Category Archives: Work Smart

Why You Need A Policies and Procedures Manual For Your Business

Why does a “Big Mac” look and taste same at every McDonalds, regardless of which one you go to? What allows a successful business to open hundreds of stores and have them be just as successful as the first? It is their Policies and Procedures. In this article, I will …

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Why You Want To Be A Cog In Your Clients Business Machine

In this article, I would like to talk about a great position to be in if you own a Computer Business. This position is being “a cog in your clients business machine”. So, what do I mean by a “Business Machine”? Most businesses are a series of systems where one …

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5 Ways To Show Your Client That You Are A Professional Computer Technician

They say that you shouldnt judge a book by its cover. Unfortunately, people do judge a book by its cover. They say that you have 7 seconds to make a first impression and the impression you will want to get across as a Computer Technician is that you are a …

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How To Predict Your Profits

In this article I would like to share with you something that helps me immensely in all of my business ventures. It allows me to predict roughly how much money I will make in the future months allows me to make good business decisions based off that. It allows me …

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Not Getting Paid: Beginner Mistakes

I was reading about a young computer technician on the Technibble forums who had encountered some issues during his first paid computer repair job. This computer technician was asked to do some virus removal work, he quoted $50 USD and the client accepted. Later that night, the computer technician arrives …

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Large List of Downloadable Computer Repair CDs

Computer Repair CDs

One of our Technibble forum members, PcTek9, and a handful of other Technibble members have compiled a large list of CDs for various computer repair tasks. In this list, the following types of CD are available for download: Antivirus Boot CDs, Recovery Disks, Hardware Diagnostic Boot CDs, Network Testing/Monitoring, Data …

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Scripting Your Own Computer Repair Tools – Part 4

In part 1 of our “Scripting Your Own Repair Tools” series, I showed you how to make use of applications to do tasks that the DOS commandline cannot do alone. In those examples, we gathered the computers CDKeys using the Nirsoft tool Produkey. In this article, I will be showing …

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Scripting Your Own Computer Repair Tools – Part 3

In part 1 of “Scripting Your Own Computer Repair Tools”, I showed you how to create scripts that make use of certain applications. In part 2 I showed you how to make scripts to manipulate files. In part 3 we are going to cover the use of IF statements, GOTO’s …

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Scripting Your Own Computer Repair Tools – Part 2

In part 1 of “Scripting Your Own Computer Repair Tools”, I showed you how to create scripts that make use of certain applications. In this article, I’ll show you how to make scripts to manipulate files. In order to continue on with our backup example from part 1, I am …

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Scripting Your Own Computer Repair Tools – Part 1

I am a huge fan of scripting. If I have to do a certain task on a computer often, then I would definitely try and create an automated script so all I have to do is run one file. Additionally, having these scripts can give me an edge over my …

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