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, and UC Santa Barbara 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. A full PC diagnostic is usually done in an hour! We service all brands of desktops, laptops, notebooks, MacBooks, MacBook Pros, and iMacs. Most computer repairs are usually done in 24 hours or less. Computer and laptop diagnostics are free for the first 10 minutes in our office.
Our most requested computer services are :
- New computer consult & setup
- 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
- Wireless connection issues
- Drivers are missing or corrupted
- Resolving hardware related problems
- Computer turns on but nothing showing on the screen
- PC stuck in a loop
- Overheating issues
- Windows OS repair and reinstall
- The computer does not power on
- No Video output
- Troubleshooting software issues
- Password recovery or reset
- 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.
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 & Mac. 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! / Computer Upgrade
Has your computer been booting very slowly? Does it take 3-10 minutes for your PC to load? Do you have to take a 5 min coffee break before your computer is ready for use? Do you want your computer to perform like a gaming computer and boot in a few seconds? PC Mechanic’s passion has been upgrading computers for speed and reliability in the last two decades! When it comes to 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 reliable high performing PC. Our #1 computer service is upgrading desktop and laptop computers that have come to crawling speed! We are truly the ultimate expert in Santa Barbara when dealing with a slow computer. Give us a call and you will never have to wait for the boot!
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 been building 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)
Home computer networking and troubleshooting are among the top 3 most requested services in our business! Does your wireless signal fall short of covering your entire house? Does your WiFi signal drops randomly when streaming a video or when you get to your bedroom? Do you wish you had a wall to wall coverage of wireless signal? Are your equipment outdated and need replacement? Do you have to restart your router/modem every few days? Well, you have come the right place! We can set up your advanced wireless router that covers your entire home with a reliable WiFi signal. We can troubleshoot your signal strength, cable wiring, modem, router, access point, repeaters or switches. We can advise you on the latest advancements in networking technology! We will install and configure all your wireless or wired devices on-site so that you can enjoy complete coverage in your entire house regardless of the size. Just give PC Mechanic a call.
Advanced Computer Data Recovery (Logical or Physical Failure)
PC Mechanic is the #1 local data recovery service provider. Is your hard drive not detected? Do you need your photos & data from an old computer on the shelf? Approximately about 70 percent of the time, PC Mechanic can recover your data locally in 24 hours for one-fourth of the price of other data recovery companies! We also have access to clean room through our partners for advanced data recovery! So, if you have lost your precious photos, pick up the phone and give us a call! A hard drive can fail at any time, so we recommend backing up your data every day! A computer is replaceable, but your data and personal photos may not be! Data Recovery is the second most popular computer service. PC Mechanic is expert at recovering data from hard drive with logical or physical failure, and our professional service is much faster and cheaper compared to large data recovery companies in most cases! So, give us a call, we will do everything to extract your valuable data from the failing drive!
Buy or Sell Mac & PC
Do you have a used Macbook Air, Macbook, Macbook Pro, iMac or Mac Mini that you would like to sell or buy? We selectively buy and sell used Macs as well as some Microsoft Windows computers. If you are interested please email us the specs or just give us a call at 805 324 3654!