Refurbished Dell Optiplex 990 For Sale

Refurbished Dell Optiplex 990 For Sale

Fireytech has a nice refurbished Dell Desktop Available!

Dell Optiplex 990
Windows 10 Pro
Intel Core i5 3.1ghz
16gb
Ram 2 Terabyte Hard Drive
Includes:
-Power Cord
-Wireless Adapter
-USB Keyboard
-USB Mouse
$249.99

90 Hardware Warranty

In store and ready for pickup!

Come see us!

Fireytech
918-258-FIRE (3473)
9125 S. Sheridan Rd
#103 (in the rear of the building)
Tulsa, OK 74133

Fireytech specializes in hand-picked refurbished desktop and laptop computers.

We provides the best computer repair tulsa service in Tulsa. If you need a pc repair tulsa today there is no better place to call than Fireytech. We perform computer repair tulsa in our Tulsa shop at 91st and Sheridan and we also provide mobile computer repair tulsa at your location. We help home and business customers resolve their computer problems.

If you need to pick up a cable and don’t want to fight the big box stores, check out Fireytech.  We have tons of computer cables, audio video cables, network cables, serial cables, adapter cables, network supplies, phone supplies as well as computer parts.  We would love to help fix your computer with the best computer repair tulsa service in Tulsa.  Our friendly staff is waiting to help you!

Refurbished Dell Latitude E6440

Refurbished Dell Latitude E6440

Fireytech has a nice refurbished Dell Laptop Available!

Dell Latitude E6440 Windows 10 Pro
Intel Core i5 2.6ghz 8gb
Ram 300gb Hard Drive
Includes genuine Dell Charger
$249.99

90 Hardware Warranty

In store and ready for pickup!

Come see us!

Fireytech
918-258-FIRE (3473)
9125 S. Sheridan Rd
#103 (in the rear of the building)
Tulsa, OK 74133

Fireytech specializes in hand-picked refurbished computers. We also provide the best computer repair tulsa service in Tulsa. If you need a pc repair tulsa today there is no better place to call than Fireytech. We perform computer repair tulsa in our Tulsa shop at 91st and Sheridan and we also provide mobile computer repair tulsa at your location. We help home and business customers resolve their computer problems.

Fireytech also offers a variety of cables for purchase in our shop. Think of us as your modern day Radio Shack. We have computer cables, video cables, monitor cables, adapter cables, HDMI cables, audio video cables, serial cables, networking supplies, cat 5 cable, network switches, network routers, and various other items. Call us for price and availability.

Windows are Done!

Windows are Done!

I am excited to show off our finished windows at the shop. If you need great vinyl work done, you should check out Outlaw Kustomz at https://outlawkustomz.com/

Remember on December 2nd, the Fireytech computer repair Tulsa shop goes live! Come see us!

Fireytech provides the best mobile computer repair Tulsa service and drop off computer repair near me in Tulsa OK. If your computer or network are not behaving we will administer some digital discipline :).

We are opening our computer repair shop!

We are opening our computer repair shop!

As you know, we have been providing excellent mobile computer repair Tulsa services and, beginning 12/2/19, you’ll have the option to drop off your computer for an in-shop repair as well. We will also have a variety of supplies and parts available for sale.

For a limited time, we will offer new customers a flat rate repair special. For a flat labor rate of $25 we will fix any Windows 10 computer. Parts and software are not included in the flat rate and will be provided, if needed, for an additional fee. Of course, it may not be feasible or cost-effective to fix every computers so repair feasibility is subject to our professional judgement. If we are unable to fix your pc or determine that it is not cost effective to fix, there will be no charge.

We also offer premium used Windows 10 computers and laptops, as availability allows.

You will also be able to buy supplies in our computer repair shop Tulsa location. These supplies will include networking supplies, computer supplies, computer parts, telephone wiring supplies, and audio video supplies.

Come by, starting 12/2/19, and say hello and check out our computer repair shop tulsa. We will have a grand opening in the future once we get all the new-store kinks worked out.

Fireytech computer repair Tulsa shop is located at:
9125 S. Sheridan Rd
Suite 103
Tulsa, OK 74133

Near 91st and Sheridan behind Fox Cleaners

Our entrance is in the rear of the building and you can park right at the door!

Welcome Bloopers

You have to be able to laugh at yourself right? When I recently recorded the video to welcome everyone to our mobile computer repair Tulsa website, I had a few moments of going down in flames lol. Enjoy!

Final Video:

Blooper Reel (Courtesy of Garrett Lincoln)

If you have a computer or network problem and need a pc repair near me to perform the best mobile computer repair Tulsa service, please fill out our contact page or call us at 918-258-FIRE (3473). We provide the best computer repair service in Tulsa!

Captain! The network is down!

Captain!  The network is down!

