common repair is a reload after virus or
similar attack ($80.00 and up).
hard drive replacement: (Cost of drive
plus OS install from disk $80; OS from
hard drive image, $70.00.
drive upgrade by drive image, $65.00 plus
all services plus tax.
Inspiron with Vista home Inspiron
recovery mode was entered by hitting F8
on boot, not Ctrl + F11 as in XP
machines. Recovery shell for the Dell
Vista System recovery Uses the selection
Backup and recovery. A backup is made,
then the system is recovered. Be patient
when attempting to enter and run Dell
Inspiron Recovery as it takes time to
analyze, back up files and the recover
the machine to factory.
with data backup: $80.00 home network
setup, printer setup extra (printer
driver download, install, test.)
Repair: Laptop display twisted when
mouse was sitting on palm rest and
display closed. Long thin fluorescent
back-light lamp broken. Repair:
Disassemble, Replace LCD backlight.
training: Learn Photoshop, Word, Excel,
email, Internet, connecting cameras,
burning CDs, DVD's help with projects.
repeat, a note on Viruses and Malware: I
have found that the time invested in
trying to manually remove the virus with
long scans and manual registry editing
is often nearly as long as it would take
to back up the data and start fresh.
(Windows updates required after
reload process take about 5 hours or
more depending on drive copy speeds and