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We’re Still Open

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in Announcements | Comments Off on We’re Still Open

We’re Still Open

Mike’s Computer Repair is still open. Yes, Mike’s house is for sale and we want to tell you that the shop at 8111 Sandridge Rd. is still open for business. Mike is planning a move to Florida, but that has not happened yet. Mike and the team are still working on computers in Long Beach. Mike has a plan to continue to serve your computer needs, read below. Computer Repair in Long Beach and North Coast Mike, Marcus, and Dominic are qualified to meet your computer service needs. Service areas include Long Beach Peninsula, Long Beach,...

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Turbocharge your Laptop or Desktop with a Solid State Drive Upgrade

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in Hardware | Comments Off on Turbocharge your Laptop or Desktop with a Solid State Drive Upgrade

Turbocharge your Laptop or Desktop with a Solid State Drive Upgrade

We specialize in solid state drive upgrades We can upgrade your computer with a new SSD drive today. You computer can perform up to 25 times faster. Contact us for a free quote: 360-642-2125. Mike Says: “This is the upgrade everyone should do right now to speed up your computer or laptop. I even recommend all new computers I sell include an SSD right from the start. An SSD will improve start up speed, performance and extend the life of your computer.” What is a Solid State Drive anyway? The hard drive is where all your programs...

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Multiple Flash Drive File Sync Windows Batch Script

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in How To | Comments Off on Multiple Flash Drive File Sync Windows Batch Script

Multiple Flash Drive File Sync Windows Batch Script

How to Sync the same Files on Multiple Flash Drives I own two computer shops with many technicians. We use multiple identical flash drives with common installation programs and technician tools. Everyday we check for and download new installers with Ketarin. It was becoming too time consuming to manually maintain so many flash drives with identical files and daily updates. One day technician Zachary Kahler decided to automate the process with scripting. This windows batch script will synchronize all your flash drives from one common source...

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A New Look for Our Long Beach Location!

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in Announcements | Comments Off on A New Look for Our Long Beach Location!

A New Look for Our Long Beach Location!

Our regular customers have been hearing rumors for months, and they’ve finally come true! Construction officially began this week on the new shop for our Long Beach location. Mike’s Computer Repair has been steadily growing over the past few years thanks to your support and business.  We’ve had to hire more people in Long Beach to keep up, and this unfortunately means that we’re a little cramped in the front room office. The time has come to move the business out so poor Cindy and Mike can have their house back. We...

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Professional Setup and Warranty Support Now Included with New Computer Purchase!

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Announcements | Comments Off on Professional Setup and Warranty Support Now Included with New Computer Purchase!

Professional Setup and Warranty Support Now Included with New Computer Purchase!

Do you like getting free stuff? How about free stuff from a computer store? Well, Mike’s Computer Repair is now including a free professional setup and a year of warranty support for all computers purchased through us!

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Secure Your Home with SimpliSafe and Mike’s Computer Repair

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in Announcements | Comments Off on Secure Your Home with SimpliSafe and Mike’s Computer Repair

Secure Your Home with SimpliSafe and Mike’s Computer Repair

Though we would all like to believe that we live in an idyllic world, let’s face it: crime happens. Gone are the days when you could safely leave your doors unlocked and all the windows wide open, but there are still ways to feel safe. One option is to go out an buy a guard dog, but an easier option is protecting your home with a good security system. A good home security system will not only be your first defense against burglars, but can have other benefits. For example, some insurance companies offer discounts on insurance when there...

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Ransomware Attacks Facebook Users

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Security | Comments Off on Ransomware Attacks Facebook Users

Ransomware Attacks Facebook Users

There are hundreds of hackers and viruses lurking through cyberspace, waiting for an unsuspecting user to come along. How can you protect yourself from such terrifying threats? In this case, an ounce of prevention truly is worth a pound of cure.

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Storm season is here—Are you prepared?

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in Hardware | Comments Off on Storm season is here—Are you prepared?

Storm season is here—Are you prepared?

Storm season is in full swing, and while you may have taken steps to protect your house and property, have you done the same for your electronics?  Brown-outs, power surges, and power outages can be devastating to electronics, but there are a few things we can recommend. Surge Protector Minimally, you should plug your electronic devices and chargers into a surge protector. It is important to note that a surge protector and a power strip are not the same thing. A power strip allows you to plug multiple devices into a single outlet, but a surge...

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Is a Tablet Right for You?

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Hardware | Comments Off on Is a Tablet Right for You?

Is a Tablet Right for You?

Many people are making the switch from laptops and desktops to tablets. If you’re considering buying a tablet to replace your laptop, then there are a few things you will need to know.

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The End of Windows Live Mail: Why you should switch to Gmail.

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016 in Email | Comments Off on The End of Windows Live Mail: Why you should switch to Gmail.

The End of Windows Live Mail: Why you should switch to Gmail.

Live Mail users are encouraged to switch to the new and improved Outlook, which comes with a yearly subscription fee, or to the simple Windows mail app. However, we recommend that you switch to Gmail, which is Google’s free web-based email service.

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