Repairs and Services

Hard drive data recovery

This customer replaced his desktop computer as his older desktop died. He asked me if I could recover his files. This work is easier than it looks. It is a matter of accessing the hard drive and connecting it to a different computer. Of course if you don’t feel comfortable to do it yourself, please give me a ring and I’ll arrange that for you.

Asus VivoBook X5556U

Another work this week: reparing a keyboard of an Asus VivoBook which has some keys not responding. The customer admitted that water has been spilt on it. Investigation First things first, I checked whether it was a hardware or software issue, the second being cheaper. Unfortunately, the water must have done some damage. Let’s order a new keyboard. Less than £20 for a new one. This laptop, second hand, is worth more than £150 at the time of this post. Definitely worth changing. Replacement To access the keyboard, the laptop needs to be put apart. Once the motherboard is removed, the shell part with the keyboard and touchpad can be accessed. The keyboard is replaced with a new one then all the laptop is reassembled… Read More »Asus VivoBook X5556U