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Software Install & Setup

Software Install & Setup

There are literally thousands of software programs on the market to perform any number of tasks and meet a wide variety of different individuals’ specific needs. Some of them can be quite complicated to install and setup but fortunately, we can help you with almost any of them. Some of the things we will do are:

Determine computer compatibility for the install
Determine computer compatibility for the install

Some software programs have specific hardware requirements or can only be used with particular brands of computer. We will advise you on whether your computer is fully compatible with the software you’d like to use.

Install and configure software
Install and configure software

Once the compatibility of the two has been confirmed, the software will be installed on your computer and its settings configured for optimal performance and ease of use.

Perform necessary software updates
Perform necessary software updates

Often software that has been bought and installed out of a box will be out of date because of the fact that developers regularly release updates for the software they sell. An out of the box package that’s been on the shelf for some time won’t have these updates included. We will download and install all of them for you so that you’re up to date.

Create desktop, start menu and quick launch shortcuts
Create desktop, start menu and quick launch shortcuts

Finally, shortcuts (‘geek speak’ for the icons that you use to start a program) will be created on the desktop, in the start menu (for Windows) and in the quick launch menu.

 

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