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Gigabyte Gaming Laptop Broken Screen Narre Warren North

Gigabyte Gaming Laptop Broken Screen Narre Warren North – South Eastern, Eastern suburbs and surrounding such as: Berwick, Beaconsfield, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Endeavour Hills, Mulgrave, Narre Warren, Pakenham, Rowville, etc. – CMSS offers first class Laptop Repairs! Call 8790 4460

Gigabyte Gaming Laptop Broken Screen Narre Warren North

Workshop Job – Laptop Screen Repairs

Gaming Laptop Broken Screen Gigabyte P27K came in for repairs. The owner dropped it and apparently drove over it. Miraculously everything still worked except the broken screen! Only other problem, the slightly bent metal frame holding the LED panel to the screen back cover.

 Findings

Now one potential problem, Gigabyte no longer carries spare parts for the model as it’s over 6-years old.
However we can source out compatible components from third party suppliers. One problem though – about 10-days ETA.
This is a desktop replacement exclusively used for work. So the client needs this laptop for work on a daily basis. As he usually connects it to a secondary monitor when at work, and that still works, he takes it back pending receipt of the part.

The Fix

He dropped the laptop back when notified about the delivery of the panel.
To perform the repairs of the broken screen, first disassemble the screen set.Gaming Laptop Broken Screen - Gigabyte P27K - Repaired
Then temporarily replace the damaged screen with the new one, connect, test, all good!
One more thing to fix, remove the bent metal screen frame and carefully straighten it back to normal.
Finally re-assemble everything, test again, perfect!

Something extra

Login to Windows and do a general software check. Disable some unnecessary startup items to improve logon performance. Apply latest Windows, drivers and BIOS updates.
Also review and optimise the settings in Chrome for performance and ease of use.

Nice touch

Although this was simply a broken screen repair job we always round off the service. Remove all covers and perform internal dust and fluff cleanup with brush and compressed air. Will definitely improve cooling and stability.
Then using rubbing alcohol and microfibre cloth, cleanup screen, keyboard as well as the external covers.

CMSS – Narre Warren North
Taking care of your Laptop and IT needs for you

 

Recovering Business Data Narre Warren North

Recovering Business Data Narre Warren North – South Eastern, Eastern suburbs and surrounding such as: Berwick, Beaconsfield, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Endeavour Hills, Mulgrave, Narre Warren, Pakenham, Rowville, etc. – CMSS offers first class IT Support! Call 8790 4460

Recovering Business Data Narre Warren North

Workshop Job – Data Recovery

Recovering Business Data from his laptop drive led the client to call for help. Following the breakdown his laptop drive he was so desperate. After some preliminary questioning, it turned out it wasn’t physically broken, but some internal damage may have occurred.
The client mentioned he had visited  a number of other data recovery options trying to get his business data back. However they told him this required clean room works as some heads were damaged and must be replaced. The expensive options!
Please bring it in for assessment as we all have different approaches to a particular situation.

 Investigating

When the client came in, he further explained that he had bumped the laptop still running when closing the lid. Because he was concerned something wrong might have happened, he successfully logged back in to check. However the next day, the laptop could no longer logon to Windows.
As a result he could no longer access some of his most recent business data he didn’t get to backup.

Findings

Following our assessments all heads returned 100% fully functionality status.
However the drive presented heavy media degradation and a corrupt file system although our imaging device could access the data.
Consequently a path to recovering the required business data would be as follows.

Solution

Data recovery path:
The drive is highly unstable. As a result accessing the data within on the computer was no longer possible.
Therefore we’ll clone it to a good one using our state of the art imaging system.
Then we’ll perform logical recovery off the clone upon completion of the imaging process. After that we check the integrity of the data to ensure the client gets the required them in a usable condition, not garbage.
Next, we’ll transfer the recovered data to the client external drive.
Well, this is a brief summary of what happened, the whole story is much longer and more complicated ;-).

Results

Although the extensive degradation of the drive corrupted some of the recovered data, the process returned all the data he needed fully functional. He had backups of the rest from which he could restore.
Happy and thankful customer!

