We’ve seen researchers exfiltrate data using electromagnetic feilds (EMF), high frequency audio, and even cellular frequencies, but this is the first time I’ve heard of a drone exfiltrating data from the blinky light on a hard drive. Read more “Drone Spies on Hard Drives- Daily Security Byte”

If your iMac G5 won’t turn on—the display has no picture or color, and you don’t hear fan or hard drive activity sounds—follow these steps to troubleshoot the issue. Read more “iMac G5: Troubleshooting when your computer won’t turn on”

When you start the Boot Camp Assistant on an iMac (27-inch, Late 2012) computer that has a 3TB hard drive, the following message appears. ”Boot Camp does not support installing Windows on this Mac.” Read more “iMac (27-inch, Late 2012): Boot Camp alert with 3TB hard drive”

Setting a firmware password in OS X prevents your Mac from starting up from any device other than the built in hard drive. Read more “What is a firmware password and how do I set one up?”

The Lion Recovery Disk Assistant lets you create Lion Recovery on an external drive that has all of the same capabilities as the built-in Lion Recovery: reinstall Lion, repair the disk using Disk Utility, restore from a Time Machine backup, or browse the web with Safari. This drive can be used in the event you cannot start your computer with the built-in Recovery HD, or you have replaced the hard drive with a new one that does not have Mac OS X installed. Read more “OS X Lion: About Lion Recovery Disk Assistant”

Learn how to use Lion Recovery if you’ve enabled FileVault 2 in OS?X Lion, or if you have enabled a firmware password on your Mac. FileVault 2 lets you encrypt the contents of your entire hard drive. Read more “OS X Lion: Using FileVault 2 and Lion Recovery”

Under certain circumstances, your iMac (21.5-inch or 27-inch, Mid 2010)?computer my not start up properly. The iMac (Mid 2010) may shut down or stop responding during the startup sequence. Read more “iMac (Mid 2010): iMac shuts down or stops responding during startup”

One of the most common or frequently seen repairs at Apple Stores is the Macbook Pro screen repair. Laptops are prone to screen damage in a number of ways from mishandling, dropping your MacBook, or closing the lid on obstructive object. Screens are probably the most delicate part of a MacBook and can be damaged easily. Fortunately, Macbook Pro screen repair costs are reasonable and all MacBook repair / service centers are qualified to change out a faulty or damaged screen.

Attempting a Macbook Pro screen repair yourself or “getting a friend” to do it for you are ill-advised options. Authorized Apple dealers will always issue a guarantee with their work. A Macbook Pro screen repair requires a perfect replacement part match. The delicate handling of the ribbon cables makes this a project better left to an Authorized Apple Repair Center.

This applies to faulty hard drives as well. Replacing a hard drive in a MacBook is more than just sliding a new one in. A hard drive needs to be installed by an Apple Store or Authorized Apple Repair Center. Their technicians have been trained properly to make such hardware changes and the associated operating system re-installation/restoration as required.

Your Macbook Pro screen repair, hard disk replacement or any other internal component should always be processed by trained Apple technicians at an Apple Store or Authorized Apple Repair Center. At an Apple Store or Authorized Apple Repair Center, repair work is always carried out to the high standards set by Apple. High quality culture of the Macintosh family of computers is maintained throughout the Apple dealer network of Apple Stores and Apple Repair Centers.

If you need a MacBook Pro screen repair, hard disk fixed, memory upgrade or just an operating system update and you are in the Los Angeles area, CompuTech Support Services can offer you top quality, Apple-authorized, MacBook repairs. CompuTech stocks all MacBook replacement items and we promise fast turnarounds with online repair status checking and even loaner MacBooks to keep you working while your MacBook is being fixed.

Looking for the best Mac support service in West LA, Los Angeles, Santa Monica or Hollywood? Because our focus is on Mac repairs and Mac support we won’t just try to sell you a new computer, we will resolve your problems with the best and most affordable solutions possible. Avoid the lines at the Apple Store. Computech is among the top 2 percent of Apple Authorized Service Providers in North America, and we are conveniently located in West Los Angeles.

Call on the expertise of our knowledgeable staff of Mac support technicians and you will soon see why Computech earned Apple’s Service Excellence Award, and is rated by Apple among the top 2% of Service Providers in North America.

Whether your issues are hardware or software related (or both), our certified Mac repair technicians are ready to help you get your Macintosh back in working order. Contact our West LA location today at (310) 237-6065 or learn more about our MacBook repair services online.

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When connecting to your iDisk from Windows Explorer , you can use your iDisk as if it were another hard drive connected to your computer. You can drag and drop files and folders to upload or download them. Learn how to connect directly to your iDisk from Windows Explorer in XP or Vista: Prepare your Windows PC Set up your iDisk using Windows XP Set up your iDisk using Windows Vista Set up your iDisk using Windows?7 Troubleshoot setup issues ?Note: You can also connect to your iDisk via a web browser. Read more “Connecting to your iDisk from Windows Explorer”