Repairs and Services for Laptops

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TAC Repairs services all brands of computers and can complete warranty work for computers with Safeware, AppleCare and Dell warranty coverage.

$30 Diagnostics
A comprehensive hardware and software system check, taking approximately 24 hours to complete. This diagnostic fee is required for all computers checked in for services.

$50 System Reload  (Virus or Software Corruption Problems)
Completely wipe computer’s operating system and reload it. This erases all files and programs from computer which is necessary sometimes if the computer's operating system is severely corrupt. 

$50 Data Recovery
Recover all data such as music, pictures and documents. Programs/software are not recoverable (e.g. Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, etc).

$160-$210 Hard Drive Replacement 

  • $80 1 Terabyte Hard Drive 
  • $50 System Reload
  • $50 Data Recovery (optional)

Check the warranty status of your laptop:

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Discounts on New Computers

Educational pricing is available on new Apple and Dell computers. Visit our computer purchases page for more information.

Safeware Hardware Protection Plan

It is recommended that you purchase a laptop protection plan for your electronic device. Safeware covers accidental damage due to incidents such as drops, liquid spills, cracked screens, mechanical failure and power surges. TAC Repairs is Safeware Certified. 


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