Nice touch

Once we’re happy with the data ourselves, we setup access to the recovered data so he could check and test them himself. We then transfer the data to the client’s supplied drive.

CMSS – Narre Warren North
Taking care of your DATA needs for you

Lost data? Photos? Business stuff? Personal stuff? External drives, SD cards, system drives?

Reorganising Laptop Data Narre Warren North

Reorganising Laptop Data Narre Warren North – South Eastern, Eastern suburbs and surrounding such as: Berwick, Beaconsfield, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Endeavour Hills, Mulgrave, Narre Warren, Pakenham, Rowville, etc. – CMSS offers first class IT Support! Call 8790 4460

Reorganising Laptop Data Narre Warren North

Onsite-Offsite Job – Call out to reconfigure data

Reorganising Laptop Data for easier access was the client request when she called for onsite visit to help.
She had been frustrated with her laptop slowness especially when accessing and working on her Gmail.
She decided to use the Windows backup utility to save her data to a portable hard drive, then perform a clean system reset. However after returning the data following the system reset, she could no longer find her most recent documents and photos.

 Investigating

On checking up what was going on, it became apparent she had previously done other backups to the external drive. In her frustration with not finding the documents she was after, she had restored multiple sets of previous backups. Total mess and total confusion!
To make matters worse, the most recent backup set was longer present in the external drive. Were this available, a quicker way to solve the problem would have been to remove whatever she had restored, then restore from the latest set.

Findings

There were multiple copies of various folders and files everywhere. Reorganising and optimising data access in the laptop would not be a quick fix.
This was going to take some serious time. Copying/transferring large amounts of data definitely take a while, so I suggested doing the job back at the workshop for better time and cost efficiency.

Solution

Back at the workshop, set the system to sort out folders and files according to last modified date. Create appropriate folders and copy/paste accordingly. When all the reorganising is complete, delete the source folders/files to reclaim disk space.
After resetting the system, the customer could no longer access her old MS Office 2010 package. She decided to take up an Office 365 subscription. Unbeknown to her, that afforded her a one TB storage space on OneDrive.
One of her requirements was to have a backup system that would allow her to readily see the data just the same as when browsing through her folders.
The data allowance in OneDrive enabled configuring it as a cloud storage solution.
Reformatting the external drive, setting it up and configuring SyncToy as a backup agent to synchronise with OneDrive was the next step.
That pretty much covered the biggest parts of the requests.

Results

When the client was notified about the results her comment was: Wow! All that sounds so amazing! I was desperate that I could not access my data anymore. To hear I haven’t lost anything is just amazing.

Nice touch

Remove all covers and perform internal dust and fluff cleanup with brush and compressed air. Will definitely improve cooling and stability.
Using rubbing alcohol + microfibre cloth, clean up screen, keyboard and external covers = squeaky clean brand new looking machine.

CMSS – Narre Warren North
Taking care of your IT needs for you

Servicing computers and troubleshooting IT problems – that’s our passion at CMSS Narre Warren North!
We offer on-site and off-site services. Some people prefer to drop off their device to our workshop whilst others would rather us visiting. It all depends on the nature of the problem and the client’s preferences.
Issues like internet, emails, networking, printers, are prime candidates for on-site visits or remote access support.
Suspected hardware, severe corruption/malware issues are best handled off-site for efficient diagnostics and troubleshooting.
Drawing from our extensive technical experience and knowledge, we will suggest the best service options when you contact us and describe your problem.
Broken laptop screens/hinges/body, PC not booting up-no sign of life, weird error messages/noises, can’t get emails, accounting package issues, can’t print, no internet/ISP can’t help, what do I do now feeling, etc.
Whether at the office or at home – CMSS can help!

Asus Sluggish Laptop Narre Warren North

Asus Sluggish Laptop Narre Warren North – South Eastern, Eastern suburbs and surrounding such as: Berwick, Beaconsfield, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Endeavour Hills, Mulgrave, Narre Warren, Pakenham, Rowville, etc. – CMSS offers first class Computer Upgrades! Call 8790 4460

Asus Sluggish F555Y Laptop Narre Warren North

Workshop Job – Slow/Unresponsive dropped off for service

Customer brought in a sluggish, unresponsive Asus F555Y laptop. She said she was ready to chuck the laptop out through the window. It was taking up to 15 min to boot-up, then it was pretty much unresponsive and hardly usable.

