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Bobbert

U.S.
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I have nearly two decades of experience in IT, computer repair, and related fields and will attempt to provide the most solid, brand-agnostic advice when it comes time to purchase a new computer, or upgrade an existing machine. I can answer anything from the seemingly basic to the downright complicated - and will do my best to provide this information in a clear and concise manner.

Mike Rigsby

U.S.
Available
Areas of expertise: PC Hardware, Peripherals, Barcode Scanners, Printers, and Applications, Networking, Microsoft Applications. I am good at researching issues and have a lot of contacts in the IT industry. So, if I can't directly answer a question I can likely find the answer. Areas I won't be much help in: Apple Computers, Linux, older Networking technologies like Token Ring, or Thick/Thinnet.

Saleem

India
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Support Engineer with years of on-site and on-call expertise in computer Hardware and OS related issues.

Flinix

U.S.
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I can answer most No POST problems, compatibility between parts, upgrade options, troubleshooting, etc. Before you ask me a question, please do some research. I do not give PC speed reviews for video games.

Keith

U.S.
Available
Experienced in complete system builds where knowledge of kinds and types of motherboards, processors, and RAM have to be compatible. This includes intermediate knowledge of video card technologies and the troubleshooting and repair of problems associated with said hardware.

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2017-02-09 Email and crash:

Can you provide more information about:    - The specifics of the computer you have (hardware specs, operating system, etc)? This will be useful for the "should I get a new computer" discussion.    - What

2017-01-17 Wifi?:

Sadly many hotels have really poor wifi.   Unfortunately you're pretty limited in your options. You could go to a local stop for whatever your cell carrier is and buy a cellular hotspot device, or if your

2017-01-17 Computer not powering on:

Does it display any error messages before shutting off? Does it complete POST? Or is it shutting down before anything comes on-screen? If it's actually making it through POST, is it getting to the Windows

2017-01-07 Network Adapter Question:

The kind of sticky answer here is "yes and no." Ultimately there may be hardware differences that improve throughput or request handling on the adapter, but more likely than not the real "secret sauce"

2016-12-26 RAM:

Yes. If your computer is running slow you may want to look into system tweaks. Go to www.blackviper.com. and check out his Win10 system tweaks.  It certainly would not hurt to increase the RAM to the maximum

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