We are located in MorayfieldInfoMorayfield is a suburb near Caboolture, 44 km north of Brisbane in Queensland. It is part of the Moreton Bay Regional Council. Morayfield is a mostly residential area, with the main commercial area concentrated along Morayfield Road. Surrounding suburbs include Bribie Island, Burpengary, Caboolture, Deception Bay, Kallangur, Narangba, North Lakes, Petrie, Redcliffe and Strathpine. near Caboolture, halfway between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, and provide a range of professional IT Support and Computer Repair Services including Computer Repairs, Virus Removal and Spyware Removal, Website Design and Website Hosting, Custom Built Computers and Laptops, Computer Parts, Networking (both Wired and Wireless), Data Backup, Data Recovery, and much more!!! A Mobile Computer Repair Service and Onsite IT Support is available, as is Remote Online Computer Repair.
We carry out computer and laptop repairs and have been doing so since the year 2000. Throughout this time, we have provided cost effective and professional computer repair services to the Morayfield area and surrounding suburbs and watched as many other computer repairers closed their doors leaving behind customers with no PC or Warranty support.
We only use quality components, and your PC Repairs are undertaken as though it was our own. Be comfortable in the knowledge that you are dealing directly with the owner and not just some employee.
A snapshot of the typical computer faults and problems we regularly deal with are:
- Faulty Hard Drive – Usually in the form of Bad Sectors which cause corruption, crashes, and general slowness. But you also get catastrophic failures where the Hard Drive totally dies or just makes clicking sounds.
- Faulty Memory (RAM) – Either physically damaged or making a bad contact causing the computer to beep at regular intervals.
- Faulty Power Supply – Power Supplies are generally pretty reliable (if you use a quality brand), and usually only fail when subjected to a Power Surge. The symptoms will vary, but the most common one is that the computer just won’t power up.
- Viruses and Spyware – This is by far and away the root cause for most PC Users problems. Read more on our Virus and Spyware page.
We have extensive knowledge and experience in Spyware and Virus removal. Some viruses and spyware can be very difficult to remove and may take some time to effectively clean, so we HIGHLY RECOMMEND that you drop the infected system off at our office and leave it with us rather than opt for our mobile service as this is a more cost-effective and efficient solution. Windows security is something that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Most people these days use their computer for online banking, paying bills, transferring funds between accounts and the storage of personal information and sensitive data. So if you are told that your computer can be cleaned of viruses in an hour or two, think twice, because I can assure you that to ensure you are absolutely virus free takes many hours.
If you are looking for advice on the removal of viruses and spyware, check out our Virus and Spyware Removal page. On this page you will find out the do’s and dont’s when it comes to viruses. If you want to download our Virus and Spyware Notes, there is a link on the page for a PDF file. You may also want to see what we consider to be the Top Ten Free Programs for Windows. Programs like Avast Free Antivirus and Malwarebytes. These are two of the best tools for preventing and removing infections from viruses, spyware, malware, trojans, keyloggers and so on.
Another area in which we are expanding is Website Design/ Development, and Website Hosting services. We can design and host your website, register a Domain Name, and provide e-commerce solutions as well. All of our websites employ a Content Management System (CMS), which means you can log-in to the back-end of the website and edit pages yourself, and if you include an e-commerce option, you can add, edit, remove products yourself without being reliant upon us to do it for you. So if you want an affordable, professional website, that showcases your business in the best possible light, why not contact us for further information and pricing, or click on the links for Plans and Pricing, or Domain Name Pricing.
The next time you are buying a “white box” or “custom-built” computer, ask the supplier if they are registered with the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). Did you know that it is a legal requirement that if you sell electronic equipment in Australia (this includes computers), you are required by law to register with the ACMA, you need to document all the components used in relation to the assembly of the product, you need to fill out a Declaration Of Conformity, and you must label the equipment with the C-Tick endorsement that displays the manufacturers unique C-Tick identifying number. This is done in an effort to stop the shonky operators and protect consumers.
The C-Tick symbol shows that only parts that conform to the Australian Standards for Electro-magnetic Radiation are being used.
Spotty Dog Computer Services does of course comply with all these requirements. So when you are ringing around getting your quotes, it might just pay to ask a couple of more questions; Are you registered with the ACMA and do you have a C-Tick Identifier?
We provide Data Recovery Services for failed Hard Drives, USB Flash Drives, Flash Cards and so on.
In the first instance, if the drive is accessible, we will attempt the Data Recovery here in our office using the Data Recovery Tools we have at our disposal.
If the Hard Drive or Flash Drive is inaccessible, then we will forward the drive to our Data Recovery Partners for a more comprehensive Data Recovery procedure.
We and our Partner have a “No Data, No Charge” policy.