 Diagnostics

To determine the source of sluggishness of the Asus laptop (software or hardware) we perform a number of checks and/or diagnostics as may be required.
Task manager shows CPU and HDD usage stuck on 100%.
Startup items – Nothing unusual. Network settings OK.
Installed programs – Some driverwhiz spotted, removed. Restart, check task manager, CPU/HDD still stuck at 100%.
Check for malwares, spywares, adwares, pups – a bunch detected and removed. Cleanup remnants and registry entries. Restart, check CPU/HDD – still stuck on 100%.
Check and optimise Chrome settings, restart, check CPU/HDD – still stuck at 100%.
HDD test – OK.
RAM test – Ok, though only 4GB installed, more should help. But it did not after adding extra 4GB.

Findings

The diagnostics and investigations results are indicative of some deep OS corruption which could take significant time to troubleshoot.

Solution

The client has all the necessary product keys for re-installation.
Therefore a more efficient path would be to simply backup all valuable data, do a clean install, then return the data as well as reconfigure settings as necessary.

Results

All items in task manager now running within normal range.
Laptop is snappy and responsive as expected.

Nice touch

Remove all covers and perform internal dust and fluff cleanup with brush and compressed air. Should improve cooling and stability.
Using rubbing alcohol + microfibre cloth, cleanup screen, keyboard and external covers.

CMSS – Narre Warren North
Taking care of your IT needs for you

Servicing computers and troubleshooting IT problems – that’s our passion at CMSS Narre Warren North!
We offer on-site and off-site services. Some people prefer to drop off their device to our workshop whilst others would rather us visiting. It all depends on the nature of the problem and the client’s preferences.
Issues like internet, emails, networking, printers, are prime candidates for on-site visits or remote access support.
Suspected hardware, severe corruption/malware issues are best handled off-site for efficient diagnostics and troubleshooting.
Drawing from our extensive technical experience and knowledge, we will suggest the best service options when you contact us and describe your problem.
Broken laptop screens/hinges/body, PC not booting up-no sign of life, weird error messages/noises, can’t get emails, accounting package issues, can’t print, no internet/ISP can’t help, what do I do now feeling, etc.
Whether at the office or at home – CMSS can help!

iMac SSD Upgrade Narre Warren North

iMac SSD Upgrade Narre Warren North – South Eastern, Eastern suburbs and surrounding such as: Berwick, Beaconsfield, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Endeavour Hills, Mulgrave, Narre Warren, Pakenham, Rowville, etc. – CMSS offers first class Computer Upgrades! Call 8790 4460

iMac SSD Upgrade Narre Warren North

Workshop Job – Slow ‘n Sluggish iMac 2013

Sluggish iMac SSD Upgrade Narre Warren North – The client didn’t want to buy another iMac, the deal breaker were the software and configurations on his current computer. He loved everything on it except the speed.
Late 2013 iMac, Apple store didn’t want to have anything to do with the antic! Oddly other computer shops also declined the job ~ too hard to chew?

Assessment

Check the OS – startup items, currently running apps, etc. – Nothing unusual spotted.
Run hardware diagnostics – all good.
The main performance bottleneck was found to be the hard disk drive.
Although it passed diagnostics it was now a bit too slow for video editing and rendering.
The iMac had sufficient RAM and extra would not provide the desired outcome.

FIX: Upgrade to an SSD of equivalent capacity.

The client did not want to go through re-installing and configurations all his programs and tools on a new computer. There was no problems with the current setup, the best solution was to clone the current hard disk to the new SSD drive, then perform the swap.
Cloning completed and successfully tested.
To upgrade the iMac HDD to SSD, it had to be opened up by carefully cutting the glue strips attaching the screen to the case.
Whilst the computer is opened up, go through it with compressed air and brush, yeah a fair bit of stuff did get blown off.
Scrape off the old sticky tape on the base and screen assembly, clean up, re-apply new sticky, align the screen assembly to the base. Reconnect the cables, apply back the screen, all good.

