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Desperate for reliable laptop repair or home/office computer repair? Look no further than A+ Mobile PC Doctors,  a leader in NJ computer repair. Below is a list of computer services that we perform regularly for our NJ residential and business customers.

Residential NJ Computer Services

  • Onsite Diagnostics
  • Virus Removal
  • Spyware Removal
  • Desktop PC Repairs
  • Laptop PC Repairs
  • Computer Upgrades
  • Memory Upgrades
  • Wireless Networking
  • Routine Maintenence
  • Data Backup & Storage
  • Data Recovery
  • Website Design
  • Graphic Design
  • SEO Consulting

Commercial NJ Computer Services

  • IT Outsourcing
  • On-site Computer & Networking Support
  • Remote Support & Network Administration
  • Data Backup
  • Data Recovery
  • Data Storage
  • Helpdesk Setup and Configuration
  • Firewall Installation
  • Security Software & Hardware Systems
  • LAN/WAN Setup and Configuration
  • Server and Workstation Setup and Upgrades
  • Exchange Server Configuration

Check out our Computer Repair website for a full list of our computer services. Below is a list of Northern NJ locations where you can usually find our computer techs.

Allamuchy Computer Repair
Bloomfield Computer Repair
Boonton Computer Repair
Budd Lake Computer Repair
Cedar Grove Computer Repair
Chester Computer Repair
Dover Computer Repair
Flanders Computer Repair
Hackettstown Computer Repair
Ledgewood Computer Repair
Long Valley Computer Repair
Morris Plains Computer Repair
Morristown Computer Repair
Mount Arlington Computer Repair
Port Murray Computer Repair
Randolph Computer Repair
Stanhope Computer Repair
Succasunna-Kenvil Computer Repair
Washington Computer Repair
Wayne Computer Repair
West Orange Computer Repair

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Our technician Jessica is working in the Houston computer repair and Dayton computer repair markets. She recently passed on this Open Office tip to a business client.

Texas computer repair

Texas computer repair

“One of the company’s employees preferred to use Open Office for word processing rather than Microsoft Office, which the rest of the office was using. By default, Open Office saves documents in its native format, .sxw. It’s always an option to save a document in any format, including .doc. However, the employee wanted the program to save his documents in .doc form by default. We set up his computer to complete the task; here’s a rundown on what we did.”

  1. Click on Tools and then Options.
  2. Open Load/Save on the left side of the window.
  3. Click on General under the Load/Save section.
  4. In the area labeled as “Default file format” near the bottom of the dialog window, select the type of document you want, for example, Text Document for Writer files, in the Document Type drop-down list.
  5. To the right dropdown list labeled as “Always Save As”, change or select the format as “Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP.”
    For computer repair services, A+ Mobile PC Doctors is one of the most networked computer repair companies in the US. Our technicians are among the best in their areas, and are happy to bring exceptional onsite computer repair services to your home or business. Visit our computer repair website to see a full list of IT services and a full list of service areas.
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    Even the most common Boston computer repair problem requires a bit of magic administered by one of our technicians.

    Last month, a customer brought in an IBM Thinkpad due to an ‘unmountable_boot_volume’ blue screen of death. He explained that he was shutting down his IBM Thinkpad and accidentally dropped it, albeit just about a foot, while the shutdown was in process.

    We removed his hard drive and re-seated it to make sure it hadn’t loosened in the fall. Then we booted the laptop using a Windows XP Professional CD, done by hitting F12 during the boot-up process and choosing ‘CD’ as the primary boot device. The CD spins and asks the user to hit any key to confirm booting to the CD. After the Windows XP file setup, the system inquires whether the user wants to set up Windows XP, repair a Windows XP installation using the recovery console, or quit. We chose ‘R’ for repair.

    At the recovery console, we typed ‘chkdsk /r’ to check the consistency and files of the hard drive and to repair any bad sectors. After this, in order to fix the ‘unmountable_boot_volume’ it is necessary to type FIXBOOT. When asked if the user is sure that he/she wants to overwrite the previous boot sector, we typed ‘Y’ and ‘ENTER’.

    Problem solved!

    For more Boston computer repair tips and tricks, stay tuned in to the Boston computer repair blog. For remote or onsite computer repair in over 20 states, visit A+ Mobile PC Doctors on the web at their Onsite Computer Repair Services site.

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    Tip #1: Refrain from letting your toddler eat cereal next to your laptop.

    Tip #1: Refrain from letting your toddler eat cereal next to your laptop.

    To extend the life of your laptop computer or desktop computer, follow these computer maintenance tips from A+ Mobile PC Doctors, the most trusted computer repair company in Boston.

    • To cut down on temperature changes and dust affecting your computer, create a “summer home” for your laptop or desktop that is away from open windows and air vents. Especially now that it is getting warmer, a combination of hot outdoor air, frigid air conditioning, and airborne dust and particles can really mess with your hardware.
    • Uninstall programs that you’re not using instead of just deleting them. This will free up space and will prevent errors from improperly trashing the programs.
    • Reboot. Can you remember the last time you shut down and restarted? Rebooting will reset the RAM and make your computer run faster.
    • Clear your web history to free up memory.

    For Boston computer repair services, A+ Mobile PC Doctors is conveniently located at 316 Newbury Street, #21. We are one of the few Boston computer repair companies that offer onsite computer repair in Boston — we come to you.

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    The best way to save money on laptop repair, virus removal, and other computer repair services is to go directly to the pros — A+ Mobile PC Doctors, a local computer repair company in Boston. Did you know that there are even MORE ways to save money on the maintenance of your laptop, desktop PC, and other gadgets?

    Check out PC Mag’s blog GoodCleanTech.com, where you can research the best products for saving cash on energy bills. The site reviews energy-efficient gadgets and puts its seal of approval on the equipment that passes their standards. Below are a few top choices.

    Desktop PCs

    Lenovo ThinkCentre M58p, $1100, is the best option for a business PC. Comes with Energy 4.0 and Greenguard certification, which reduces indoor air pollution. Uses 76 watts and 40 watts when idle.

    Apple iMac (above), $1500, is Energy Star 5.0 certified and runs at 118 watts (95 when idle). Like the Apple Macbook Pro, it’s made of recyclable materials.

    Laptops

    The Toshiba Satellite L505D-S6947 (above) is only $600, consumes 24 watts when in use, and 0 watts when idle.

    The Apple MacBook Pro, $1200, is Energy Star 5.0 certified and is made from recycle-friendly materials. It consumes 13 watts when idle.

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