| • PC Troubleshooting & Repair
We can diagnose and repair all sorts of hardware and software
problems, so if your PC is having problems like unexplained crashing or
restarting or blue screens, error messages in the start-up and Windows or no
power, freezing or hanging on start-up, internet/email problems or just
running sluggishly slow then we will be able to help you get your computer
back up and running quickly as quickly as possible. We will let you know
what the problem is in plain English so that you can avoid the situation
where possible in the future.
| • Hardware / Software
We can advise on and install all types of hardware/software to
ensure you get the correct and best value upgrades to give you the best
performance. So if your computer is struggling to keep up with the latest
software or games, need more memory, or you are running out of hard drive
space or are looking at upgrading your graphics card, CD/DVD drive then
| • PC Tune Up /
Keeping your computer up to date and secure is as important as
regular servicing and changing of the oil in your car. Like any machine,
your computer needs constant care and will become slower and start to have
problems if not tuned regularly. This means keeping it free of dust,
malicious software, and viruses and ensuring the hard drive is maintained to
reduce problems in the future.
You may be surprised at how fast your
computer runs after being serviced, as over time your computer gets bogged
down with unnecessary data. It is recommended that your computer is tuned up
every six months to ensure smooth running and prevent future problems.
As part of our
PC Healthcheck service to ensure your computer
is running as fast and efficiently as possible, Adams Computer Services
- Check for and remove viruses and spyware/adware
clutter and temporary files that are no longer needed which will speed up
and free space on your hard drive
- Check your hard disk is functioning
properly and efficiently, ensuring it is free of defects and errors
preventative checks so your computer can automatically run maintenance tasks
every week/month to ensure your computer is running as efficiently as
- Clean the computer inside and out to remove dust and dirt to
avoid damage (if required)
- Carry out other tasks to optimize performance
| • PC System & Software Installation and Setup
If you have just bought a new PC and need assistance getting up and
running, Adams Computer Services can help you find your way around the different parts of the
computer, install and connect all your devices such as printers, scanners,
If you are interested we can show you
how it’s done so you can do it for yourself in the future in case it ever
needs to be moved. We can also transfer your important files and settings
from your old computer to the new one.
So if you have just bought a new
computer and don’t know where to start, or need help connecting your new
printer, scanner or digital camera, we can help you get started and up and
running, check they all work properly and deal with any problems that may
arise. We can also connect your computer to the internet and configure your
We can also help with using different types of software and
finding your way around Windows as well as ensuring you load all the
critical updates to ensure your PC is as secure as possible right from the
| • Virus Detection
If your computer is acting strange or doing things you cannot
control then you may have a viruses or spyware. The problem may start out
small, but if it is not treated it can get out of hand and may bring the
computer to a grinding halt. No matter what kind of computer you have, you
need to have it immunized from malicious software. According the the BBC
News website, 1 in 5 computers are infected with a virus without the user
knowing. If you suspect you have
any viruses, then contact Adams Computer Services to remove them fully for you.
Not only can we remove viruses and spyware from your
computer, but we can give you the best protection for the future and
minimise the risk of you from catching them again or accidentally passing
viruses to family and friends when you send e-mails or share files.
viruses can do catastrophic damage to your operating system. When this type
of damaged is caused, we can backup your important data and repair or reload
your operating system.
| • Internet Cleanup and
Spyware, Adware & Pop-up Detection & Removal
Over time, your PC builds up so many `temporary files` that are
never deleted and can slow down your system. We can remove browser hijacks,
premium rate phone diallers and all hidden temporary internet files, indexes
and history to ensure your privacy is protected.
We can detect and remove spyware
that may be hiding on your computer recording and transmitting your personal
information and details of internet sites you have visited or people you
have contacted. As part of this service we also provide top quality free software to
protect your computer now and into the future as more threats are released,
your protection will be updated regularly to combat them.
| • Internet / E-mail /
Broadband setup & troubleshooting
Adams Computer Services can install your modem, set up your broadband or a
dialup connection to the Internet swiftly. We can also help with any Internet or
e-mail problems you may be experiencing and teach you how to get the best
from the internet.
| • Wireless / Wired Networking
If you want the freedom of using the
internet from the bedroom, garden, garage or anywhere in your home, then a
wireless network is the answer. It will also allow you to share your
internet connection, your printer and other files between any of your other
computers, bringing convenience and saving you the extra expense of buying
Adams Computer Services can setup and
install a wireless network to suit your needs and ensure the connection is
fast and secure.
We are experienced in setting up and configuring peer to peer networks
(hard wired and wireless) and in correcting network problems. We can help
you with anything from two to ten computers, and will ensure that your
network is correctly setup and secured properly so other people can't access
your private files and internet connection.
Wireless networks are
perfect for people who want to connect laptop and desktop computers or for
people who don’t like to be tied down with wires. With wireless, you don’t
have the inconvenience of tripping over unsightly cables. Contact Adams
Computer Services and we can provide you with the best solution for your
Mobile internet is another
broadband option that has become a popular method of connecting to the
internet. It relies on having a pay as you go or contract mobile dongle from
one of the mobile phone providers and can provide a cost effective
alternative to landline broadband.
Mobile broadband can be especially useful
if you use a laptop on the go as you can access the internet wherever you
are as long as you can pick up a mobile phone signal from your provider.
Please contact us if you need any assistance on setting it up.
| • Data Backup & File Transfer
How often do you backup your hard drive data? If your computer data
was suddenly damaged, hit by a virus, accidentally deleted or stolen, would
you lose your valuable data, like digital photos, business details, contacts
and emails? We can transfer or backup your important files,
email and favourites settings and data for you.
If your computer software or
operating system is already damaged to the point that it requires a new
installation, we can attempt to recover and backup your data before we reinstall.
It is also possible to recover files that you may have deleted accidentally.
If this is the case, stop using your computer, as the files may become
unrecoverable if they are written over by newer files.
| • Firewall and
If your computer is online you need to ensure you make it as secure
as possible to prevent unwanted spyware, hacking and access to your personal
details and files. As internet usage has grown, so have security threats.
You can protect yourself and your computer by ensuring you have all the
security patches for windows and installing a firewall, which keeps
intruders from sneaking into your computer and accessing your private data.
Firewalls also can alert you when spyware programs attempt to transmit your
sensitive information over the internet. In particular, firewalls are
crucial if you have the always-on internet connection of DSL or a cable
modem (most high speed connections). Protect yourself, your computer and
your family today.