Computer Repair

  • Trayless Hot Swap Hard Drive Rack from Icy Dock

    Trayless Hot Swap Hard Drive Rack from Icy Dock - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We demo the Trayless Hot Swap Hard Drive Rack from Icy Dockand explain why such a thing is an awesome tool for data recovery operations, and for when you want to terse out multiple operating systems on one desktop computer. You can find more information on the rack here: http://www.icydock.com/goods.php?id=169 And ...
  • Windows XP End of Life is Finally Here… Sort Of… (Take 2)

    Windows XP End of Life is Finally Here… Sort Of… (Take 2) - YouTube thumbnailPLEASE READ!!! YouTube Mucked up this recording. Please go to this link to see the 2 hour redo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6-81XVN3Yc&feature=share ***************************************************************** Today’s Topic: We have finally come to the end of support for Windows XP, but that does not necessarily mean that XP will die any time soon. You can download the FREE laplink ...
  • Build a Mediacenter PC – Daily Blob – Feb 20, 2014

    Build a Mediacenter PC – Daily Blob – Feb 20, 2014 - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We talk about creating PC’s devoted for Media Consumption. Today’s Review: We take a look at Pocket Toddy’d for cleaning computer screens: http://goo.gl/0oFJbI *************** Please Visit our Sponsors!!! *************** B and B Electronics – FREE White Paper on Fiber Optic Network Cable Installation – http://goo.gl/8vcAGv Nerds We Can Fix That – Start ...
  • Supporting Windows XP Past April 8th 2014 Daily Blob – Jan 22, 2014

    Supporting Windows XP Past April 8th 2014 Daily Blob – Jan 22, 2014 - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: If your client/ boss is too stubborn (stupid) to upgrade from Windows XP we discuss what can reasonably be done to protect the obsolete systems under your care. Today’s Review: We review SleepPhones, headphones designed to be slept in: http://goo.gl/DpBtdf *************** Please Visit our Sponsors!!! *************** JustMailTo – Website “Contact ...
  • Windows XP End of Support (Time to get the pillow) – Daily Blob – Jan 21, 2014

    Windows XP End of Support (Time to get the pillow) – Daily Blob – Jan 21, 2014 - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: Today we talk about what “End of Support” means for Windows XP and why you should migrate off of it sooner rather then later. Today’s Review: The BassEgg turns everyday objects into Bluetooth speakers. For more information please go here: http://goo.gl/G57C0c *************** Please Visit our Sponsors!!! *************** JustMailTo – ...
  • Hands on Review of BeAnywhere Remote PC Support Solution

    Hands on Review of BeAnywhere Remote PC Support Solution - YouTube thumbnailFor Classes, Class Notes and Blog Posts: http://www.EliTheComputerGuy.com Join the Conversation at Our Online Community: http://ETCGNetwork.com Visit the Vlog YouTube Channel at: http://www.YouTube.com/EliComputerGuyLive Follow us on Facebook at: http://www.Facebook.com/EliComputerGuy Follow us on Twitter at: http://www.Twitter.com/EliComputerGuy
  • Hands on Review of TechWARU

    Hands on Review of TechWARU - YouTube thumbnailTechWARU is a PC app that combines numerous utilities into one package. It also allows you to create automated workflows to speed up troubleshooting and tuneup procedures. You can find more information here: https://repairtechsolutions.com/ FCC Compliance: RepairTechSolutions.com was a sponsor of our when this video was produced. For Classes, Class Notes and ...
  • RAM as an Ultra Fast Hard Drive with Dataram RAMDisk

    RAM as an Ultra Fast Hard Drive with Dataram RAMDisk - YouTube thumbnailDescription: This class shows you how to use your RAM as an incredibly fast hard drive. RAMDisk allows you to create a virtual drive within your RAM so that you can access data 10x faster then a PCIe Solid State Drive. RAMDisk also caches the data from the RAM ...
  • Introduction to Overclocking your CPU, or Memory (RAM)

