Cagary’s Best Laptop Repair and Data Recovery

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As our name implies we are Calgary’s premier laptop repair facility and we have been serving the Calgary area for over 20 years. Are you currently facing laptop troubles? Whether it’s laptop repair, virus removal, data recovery, or apple MacBook repairs, we fix it. We service our regular managed business clients and walk-ins at our storefront in northeast Calgary; we also service laptops that other repair facilities and box stores bring to us, who don’t have the skills necessary…

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Is Your Laptop LCD Screen Broken?

“A Laptop Shoppe”, in Calgary replaces screens for every brand of laptop, including Dell, Sony and Asus. It doesn’t matter where you originally bought the laptop, we can make the screen as good as new.   Quality Matters As with many things, there are different levels of quality. We only deal with the highest quality components, every repair that we carry out comes with a full 3 year warranty that protects your laptop screen against manufacturing defects. Apple Screens…

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“Hackers are preying upon the average person and business …”

Ransomware is affecting our customers finances. They have risen to over $1,000 in 2016, up from $300 a year earlier in 2015. The hackers spreading ransomware are seeing opportunity, “Hackers are preying upon the average person and business who doesn’t take backup and business continuity seriously”, Chartrand says. At A Laptop Shoppe we have been detecting more ransomware infection attempts. In 2016, the figure jumped by 40 percent from 2015. As a data recovery company many new customers are…

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Windows 10 Frustrationware

  A pop-up ad that promotes Windows 10’s Edge browser and Bing Rewards, and how to turn it OFF The pop-up for the Chrome extension looks similar. Want to deal with this windows 10 issue? Read on! Microsoft says, “new features and information can help users enhance their Windows 10 experience.” It’s unlikely that Microsoft will stop using these task-bar ads even though customers pay for Windows. Microsoft advertises its own software and services. Here is How to Turn…

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Tips for Buying the Right Laptop

  When Buying Laptops, Think Ahead, Protect Your Data… When buying laptops one of the many advantages of purchasing leaseback or new business laptops are the durability features of your laptop’s drive. Your hard drive is where you store your songs , pictures, and your crucial business data. A drive failure will severely affect your productivity and your pocket book. Business Class vs Retail Computers Nearly all business-class notebooks include a shock-mounted hard drive that’s designed to dampen vibration…

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Overheating Laptop Repair

What To Do When Your Laptop is Overheating …. Problem: Overheating laptop Solution: Have it serviced by professionals, why? As owner of A Laptop shoppe, Air Force Veteran, and Technologist servicing the F-18 hornet fighter jets, Mike Chartrand explains why an overheating laptop can be a major problem – “With an overheating laptop, the fan is usually the source of the issue. The problem with not disassembling the laptop to clean the fan properly is that using compressed air…

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