Santa Barbara Computer Repair
Santa Barbara computer repair “PC Mechanic”, with more than two decades of experience & integrity, provides computer repair services, data recovery, home networking, custom-built computers & virus removal in Santa Barbara, CA. Our services include laptop repair, PC diagnostics, computer upgrade, tech support for desktop, laptop, PC and Mac computers. We service the following cities both on-site or drop-off: Santa Barbara, Montecito, Carpinteria, Goleta, Hope Ranch, Summerland, UCSB at an affordable price. Our office is located conveniently at 309 East Micheltorena St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 by the beautiful Alice Keck Park. (by appointment only)
We specialize in computer/laptop repairs & diagnostics, advanced home & office networking, advanced data recovery, malware removal, advanced virus protection, and custom computers for gaming or professional use. Full PC diagnostic is usually done in an hour! We service all brands of desktop, laptop, notebook, MacBook, MacBook Pro, and iMac. Most computer repairs are usually done in 24 hours or less. Computer and laptop diagnostics are free for the first 15 minutes at our office.
Our most requested computer services are :
- Desktop repair & troubleshooting
- Laptop repair & diagnostics
- Advanced hard drive data recovery
- Wired or wireless computer networking
- Speeding up a slow computer
- Malware and virus removal
- Advanced computer backup system
- Custom-built computers
- Microsoft Outlook support & recovery
- Wireless printer setup & troubleshooting
- Resolving hardware related problems
- Troubleshooting software issues
- Password recovery
- Teaching both Mac or Windows OS
When it comes to a problem relating to your desktop computer, PC Mechanic is truly one of the few people in Santa Barbara who has an in-depth knowledge of every component in your PC! Whether it is your hard drive, motherboard, CPU, RAM, power supply, graphics card, sound card or wireless card or any other PC components, PC Mechanic has you covered. We also can provide you very sound advice before proceeding with the repairs. Sometimes I advise against repairs if I believe the computer is not worth the cost.
Flat Fee Virus Removal
One of our computer repair services is virus removal. PC Mechanic has more than two decades of experience in Malware removal such as viruses, spyware, Trojan, rootkit, potentially unwanted software, pop-up windows both for PC & Macs. Because of our expertise in virus detection and removal, we can also offer you valuable insight in choosing the best malware and virus protection for your computer.
Slow Computers Syndrome!/ Computer Upgrades
Has your computer been booting very slowly? Does it take 3-10 minutes for your PC to load? Do you want your computer to perform like a custom gaming computer and boot in seconds? PC Mechanic’s passion has been upgrading computers for speed in the last two decades! When it comes upgrading your computer in Santa Barbara, PC Mechanic is the ultimate expert! So, call me, and we can discuss how to transform your slow computer to a beast.
Custom Built Computers
Did you always want to build your computer desktop with high-quality components? Do you need a fast computer which is tailored to your needs? Whether you want to play the latest games on your PC or you are a professional who needs a fast PC with a dedicated graphics card and a solid-state drive? If the answer is yes, you have found the right computer technician to help you build your first high-performing PC with the state of the art technology. I have been building custom computers dated back to 1993. I build my first personal computer going to a computer show in Pomona, CA in 1993. It was very exciting to choose my custom components! Since then, I have built hundreds of custom computers and have enjoyed doing so for numerous clients! I especially love the look on my clients’ face, when their custom-built computer loads in 10 seconds!! So give me a call, once I built you a PC, you will never go back!
WiFi Computer Networking (Home or Business)
Computer WiFi networking and troubleshooting for home or business (small or large) in Santa Barbara County is our specialty! Is your wireless signal not reaching to your entire house or office? Does your WiFi signal drops randomly when streaming a video on Netflix or when you get to the other side of your house? Do you need a stronger wireless router with dual-band capabilities? Is your modem slow or faulty and needs replacement? Do you need to set up a secure wireless router in your house with the latest technology and expand the WiFi signal to the entire 5000 square feet using a repeater or WiFi AP routers? Well, you have come the right place! We can help you setup your WiFi routers, modem and access points with secure encryption that will extend in your entire house regardless of the size! We can advise you on the latest advanced on Wifi and networking technology! We will install and configure your modem and routers for you on-site so that you can enjoy complete coverage in your entire house. PC Mechanic can troubleshoot any wired or wireless networking problems, just give us a call.
Advanced Computer Data Recovery (Logical or Physical Failure)
Has your PC or Mac stopped recognizing your hard drive? PC Mechanic can help you recover your data at an affordable price! There are two types of hard drive crashes, logical or physical failure. PC Mechanic can help you in both scenarios! More than 70% of the time, we can recover your data locally in 24 hours for one-fourth of a price! Additionally, we also have partnered with one the best data recovery center in the United States for advanced data recovery that requires a clean room! So, if you have lost access to your photos or documents, music or videos from a hard drive crash, pick up the phone and give us a call! Do you have a laptop that has been sitting on a shelf for a long time with memorable pictures, we can help you recover your data affordably? A hard drive can fail at any time, so please backup your data always! A computer is replaceable, but your data and personal photos may not be! One of the most common services PC Mechanic provides is to recover data from hard drive with bad sectors using advanced proprietary methods! Most people do not know, but bad sectors are even present on a new hard disk. As the hard drive ages, bad sectors grow larger and larger, and at some point, your hard drive fails and stop booting! Once the bad sector becomes large enough, the data may not be accessible, or the operating system can crash all together! PC Mechanic is expert at recovering data from hard drive that have bad sectors, and our professional service is much faster and more affordable compared to professional data recovery companies in many cases! So, give us a call, we will do everything to extract your valuable data!