Nice extra touch

Rubbing alcohol + micofibre cloth to remove finger prints off the screen and clean up the body – brand new looking PC – so says the client.
He tested some of the current projects – everything is now running smoothly, no jitter or stuttering.
After the iMac SSD Upgrade it now starts and shuts down in seconds instead of over 10 minutes.
Very happy client!
You too can have a performing and satisfying computer experience!

CMSS – Narre Warren North
Taking care of your IT needs for you

Servicing computers and troubleshooting IT problems – that’s our passion at CMSS Narre Warren North!
We offer on-site and off-site services. Some people prefer to drop off their device to our workshop whilst others would rather us visiting. It all depends on the nature of the problem and the client’s preferences.
Issues like internet, emails, networking, printers, are prime candidates for on-site visits or remote access support.
Suspected hardware, severe corruption/malware issues are best handled off-site for efficient diagnostics and troubleshooting.
Drawing from our extensive technical experience and knowledge, we will suggest the best service options when you contact us and describe your problem.
Broken laptop screens/hinges/body, PC not booting up-no sign of life, weird error messages/noises, can’t get emails, accounting package issues, can’t print, no internet/ISP can’t help, what do I do now feeling, etc.
Whether at the office or at home – CMSS can help!

Computer Hardware Maintenance Narre Warren North

Looking for the best Computer Hardware Maintenance and Service in Narre Warren North? All South Eastern, Eastern suburbs and surrounding such as: Berwick, Beaconsfield, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Endeavour Hills, Mulgrave, Narre Warren, Pakenham, Rowville, etc. – CMSS offers first class Computer Maintenance and T.L.C. services! Call 8790 4460

Computer Hardware Maintenance Narre Warren North

Taking care of your computer maintenance at CMSS Narre Warren North involves making sure the machine is physically capable of performing at it best.
We have the tools and procedures necessary for the care and preservation of your computer’s reliability and on-going performance. And this will definitely also extend the device’s life.
Overheating components will start misbehaving and die earlier.

PC with fluff and dust inside
Clogged up PC

CMSS – Narre Warren North – Taking care of your Computer for you.

Real-life Case

The customer brought in the computer complaining that the computer kept switching off randomly. It also was very noisy as well as producing artifacts and weird stuff on the screen.
Opening up the box showed the reason.
Overheating due to clogged up CPU and power supply cooling systems!
Fluff and dust inside ⇒ Instability~Auto-Switching off computer.
We’ll bring it back to like when it first came out of the box for you!

Call: 8790 4460.

Regularly cleaning up the cooling components of a computer is extremely important for maintenance of reliability and performance. Computers are working machines, and just like cars and such require regular maintenance and upkeep. Hardware and software wise.

It is therefore very important to maintain the work environment as free as possible from dust and fluff, sometimes a real challenge.
Note that it is practically impossible to completely ward off the dust and fluff, pet hair, from getting inside the computer. The fans within suck air in and create pressure to expel the heat. However the static electricity inside also attracts dust and fluff particles compounding the problem.

Siting

PC Cleaned Inside
Clean PC

A thoughtful approach for the work area can also help reduce generating problems in the first place. Some careful placement choices can make a tremendous difference.

A computer placed off the floor (preferably on top of the desk) will be less prone to sucking in all the particles floating around on the floor under the desk.

Keep it out of direct sunlight (especially in warmer seasons), away from heaters/heating outlets, anything that would add unnecessary heat to it.

Some desks designed to hide the computer in a closed off cavity are just a very bad idea! Looks neat, but the poor machine needs fresh air to breath! And a way to vent off the hot air. And those closed off cavities are nearly impossible to keep clean.

Cleaning it up

The care of your computer at Narre Warren North – CMSS involves using compressed air, brushes and patience as well as T.LC. This applies to laptops and all-in-one PCs as well.
Benefits will be stability, reliability and performance, as well as a cooler and quieter computer.

Notes

If cleaning it up did not restore full performance (degraded components) we can repair/upgrade as required.

