Repairing a power socket on a laptop computer onsite at Wellesbourne in Warwickshire

Good morning we are with a customer on Hammon Green at Wellesbourne in Warwickshire, we are here to effect a repair on an Acer Aspire 5738 / 5338 laptop computer that has a loose power supply socket, this will involve disassembling the computer and removing the main motherboard to see if the socket looks repairable and assuming that it does need re soldering and strengthening the socket before testing and reassembling .
Laptop Power Supply Connector Repair

Update: The Acer Aspire 5738 / 5338 laptop computer was repaired successfully, and as the machine was 2.5 years old it seemed prudent to change the CR2032 battery that holds the time date and CMOS information as they can last 3 to 5 years and normally would be inaccessible.

Repairing a power socket on a Dell Inspiron laptop at Bishops Itchington in Warwickshire

Next today we are with a customer on Chapel Street at Bishops Itchington in Warwickshire, The customer has reported that the power socket on his Dell Laptop is loose and is not charging up correctly ( It will only charge the battery when the connector is held ), To repair this computer we first need to strip the laptop and removed the main board and then inspect the power connector luckily the connect is not broken and we are able to clean up the mother board, Resoldered the connector and strengthen its support, Then we tested and Reassembled the Dell Laptop.

This one was a relatively quick repair and took us approximately 1.5 hours to complete other computer makes have been known to take up to 2.5 hours.

Finishing laptop installation at Long Itchington in Warwickshire

We are with a customer on the Stockton Road at Long Itchington near Southam in Warwickshire, We are here because the customer has attempted to run the recovery disk on a HP Pavilion DV9700 laptop computer, Unfortunately the disk supplied does not contain the correct drivers for the laptop. We get around this by temporarily plugging in a wireless USB adaptor and connecting to the customers internet to download the correct drivers from the HP website. It needed drivers for the audio, Chipset, Modem, Touchpad, TV Tuner, Onboard video card, Onboard wired network card and the Wireless LAN to complete this repair.

Browser Hijack and Missing Documents at Marton

We are with a customer on the High Street in Marton, The Problem here is that the computer has missing Documents, Pictures, Emails, It also has a Browser Hijack which upon opening Internet Explorer random internet sites appeared at will, After checking the machine we removed a Root Kit Virus and several Trojan Viruses, Edited the registry, Cleaned the Internet Explorer Browser, removed all the temporary files, Repaired the computers file Permissions, and restored all the data, after all this we ran a malware scan to check all was clean.

Access Point Installation at Kineton in Warwickshire

Good afternoon, We are now with a customer on the Southam Road Near Gaydon and Kineton in Warwickshire, We are here to test the viability of using Netgear wireless access points to extend the range of the customers wireless broadband from an office in the main house to an annex at the other side of the building, After surveying and testing several set ups it was found to be cost prohibitive at this time, The issue here is that the building is made from thick cotswold Stone and although we could get a signal though its would require a minimum of 3 wireless access points to keep the signal strength high enough to use, So may be worth another look when the prices come down but at the moment it is cheaper to install another line and pay for broadband for a few years.

Malware removal annoying popups on a computer system at Bascote in Warwickshire

Good morning today we are with a customer at Bascote between Ufton Southam and Long Itchington in Warwickshire, We are here because the customers computer is running slow and has a never ending stream of pop ups appearing on the screen these are usually titled Adserving or, To remove this we had to edit the startup files in the registry, Removed temporary files, Ran a Trojan virus remover, and once cleaned we setup a backup system.