Broken laptop screens generally need to be replaced. When the screen gets cracked it cannot be repaired.
A common image produced by a cracked screen will look like black ink has leaked in the screen.
We hold a wide range of laptop screens in stock and can normally replace your broken laptop screen within the hour.
Prices start from just £90.
Southampton laptop screen repair, broken laptop screens replaced within the hour.
Do you need to hold your charging cable at an angle in order for your laptop to charge? This can be caused by a damaged laptop power socket.
If this is happening to you then we recommend paying us a visit asap. Irreversible motherboard damage can occur when you need to put pressure on the power socket in order to charge your laptop. This is caused by electrical arcing inside your laptop and can burn out the internal socket fixings.
Laptop batteries can fail completely in which case you need to simply replace the battery and all will be well.
Your laptop charger might have failed and may no longer supply the voltage required to charge your laptop. The green light might still shine on your charger but the supplied voltage may be insufficient.
Another possibility is a motherboard problem within the charging circuit. This is more difficult to resolve.
Please pop in to our shop with your laptop so we can provide a quick diagnosis regarding your charging issue. We have a good stock of original laptop chargers if that is all you need.
Laptop socket replacements start at just £75 and come with a six month warranty.
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Laptop batteries become less effective over time and hold less charge resulting in shorter battery life and even a completely dead battery.
Your laptop battery can also be damaged by persistent charging when the battery is full, we recommend that you use your laptop battery regularly to help maintain the health of your laptop battery.
Care must be taken when sourcing a replacement battery for your laptop. There are many fake laptop batteries out in the market and available from places like ebay or Amazon.
These fake batteries will often fail after just a few months and can be dangerous to use. If it the replacment battery doesn't list the manufacturer then don't buy it.
We sell only original or high quality replacment batteries. These laptop batteries do cost more than the cheap replacements, but you can rest assured that the laptop battery we supply is fit for purpose and will act and last just like your original battery.
If battery life is an issue try lowering the brightness of your screen a few notches, this shlould give a good bump in run time.
Please call for a quote on your replacement laptop battery, prices vary by model but most replacements can be obtained within 48 hours.
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TAKE THE BATTERY OUT!
The single biggest problem for your laptop once it has fluid inside it is electricity.
If you have power going to your laptop from either the charger or the battery it can cause damage that cannot be repaired.
Liquids like water, tea, coke or beer can seep very quickly through your keyboard onto the motherboard. Once there the can react with some of the metals and start to oxidise, then you can get a build up as shown above. You need to act fast to so save your laptop. Take the battery out, remove any excess fluid and then bring your laptop in to us.
We will disassemble your laptop, clean your motherboard and other internal components, removing all trace of the liquid ingress.
If you acted quickly your laptop should be back up and running in perfect working order.
Water damage repairs attract a minimum charge of £55 this is becuase we have to do the full clean and repair, if the repair is successful then the total cost is only £55 plus parts.
Sometimes you just want a fresh new operating system, it runs faster cleans up your hard drive and recovers lots of lost space. You may have let a friend give you a free upgrade that turned out to be anything but free!
We can get you back to where you started, we'll back up your data, wipe your hard drive and then install your desired version of Windows.
Once your fresh installation is complete, we will then make sure you have all the necessary drivers for your laptop. This ensures that your wifi works and that you can get online. We'll update Windows so that it has all the latest updates and service packs, copy your data back and install a trial version of Bullguard Anti Virus which you can upgrade to the full 12 months version for just £20.
You'll get your laptop back completely fresh, up-to-date with all your data intact.
The hard disk drive is one of the few moving parts inside your laptop. As a result it is the most likely component that will fail.
All of your documents, photos, movies and music will be stored on your hard drive so might be lost if your hard drive completely fails.
Tech Bods is a professional data recovery centre so can recover your files if they are lost.
Most of the time it is no problem recovering your files, a simple transfer to a new hard drive after we install your operating system, driver software and Office software.
We always have stock of hard drives, normally up to 1TB in store so can always rush your repair through if required. Hard Drive replacements start at just £99.
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First of all don't panic!
You can get a virus or other infection on your laptop just by hitting the wrong download button on a web site you have visited.
The Metropolitan Police Virus can be very frightening as it says you have illegal images or software on your laptop and that you could be arrested if you do not pay to remove them.
Ignore these messages and bring your laptop in for disinfection. You haven't done anything wrong, it's just a way to extort money from you time and time again.
Other infections such as the Babylon Toolbar, or Delta Search are normally caused by downloading smileys or some other free software.
We can clean your laptop of all infection ensuring you are virus free from just £50.
If you've had a call from Microsft support centre telling you that your machine is infected then remember that this is a scam, around one in five people have been contacted by this scam. If you are worrind about security then pop in to our store.
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Laptop overheating is generally caused by a clogged cooling system. There is a place inside your laptop between the cooling fan and the radiator that will become clogged over time.
It's almost impossible to clean this out without fully disassembling your laptop. This stops hot air from being evacuated from the laptop, debris from this blockage can also stop your fan from spinning leading to immediate overheating.
Overheating can lead to serious internal damage and should be resolved as soon as possible. Bring it in for a service and we'll remove and blockage, service your fan and replace the thermal compound on your CPU and GPU so that your laptop runs as cool as it did when new. We'll even guarantee the service for six months and it only costs £50.
Southampton laptop cooling system service, resolve overheating problems affecting your laptop.
When you first purchased your laptop it ran smoothly and responded quickly, after a few years it seems to have gotten a bit stuck in the mud.
There are many factors that can cause your machine to slow down. Too many software programs trying to run at the same time can cause your laptop to boot slowly and take an age to be ready to use.
A failing hard drive can cause read errors which make program loading very slow and often makes your mouse stop and stutter.
A virus infection can often slow your machine down in an effort to stop other applications removing it.
All of these issues can make your laptop a chore to use. It might be very difficult for you to determine what the problem is and you'll often spend hours removing programs in an effort to fix it.
If you want your laptop to load like grease lightning then consider upgrading to a solid state hard drive, Windows will load in 20 seconds and applications will start almost instantly. Prices start from £130.
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Feel like your laptop is too old to complete your day to day tasks? instead of buying a completely new computer bring it in to us and we should be able to upgrade your machine to suit your needs. If your machine suffers from any of the following, bring it into us and we will be able to upgrade your computer.
Laptop running slowly/ can't cope with multiple programs :
Your laptop may need a RAM upgrade.
Not enough space to store all your data? you will need a larger hard drive, we can supply and fit hard drives. We usually have 500gb hard drives in stock and 1tb hard drives can be ordered in. If you prefer a solid state hard drive( a hard drive that doesn't spin.) we can supply these as well. Some people prefer ssd because they are less susceptible to physical damage and are much faster.
Not being able to use the program you would like, some programs nowadays can't run on older operating systems like XP or windows 2000. Here at Techbods we can upgrade your operating system to a more recent version for example windows 7 or for apple users mountain lion.