Category : Computer Diagnostic & Repair

Remote Technical Support: How It Works and How to Spot a Reputable Company

When choosing a company to provide remote technical support, it's important to do your homework. A remote technology support company should be available to handle your IT issues promptly, with the ability to troubleshoot and repair your equipment from a distance both by phone and by tapping into your equipment. In addition, they should offer…
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Computer Doesn’t Boot? Common Computer Errors During Startup Process and What They Mean

Here at Geeks on Site, we receive thousands of calls each year from customers whose computers won't boot or who receive error messages during the startup process. There are literally thousands of messages that could appear when you have this problem so it’s difficult to consider them all. However, there are several common ones that…
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This Mother’s Day, Geeks on Site Celebrates the Mother of All Computer Parts: The Motherboard

There’s a very good reason that a computer’s central communications backbone connectivity point is called a motherboard: Mothers are considered the heart of every family, which is why we are celebrating them – and the heart of every computer – this month. The motherboard is the point through which all of a computer’s components and external…
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Computer Cleanup: Why Your Computer is Running Slow and What You Can Do to Help Prevent It

One of the most common problems that people call us at Geeks on Site to solve is a slow-running computer. When your computer is not running at optimal speed, it’s easy to get frustrated. Often, the cause is programs running in the background, but bad computer habits can also contribute to slowing your computer down.…
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Trouble Reading Your Computer Screen?

Nothing dampens the excitement of visiting a favorite website and diving into a new recipe, the latest article or a funny list – only to realize its unreadable. Anticipation quickly dissolves into frustration as you wonder if it’s the website or your monitor that’s making things hazy. If it is the website, it may be…
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What to Do When Your Keyboard Stops Working Properly

Most of us take our computer keyboard for granted – until it starts acting up, or stops working altogether. With your keyboard not working properly, productivity can come to a halt. This can be not only frustrating, but detrimental if it’s a business computer. Fortunately, there are some keyboard troubleshooting steps you can take to help determine the…
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What is Online Remote Computer Support?

Online, remote computer support is IT assistance delivered right to your workstation or PC via the Internet. The remote technician – who may work down the street or on the other side of the globe – uses remote-controlled software to inspect and troubleshoot issues, perform maintenance, and make repairs—all in real-time. The technicians never leave…
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Have an Eco-friendly Computer at Home

Computers can drain energy, increase monthly utility bills and fill up landfills by the dozens. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans have been found to generate more than five billion pounds of computer waste. Crazy, right? We’ve come up with some easy ways to help you keep your PC eco-friendly, and your wallet…
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