Laptop RAM Upgrade & Repair Redding

There are a lot of misconceptions of what RAM does. Most people think “computer memory” is the hard drive. RAM is more like the short term memory in your computer. Here’s how it works. You ask for a piece of information, say a photos of your kids at the lake…

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CD / DVD / Blu-Ray Repair Redding

Optical drives are quickly becoming obsolete. As we buy more of our movies music and software online these drives become less important, that being said, if you have one, it’s broken, and you want it to work, Nerds On Call Computer Repair can help…

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Processor Repair Redding

The CPU is the brains of the whole system. If this piece of equipment is down, you’re not going to get any work done. The most common repair for a CPU is re-seating it or adding more cooling compound. The CPU gets really hot, and can expand and contract in it’s place…

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Rootkit Removal Redding

Rootkits have been around for a long time. They’re basically high level programs that run outside of your operating system. What this mean is your anti-virus can’t see them, because it runs within your operating system.

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Power Supply Repair Redding

One of the first things to go wrong, physically, with a computer is the power supply. The reason is most computer manufacturers don’t use very good power supplies in their machines. They do it to save a few bucks, but in the end it probably costs them a ton in warranty work.

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Surround Sound and Speaker Setup Redding

Do you have a fancy sound system that just isn’t hooked up the right way? Are you only getting sound out of one of your speakers? We’ll take the time to organize your system and make everything work as well as possible to give you the experience you expect and more.

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Free Software Redding

There’s a lot of shady software out there on the internet. We’ve all downloaded that one program that promised to fix all our problems, only to find out it caused more than it was worth. Whether you’re looking for “software to speed and clean up computer” or “fix disk error software,” there are going to be thousands of results of shady links with malware lurking just beneath the surface. Everyone wants something for free, and many people are willing to prey on others to get it.

Fortunately, Nerds On Call has studied the software world extensively and we know which software will point you in the direction you want and which software will bork your computer beyond recognition. While you might suspect we’ll point you towards expensive security solutions like Norton and McAfee, that’s just not the case. We know that the best software is free software. We’ll install your software for you if you want, of course, but we also offer a host of free programs

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Macbook Software Troubleshooting Redding

Believe it or not Mac computers do have issues. While the hardware and design are impeccable, the software that’s written for them isn’t always perfect. A single broken update to one program can cause system instability, or slow your MacBook to a crawl.

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Mac Protection Software Redding

Macs do get viruses. In 2012, over half a million Macs were infected with at least one piece of Malware. I’d wager a lot of them are still infected. Mac OS X isn’t immune to viruses, it just has held a small market share for years. If you wrote malware for a living, and you made more money by infecting more computers, wouldn’t you infect millions of PCs since it’s the low hanging fruit?

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MacBook Protection Software Redding

Macs do get viruses. In 2012 over half a million Macs were infected with a piece of Malware. I’d wager a lot of them are still infected. Mac OS X isn’t imune to viruses, it just has held a small market share for years. If you wrote malware for a living, and you made more money by infecting more computers, wouldn’t you infect millions of PCs since it’s the low hanging fruit?

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