    Introduction to Overclocking your CPU, or Memory (RAM) - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this class Eli teaches you what Overclocking is and why it is/ was important. For Classes, Class Notes and Blog Posts: http://www.EliTheComputerGuy.com Join the Conversation at Our Online Community: http://ETCGNetwork.com Visit the Vlog YouTube Channel at: http://www.YouTube.com/EliComputerGuyLive Follow us on Facebook at: http://www.Facebook.com/EliComputerGuy Follow us on Twitter at: http://www.Twitter.com/EliComputerGuy
  • How to Mount ISO Files

    How to Mount  ISO Files - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: July 18, 2013 Length of Class: 11:57 Research Assistance: Tracks Computer Repair Prerequisites None Purpose of Class This class teaches students how to mount .ISO files so that software can be installed from them without having to burn a disk. Class Notes There are many types of software that allow ...
  • Introduction to Mac Repair

    Introduction to Mac Repair - YouTube thumbnailIntroduction to Mac Repair
  • Update Windows Offline with WSUS Offline Updater

    Update Windows Offline with WSUS Offline Updater - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: January 29, 2013 Length of Class: 13:02 Tracks Computer Repair Prerequisites None Purpose of Class This class teaches students how to use WSUS Offline Updater to download Windows Updates and be able to install them from a local storage device. Class Notes You can download updates for only the Windows Operating ...
  • Episode #337: Introduction to Remote Desktop Software

    Episode #337: Introduction to Remote Desktop Software - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In the episode Eli the Computer Guy discusses Remote Desktop Software usage in the real world. He talks about business aspects of using Remote software to support clients, things to think about when selecting Remote Support Software, and known issues that you can run into when you deploy Remote ...
  • Episode #313: ISO Disk Images for Copying CD and DVDs

    Episode #313: ISO Disk Images for Copying CD and DVDs - YouTube thumbnailIn this episode Eli the Computer Guy talks about creating ISO disk images from CDs and DVDs using ImgBurn. He shows how to create images, how to create disks from images and how ISO files can now be used directly from some software.
  • Daily Blob – Overview of PC Tune Ups

    Daily Blob – Overview of PC Tune Ups - YouTube thumbnailIn this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy discusses how to Tune Up a Windows PC.
  • Hard Drive Maintenance

    Hard Drive Maintenance - YouTube thumbnailHard Drive Maintenance
  • Removing Spyware and Malware from a Windows PC Using Spybot Search and Destroy

    Removing Spyware and Malware from a Windows PC Using Spybot Search and Destroy - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: January 16, 2012 Length of Class: 43 Minutes Tracks Computer Security /Integrity Computer Repair Prerequisites Simple Windows PC Tune Up Cleaning an Infected Windows PC Purpose of Class This class teaches students how to remove spyware and malware from their Windows PC using Spybot Search and Destroy Chapters Introduction (00:00) First Steps (07:43) Spybot Search and ...
  • Cleaning an Infected Windows PC

    Cleaning an Infected Windows PC - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: January 14, 2012 Length of Class: 73 Minutes Tracks Computer Repair Prerequisites None Purpose of Class This class teaches the procedures and thought process behind trying to clean a Windows PC that has been infected with viruses. Chapters Introduction (00:00) First Steps (00:00) Uninstalling Crapware (00:00) Installing Security Software (00:00) Install ALL Updates (00:00) Run Scans (00:00) Final ...
  • Simple Windows PC Tune Up

    Simple Windows PC Tune Up - YouTube thumbnailClass Notes and More can be found at: http://www.everymanit.com/2012/01/12/18347/ Info Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: January 11, 2012 Length of Class: 33 Minutes Tracks Computer Repair Prerequisites None Purpose of Class This class teaches students how to easily Tune Up a Windows PC. We clean Temporary Files, Defragment the Registry, Disable Start up Items, and ...
  • Installing a Windows Operating System

    Installing a Windows Operating System - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Length of Class: 50 Minutes Video Quality: Good Tracks Computer Repair Prerequisites Familiarity with Using Windows Purpose of Class This class teaches students how to install a Windows Operating System. Although we demonstrate installing Windows Vista the same steps can be used for all Windows Operating Systems. Topics Covered Configuring BIOS for Operating ...
  • Using Windows Tools for Troubleshooting