And if we got the machine too late (this happens too), we can make sure you data is safe and secure.

Data Recovery Narre Warren North – Getting your Data Back!!

Looking for the best Data Recovery service in Narre Warren North? All South Eastern and surrounding suburbs such as: Berwick, Beaconsfield, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Endeavour Hills, Mulgrave, Narre Warren, Pakenham, Rowville, etc. – CMSS offers first class data recovery and retrieval services! Call 8790 4460

At CMSS in Narre Warren North Data Recovery and Retrieval is one of our passions – call the friendly and dedicated expert team at CMSS – 8790 4460
Anybody who has been using computers for a few years would have experienced the heart sinking feeling you get when faced with an error message such as: ‘Hard disk failure is imminent, backup your data’ or ‘You need to format the drive before you can use it’, etc.
And your whole business data is in there, or the last five years worth of family photos ~ maternity/birthdays/holidays are in there.
You try again hoping it’s just a hiccup and it’ll go away by itself. But the dreaded message keeps coming up! What do I do now?

Call the Data Recovery experts at CMSS! Phone: 8790 4460!
There are still very good chances we’ll be able to get your data back.
As the device is telling you it’s in major troubles, further thrashing it is not going to help but rather create more damage and make the recovery job more difficult. It can even make it nearly impossible as what’s dead cannot be revived.

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Call us to help you get out of the sticky situation!

For onsite or offsite top quality and caring service, after hours and weekend – Phone: 8790 4460.

At Computer Maintenance & Support Services – (CMSS), for over 17 years, we have been recovering and retrieving data from all sort of sources or devices: Windows and Mac disks, SSDs, traditional drives, external drives, NAS devices, USB sticks and memory cards, some phones (please check with us), etc.

We also troubleshoot and fix all sorts of computer as well as IT problems for small businesses and residential users.

We’d love to help you!

Some of the things we can help you with:

Diagnostics & Troubleshooting – Hardware/Software;
Virus/Trojan/Ransomware busting and System Restoration;
Application troubleshooting and support;
Custom computer design & build (desktops or networks);
Upgrades/add-ons (CPU, xtra drives/hard disks, memory, DVD, video cards, etc.);
Laptops Repairs ~ Any brand/model – Cracked screen replacement, not charging, not starting, dead laptops, dead screens, etc.;
Windows as well as Mac computers and laptops – dead, not starting, BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death), rebooting, beeping, fuzzy screen, nothing on screen, cracked/damaged screen, etc.;
Data Recovery and Retrieval;
Internet/Email setup, troubleshooting and optimisation;
Hardware maintenance, cleaning;
Caring and sensible technical support.

Computer Repairs Narre Warren North – For all your IT Problems

Looking for the best Windows or Mac computer repairs service in Narre Warren North? And surrounding suburbs such as: Berwick, Beaconsfield, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Endeavour Hills, Mulgrave, Narre Warren, Pakenham, Rowville, etc. – CMSS offers first class computer repair services and technical support! Call 8790 4460

At CMSS in Narre Warren North computer repairs and troubleshooting is one of our passions – call the friendly and dedicated expert team at CMSS – 8790 4460
Never say: ‘I quickly whip this out of the computer for you!‘ That’s when you find out these machines aren’t reliable at all.
Computers were supposed to make the job easier, more sophisticated and professional. But they always let us down at the worst moment. As anything else nowadays, computers breakdown too! Parts die, software get corrupted because of a million reasons. You don’t need to do anything special to get into troubles.

Clients always think they’ve done something wrong to bring along the problem, but it’s not usually the case. People have come to think that the machines cannot go wrong, they forget those machines are designed and built by humans. As the saying goes: ‘We are only humans and not perfect‘ therefore we make mistakes. Yes we can strive for the best possible outcomes, nevertheless there will be imperfections. All computers, be they Mac or Windows based will give you grief some day or another because someone else made a mistake. And sometimes the mistakes could be intentional, such as planned/designed obsolescence.

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Call us to help you get out of the sticky situation! For onsite or offsite top quality and caring support, after hours and weekend – Phone: 8790 4460.

