Repair Guides

How To Recognise And Help Protect Against Malware

how to recognise and help protect against malware

According to the latest Characteristics of Australian Business report, a significant percentage of Australian businesses are falling victim to cybercriminals, with more than one in five suffering from some form of cyber-attack.

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data recovery: everything you need to know

Data Recovery: Everything you need to know

There are many reasons for data loss, such as broken hardware or corrupt software. Data recovery is often necessary if something is accidentally removed, or a device is damaged beyond repair. The good news is that recovering important data such as photos, documents and files is possible with IT intervention. 

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Technician testing laptop battery capacity

How long does a laptop battery last?

Learn how batteries slowly die and lose battery capacity over time, regardless of how well they’re looked after. Factors such as usage, heat, and age all impact on how long a battery will last.

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How much does it cost to fix an iPhone?

We take our smartphones with us everywhere, which unfortunately makes them vulnerable to accidents. It can be a heart-stopping moment when they break. After the initial panic, our mind soon turns to the thought of getting our phone repaired, and how much it’s going to cost.

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Samsung Galaxy being held by happy man

How much does it cost to get a Samsung Galaxy phone fixed?

Dropped your phone and the screen now has cracks? Or its suddenly stopped working? Don’t panic, we can help!

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Repairing a liquid damaged phone

How much does it cost to repair water damage in a phone?

Spilt coffee on your laptop? Or maybe you’ve dropped your phone in water? Many people fear what water damage can do to our electronic devices, but all hope is not lost.

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Samsung Galaxy Phone Liquid Damage Repair

Samsung phone liquid damage repair

Upon full disassembly and removing the main logic board, our PC Pitstop Trained Technician found areas of corrosion and damage to the board.

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iPhone 8+ with cracked screen being repaired

iPhone 8 Plus LCD replacement

How a smashed iPhone 8 Plus screen was repaired saving TouchID home button, at the same time, replacing front camera assembly.

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Broken iPhone 8 Plus that had its internal cables cut

iPhone 8 Plus Screen Repair with Internal Cables Broken

IPhone 8 plus repair. This one came in with a “non responsive screen”. All the flex cables from the LCD to the main board had been sadly cut in half by someone else who attempted to fix it.

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Bruce Smail Port Macquarie using Computers

Why do computers slow down?

A question that we get asked all the time here at PC Pitstop is why computers get slower over time. This can start to happen within a year after you get a new PC, but usually, it happens in just a few short months.

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PC Pitstop Computer Rebuild :: What You Need to Know

PC Pitstop Computer Rebuild :: What You Need to Know

Just experienced a computer catastrophe and had your computer wiped and reinstalled?!

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6 Benefits of Repairing or Upgrading Your Computer Vs Buying New

6 Benefits of Repairing or Upgrading Your Computer Vs Buying New

With entry-level PCs selling for less than $500 and fully equipped mainstream PCs selling for $1,200, you might wonder if it’s even worthwhile to repair or upgrade your old system.

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