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Computer Repair of Des Moines Recognized in “Best of Des Moines” Awards

We’re beyond excited to have been named one of the “Best Computer Consulting Companies” in the 2016 Business Record “Best of Des Moines” awards! What makes this even better is that the community nominates and votes for their favorites in each category. Founder, Bryce Walter said, “If it wasn’t for our awesome customers and wonderful […]

 

How we saved this customers trapped data

We’re pretty sure that snapping the front off of the flash drive that holds ALL of your important data is the start to a pretty bad day. How are you going to access that customer list you need for work? What about those pictures of your kids that you haven’t printed yet? As flash drives […]

 

Liquid Spills: What should you do, and not do?

We all know how these things happen. One minute you are relaxing, enjoying your coffee and checking twitter. Then the unthinkable, you’ve just bumped that pumpkin spice latte all over your new laptop!   Don’t worry! There’s a few simple things you can do to make sure that your laptop will survive: THE most important… […]

 

To Update or Not to Update – Yosemite

Yosemite is secure, powerful, and up-to-date. More responsive OS X Yosemite plays well with older macs very well, especially since it’s optimized for the sleek though resource-lacking Macbook Airs. It has ways of cranking the most out of your old, outdated processor while making a sizably small footprint on limited RAM. Yosemite includes newly redesigned […]

 

CRD’s 5 Recommendations for Out of The Box Macs

5 Great applications and tweaks for fresh apple computers. Increase functionality and control Here at Computer Repair of Des Moines, we use Apple computers a lot. We love Apple, their hardy robust hardware, their easy-to-use “It just works” software, but over time we’ve noticed a couple shortcomings in various scenarios, and have found several amazing […]

 

Time Machine – Backing up your Mac

Time Machine is a powerful tool to back up your important data Here’s how to set it up and use it. What is it? Time Machine is an included feature with Apple’s OS X which was introduced in version 10.5 Leopard. It allows users to back up all of their important documents, music, movies, settings, […]