PC Repair Glasgow

Computer support, PC and laptop repairs. Trust us to sort I.T.

PC Repair Glasgow - Computer support, PC and laptop repairs. Trust us to sort I.T.

Cookies – friend or foe?

As you’ve been browsing the web recently you might have noticed small changes to some organisation’s homepages or to other sections of their sites.

You may find that sites are directing you more obviously to their privacy policies, even introducing a policy at all – or more obviously, incorporating a pop-up information box referring to ‘cookies’. Continue reading

The Great Glasgow Treasure Hunt with SIFE Strathclyde

Shug the dug has been out in the City Centre and has left some clues along the way on his hunt for the Easter eggs. Follow his clues and you could win more than just chocolate!

All you have to do is make your way down to George Square on Saturday the 7th of April between 11am and 2pm, where you will find his friends giving out the treasure maps.

Shug will be at the end of the hunt waiting for with chocolate eggs for the first 200 people. Crack the clues to follow his paw prints and uncover the 6 secret letters along the way to find the hidden chocolate treasure.

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Even Smarter Thinking

We’re always adding new strings to our bow and are delighted to announce that we’re now offering repair services for smartphones and tablets.

How many times have you heard a friend say they’ve cracked their screen or – dropped their phone into the bath? It’s a bit of a hassle, at best, and the potential loss of your data at worst. We understand this and – as we aim with all of our services – will do our best to get your device fighting fit and mobile in the shortest possible time.

So now, if you’re not happy with your apps or sad with your iPad, before you drop it into the bin – drop it into us.

New Year News

Happy new year to all of our customers! We hope it’s a hassle free year for you all (but you’ll forgive us for reminding you that if your PC is suffering a hangover, we can pep it up!).

For us it’s a particularly exciting start to 2012, as our affiliate company PCR Computer Services – which provides full IT support for businesses – has become PCR Business.

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Competition Winner

Congratulations to Lora McGinlay the lucky winner of our Acer Aspire One Netbook. The month long Netbook Competition sparked a lot of interest and received more than 200 competition entries! Lora correctly identified the magic letters displayed on billboards throughout the South Side of Glasgow and also on the PC Repair website. The letters were of course, F, I, G, T which make the magic word.. GIFT!

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The Big Freeze

So the big chill is upon us and it’s time to make sure you have your bad weather plan all worked out, shovel in the car and a wheelbarrow of salt. We hope that wherever you are this week you stay safe and warm.

But what happens if your IT suffers the big freeze? When you type away at the keyboard, frantically move your mouse around… but nothing happens.

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5 Quick Tips for a healthy PC

When your PC goes wrong getting it back up and running can cost you time and money. However there are a few positive things you can do to help keep your system running smoothly and minimise downtime if a disaster does occur.

  1. Back up important documents as often as possible
  2. Regular virus scans using a good quality antivirus program ie Kaspersky
  3. Keep windows up to date with Windows Updates
  4. Make sure your hard drive is defragmented, especially if you are using Windows XP
  5. Uninstall old applications that you no longer use