your computer acting strangely?
you having a hard time getting the hang of the computer
but don't have anyone knowledgeable to ask for help?
you have viruses, trojans, or spyware on your computer
that you can't seem to get rid of?
you having a hard time installing your printer, scanner,
webcam, or other peripherals?
you want to upgrade your memory, hard drive, processor,
or other internal hardware?
Do you need help setting up or using eBay, PayPal, Yahoo!
Auctions, or other types of web services or software?
Do you need your wireless network set up, or to make
Do you need some one-on-one help learning how to navigate
through your computer and learn how the darn thing works?
you live in the Menominee, Michigan / Marinette, WI area, I can help!
computer geek will arrive on your doorstep ready
to help with any computer issues you're having.
see my menu of services and rates below:
The clock starts when I leave the office, and stops
when I return to the office.
Small Office Demonstration (2-4 employees):
If you are a small office of up to 4 people, I will come to your office and give you a group
demonstration of basic computer and/or Internet techniques,
and spend time on a Q & A session so that you
may ask specific questions.
Private Tutoring (individual): $25.00/hour
If you want private lessons to learn about how to
use your compute and/or the Internet (such as
learning how to use particular programs or websites
like as Paypal, eBay etc), I can give you one-on-one
private tutoring in your home or office!
Basic Tech Support: $35.00/hour
If you need peripherals and their drivers installed (such as printers, scanners,
webcams, etc) or for other types of software installation and configuration.
(client must provide all CD's or Disks that came with their hardware, or inform
me ahead of time so I can download them)
Computer Rx Services: $45.00/hour
If your computer has viruses, Trojans, spyware, etc.
that need to be removed, to install anti-spyware
programs and other protective software, or if
you need to re-install Windows and all of your
software. (client must provide their own copy of
Windows and all other custom software they would
Hardware Installation or Upgrades: $55.00/hour
if you need me to bring your computer home with me so that I can use use my full toolkit including anti-static
equipment, and take your computer apart, install
new hardware, or upgrade your computer (such as putting
in more memory, a new hard drive, a CD-ROM or DVD
Burner, TV/AVI card, etc) then this is the package
for you! I can also install a networking card and set up a secure wireless (or
wired) network for you. (client is responsible for
purchasing all hardware needed for repairs, upgrades and networking.
Hardware should be purchased prior to the house call,
or we can research prices and purchase it on your
behalf. (client must pre-pay by cash or check before we will purchase
Custom Built Computers: $95.00/hour
We will build your computer from scratch! Tell us
what you want, and we will purchase the hardware,
the case, the peripherals, and other equipment needed,
and put it all together for you in our office! After
your computer is built, we will test it to make sure
there are no problems with any of the hardware. Then,
we'll install Windows. Next, we connect to the internet
and download all windows updates, security patches,
and anti-spyware programs to get your computer off
to the right start, as well as any other software
that you require. Client must pre-pay for all related
hardware and provide their own copy of windows and
other software. For an idea of the cost in labor,
it takes roughly 2-4 hours to build a computer from
scratch, which is billed at the rate of $95/hour.
(This time will vary depending on what kind of motherboard,
case, and other hardware you purchase, and how complex
the motherboard is, as well as how many things in
the case need to be hooked up to it). Then, it takes
roughly 6 hours to install windows, download and install
the latest service packs, security patches, and updates,
install anti-spyware software, and install any other
software you require, all of which is billed at the
Basic Tech Support rate of $35/hour.