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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.

Repair 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....

Hard drive replacement

ISSUE: pc doesn't start; hard drive makes noises; pc crashes or is slow; blue screen

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

Repair service 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. Installation of basic programs. Customize the new installation with: Antivirus, Anti-spyware, CCleaner, MS...

Keyboard replacement

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

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

Repair service includes:

Installation of new keyboard...

Software support

ISSUE:  this service is for support of software packages or tools for Windows

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: Ableton, Reason, Pro Tools, Sonar, Virtual DJ. Video editing: Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, Corel Video Studio, Roxio...

Data recovery

ISSUE: your pc crashed and you lost your data, deleted information form your pc, your external drive fails

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
Repair service includes: Data extraction and recovery Data transfer to the media that you choose (hard drive, usb, DVD)...

Virus removal

ISSUE: suspicious behavior in your compute; pc is running too slow; internet problems or weird pop ups on the screen

Most probably your computer is infected with a virus. At Miami Nerds we will thoroughly clean your computer; remove any virus, and make sure you are not re infected. In some cases, and only if it is necessary, we will do a fresh system installation to restore the computer to its full functionality. Always making a back up of your data to restore later.

Repair service includes: Virus removal Data back up and restore and system re installation (if necessary) Installation of antivirus and anti-spyware....

LCD Screen Repair

ISSUE: the screen or LCD is broken; it has dead pixels or lines and needs to be replaced.

This service is for a replacement of the LCD. If your laptop screen is broken, damaged, or cracked or you see lines or dead pixels, this is the service that you need. We will replace the old screen with the same quality screen you had.

Repair service includes: New LCD replacement...

WIFI issues

ISSUE: WIFI icon is missing, you are unable to join networks; you are connected to a network but still unable to browse.

We know how important it is to access the internet form your computer and how frustrating and inconvenient it is  to experience failed internet connection.

With this service, we can diagnose and troubleshoot the laptop to find the source of the problem. Once we know what is wrong with your computer, we will repair your internet connection.

Repair service includes: WIFI internet connectivity repair...

Power connector repair

ISSUE: your computer doesn't turn on; there is no light indicating that the pc is charging

The power connector or dc jack is the small hole at the back or side of your computer where the adapter charger is plugged in. Usually it will come lose or break and will need a replacement.

At Miami Nerds, we have special tools to perform the repair so that you don't have to replace the entire motherboard.

Repair service includes: Power connector or dc jack repair...

Water damage

ISSUE: If you spilled liquid on your computer 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 very informative article: "Water damage: what you should know"

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

Windows installation

ISSUE: computer is slow, crashes or is infected with virus; needs an upgrade or factory restoration.

Does your laptop need a a system reinstallation 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.

Repair service includes: Data backup (if any) Hard drive formatting plus system re installation. We can install any system you want as long as it is compatible with the model of your laptop Data restore (if any) Installation of basic programs. You can customize the new installation with: Antivirus, Anti-spyware, CCleaner, MS Office, MSN, Skype, VLC...

Memory RAM upgrade

ISSUE: laptop is slow and needs a memory upgrade; or RAM is bad and pc beeps; freezes, crashes or displays a blue screen.

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, then your memory RAM is faulty and needs to be replaced. However, you might also want your computer to run faster. With this service you can upgrade the memory RAM in your computer. And be able to operate your computer at its full speed!

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