Gator Byte

Computers & Entertainment

Malware, Script Injections And Hacks

Posted on February 20, 2016 - Filed Under Business, computer repair, computers | Leave a Comment

Yes, it happens to the best of us and we are pretty good with our computer but we still got hacked and infected and this one was pretty nasty,  alot of work had to be done to get the blog up and running.  Firstly , sorry for the interruption , I’m sure you were all […]

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Don’t Get Scammed

Posted on September 20, 2013 - Filed Under Business, computer repair, computers, Internet, Software, Spam/Scam | Leave a Comment

If you see this popping up on your computer, PLEASEEEEE!!!!!!  do not click REPAIR  – DO NOT CLICK ON REPAIR!  This week alone, I’ve had 5 computers coming in with the same tactic used to scam the customers.  Once you click on it, the program takes over your computer and lock you out of your […]

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Faster Computer Fix

Posted on June 27, 2013 - Filed Under computer repair, computers, Internet | Leave a Comment

The most important thing about a computer store is to constantly read and update what we know and what we don’t know.  Every computer has a different problem and to know it all one has to read helpful articles like Iolo registry cleaner .   We have customers who claimed that their friends/brother/brother in laws knows […]

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Make My Computer Faster

Posted on October 24, 2012 - Filed Under Business, computer repair, computers, Electronics, gadgets, gaming, shopping, Technology | Leave a Comment

Make my computer faster !  or my computer is so slow !  do something to make  it run faster or it’s full of viruses – these are the common complains we get from our customers when they bring their computers or laptops in to us.  And even with the smartest techie guy, they sometimes need […]

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Computer Scam Gets Advance

Posted on May 20, 2012 - Filed Under Amused, Business, computer repair, computers, programming | Leave a Comment

A few days ago, a customer came in with his laptop and said that he had gotten a call from the Canadian Security  Intelligence Services and they had told him that his computer had some kind of virus and that he could be fine a few $100 for the breach – and he was to […]

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Pay $400 To A Big Store Or Pay Us $130

Posted on March 23, 2012 - Filed Under Amused, Business, computer repair, computers, Honesty, This Town | Leave a Comment

Sure you can buy a laptop or a desk top from Staples or Walmart  for way less than us – because they buy in bulk and we can’t do that as we are only small business here.  Don’t have so much cash to compete and not trying to but when it comes to repairing or […]

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I Swear It’s A Trick Question!

Posted on January 8, 2012 - Filed Under Amused, Business, computer repair, computers, Honesty, programming, This Town | Leave a Comment

Many a times we have customers coming into our store with their computers for repairs and the first thing they would tell asked us would be – can you put Windows 7 back for me once you are done repairing it – and/or after you’ve gotten the virus out of my computer.  You all know […]

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Computer Repairs Charges

Posted on September 23, 2011 - Filed Under Business, computer repair, computers, management, This Town | Leave a Comment

Never fear bringing your computers or laptop/netbook down to Gator Byte’s to look at – to repair or for upgrading because we charge the lowest in prices and return your fixed computer/laptops to you within 24hrs.  If you have viruses or if you are unsure what is wrong with your computer – you can be […]

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Systems Almost Sold OUT!

Posted on December 5, 2009 - Filed Under Business, computer repair, computers, Honesty, sellers | Leave a Comment

It’s only the 5th and our shelves are almost emptied because our systems are almost gone. I cannot complained of course and there are plenty of games and movies too for sale. As for computer parts, you all know we can order it within 24hrs. I just wished that DELL would get […]

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Computer Repair Charges

Posted on November 7, 2009 - Filed Under Business, computer repair, computers | Leave a Comment

Just wanted to remind everyone that we do computer repairs here and at reasonable rates too. Some sample prices include $40 to format and re-install Windows (as long as the computer has a valid Windows license attached), $25 to back up and restore data such as pictures and music, $40 to clean out viruses […]

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Lifetime Warranty

Posted on October 7, 2009 - Filed Under Business, computer repair, Honesty, Ranting, This Town | Leave a Comment

I love what we are doing – I’m proud of the man who owns this store because he always takes care of his customers. Heck! we are so good, we even tell our customers where to get acne treatment one time, when this poor kid can’t get a date because of it.
But […]

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Free Tech Support

Posted on September 23, 2009 - Filed Under Business, computer repair, Honesty | Leave a Comment

Customer came in this morning and said that he had his computer fixed at the store a couple of months ago.. or was it.. “before” .. i can’t really remember.. but the way he said it .. it was meant to me anyways.. that he just had it fixed or cleaned not too long […]

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Junked Laptops

Posted on April 28, 2009 - Filed Under computer repair, computers | Leave a Comment

There’s been a fair number of calls lately from people looking for various laptop problems, wondering if I have parts for certain types in stock or just laying around in the back room. The problem with laptops is that you can’t generally take parts from one to fix another any more than you can […]

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Dead Router, Again!

Posted on January 15, 2009 - Filed Under computer repair, computers, Electronics, Internet | Leave a Comment

I don’t know if it’s just bad luck on my part or what, but we seem to go through a lot of routers here. At home I’ve only had to replace the router once and we needed to get a wireless one anyway so it wasn’t a big deal. Here we’ve had one […]

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