I know it seems silly but after doing mobile computer repair Tulsa for over 20 years I still get excited when I fix a computer or network issue that is puzzling.  One of these times a small company asked me to look at their network which had just went down.  They were somewhat tech savvy and had performed most of the standard troubleshooting to attempt to resolve the issue.  They had contacted their internet provider who had verified the internet circuit was good to the building.  They had logged into the router and checked the settings and everything looked right.  They could get internet if they connected a laptop directly to the modem or router but if they connected their switches the internet would go down…

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Cracking a Gmail Password

Cracking a Gmail Password

I love when I get to be a mobile computer repair Tulsa hero.  It isn’t often that you get to fix a computer where the stakes are very high for a customer.  This was one of those times.

A mobile computer repair Tulsa customer called me the other day because an employee had quit and refused to turn over the password he set up on a company Gmail account.  This was critical to their business because there were estimates, invoices, and customer correspondence in that email account.  Losing those emails would have cost the customer a great deal financially.  I did some investigating and found that the customer had him set up a personal Gmail email account to use for the business.  This company was smaller and didn’t have their own email domain set up so they just used personal Gmail accounts for all correspondence with their customers.  When I heard that, my heart sank.  I knew the odds of us cracking that password or getting Google to reset it were very low….

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22 Year Anniversary

22 Year Anniversary

Twenty Two years ago in 1997 I started Firey Computers in San Angelo, TX while I was attending Angelo State University. I made a garage apartment my office / computer repair shop and I looked up to people like Bill Gates and Michael Dell. I wanted to be like them some day. They had started out in their garage so why couldn’t I?

I grew up in rural Oklahoma about 20 miles west of Tulsa. Even though I was a country boy I had always loved technology. In the mid 1980’s I won a contest on KXOJ (a Tulsa Christian radio station) for a free PC Bible game and I was so excited. The only problem was that we didn’t own a computer. I never got to use that game!

I attended a private Christian School, Bethany Christian Academy, west of Sand Springs when we first started seeing computers in the school. I was so excited to be able to play on the computers. I never dreamed I would one day be providing mobile computer repair in Tulsa….Click here to see full story

Four for One

Four for One

Recently a new Fireytech customer called and scheduled a mobile computer repair in Tulsa for his small business. His HP computer had a Windows 10 update that was stuck and had tried repeatedly for months to download and failed. Once onsite, I did some Google research and found that what was hanging was an older Windows 10 version update. There was now a newer Windows 10 Version update available and my thought was that we just manually download the newer update and see if it would bypass the old update. I started to download and install and settled back for the wait time of watching the update proceed.

While I was waiting, the gentleman explained that he had another computer that wasn’t running as fast as he felt it should. It was another HP. I looked at the PC specs and noticed it only had 4gb of ram and Microsoft Windows was using almost all of it just loading to the desktop with very little else running. I recommended we explore adding additional ram (memory) to the computer. Click here to watch my video explaining the differences in the terms RAM, Memory, and Hard Drive. A tool I always use when making memory recommendations is the scan tool at https://www.crucial.com/ Their scan tool will scan your computer and tell you exactly what kind of hard drive and memory you have in your computer and what it’s capacity is. In this customer’s case, the max memory his machine would allow was 8gb. I always carry a tub of standard parts for repairs or upgrades when I’m doing a mobile computer repair Tulsa ticket so I ran out to the work van to see if I had the matching type of memory and I did. I upgraded his computer while we waited on the Windows 10 Version update on the other computer.

After working on the second HP PC, he tells me he has yet another computer that might benefit from a memory upgrade. We ran the Crucial scanner and I had that memory in the van as well. Windows 10 update still running LOL.

Guess what? He had another computer that wouldn’t keep the date and time when it got unplugged. That’s an easy one for me. Most of the time that means the CMOS battery on the motherboard is bad. That’s the one thing that maintains the date and time when the power goes off. Of course, I carry one of those little CR2032 watch-looking batteries on me just for this reason. I swapped that and tested the computer without power and it held the date and time. Another fixed computer in the same location! This truly was the best mobile computer repair Tulsa service call in a long time.

Of course the first computer was still running the Windows Update and it was showing that it would continue on for another hour or two. The customer asked, what about this computer? How is the memory on it? Of course it also only had 4gb so we ran the Crucial scan to figure out what This HP Computer could hold and I had one of those memory sticks with me. Since the computer wasn’t going to be done with the Windows version update, I took some time to show the customer how to orient the memory and how to insert it into his computer after the update completed. When I’m doing a professional mobile computer repair Tulsa service call I always try to think of the customer’s best interest. I didn’t want to sit around waiting on the update to complete billing him by the hour unless he wanted me to stay. He was comfortable installing the memory himself and said he would let me know if the update gave him any problems.

It’s not very often that we work on 4 computers at once but when you can multitask on a quality mobile computer repair Tulsa site, why not? I was able to perform all of this work for the customer in less than 2 hours and he was well pleased. I made a followup phone call a short time later just to make sure the Windows 10 version update completed with no issues and it had. That newer update resolved the overall issue and now his computer is receiving updates as needed without hanging up. It’s always fun to meet new customers that need a great mobile computer repair in Tulsa and rewarding to find solutions for them.

