Computer Repair

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We know that when your computer, desktop, or laptop breaks you need quick and easy computer repair, and you need experts that are affordable, convenient and reliable.

You use your computer for work, home, email, browsing, chatting, and much more. When you need high-quality computer repair, you need it done quickly and properly. ClickAway tech support started in 2002. We are the original Bay Area computer technology company and our award-winning expertise is reflected in our large, loyal customer base of over 850,000 In San Jose, Ca, and beyond.

Here is what you get when you bring your computer desktop or laptop for computer repair to ClickAway:

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Frequent Computer Issues

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Before/After PC overheating due to dust.

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Before/After battery going bad and expanding.

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Before/After Retina coating repair.

Frequent Computer Problems

Trouble shooting why is my computer running so slow?

Below are steps users can follow to help speed up a computer or determine why is my computer running so slow. It should be noted that this page only covers an overall slow computer and not a computer that starts slow or has a slow Internet connection.

You can often fix the problem simply by cleaning the hard disk of unwanted files. You can also install a firewall, anti-virus and anti-spyware tools, and schedule regular registry scans. External hard drives are great storage solutions for overtaxed CPU’s, and will help your computer run faster. Call opens in a new windowClickAway at 800.960.9030.make-appointment

Here steps to take – why is my computer running so slow

Reboot

If your computer has not been rebooted recently, make sure to reboot it before following any of the steps below. Rebooting the computer can fix many problems and is an easy first step.

Background programs

One of the most common reasons for a slow computer is programs running in the background. Remove or disable any TSRs and startup programs that automatically start each time the computer boots. If you have an antivirus scanner on the computer, spyware protection program, or another security utility, make sure it’s not scanning your computer in the background. If a scan is in progress, it decreases the overall performance of your computer. If this is the case, allow the scan to complete, and the computer’s performance should improve.

Delete temp files

As a computer runs programs, temporary files are stored on the hard drive. Deleting these temp files help improve computer performance.

Free hard drive space

Verify that there is at least 200-500MB of free hard drive space. This available space allows the computer to have room for the swap file to increase in size and give room for temporary files.

why is my computer running so slow

Bad, corrupted or fragmented hard drive

Check the hard drive for errors

On a Windows computer, run ScanDisk, chkdsk, or something equivalent to verify there is nothing physically wrong with the computer’s hard drive.

Scan for viruses

If your computer is infected with one or more viruses, it may run more slowly. If your computer doesn’t have an antivirus program installed, run Trend Micro’s free Housecall online utility to scan and remove viruses on your computer. We also recommend you install an antivirus program for active protection against viruses.

Scan for malware

Today, spyware and other malware is a big cause of many computer problems, including slower performance. Even if an antivirus scanner is installed on the computer, we recommend running a malware scan as well. Use the free version of Malwarebytes to scan your computer for malware.

Hardware conflicts

Verify that the Device Manager has no conflicts. If any exist, resolve these issues as they could be causing your problem.

How to Identify problems in the Windows Device Manager.

Update the operating system

To update a computer running Microsoft Windows, run Windows Update.

To update a macOS computer, run Software Update. To upgrade the operating system, use the App Store.

Disable browser plug-ins

If your computer runs especially slow when you’re using your web browser, considering disabling any browser plug-ins, add-ons, or extensions.

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      The first thing our skilled technicians do is perform a free diagnostic exam to determine exactly what is wrong with your computer, desktop, or laptop. Once we have found the root of the problem, our technician will explain what is wrong and provide repair options, including cost and time estimates. If you choose to proceed, they will get started on your computer, desktop, or laptop repair right away.

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      One thing you can be assured of with ClickAway, your computer and laptop are in good hands. Our trained technicians have experience with all computer brands. We have experience fixing everything from cooling fans, screens, ports, batteries, and more. The technician will keep updated on the progress of your device throughout the process. No matter what brand of computer, desktop, or laptop you have or repair it needs, you can be assured your repair is being done quickly and professionally.

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      ClickAway has always offered the lowest price guarantee on all computer, desktop, and laptop repairs. If you find a lower published price on the same repair we will match or beat that price. All of our repairs come with a 90-day guarantee so you can rest assured. If you are looking for the most affordable computer repair near me, desktop repair, or laptop repair near me, come to ClickAway.

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