Support for Windows XP will end on April 8, 2014

Windows XP SP3 and Office 2003 will no longer be supported by Microsoft after 8th April 2014.

From 8th April, 2014, technical assistance for Windows XP SP3 and Office 2003 will no longer be available from Microsoft, including automatic updates that help protect your PC. If you continue to use Windows XP, your computer might become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses.

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Laptop Repair

Acer, Dell, Hp, Compaq, Packard Bell, Lenovo, Samsung, Toshiba Sony, and many more…

If you are looking for a fast, efficient and competitively priced laptop repair service, e-tec computer services is your best choice. Whether you have software or hardware problems, want to upgrade your laptop or need to recover lost data, e-tec computer services is here to help you. We have been providing private homes and businesses throughout Greater Manchester with a quality service for over ten years.

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Virus Protection and Data Security


If your computer is infected with a virus, spyware, malware or other Internet nasties don’t worry. Our virus and spyware removal service will track down and remove those bugs.

A few great benefits

  • Ideal For Infected PCs / Laptops
  • Remove Viruses, Spyware, Malware, Trojans
  • Install Anti-virus / Internet Security 

Viruses, Spyware, Malware and Trojans – all words that no computer users wants to hear. These nasty little bugs can cause all sorts of problems for people, from minor annoyance, to file loss and identity theft.

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Operating System Upgrade and Check

We can upgrade your PC or Laptop to Windows 7 or 8 so that you’re getting the latest and greatest features to work with.

A few great benefits

  • New operating system installed
  • User accounts set up
  • Security settings configured
  • New features

If your PC or Laptop is a few years old the chances are that you’ll be running an older version of the operating system. This means that you could be missing out on some of the latest support for new technology and software.

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Outlook not working with e-mail address

Problems sending and receiving email on Outlook when using e-mail address.

If you are having problems sending and/or receiving emails using e-mail address using a mail program such as Outlook, the most likely reason is to BT’s migration from their current e-mail servers over to Office 365.

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Avoid Fraudulent Telephone Scams

Recently a number of customers have told E-tec Computer Services they have received a phone call from Microsoft stating that they have a problem with their computer and they can help. Don’t get caught out.

Criminals often use the names of well-known companies, like Microsoft, BT, TalkTalk etc in their scams. They use the company names to convince you to give them money or your personal information. While traditionally they have used email to trick you, they are now using the telephone more and more to try and get your details.

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A Word From Standby Productions

e-tec computer services safeguards precious video assets for Standby Productions

Company: Standby Productions

Location: 24 School Lane, Didsbury, M20 6RG

Industry: Video Production Manchester

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“As a Video Production company we deal with large files all day every day that eat hard drives like there’s no tomorrow, so we set e-tec computer services quite a challenge by asking them to fit a system that not only stored such large files but also streamed them and backed them up quickly and effectively. We also needed the files to be available to more than one machine, again at high speed, so that there was no ‘stuttering’ when playing any High Definition footage.”

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