PC and Electronic Refurbishing

To renew or to restore to a new condition and/or appearance.  

This is what we do!


Cleaning:

  • The computer hard drive is erased using high-level data erase software.
  • The computer is examined for any major cosmetic or internal damage.
  • Dust is vacuumed out, and high pressure air is sprayed in power supply, processor, fans and throughout the case.
  • All stickers are removed and case is cleaned
  • Motherboard inspected for leaking or domed capacitors.


Refurbishing:

  • Missing parts replaced such as hard drive, memory and cards.
  • BIOS set to default, Boot order set to CD Rom first
  • CD ROM, fan, battery, and power supply checked.
  • Slot covers replaced if needed and desktops is shakes to check for rattles.
  • Computer refurbished to specific client specifications if requested.


Quality Control:

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) software used to test components CPU, RAM, optical drive and hard drive.  All tests are verified by hardware test log.



Cosmetic Grade:

  • Cosmetic Grade A:
    • Grade A products will have overall excellent to very good cosmetic condition. Some Grade A units will be cosmetically pristine while others may have light scratches or other minor blemishes. Some Laptops may exhibit some shiny areas around the keyboard (space bar, touchpad and/or touchpad buttons), but the keyboard keys will be in excellent condition. Cosmetic blemishes will have no impact to the system’s overall functionality or performance.
  • Cosmetic Grade B:
    • These units will have some cosmetic blemishes that include scratches and/or other surface imperfections. Some Laptops may exhibit shiny keys on the keyboard and/or shiny surfaces around the keyboard. All key characters will be legible. Grade B products are function:ally equivalent to Grade A, and will include the same warranty and customer support as Grade A products. Pricing on grade B products will typically be lower than grade A products.


Software Installation and Licensing

  • Windows operating system installed.
  • All updates applied.
  • Installation verified (verification that all drivers present and boot without error)
  • Post install software activation
  • Key code entered and software is activated


Backup Partitioning

An image of the software on the hard drive is captured and stored in a hidden backup partition.  Backup partition is tested.