Why call a Geek? When you can call a Nerd!
Our qualified Nerds have the FAQ for you. If it plugs in or its a gadget, we can fix it.
PC Tune Up
Install and Set PC
Trouble Shooting Hardware
Data Backup & Transfer
Applications consulting and recommendations
Web Hosting, WebSite Design & Marketing
Web Service & Apps
Privacy & Securty
Home Theater Install
Home Theater Component Selection
Home Network/Home Entertainment Integration
PC Tune-Up: Performed in your home or office!
Much like an automobile, your computer will become slower and start to have problems if it is not 'tuned' regularly. Old temporary files and applications clutter up the hard drive, files get fragmented, and some applications can even spy on your surfing habits, and get in the way of your Internet access. Hey Nerd Fix It "PC Tune Up" will enhance your computer's performance, and make sure you're fully protected from security threats and viruses. While we're at it, we'll provide recommendations for how to make the most of the hardware and software investments you've made.
The service includes:
• Running Diagnostics to check your system for hardware problems
• Update virus software and check for viruses
• Check that your PC is secure from unauthorized access
• Delete temporary and trash files
• Stop unnecessary programs from running at startup
• Uninstall unnecessary programs and components
• Check for and correct disk and directory errors
• Ensure you have enough disk space for your future usage
• De-fragment your hard drive for better performance
• Verify that your display settings are set correctly
• Overall System evaluation
Let us professionally tune-up your system for peak performance and security!
Note: The PC Tune-Up is service only and does not include any hardware or software
So many choices, so little time. Hey Nerd Fix It can help you determine the best type of PC to fit your needs and budget, and provide the best sources for acquiring it. At Hey Nerd Fix It can even procure or build the system for you. When the system is ready, We can install and configure the PC, and connect it to your network and/or Internet access.
PCs are complex and when things go wrong they can become beasts. At Hey Nerd Fix It experienced technicians are adept at quickly figuring out PC problems, and in many cases fixing them right on the spot. In cases where hardware has broken down, At Hey Nerd Fix It we can determine your best options for getting the system back up and running, and provide replacement parts. In the process of troubleshooting, we can help you decide if now is the best time to upgrade, to improve performance, storage capacity or functionality of your PC.
Hardware installations can be intimidating. Whether you're adding a scanner, Hard drive, more Memory , or any number of other hardware upgrades (or replacements), At Hey Nerd Fix It we can help in a number of ways. We can provide the best recommendations for achieving your goals, the best brands and most cost-effective sources from which to obtain parts. At Hey Nerd Fix It we can also provide parts directly, and install them for you, while guaranteeing that things will work when it's all put back together.
Unfortunately, just like with hardware, software installation can be perilous and is often tedious, such as when upgrading your computer operating system. At Hey Nerd Fix It we will make any software installation or upgrade painless for you by making sure things are set up right. Our technicians know where all the updated drivers are, and they know the things that software manufacturers don't tell you in the manuals, such as how different software packages and options can conflict, leading to a degrade in performance.
Virus Detection and Removal
What do all these hackers do for a living? Contrary to popular belief, they don't work for the com anti-virus software companies. In fact, At Hey Nerd Fix It we are very happy to provide our customers with Free Anti-virus detection and removal software, and help make sure your system is secure from these common threats. In the event that a virus is successful in scrambling your system, Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and will be there to help you recover, and prevent future attacks.
Are your digital photos sitting on a single hard drive with no backup? Your financial records? Even at home, there is critical data you wouldn't want to lose when a hard drive fails or a virus (or wayward child) deletes your files. Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can help you figure out a convenient and effective way to protect your data by making redundant copies of it either on other computers or on offline media such as CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, or tape. In many cases automated processes can be created that require very little attention or maintenance.
Data Backups services:
• Data Backup Solutions
In today's world, it takes more than an sporadic backup to a CD to handle your backup needs. CD's just don't cut it for backing up your data. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can backup your file and set up a system custom for you and put together a solution that fits.
• Multi-PC Data Backups
You can introduce a lot of additional data protection simply by copying data between multiple computers on the same network. This process can be automated, so that computers "synchronize" with each other periodically. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It"and we can set this up for you as part of a comprehensive file server that will protect your files. ie. financial records, family digital photos and your ipod.
• Data Transfer
Sometimes you need to move data from one computer to another. In the case of moving all your email data, web favorites, application data, it just not that easy to recreate the same data on the destination computer. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can do this for you.
If the unthinkable occurs, there may be a way out. In the case of hard drive failure, for example, it is often possible to recover lost data using highly technical tools. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can quickly help you determine what your options are, and in many cases recover at least some of your data. Of course, if you contact us now, we can help you to set uppart of a comprehensive file server that will protect your files, and you most likely won't ever need this service!
Gamer Rig or HTPC
Need a custom Gamer Rig, then Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can build you a smoken Fast Rig that have specific performance objectives. Whether you need a killer Gamer Rig or a Home Theater PC (HTPC). What is HTPC? A Home Theater PC (HTPC) or Media Center is a convergence device that combines a personal computer with a software application that supports video and music playback, and sometimes digital video recorder functionality. An HTPC integrates many or all components of a home theater into a single unit co-located with a home entertainment system. Now that sounds sweet.. : ) Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can help you, either directly or by providing referrals to one of our custom PC providers.
The ability to run useful (and fun) "apps" is a major reason you have a computer. There are many thousands of applications that run on PCs, and it can be challenging to find the right application for what you're trying to do with so many to choose from. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can often provide help in finding the right application for you, either from our direct experience with many applications, or we can help you research and evaluate a specialized application based on criteria that you provide. We can even build you a custom App for your home or office. Of course, once you've made a selection we can install the program and make sure it's working properly.
