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Help in choosing a local repair service or an online repair service, and links to manufacturer support sites.
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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.

What To Do Before Paying for Computer Service
Here are a list of important things you should do prior to paying for computer service. You just might be able to fix it yourself.

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.

How To Decide Where to Take Your Computer for Repair
Here are some tips to help you decide where to take your computer for service.

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

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

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. They can't help you out unless they understand the problem.

How To Talk to Tech Support
Several tips to help make your next call to Tech Support easier because no one (literally, no one) enjoys calling Tech Support.

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.

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

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