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Testing the hard disk for failure.

Testing the hard disk for failure is a feature that is built into all Hewlett Packard computers. This Inglewood ladys laptop fails the test. This is why her computer is acting poorly. If we can help you with your technology contact us here at Rex Short Computer Services. 42 Tarata Rd Inglewood. 06 756 8800 or 0220 435 947. Rex@rexshort.co.nz www.rexshort.co.nz

How to setup a new computer.

How to setup a new computer to run nice and work well. Today we are setting up a new computer for a Toko farmer. We will put a copy of Microsoft Office 365 and Eset antivirus on it and the attend his farm and connect his wifi and printer. If you need any help setting up a new machine contact us here at Rex Short Computer Services. 42 Tarata Rd Inglewood. 06 756 8800 or 0220 435 947. Rex@rexshort.co.nz www.rexshort.co.nz

I really enjoyed this new Wifi switch that you can control from your phone. It cost $7.50 and has many uses. Was easy to setup and works great. If you need help with wifi devices like this connect us here at Rex Short Computer Services in Inglewood. 06 756 8800 or 0220 435 947. ex@rexshort.co.nz

Cleaning up a computer that just got scammed.

Just thought I would show you a video of a computer that just came in for repair. The local Inglewood lady was using her computer when this happened. Thankfully she shut the lid of her laptop and hung up when they asked for payment by credit card. If you need help with your computer in any way call us here at Rex Short Computer Services. 42 Tarata Rd Inglewood. 06 756 8800 or 0220 435 947. Rex@rexshort.co.nz www.rexshort.co.nz

Cleaning up task scheduler on a church laptop.

We have just finished helping a local church here in Inglewood with their computer. We cleaned up the virus infection and removed it’s triggers from the Windows Task Scheduler. If your computer is not quite right contact us here at Rex Short Computer Services. 42 Tarata Rd Inglewood. 06 756 8800 or 0220 435 947. Rex@rexshort.co.nz www.rexshort.co.nz www.rexshort.co.nz

This is what hard drive failure sounds like.

Hard drive failure sounds like this. Usually when a hard drive makes this noise all the data is lost. That is what just happened to this customers computer. We upgraded his computer to a Solid State drive and helped him setup weekly automatic backups to an external hard drive to prevent it happening again. If you need help with your computer contact us here at Rex Short Computer Services. 42 Tarata Rd Inglewood. 06 756 8800 or 0220 435 947. Rex@rexshort.co.nz www.rexshort.co.nz www.rexshort.co.nz

A local account asked us to fix the Net Framework error.

A local accountant asked us to fix the Net Framework error on her Rural Cash Manager software today. We uninstalled the currupted files and downloaded the latest version. All works well now. If you need help with your Cash Manager software contact us here at Rex Short Computer. 42 Tarata Rd Inglewood. 06 756 8800 or 0220 435 947. Rex@rexshort.co.nz www.rexshort.co.nz

“I would like a computer to play Farm Simulator”.

“I would like a computer to play Farm Simulator”. to play Farm Simulator”. The New Plymouth customer said. So today we installed a high spec Intel i7 6 core machine with a 500gig sold state drive, 16gigs of ram and a Nvidia GTX1050ti graphics card. One happy customer. If you would like a gaming machine repaired or supplied call us here at Rex Short Computer Services. 42 Tarata Rd Inglewood. 06 756 8800 or 0220 435 947. Rex@rexshort.co.nz www.rexshort.co.nz

How to meter your Windows Updates.

 

A rural customer called today from Whangamomona. She said “Windows 10 is downloading large updates on my satellite internet connection. Can you slow this down?” Below is a small video we have made that provides a good solution. If you need help with your internet connection contact us here at Rex Short Computer Services. 42 Tarata Rd, Inglewood, 06 756 8800 or 0220 435 947. rex@rexshort.co.nz www.rexshort.co.nz

Today we helped a senior couple with their laptop.

Today we helped a senior couple with their laptop in Stratford. It had a “User Profile” error. We started it in Safe Mode and via the registry editor repaired the fault. If your laptop has an error like this call us here at Rex Short Computer Services and we will help you. 06 756 8800 or 0220 435 947. 42 Tarata Rd Inglewood. Www.rexshort.co.nz rex@rexshort.co.nz

Helping a customer with Google Photos.

Today I helped setup Google Photos on a customers computer here in Inglewood. I took a few photos on their cel phone and then signed their laptop into www.photos.google.com They thought it was so cool how the photos transmitted themselves to the laptop automatically. If you need help setting up your phone or computer call us here at Rex Short Computer Services. 42 Tarata Rd Inglewood. 06 756 8800 or 0220 435 947. Rex@rexshort.co.nz www.rexshort.co.nz

Customers laptop stops at 10%.

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This customer called and said my laptop will not start into Windows. We scanned the hard drive for errors and it will not scan past 10%. This means the hard drive has failed. We will put a Samsung Solid State hard drive in this laptop for him and he will be all set to go. On average a computer with a Solid State hard drive starts up in 9 seconds. If your computer is giving errors or is slow contact us and we will put a SSD drive in your machine. Phone is 06 756 8800 or 0220 435 947. Rex@rexshort.co.nz www.rexshort.co.nz