• Microsoft Office
• Financial management software
• Contact managers
• Web site creation/management
• Digital photo apps
• Digital music apps
• Desktop publishing
• iTune, iPod, iPhone or any moblie device
If the Application you need isn't listed, please contact us and we will design a custom app for your home or office.
The Internet provides a powerful (and dizzying) array of opportunities. What level of access do you need, and what is the most effective and economical way to set up your office? Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can help you make sure you get the value you're looking for from your Internet Service provider, and that they are properly integrated into your wirless network.
• Internet and Email Access - Selection, Installation, and Setup
There are more options for and details involved in setting up your Internet accounts than you may want to deal with. But if you don't look at the fine print, you will probably end up paying way more than you should for less service. Answer?Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can help you find the service provider and options that suit you and your family. If you like, Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can will handle the whole process, including installation and setup. Big Businesses have IT managers who set up their email, Internet services, Network and Server- why shouldn't you?
• Internet Connection Sharing
If you have multiple PCs, you can network them together to provide everyone with fast Internet service from a single connection. Not only does this save a lot of money over setting all your employees up separately, but the convenience and flexibility is terrific! Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and you'll never go back once you experience it.
WebSite Hosting, WebSite Design & Marketing
Many companies and families would like to have their own Web-site, to share photos with family or just offer customers coupons. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can offers a variety of web hosting options. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can host and will maintain your Website for you the best fit for your needs. We can build your website to be a complex photo and file sharing site or a Family News-Letter. If you just want a simple presence or have a significant project, Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can to find out how we can help you make your vision into reality.
Web Services and Applications
From digital photo posting to web communities to online auctions, the web offers an amazing set of highly useful services. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can turn you on to some of the best opportunities for using web services to your advantage - and many of them are free. We will also steer you clear of the worthless ones.
The phenomenal increase in home networks can be attributed to:
1. Lower costs of network hardware and software
2. Improvement in network performance and reliability
3. The compelling benefits networks provide
If you have more than one PC and more than one user in an home, odds are you would benefit quite a bit from installing a network. And these days, installing a network is easier and more cost-effective than ever with the wide availability of wireless networking.
"Hey Nerd Fix It" Networking services:
• Network Selection, Installation and Setup
Now you can have the same types of advantages that only businesses have had until recently- sharing of Internet connections, files, printers, and other resources. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can send out an experienced technicians can help you navigate through the many choices involved, help you obtain and install the pieces, and configure it all so it works the way you need it to. Current PCs, printers, and other peripherals can usually be integrated, allowing you to leverage your previous hardware investments in new ways.
• Network Troubleshooting
As wonderful as they are, networks can be a pain in the neck when things go wrong. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can send out technicians are network experts who can help you keep your network resources up and running and properly "talking to each other." Troubleshooting is one of the most important things we do to help our customers.
• File, Printer, and Fax Sharing
Files, printers, and fax machines should be shared, not duplicated. Networks tie all of these resources together, for convenience, value, and flexibility. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can help you get more bang for your buck by making any sharable resource available to any trusted computer (and user) to take advantage of shared data and devices.
Are you aware of all the different ways that private and potentially sensitive data (such as email, credit card numbers, family data, etc.) can be seen by other people you don't know or trust? Is your SSID set to your last name or 2wire039? That a no no. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can do a security assessment of your current network, PC applications, settings, and habits, and recommend ways to keep private data private, while still getting the benefits of networking and Internet access. As part of our standard services, we can set up a firewall to protect your network against outside intruders.
• Privacy/Security assessment
• Firewall installation and configuration
• Operating system and application configuration/settings
• Establishing "best practices" for avoiding exposure of private data
• Remote security testing of your network's integrity
Home Theatre Installation
Every few years it seems we all need to upgrade from our older "comfortable," entertainment components in order to make some major electronics company rich. However there are few things as fun as watching a movie on your new big screen TV or discovering the "Special Features," section on the DVD of your favorite movie. However with each new upgrade comes more wires, Thick owner's manuals, and frustrating mis-connections. If you have a five,eight or a ten-year-old in your family, you're set. (Kids always get just it "push this ,then this button, there you go grandpa. wait up guys.") If that sounds familiar, Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" has a full staff of Five,Eight and Ten-year-olds ready to set up your new system, but you have to wait until after there done with there snacks.**
This service includes:
• Connecting newly purchased audio and/or video components in one room.
• The integration of newly purchased audio and/or video component(s) into a preexisting, functioning system, located in the same room.
• Installation of:
◦ Internet TV
◦ Video Game Console
◦ Audio Receiver
◦ CD Player
◦ CD Recorder
◦ Audio Tape Deck
◦ Mini-Disk Player
◦ Home Theatre Speaker System
Home Entertainment Component Selection, Installation and Setup
So many choices, so little time. help you determine the best type of Home Entertainment Components to fit your needs and budget, and provide the best sources for acquiring it. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can even buy the components for you. Once you have your components, Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can install and configure your new toys.
Home Network/ Home Entertainment Integration
One of the hottest new technologies is networking your computer with your home entertainment system.(HTPC) Think of all the entertainment potential locked in that little box. You have your family photos, Mp3's, home videos, DVD's, games and even then internet TV. Imagine how cool it would be to be able to show your home movies from your computer on your TV, or listen to your MP3 collection on your home stereo. Show your friends and neighbor's your photos of your vacation to hawaii, when you can display them all on your HDTV. Just Shout "Hey Nerd Fix It" and we can make the connection between all of your systems and make you look like the genius.........
*** actually we only have three kids working for us and their the boss kids soon to be four***