Noise from Used Laptop Solved by Cleaning

December 28th, 2011

In this photo is an older laptop which a customer had brought in because another tech had told them that they needed a new hard drive because there was a clicking sound coming from the laptop. This is just a cheap Dell Inspiron 5100 and since the cost for the job would require a new HDD, data backup, OS installation and labor costs, it was getting pretty pricey. So they brought it to us to check out for a second opinion on the diagnosis and find out why their [...] Continue Reading...

Used Laptops often only require Basic Work

September 20th, 2011

One common occurrence that we run into while working with used laptops is when the owner of the computer has owned it for several years but finds that it has gotten slow over time. They usually have good things to say about the laptop like how it has performed well for them since they have owned it. Yet when they use it they typically mention how it has just become too slow even during everyday basic laptop use. In some of these instances the owner will have several utilities [...] Continue Reading...

Cheap Netbooks Under 100 Setup Instructions

April 30th, 2011

Sometimes people will wonder where the instructions are when they get a laptop. When you have searched through all of the new as well as used laptops for sale under £100 and decided on one of the cheap netbooks, it can be pretty easy to get everything all setup. What usually happens with new and used models is that you follow some basic instructions which are either presented to you on the screen or sometimes via a small instruction manual. Many of the cheap netbooks under 100 will come [...] Continue Reading...

Used Laptops and Operating System Lifespan

February 27th, 2011

The operating system in a used laptop will provide the user with all of the original functionality which it initially offered, even after the support for the specific version of the operating system has ended. The actual lifespan of the OS (operating system) will depend on which one your used laptop actually has installed on it.

Take Microsoft Windows XP for example. This is an extremely popular OS and is found on a variety of used laptops under 100 dollars. However XP has been around for a long time now, [...] Continue Reading...

Small Cheap Netbooks Provide Ultra Portability

January 5th, 2011

For many people looking for an extremely lightweight portable computer, the inexpensive netbooks are worth considering. It is a good idea to keep in mind that these little computers are going to be capable of doing a great job of all the low resource tasks that are most common among laptop users today. These tasks work great on the cheap netbooks under 100 dollars and are going to provide reliable and affordable solutions to checking email, web surfing and office productivity as well. The surprising thing is that they [...] Continue Reading...