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Manufacturer and Additional Support Options

If you've already troubleshooted a problem, and probably also used some of my how-to's and tutorials, but just can't get the problem fixed, getting service from a computer repair shop or online service is probably next on the list.

Here you'll find lots of resources when you need some extra help, from a directory of recommended computer repair services, to links to driver and support information for your computer, hardware, or software that you're trying to fix.

  1. Computer Repair Services (949)
  2. Manufacturer Support Sites (167)
  3. Online Support Services (4)
  4. Other Support Sites (0)

Best Buy or the Little Guy? Where's Best?
Tips to help you decide where to take your computer for service.

How To Find and Download Drivers From Manufacturer Websites
Instructions on identifying a hardware maker, locating the drivers on their website, downloading them, and then extracting them.

How To Find Hardware Tech Support Information
Instructions on locating the tech support website and other information for computer and technology hardware companies.

How To Describe Your Problem to a PC Repair Professional
A list of several ways you can help a PC repair expert understand the problem you're trying to explain.

How To Talk to Tech Support
Several tips to help make your next call to Tech Support easier.

Important Questions to Ask a Computer Repair Service
Questions to ask a PC repair service, along with the answers you should expect to hear.

Online Computer Repair or Local Computer Repair?
How to decide whether to hire an online computer service or take your computer to a local repair shop.

Why You Should Always Try To Fix Your Computer Problem Yourself First
Several reasons why fixing your own computer is a better option than taking it in for service.

List of Driver Download Sources
A list of driver download sources in the order in which they should be tried.

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