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Important Questions to Ask a Computer Repair Service

By Marco Horn /  Tim Fisher

Before you drop your computer off at a local computer repair service or call them for in-home or in business service, there are several very important questions you should ask.


How Much Do You Charge per Hour?

Asking the cost of a service seems like a question you’d be unlikely to forget but I am always amazed by stories of customers in absolute shock at the hourly rate for a particular computer repair service — after the fact.

Rates vary, and so do charging schemes (some computer repair services are billed per service, don’t wait until it’s time to pay the bill to find out how much per hour you’ll be paying.

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5 Ways to check your Internet connection

5 Ways to check your Internet connection

By Jeandre de Beer


sorry no internet 2It is really frustrating to find that your internet connection is down when you have important tasks to do.

Is the problem with your ADSL line, your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or maybe with your modem or cables?

 

Your first reaction may be to repeatedly click the “reload” button in your browser, then maybe shake your fist at the screen in futility.

Rather try one of these 5 troubleshooting steps to find the problem.

 

1. Try opening another website

It is possible that the website you want to view is currently down. Try to open a well-known and reliable site like google.com or cnn.com

If they open – you know the problem is related to the specific website you are trying to open. If no websites open – try the following steps.

 

 

2. Check your connections

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