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syncports.co.uk

Computer Servicing, Repairs and Upgrades


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Rye


Windows on a Mac

Replacing MacOS with Windows 10

This will be a bit controversial … but there are people out there who want a Mac but not MacOS. “MADNESS!!!” we hear you shout “Who are these heathens?!? Cast them out! They shouldn’t be allowed to own a computer!!” Well, we don’t judge you, we just do what we’re paid to. So for anyone ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs, Laptop Repairs, Laptop Servicing on 11th January 2018


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Faulty Mobility Scooter

This mobility scooter was showing all the signs of a broken motor. On closer inspection it was clear that a loose connection had overheated and melted the wires.We stripped the burned metal and plastic away and reconnected the wires together. Now the scooter works again and the motor didn’t need replacing after all! ... read more

Posted in Mobility Scooter Repairs on 21st August 2015


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Programming Casio EPOS Till

Olde Worlde Wines is so popular they’ve now become VAT registered! We were called out to stop proprietor Danny from pulling his hair out trying to add his new VAT number to his till receipts. Definitely not straight forward but we’ve sorted this out for him. ... read more

Posted in EPOS Servicing on 3rd April 2015


John Izod

Free PC for Rye Hero

John Izod has spent countless hours over the years helping the town of Rye as a Rye Town Councillor, Chairman of the Rye Bonfire Society and Chairman of the Rye and District Community Transport to name just a few! He’s always on hand to help out, even drawing an illustration for an event in need ... read more

Posted in Pro Bono / Charity, Refurbished Desktops on 3rd April 2015


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Running CAT5 and CT100 Cable

Here’s Charlie running CAT5 cable for the networking requirements of a barn conversion in Rye. We also put down the TV and Satellite CT100 cable whilst we were at it. Always best to run cables so they can be hidden in walls and ceilings! ... read more

Posted in Wired Networks on 14th June 2014


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iPhone 5 Repair

This iPhone 5 had been seriously smashed! Repairing the screen of an iPhone 5 is not the same as the previous iPhone 4 / 4s as these models required total disassembly of the phone and removal of the motherboard to get to the screen. The iPhone 5 opens up like a clamshell but we still ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs on 8th June 2014


Repairing a Broken USB Memory Stick

USB Drive Repair

We often see broken USB thumb drives. Often the USB plug on the memory stick is bent (breaking the connections inside) or broken off completely. This is a disaster, especially if the USB storage device’s owner doesn’t have a backup! In most cases we can repair these devices by re-soldering the existing USB plug or replacing it with ... read more

Posted in Data Recovery on 5th June 2014


Data Recovery

Laptop Data Recovery

We are seeing more and more laptops with corrupt, failing or broken hard drives. In this situation, users can consider themselves very lucky if we manage to recover their data when they don’t have a backup! The photo shows data being recovered from a failing drive from a laptop that was dropped on the floor. ... read more

Posted in Data Recovery, Laptop Repairs on 28th May 2014


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iPhone Repair

We’ve recently been applying our skills to repairing iPhones. Although it’s easy enough to buy replacement parts like screens and batteries online, it’s not easy to find a source of good quality parts and we do not recommend you undertake these repairs yourself! There are many tiny screws, all different sizes, and if you are ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs on 19th October 2013


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Using Old Routers as Access Points

If you have black spots in your WiFi network and want to have a better wireless coverage you may be able to do so without spending as much as you thought! Most people have a cupboard or drawer full of old computer equipment and if you have an old wireless router that you no longer ... read more

Posted in Wireless Networks on 27th September 2013