Computer going bad? Repair it, don’t replace – Florida Today
It seems we are bedeviled by moving and non-communicative computer repairers, which is a shame because so many good ones have businesses in this area.
Letâs start with this: If you can recommend a good, thorough, certified computer repair person, let us know and we will add that person. The contacts are below.
For reasons we wonât get into, itâs taking longer than usual to do the annual update of lists of Help!-ers, but it is happening and computer fixers figure prominently among potential changes because a lot of people (raising hand) would prefer to repair, rather than toss, that old machine.
That does not include the little one with which I travel. That one â the new one with the stripped-down hard drive that looks big but really is so small it will not even accommodate Windows updates â is going to become a techno-Frisbee.
Anyway, weâve strongly recommended many of technological expertise.
One is Computer Care Clinic, which is located at 7025 N. Wickham Road, Suntree; and 126 E. Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island. Go to the informative www.computercareclinic.com.
The people are involved with this business are responsive, thoroughly educated/certified, and they wonât lie to you. They also are not averse to giving away lots of free information on the Twitter account, @ComputerCareFl. Call 321-259-4499 or 321-452-0911.
To repeat, please give us a shout with those computer people or any other professionals you think should be referred to your fellow Brevardians. Your neighbors will appreciate it.
Hey, will someone please put a new operating system on that beloved little old Dell XPS that still runs XP?
Dear Help!: I need the address and phone number of the nearest person that transfers video tapes to DVDâs. You have had it in your column before but canât find the info.
Each new year brings requests such as this, about converting older media â cassettes, disks, 8-tracks, film, you name it â to newer media, including flash (thumb) drives, DVDs and the cloud.
The people or businesses listed below will convert older media to newer ones, usually for a small charge.
â¢ Ken Demmer, 250 S. Sykes Creek, Merritt Island, 321-750-1414;
â¢ Jim Robb, V.U. Sound Studio, Palm Bay, 321-261-4300.
â¢ Ron Volbrecht, Melbourne, 321-723-7123.
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