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Memory RAM Upgrade

ISSUE: apps crash randomly; Mac is constantly freezing, or very slow.

Do you want your Mac to run faster? Does it freeze too often? With this service you can upgrade the memory RAM in your computer. And be able to operate your Mac at its full speed!

Service includes: Memory RAM replacement or upgrade. Please consult with us how much memory your computer can have....

MAC OS X Installation

ISSUE: your Mac is very slow; needs a system restore to get back to factory settings or a fresh start.

Is your Mac in desperate need of a system re installation due to heavy use? You want to start fresh or maybe you are planning to sell your laptop and do not want any trace of your data? This is the service for you.

This service includes: Back up of your data Hard drive reformatting plus system re installation. We can install any system you want as long as it is compatible with the model of your Mac. List of systems available: Mac OS X 10.3 - Panther Mac OS X 10.4 - Tiger Mac OS X 10.5 - Leopard Mac OS X 10.6 - Snow Leopard Mac...

Water damage

ISSUE: liquid spill on your Mac affecting the motherboard or other components.

If you spilled liquid on your Mac this is the right service for you. The best you can do in this cases is to bring the laptop ASAP to us. We have reclaimed hundreds of motherboard with water damage, and we will try to do our best to save yours too!

To get more information, please read this article: “Water damage: what you should know”

This service includes: Motherboard repair or replacement. Repair or replacement of any other components affected by the liquid spill...

Power DC jack repair

ISSUE: not getting the green orange light combination on your charger or if you plug the charger and your Mac doesn't turn on.

This service is for the repair of the power dc jack board of your Mac. This is the small connector at the side of your Mac where the charger is plugged in. Usually it will come loose, break or stop working and will need a replacement.

Service includes: Power dc jack board replacement....

LCD Repair

ISSUE:  your Mac screen is broken, dim, damaged, or cracked or you see lines or dead pixels.

We will replace the old screen with the same quality screen you had. Please, notice that this service only includes the LCD replacement, not the GLASS. In some models (Macbook Pro unibody), there is a protective glass in front to the LCD. If you also need to repair the GLASS let us know or see GLASS REPAIR SERVICE.

Service includes: New LCD replacement...

Glass Repair

ISSUE: the protective glass in front of the LCD is cracked or broke. This service is for a replacement of the glass only. It does not include the replacement of the LCD. We will replace the old glass with a new OEM glass. Service includes: New glass replacement...

Data Recovery

ISSUE: you deleted files; your Mac crashed and you lost your files.

At Miami Nerds we specialize in data recovery.  We can recover deleted files and files that you lost if the system failed. We also work with hard drives with physical damage. We can recover information from:

  • Hard drives
  • USB and Digital Media
  • Databases
  • E-mail database recovery
Service includes: Data extraction and recovery Data transfer to the media that you choose (hard drive, usb, DVD). Price varies accordingly....

Software support

ISSUE: this service is for support of software packages or apps for Mac Os X.

Below there is a list of software available; however, if the program you need support for is not on this list, please email us or contact us.

We offer software support for language learning, photo and video editing, music making and editing, djs, office, cad and 3d software, etc. The list includes, but is not limited to:

Design programs: Adobe Master Collection CS6 or any other version, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dream Weaver, After Effects, Lightroom, Macromedia Flash, Corel DRAW, Auto CAD

Music making and editing: Logic Pro, Garage Band, Melodyne, Reason, Pro Tools, Band in a Box, Ableton, Cubase, Wave, Cakewalk, Live,  Sonar.

Keyboard Replacement

ISSUE: some keys are not working; characters are erroneous or keys get stuck when typing

Did you spill liquid on your keyboard? Are some keys sticky or malfunctioning? Are some keys missing? Then, this is the right service for you. We will remove your old keyboard and replace it with a brand new one.

Service includes:

Installation of new keyboard


Hard drive replacement

ISSUE: Mac fails to start, crashes often or is very slow; hard drive makes noises.

Is your hard drive making funny noises like clicking, grinding? Is your computer running so slow that it takes ages to access the system? Then, all these are symptoms that your hard drive is about to fail or has already crashed.

Services includes:

New hard drive. Take advantage and upgrade your storage capacity. You can choose the size of your new hard drive: 120GB, 220GB, 320GB, 500GB, 600GB, even 1T hard drive! Price varies accordingly.

Installation of compatible Operating System.

Free MS Office installation!


Data transfer

ISSUE: you need to transfer data from one computer to another one.

If you bought a new computer and you need to transfer all your information from one hard drive to the other one, then this is the service you need. We will make sure that all your data is transferred correctly! We can also extract the information from the old hard drive and place it in the format you desire.

Service includes:

Data extraction.

Data transfer to the new device. You can bring your own device or we can also provide you with an external drive. Price varies accordingly