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How to Become a Computer Technician

How to become a Computer Technician with information on schools, training and Certification requirements, tips and links to give you an advantage. Learn how many computer technicians get started.

Computers are everywhere and the numbers of computerized equipment and objects is growing, so a computer technician job is highly future-proof. It is a great career, and this article will help you get a head start. That is important because getting your first entry level job can be difficult.  This is especially true for someone with no experience.  The job market for computer techs can be crowded and there are lots of new people trying to get in.  Before you decide to enter the market yourself, you need to gain a competitive edge. Click Here to gain an advantage!

Computer How to Guides

Helpful step-by-step guides for Computer Techs & DIY

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Photo and File Data Recovery

How to Recover Data from a Crashed Hard Drive

SAFE hard drive recovery steps to SAVE money. We give Tech advice not sell our own data recovery service or software –we assess & help you with those.

The complete guide to hard drive recovery.  Successful hard disk recovery is important to everyone, because you have important and potentially irreplaceable data and files.  Whether the data has been lost due to a hard drive crash, or the computer has stopped working for some other reason, this article shows you how to safely recover your data and potentially save a lot of money by doing it yourself. Click Here to Recover Data from Hard Drive!

Put Your Hard Drive in the Freezer to Recover Data

Have you ever had a hard drive that wouldn’t boot and all you could hear was a clicking noise? In the industry, we call this the click of death and it usually means the drive has experienced a physical failure, sometimes even catastrophic. There is still hope however. In some cases you can use this little trick to retrieve your files. Click Here to Read How!

How to Restore Deleted Files After Emptying the Recycle Bin

For when you’ve emptied your recycle bin and then realized that you’ve deleted a file that you still need.  If you act fast enough, you may be able to recover the files before the computer overwrites them with something else. This article provides a step-by-step guide. Click Here to see How to Recover Deleted Files from Recycle Bin!

Manually Install Windows Updates

How to Manually Download and Install Windows Updates

Windows 7 Manual Update

I was faced with a situation where I had an automatic update that wouldn’t install. To try and troubleshoot this issue, I needed a way to download the update so I could perform a Windows 7 manual update. It works for several other versions of Windows too!  Click Here to read How To Do It!

How to Host a Website from Your Computer

How to Host your own Website

This article shows you how to host a web site from your own computer. Why would you want to do this you might ask? Well for one, it’s free. It’s also great for hosting small web sites or sharing large files with friends. Yes I want to Learn How to Host My Own Website!

Computer Tools and Products

Find and Buy Tools for Your Mac & PC Repair Kit + other Computer Products

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Computer Technician Tools

Build a Solid Computer Repair Tool Kit with These Tools

As a computer technician you need to have the right tools in your computer repair tool kit with you at all times in order to perform your job effectively.  Showing up for a job only to have to leave right away because you don't have the correct tool may not leave a good impression with a client. A very handy selection of tools. Click Here to see What's Included In these really useful computer repair toolkits!

Top 10 Mac Repair Tools

As Macs continue to gain market share, there is an increased likelihood that you will have to support them if you are a tech. And even if you aren’t a tech, it’s good to know which tools are the best to use when it comes time to repair your own. Here is the ten best repair tools for troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing a Mac. Click Here to See the Top 10 Mac Repair Tools List!

The Ultimate Mac Repair Quick Reference Guide - Awesome!

This is an incredibly handy reference guide for repairing your clients' Mac Computers, be they Macbook Pro or one of the many other Macs. This is an extensive article which can be a real plus to any computer tech. You will want to refer to it over and over again. Click to access the ultimate Mac repair guide.

35 Portable Applications that Every Tech Needs

This article originally gave you 18 Portable Apps. It has grown into this more exhaustive list of 35 portable applications specifically for computer technicians. All of these apps run directly from your USB flash drive and require no installation! Click Here to see these 35 Portable Applications for every Tech!

How to Test USB Speed

How to test your own USB speed so you can advise clients which is faster as part of your recommendation.

Fix Stuck Pixel

Don't just live with that annoying bright dot stuck on your screen. This article shows you several options on how to fix stuck pixels on your monitor screen or device.

Find Computer Tech Bargains

10 Best Bargain Hunting Sites for Finding Tech Deals

Many new tech deals appear on the web daily. Finding them, however, can be a daunting task. Here are 10 of the best tech bargain hunting sites to use when searching for the best tech deals. Click Here to Find a Tech Bargain!