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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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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Desktop Computer Repair Redding

Here at Nerds On Call Computer Repair, desktop maintenance remains one of our most popular services. While many people are using laptops and tablets, desktops remain the standard in the office. However, many desktops are getting old and need repair. And we know it’s hard to find affordable desktop repair.

Fortunately, Nerds On Call has a regiment of desktop techs who are qualified to keep your trusty computer running. Whether you have an aging VAIO, a worn-out Pavillion, or an ancient Alienware, we can put its insides back together and get you to using your desktop again quickly!

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MacBook and Apple Computer Repair Redding

Macintosh computers are amazing, to borrow a phrase from Steve Jobs, “They just work.” Everyone knows that Macs don’t get traditional viruses, unfortunately, on occasion your beloved Macbook Pro will need a little extra TLC. The Apple Computer repair Techs here at Nerds On Call computer repair are highly skilled at repairing and troubleshooting all Apple Computer Problems.

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MacBook Operating System Updates Redding

Why does Apple name their OS’s after cats? Ask one of our Nerds on the phone, you might be surprised by the answer. If you have a Lion on your MacBook, or iMac and would like a Mountain Lion instead, we’ve got your back. The new updates aren’t going to be coming on traditional disks, you download them from the App Store.

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Laptop USB Headphone Jack Repair Redding

Every laptop has the ability to plug in USB cables and Headphones. The jacks where these cables plug in can become loose or just stop working. We can help remove the broken parts and replace it with brand new, working parts.

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Mac Hardware Repair Redding

Every year there are new models of iMacs, MacBooks, and Power Macs. Just because Cupertino introduces a new product doesn’t mean the equipment you have now is any worse, right? One of the biggest problems with this product treadmill is what do you do if you need parts for an out of production Apple Product?

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