computer?

Tips Before You Purchase A New Computer As we embark on a new year, one of your goals may be to be more organized and to find ways to squeeze more time out of your work day. An upgrade of your computer may be what you need to get organized and get tasks completed more quickly. Looking for the best computer can be frustrating when you have to sort through all the brands of computers, the add-ons and software that best fit your needs.  Purchasing the right computer can help you reach your goals of being more efficient or it can actually be a hindrance.  Unless you are extremely computer savvy, you will want to consult with a computer specialist such as the technicians at PCRx in Conway.  It will be worth the trip to get what is right for you. Before You Start Your Search For a New Computer Before you make the trip to check out new computers, take some time to write down the primary use of your computer.  Do you use the internet extensively?  Do you have a need to download large files? Do you do a lot of number crunching? Do you need to store large documents? Is your work highly confidential?  Do you use graphics? PCRx Computers 408 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526 (843) 488-4100...