At Computer Maintenance & Support Services – (CMSS), for over 17 years, we have been repairing computers, Windows and Mac, troubleshooting and fixing all sorts of computer hardware as well as software, and IT problems for small businesses and residential users. We’d love to help you!

Some of the things we can help you with:


Diagnostics & Troubleshooting – Hardware/Software;
Virus/Trojan/Ransomware busting and System Restoration;
Application troubleshooting and support;
Custom computer design & build (desktops or networks);
Upgrades/add-ons (CPU, xtra drives/hard disks, memory, DVD, video cards, etc.);
Laptops Repairs ~ Any brand/model – Cracked screen replacement, not charging, not starting, dead laptops, dead screens, etc.;
Windows as well as Mac computers and laptops – dead, not starting, BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death), rebooting, beeping, fuzzy screen, nothing on screen, cracked/damaged screen, etc.;
Data Recovery and Retrieval;
Internet/Email setup, troubleshooting and optimisation;
Hardware maintenance, cleaning;
Caring and sensible technical support.

 

How to prolong the life of your Computer?

Computer Maintenance & Support Service are the leading service providers of computer repairs. We have experienced computer technicians who are ready to handle any type of work. We are offering Computer, laptop & PC repairs, data recovery, IT & technical support, Virus removal & Computer support services to clients in & around Narre Warren.

CMSS Tips for Computer Users:

1) Regular Maintenance

  • You have to clean the windows registry regularly
  • Cleaning the temporary files, downloads, history and cookies
  • You have to run the virus and antivirus scans regularly
  • Clearing Recycle Bin

2) Installing Updates

Keep your computer up to date by updating the utility software, operating system and antivirus software regularly. It helps in improving your computer speed.

3) Defragment Hard Drive 

Defragment the hard drive regularly to optimise data access and disk utilisation.

4) Physical Cleaning – Heat and Dust

  • Keep your computer out of hot spots and direct sun, and instead in a well – ventilated area.
  • Dust can clog up your fan and accumulates on circuits inside, which in turn can overheat your system leading to various malfunctions.
  • Prepare a schedule for cleaning your computer regularly.

CMSS Tips for Macbook Users:

  • Clean off your Hard Drive
  • Make sure you have sufficient free disk space (exhausting your disk space will significantly slow down your system), Clean out unnecessary files and/or upgrade to a larger disk.
  • Stop applications from automatically launching upon login –> Clean out Startup items (go to System Preferences to reconfigure your settings)
  • Clean out “Other” System Preferences that you do not use or need
  • Upgrade your MAC’s RAM
  • Check your Apple Activity Monitor to find info on CPU usage, virtual memory usage and RAM requirements.
  • Use “Fan Control” to keep your Mac Running cool, thereby maximizing its performance.
  • Manage and evaluate your Widgets properly – disable the ones you do not need to enhance your computing efficiency.

Make use of these tips to prolong the life of your computer. Fix any computer repairs & services, by calling CMSS today!

Home users often comment..

All this computer stuff is way over my head. I just want to be able to turn it on, read my email and print out some recipes, or my payment records. How on earth do they expect me to make sense of all these things?

Things keep popping up asking me if I want to install this, update that, restart the computer… How am I supposed to know whether this is required or not? Why do I have to restart the computer anyway? And these updates, is it just another way to get more money out of me? I don’t want to keep paying for things I might not need anyway.

And with all these bad things you hear about, you see on TV about being careful, do not open emails if you don’t know who sent it. Don’t install things nilly willy cause a lot of these are just tricks to con you and invade you and steal your stuff. Except for some photos and my music, I don’t really have anything to get stolen. Should I worry about it? How would your everyday Joe make sense of all these?

I’m not stupid but all these computer speak, why don’t they just call things like everybody does, speak English. You see all these words, and it just doesn’t make sense.

The printer the other day, went to print and something popped up about a paper jam, it’s a brand new pack of paper, and the computer repair.

Does this mean it’s cactus already and I need to buy another one? I don’t do that much printing anyway and the day I want to use it this comes up!
I just don’t have the time to learn all these things, can they just make it simple for us non techies?

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