5 Step Computer Refurbishing Process starts with testing the hard drive. Any hard drives test results that are 100% percent Health and performance with more than 1000 days of Life expectancy do not need replacing. We then do a 20 point inspection to be certain everything is in proper working order. The next step is to recover the music, pictures, documents, and desktop files if the hard drive does not need replacing. We then load the current version of Windows 10 and proceed to do all the Windows 10 updates. The following gives a brief description of each step of the computer refurbishing process. Geek To Me Now! has expert technicians refurbishing computers all day, every day!
Older computers perform excellent with Windows 10 operating system. If a computer powers on and is in good cosmetic condition and gets refurbished, it will perform as well as the day it was new. If A Computer powers-on but doesn't load Windows, it still qualifies for refurbishing.
Our refurbishing system requires a 20 point inspection of computer hardware before deciding if the refurbish process is worthwhile. Assuming a computer passes Geek To Me Now's 20 point inspection, it's time for the next step. While we have the machine open during this step we will clean it because dust and dirt are the enemy.
The computer powers on and has passed the Geek To Me Now 20 point inspection. You can anticipate a 5 year old computer that has the hard drive replaced is going to last another 5 years minimum. A new hard drive is extremely beneficial because all hard drives have a limited life span.
Anybody that has room in their budget should get an SSD if they decide to do the computer refurbish process. SSD's are in a class by themselves when comparing them to mechanical hard drives. Flat out, SSD's are considerably faster!
There's no such thing as too much computer memory. Memory serves as temporary storage for active users. This is where "cookies" are stored but can be cleaned at any time. When Memory is upgraded a computer is noticeably faster even for somebody that knows very little about computers.
Geek To Me Now's Windows 10 installation includes Windows 10 Updates and manufacturer drivers are installed. Any additionally purchased software is installed. When you purchase a computer from any store it is loaded with Bloatware, the stuff on a new computer you don't need but is designed to sell you something, such as McAffee antivirus. Bloatware slows down a computer and we don't believe it's a good practice. Antivirus is built-in to Windows 10 and it's better than the others that cost money.