syncports.co.uk

syncports.co.uk

Computer Servicing, Repairs and Upgrades


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Computer Servicing

We service Apple and PC laptops and desktops.

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Downloading Windows 8

Upgrading to Windows 8

We’ve read a lot of bad press about Windows 8 and it’s certainly not plain sailing getting used to the new interface. However, here are a couple of positives which helped one of our clients decide to upgrade from Windows 7 Home Premium: At the time of writing this, the upgrade fee to Windows 8 ... read more

Posted in Laptop Servicing, Upgrades on 17th January 2013


Secure Your Data

Protecting your Data

Protecting your company or personal data through maintaining a regular backup regime is essential in case of fire, theft or hardware failure; but what if your backups were to end up in the wrong hands? We were recently asked to review the backup system for a company whose data was rather more sensitive than usual ... read more

Posted in Desktop Servicing on 19th June 2012


External Hard Drives

Back it up or lose it!

It is regrettable but occasionally we are unable to recover data from clients’ unresponsive hard drives or from other situations whereby data has been lost or deleted. No fix no fee but remember to backup to avoid this situation in the first place. We stock many different types of external hard drive from just ¬£90 ... read more

Posted in Desktop Servicing on 6th June 2012


TV VGA and Sound Sockets

Plugging your Laptop into your Telly

Helped a friend today who was having trouble hearing any sound¬†from his TV when using it as a monitor so thought we’d share a quick guide to connecting your laptop to your telly. This guide is for laptops / TVs with VGA ports, not HDMI ports. You need a VGA cable and an audio cable ... read more

Posted in Laptop Servicing on 8th May 2012


Miniature Steam Train

All Aboard! Choo, Choo!

We arrived today at a bed and breakfast with a difference to setup their new email account. Iden Coach House has a fully functional model railway in the garden complete with tunnels, passing loops and storage sidings; it can even be seen from Google maps! The first Wednesday of every month is their Track Day ... read more

Posted in Desktop Servicing on 2nd May 2012


Laptop Debris

Laptops Full of Fluff

Further to our previous post “Laptops are like Cats”, here is another laptop we’ve just serviced. Only this time it was ours! This is a Dell Inspiron I5 and it is only a year and a half old! The furball it had accumulated from the atmosphere in this time was enough to slow the computer ... read more

Posted in Laptop Servicing on 1st May 2012


Overnight Repairs

Overnight Repairs and Maintenance

Often our clients require urgent maintenance to their computer equipment but don’t have the luxury of being without it during business hours. In cases like this we will gladly take your computers at the end of the day and return them the next morning. Last night we migrated a client’s user account on Windows 7 ... read more

Posted in Laptop Repairs, Laptop Servicing on 2nd March 2012


Remote Repairs

iPhone to fix your Mac or PC

We usually work onsite but can service your computers (PC or Apple) and solve other software related problems remotely if required. Here we are defragmenting a computer’s hard drive remotely from an iPhone. Your computer will need a working internet connection in order to allow us access via remote support but can be ideal, especially ... read more

Posted in Desktop Repairs, Desktop Servicing on 25th February 2012


Laptop Dust Removal

Laptops are like Cats

… sometimes they just need to cough up a furball! This particular laptop had been becoming slower and slower and would often just cut out and turn off. No surprise when we took it to pieces and found this amount of fluff and dust clogging up the fan and heat sink! There’s no need to ... read more

Posted in Laptop Repairs, Laptop Servicing on 21st February 2012


JBS

Sage EPOS Training

Today we were in Tenterden helping a new building supplies company to learn how to use their brand new tills. EPOS tills can be daunting to begin with and sometimes telephone support alone just isn’t enough. We will work onsite with you to help you with your touch screen tills and translate any jargon you ... read more

Posted in EPOS Servicing on 21st February 2012