Hardware & Software Upgrades

Why upgrade? Because there is always scope for improvement!

Hardware Upgrades

Unlike currently popular ‘tablet’ computers, desktop computers and many laptops can be upgraded. This can add extra features and also improve performance. This can be considerably cheaper than buying a whole new machine, and allows you to continue using the same computer you’re familiar with. This avoids having to go through the tedious process of transferring all your files and setting up all your applications again.

We can upgrade and install new hardware components in your computer and fully test that everything works as expected.

The most common upgrades are:

Memory
Hard Drive
Graphics Card

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harddrive
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Improves the running performance of programs
Can improve loading time and gives you additional storage space
For desktop PCs this can make a noticeable improvement to response times and improve gaming

Software upgrades & installation

softwareupdateNewer versions of your applications are constantly being released, and keeping on top of them all can be very time-consuming. Software updates occasionally don’t go to plan and perhaps not upgrading might seem like the best option! However, most software updates contain numerous bug and security fixes which can be important for stable running of your computer and protecting it from new malware and viruses and other security issues.

Operating System Upgrades

We can re-install your Mac, PC or Netbook to it’s original factory state, or install/upgrade the computer to your operating system of choice (hardware permitting).

These currently include:

Microsoft OSs

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 98
  • Windows NT
Apple OSs

  • Mac OS X 10.13 High Sierra
  • Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra
  • Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
  • Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
  • Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger
Opensource OSs

  • Ubuntu
  • Raspian (for Raspberry Pi)
  • Chrome OS
  • Elementary OS

We can install upgraded operating systems, and update applications for you, saving you the hassle and potential complications involved.

We can also help install operating system upgrades for smartphones and tablets where available, including Android and iOS updates.