    Using Windows Tools for Troubleshooting - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: May 17, 2010 Length of Class: 62 Minutes Tracks Computer Repair Prerequisites Familiarity with the Windows Operating System Purpose of Class This class teaches students how to use the tools built into the Windows operating system to troubleshoot and fix common issues Topics Covered Safe Mode and System Restore Task Manager Hard Drive Maintenance Startup ...
  • How to Build a Computer

    How to Build a Computer - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: May 14, 2010 Length of Class: 80 Minutes Tracks Computer Repair Prerequisites Computer Anatomy Purpose of Class This classes teaches students how to build a computer. Topics Covered Deciding on What Parts to Purchase Building the Computer Common Problems and Mistakes Class Notes Planning Your New System Determine what software you will be using and then buy ...
  • Computer Buying Advice

    Computer Buying Advice - YouTube thumbnail60 Minutes Synopsis: This class discusses the different types of computer and operating systems available. Whether you are interested in buying a Netbook, a Mac, Windows 7 or a Linux system you should watch this class. Arguments are made for and against each type of computer so that students can ...
  • Troubleshooting Methodology

    Troubleshooting Methodology - YouTube thumbnail50 Minutes Synopsis: This class teaches students the mindset and processes required to professionally troubleshoot computer systems. Every new technician should fully understand the troubleshooting procedure. Prerequisites: None This class talks about: Assessing a System Problem Researching and Planning Solutions Breaking a problem Into Pieces Communication Skills
  • Tune Up Your Windows Computer

    Tune Up Your Windows Computer - YouTube thumbnailInfo: Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Length: 25 Minute Tracks: Security / Data Integrity Computer Repair Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows Operating System Purpose of Class: This class teaches students the concepts behind tuning up their Windows computers. Topics Covered: Uninstalling crapware Cleaning up start up programs Updating your software Defragmenting your hard drive Cleaning out dust and dirt from your computer Class Notes: Introduction Mac’s don’t ...
  • Anatomy of a Computer

    Anatomy of a Computer - YouTube thumbnailInfo: Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Length of Class: 60 Minutes Tracks: Computer Repair Prerequisties: None Purpose of Class: This class introduces students to the components in a computer. A desktop computer is dissected and the individual parts are shown and their functions are explained. The information presented tries to show how all computing devices share the ...
  • System Restore Using Recovery Disks

    System Restore Using Recovery Disks - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: May 26,2010 Length of Class: 22 Minutes Tracks Computer Repair Prerequisites None Purpose of Class Computer manufacturers no longer give you the disks required to repair your computer if you need to reinstall the operating system. This class teaches students how to create recovery disks and how to use ...
  • Computer Hardware Repair

    Computer Hardware Repair - YouTube thumbnail57 Minutes Synopsis: This class teaches students how to troubleshoot and fix hardware problems with their desktop computer. This class covers 95% of all hardware issues that the average computer repair shop will see. Prerequisites: Computer Anatomy This class talks about: Where to Buy Parts Basic Troubleshooting Methodology Your Computer Does Not Power On Your Computer Does Not ...
  • The Business of Computer Repair

    The Business of Computer Repair - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: May 19, 2010 Length of Class: 84 Minutes Tracks Computer Repair Prerequisites Interest in starting a Computer Repair Business Purpose of Class This class teaches students the basic concepts for starting a Computer Repair business, but also warns that this type of business is unlikely to be viable in the ...
  • Laptop Hardware Repair

    Laptop Hardware Repair - YouTube thumbnail65 Minutes Synopsis: This class teaches students how to troubleshoot and fix the most common laptop hardware problems. Prerequisites: Computer Anatomy This class talks about: Purchasing Laptop Parts Replacing LCD Screens Replacing LCD Inverters Replacing Keyboards Installing RAM Replacing Hard Drives Replacing Optical Drives


















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