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Laptop repair, get your laptop fixed for much less than replacing it!

At Caversham Computers we are your local experts for computer repairs. We are specialists in repair of all computers, including laptops, notebooks, netbooks and tablets. We can repair many laptop faults to bring your laptop back to working order, at a considerably lower cost than replacing it. It can be seriously worthwhile getting your laptop repaired, as it is generally considerably cheaper than replacing it, and you can maintain your data, software and keep it set up just as you had it - without having to set up a whole new system. We can repair:
  • Screen repair of broken, cracked, smashed or failed LCD display screens
  • Damaged keyboards, missing keys, replacement keyboards fitted
  • Replacement Hard drives, replacement of failed hard drives, hard drive upgrades, SSD upgrades
  • Software repair & re-installation. System recovery and re-install
  • Data recovery where your laptop has failed and you...

Superfast or superslow broadband?

Did you catch the report on the BBC South Today news last night, reporting on broadband internet speeds in our area? Apparently, speeds are varying across the south and in our area, from the superfast 100mb speeds some people can receive, to much slower average speeds going as slow as only around 1mbps. From our experience, the current fastest download speed is provided by Virgin Media, closely followed by BT Infinity.  These two services mainly rely on very fast and widely trumpeted fibre optic technology.  The main problem with slow speeds tends to stem from older ADSL connections using old copper phone lines which struggle to give good connection speeds. Even if you have ADSL via copper lines (products such as BT total broadband or up to 24mpbs services) we can provide advice and assist you in...