If you or a loved one has been hurt by a computer failing to work as needed, call 918-258-FIRE (3473) to file a claim. You could be eligible for a quality onsite computer repair Tulsa with our quality team working for you!

Frustrating but Rewarding Customer Repair

At Fireytech one of the most rewarding aspects of our mobile computer repair Tulsa business is repeat customers. We have many customers who have been with us for 15 years. The following computer repair Tulsa story is from one of our customers who came to us in 2017. She had bought a new Dell laptop and docking station and her Outlook files were not syncing as they should. We were able to get her up and running quickly. Then in December of 2018 she called us to resolve an issue with that same computer. Her Outlook file became corrupt and while trying to resolve that issue, her computer had stopped loading into Windows and was in a perpetual loop trying to repair itself and then saying it couldn’t. This began a very frustrating and yet rewarding computer repair.

I arrived at her house a couple of days after Christmas and found that the computer was as she said. It would not load into Microsoft Windows. Her Dell had Windows 10 installed so I went into the advanced setup options and attempted to run prior restore points and even a basic re-install with no success. After various attempts, I realized we were going to have to completely re-load Microsoft Windows to provide a successful mobile computer repair Tulsa.

Once I had her Dell Laptop at the depot, I started with some hardware tests. Any time a computer crashes suddenly with no warning you want to be sure that the hardware is not the cause. I was suspicious of the hard drive or the ram since Outlook had suddenly become corrupt and the computer had no usable restore points. I ran the built-in Dell hardware diagnostics. The ram, hard drive, cpu, and video all passed. I proceeded to run a backup of her data onto an external drive and then re-loaded Microsoft Windows 10 using a Dell Windows 10 DVD we keep for repair purposes. The nice thing about Dell machines, and one reason we recommend customers purchase them, is that their install disks can be used on any Dell computer that has the same operating system originally installed on it. Most other brands of computers require a disk that is specific to that particular computer. Most customers don’t keep track of their disks and, many times, new computers don’t even come with the disks. The other brands expect the end user to burn off a copy of the restore disks themselves. I have found in my years of mobile computer repair Tulsa experience that most customers don’t know how or simply never take the time to actually do this.

After I had re-installed Microsoft Windows 10, I delivered the computer back to her and we went through the process of re-installing her individual programs, her printer, her online Carbonite backup, and connecting the Dell laptop to her home wireless network. We also set up her Outlook to sync and everything looked and worked great. I also made sure the computer was making restore points to avoid this if there should ever be an issue in the future.

Everything worked perfectly for a few weeks and then suddenly, the Dell laptop suddenly froze and when she rebooted began acting the exact same way it had before our previous computer repair Tulsa. Since we had just performed a new install of Windows 10, it seemed very unlikely to be a software issue. I re-ran tests on the memory and hard drive and they still passed. We ordered a new hard drive for her even though it had passed hard drive tests. Her hard drive was actually flash memory instead of a standard hard drive so we questioned whether the hard drive tests were something we could rely on. I also exchanged her ram memory just to be sure as well.

We received the new flash memory hard drive in 2 days (thank you Amazon Prime). We went through the entire reload process again but since she had an online Carbonite backup (and I still had a copy of her previous backup) we didn’t waste time on the backup step. Again we got her computer up and running and she was back to work. Then, just a few weeks later the computer crashed yet again! We were pulling our hair out. There was no virus and we had eliminated all the standard hardware problems. We suspected it could be a deeper issue with the cpu or motherboard but we really didn’t want to keep having her business at a stand-still and her computer going up and down while we tested. We began to think replacing the computer may be the best solution. For her, time was money and she was loosing business every hour she was down.

Out of desperation, we tried one more thing. We began researching her specific Dell model online to see if there were any other people with the same issue. There were several articles but nothing really specifically about this issue. We finally called Dell to see if they had any ideas. They asked if we were using the original Dell restore DVD that was shipped with the machine. We almost dismissed this as a possibility because we have used our generic Dell disks on countless machines and it’s never presented a problem. The Dell remote tech insisted he thought the original restore disk would resolve the issue. Of course, she couldn’t find it. The very helpful Dell tech referred us to look up her service tag number on their website and, on the drivers page, there was a link to download the Windows 10 operating system for her laptop. We downloaded it and again reinstalled Windows 10 with our fingers crossed. After that reload, the computer hasn’t failed and I’m writing this article months after.

Most of the time, a Fireytech excellent mobile computer repair Tulsa service call can go so smoothly and routine that we are in and out in an hour with complete success. This was one of those rare times that we were left scratching our heads and that Dell support rep got us the answers we needed. I tell customers all the time, we can’t know every possible thing about every possible computer. On complex issues, our work is more about understanding how to research than it is about first hand knowledge. This customer was very patient with the process and in the end we resolved her issue and we kept checking back with her every week or so to make sure the computer was still running happily. A rewarding repair in the end but wow was it a journey.

If you need a high quality mobile computer repair Tulsa, please call Fireytech today at 918-258-FIRE (3473). We love to make the complex become simple.