Computer Guru

I'm here to help you with your computer problems at an affordable price.servicing McHenry County and I'm here to help fix your computer.

Ive been building and fixing computers since i was a teenager. And began fixing friends and family members computers as well. I can come pick up your computer for repair or meet somewhere. I also can help set up your wifi in your home, and get it all up and running at an affordable price. I have an email in which you can get ahold of me with it is: [email protected]


Helped a woman today who bought a used computer only to find out when she went to use it, that it had a password set on it and couldn't get in touch with the person she bought it from. Now after just a few short minutes she's able to use her "new" computer.


Computer Guru Pricing list

Desktop/laptop clean and tune up $80.00
Diagnose performance problems and provide estimates for solutions
Optimize start-up and shutdown
Clean up menu, quick launch and taskbar shortcuts
Remove unwanted programs and trialware
Clean up registry and temporary files
Install critical system updates
Create user accounts (if applicable)
Activate existing security software (software and installation not included)
Remove dust from inside the computer including fans and components
Wipe down the exterior of the computer

Diagnostics- $30.00
detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, network inventory, missing Microsoft hotfixes, anti-virus status, security benchmarks, list of found issues and actions needed to be taken to fix issues.

Computer setup- $70.00
Physically setup and connect computer, monitor, keyboard, mouse and speakers
Perform first time setup
Install critical system updates and set to automatically install future updates
Create user accounts (if applicable)
Optimize start-up and shutdown
Clean up menu, quick launch and taskbar shortcuts
Remove unwanted programs and trialware
Test network and internet connectivity on existing network
Set default web browser, homepage and search provider
Demonstrate basic functionality and answer questions
Install and update Internet security software
Install and configure apps/software programs (MS Office, Adobe Reader, etc. client provided)
Setup email account(s)
Install one hardware device (printer, external hard drive, video card, RAM, etc.)

Data Backup or Transfer- $60.00
Backup or transfer data from one device to another (either another computer or an external hard drive client provided)
create a dvd of up to 8.5gb of your backup data

Wireless Networking setup- $70.00
Physically setup and configure network settings for 1 router
Complete ISP (Internet service provider) setup and connect router to modem
Update router firmware (if needed)
Give network a unique name (SSID)
Enable wireless encryption on network to safeguard your personal information and secure your broadband signal from use by others
Change administrator username and password
Enable devices to share the Internet, files, printers and other media (including photos, videos and music)
Connect four networkable devices to the network (including network-enabled computers, gaming consoles, Blu-ray/DVD players, televisions and more)
Add one (1) additional device ($10.00 extra per device)
Test and repair network and internet connectivity (if needed)

Hardware/ memory install- $30.00(1st product)
(Parts extra, or parts can be purchased by client.)
Install one internal or external component such as a graphics card, hard drive, optical drive, printer or scanner
Install needed software or drivers
Install any updates essential to the new hardware
Configure for optimum performance
Test for proper functionality
Additional products $10 each

Operating System Install- $80.00
(license & media must be provided by client)
Install one operating system on a functioning drive
Install needed software or drivers
Install all critical updates
Configure for optimum performance
Test for proper functionality

Operating system service and repair- $60.00
fix bootup problems
repair windows error messages

Software install and setup- $30.00
(software license must be provided by client)
Verify computer compatibility
Install software title(s)
Install necessary software updates
Create desktop, start menu and quick launch bar shortcuts
Test proper functionality of software

Desktop computer repair- $60.00
parts extra

notebook repair- $100.00
parts extra


device setup- $25.00
Perform first time setup
Setup of any required software on your computer (if applicable)
Optimize system and power settings
Demonstrate basic functionality
Answer any questions

Mobile broadband setup- $25.00
Give your mobile broadband network a unique name (SSID)
Enable wireless encryption to safeguard your personal information and secure your signal from use by others
Connect your wireless device to the mobile broadband
Install any required software
Test device for proper functionality

Mobile email setup- $10.00
Connect one existing and active email account to your phone or tablet
Troubleshoot an existing email account
Diagnose and repair the e-mail app

Tablet setup- $25.00
Perform first time setup
Connect tablet to the Internet
Optimize system and power settings
Configure email account
Download and configure social media app
Connect device to your wireless network

Mobile Data Recovery- (smartphone/tablet Android only) $100.00
diagnose drive or media ( storage device) containing data to be recovered.
Recover files that were accidentally deleted from smartphone/tablet or SD card hidden by minimal use after data loss, or lost because a working drive was reformatted.
Recovery of files or media and contacts from a smartphone with a broken screen.
(please contact me with phone model and ios version of android)

Timeline photos 01/29/2016

If you have any of the below versions of windows now is a good time to upgrade. However if you are not sure if your computer is compatible with windows 10 or not sure about how to install windows 10 we can help.

Timeline photos 01/29/2016

Does your phone screen look like this? And you want to be able to back up your photos or contacts before getting a new phone. Contact me and i can help back up your photos and contacts before getting rid of your broken phone so that you don't loose all those memories.

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