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Format & Install of Windows

Problem:

Windows is corrupt and/or system crashes to the point where a format is, in fact, required.  Owner still has restore discs and driver discs, and has provided them.  Owner has also provided discs for Office 2007 (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

Solution:

  • Backup & Restore of personal files
    • (Geek Squad Price: $100,  My Price: $60)
  • Diagnostic on hard drive
    • (Geek Squad Price: $70,  My Price: $20)
  • Clean install of Windows
    • (Geek Squad Price: $130,  My Price: $40)
  • Install of Office Suite programs & FREE Anti-virus
    • (Geek Squad Price: $40,  My Price: FREE)

Final Cost

Geek Squad: $340,  Me: $120   (A savings of $220!)

About the author

RJ Ponzio

RJ founded Shore Web Tech LLC in 2011. The mission of Shore Web Tech (SWT) is to help small and medium local businesses take advantage of today's affordable technology solutions. RJ currently holds Google's "AdWords Qualified Individual" certification.

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