Common Laptop Services + Laptop Repairs

 

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Laptop Repair Carlsbad strives to give customers the best combination of low laptop repair prices, fast turn around times, and convenient hours in addition to excellent customer service. Below is a list of our popular laptop repairs, a brief description of our common repairs, an estimate for the price of the repair, and typical turn around times.



The page is for Windows Laptops - Click HERE for Apple Laptop + MacBook Repair


Laptop Maintenance + Cleaning + Software Updates... $25

Dirt and Dust inside the Laptop are gently removed, Operating System msconfig file is edited to improve laptop performance, system updates are downloaded and installed, existing antivirus is updated, and in the event that the existing antivirus is expired, a new antivirus software is installed.

Typical Turn Around Time ... 2-5 days


Laptop Diagnostic + Exact Price Repair Quote ONLY ... $50
Laptop Diagnostic + Exact Price Repair Quote + Any Other Service ... $10


Estimates are based on a brief description of the problem. To find out exactly what is wrong with a laptop a technician needs to take a closer look. After the problem is found, we contact customers and give them an exact price for the repair. This fee includes: identifying part numbers, checking part availability, and the cost of testing replacement parts.

Typical Turn Around Time ... 2-5 days


EXPRESS 24 HOUR Laptop Repair Surcharge ... $75 extra
EXPRESS 48 HOUR Laptop Repair Surcharge ... $50 extra

For customers who need the shortest possible turn around time, we offer an Express Service Upgrade. Services that do not require special order parts can often be completed within 24 hours.


Install / Replace Laptop Keyboard ... $50

In the event that a keyboard needs to be replaced, we charge $50 for labor in addition to the price of the keyboard. Customers are welcome to purchase a keyboard from a third party and only pay us for installation, but in this case we are not responsible for the quality or the compatibility of the keyboard.


Typical Turn Around Time ... 1-5 days
Price Range for MOST Laptop Keyboards ... $40-$85
For SOME Laptops the Keyboard can cost as much as ... $125


Install / Replace Laptop CD or DVD Drive ... $50

In the event that an Optical Disk Drive needs to be replaced, we charge $50 for labor in addition to the price of the drive. Customers are welcome to purchase a drive from a third party and only pay us for installation, but in this case we are not responsible for the quality or the compatibility of the part.


Typical Turn Around Time ... 1-5 days
Price Range for MOST CD or DVD Drive ... $25-$75
For SOME Laptops the CD or DVD Drives can cost as much as ... $100


Install / Replace Laptop LCD Screen ... $50

Laptop LCD Screen Repair is usually the result of a broken LCD Screen, but may also be needed in cases where the LCD screen does not display properly. The price for a new Laptop Screen is usually between $125 and $225, depending on the laptop. Apple Laptop LCD Screens are sometimes more expensive. Laptop Repair Carlsbad charges only $50 to install the screen in most laptops, but there are a few exceptions. Some Apple Laptops are very difficult to work on and the installation will cost more.

Typical Turn Around Time ... 3-7 days
Price Range for MOST Laptop LCD Screens ... $125-$225
For SOME Laptops the LCD Screen can cost much more.


Laptop DC Input Jack Repair

The DC Input Jack, aka Power Plug, usually needs to be replaced due to excessive wear and tear on the DC Input Jack, which eventually becomes loose and needs to be repaired. This is a complicated repair that requires the laptop to be completely disassembled. Next, the broken part must be removed, the new part must be soldered into place, and the system is reassembled and tested.

Express $250 1-2 days
Standard $190 3-5 days
Wait + Save $160 8-10 days

Operating System Reload (Data Backup is billed separately) ... $100

This procedure is usually the best course of action when a laptop has a severe infections such as a Virus, Trojan, or Worm. It is also a good idea to do an Operating System Reload (Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7) every year in order to maintain maximum system performance. This procedure requires that all of the data (assuming that the data has not been damaged by a virus) is backed up to an external hard drive before the Operating System is installed. Data Backup is billed separately. The Laptop Hard Drive is then wiped clean, and the Operating System is reinstalled. All the appropriate drivers and system updates are installed. This is an ideal time to install a current antivirus software. Once the system is working like new again, the data is then reloaded back onto the laptop.

Typical Turn Around Time ... 3-7 days
Express Turn Around Time ... 1-2 days


Fix Laptop Driver ... $50

If a specific device in the windows device manager has stopped working, you may need a driver to be update or reinstalled.

Typical Turn Around Time ... 3-7 days
Express Turn Around Time ... 1-2 days


Mini Data Backup (5GB of data or less) ... $50

Documents, music, pictures, and any files on the laptop are backed up to an external device, and then reloaded onto a single folder on the desktop. This data backup service is for up to 5GB of data. For laptops with more than 5GB of data, please see Standard Data Backup.

Typical Turn Around Time ... 3-7 days
Express Turn Around Time ... 1-2 days


Mega Data Backup (up to 1,000GB of data) ... $75

Documents, music, pictures, and other files on the laptop are backed up to an external device, and then reloaded onto a single folder on the desktop. This data backup service is for ANY AMOUNT OF DATA up to 1,000GB.

Typical Turn Around Time ... 3-7 days
Express Turn Around Time ... 1-2 days


Full Service Data Backup ... $125

Full Service Laptop Data Backup will restore your computer to the condition that it was in before service was required. Files and email data will be restored and the computer will look and feel just like it did before the Operating System Reload. In this case, we will back up ALL DATA, then perform the Operating System Reload, and then finally migrate your data back and specific settings back onto your laptop. This service includes reconfiguring Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox. Laptop Repair Carlsbad is the only laptop repair store in San Diego to offer Full Service Data Backup in conjuntion with convenient store hours (we are open 7 days a week), and a level of customer service that only we can provide!

Typical Turn Around Time ... 3-7 days
Express Turn Around Time ... 1-2 days


Laptop Hinge Replacement ... $50

This is a common repair for laptops that are opened and closed on a daily basis. Generally the laptop hinges will not fail for several years, but the hinges do eventually wear out and need to be replaced. In the case that the hinges need to replaced it is best to replace them as soon as possible to avoid further damage to the rest of the laptop.

Typical Turn Around Time ... 3-7 days
Price Range for MOST Laptop Hinges ... $50-$100
For SOME Laptops the Hinges can cost up to ... $150


Prices cover most computers, some computers may incur additional charges. Call Laptop Repair Carlsbad for a FREE over the phone estimate regarding the price of repairing your Windows or Mac Laptop.

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