A great place for all your computer repairs!! The proprietor is very friendly and costs are compatible to other computer repair businesses. The first repair usually fixes the problem, so no return trips!! Easy access to repair shop.
- BG P.. 0/21/2020
My laptop didn’t want to turn on. In Computers to Go it was fixed for 30 min! It appears that there was a lot of dust and dirt in a cooler (I know it’s gross). My laptop was cleaned and brought back to life for free (!)! It sound unbelievable, but it’s true. I’m not their friend of or relative, but I’ve got an excellent service!
- Eva Velociraptor. 11/20/2019
My son’s MacBook Pro had a glass of water spill on it and he brought it right to Staples and they said they couldn’t do anything about it. We let it dry and put a charge on it but no luck, it was not working any longer. We brought it to Ran and within a few hours he brought it back to life!! Infinite stars for Computers To Go!
- Mark Pickett. 3/20/2019
Ran is great! Very kind and knowledgeable. He was able to fix my computer issues quickly and inexpensively. I also enjoyed the time I spent with him at his business while I was waiting. I will definitely be back and HIGHLY recommend him whether you are looking to purchase a new computer or get yours repaired. Thank you, Ran!!
- Sarah Pensiero. 1/8/2019
Fast and great Service 😁
- Summer Garza. 0/27/2019
Ran is an EXCELLENT service provider! He is EXCEPTIONAL in all areas of customer service. We have bought several computers from Ran and utilized his services for years. We are EXTREMELY satisfied and recommend Ran highly as a Computer Sales and Service Ptovider.
- Maureen Brouillard. 0/26/2019
My hard drive got trashed when my computer fell to the floor. Ran looked at it, pronounced it DOA and told (and showed) me why, suggested replacing the drive rather than the computer as a whole (the aluminum body of my Toshiba laptop is "a treasure" these days, he said), suggested that I upgrade to an SSD drive, which I did, and put everything together and reinstalled all basic software for a fair price, shared up front. He is a true professional who loves his work and tries to treat his customers the way he would wish to be treated. He's also a good and decent man. Though I hope I won't have to any time soon, I would bring my computer back to him in a flash. Thank you, Ran!
- Rick Wilson. 0/18/2019
Ran has been helping us with our computer needs for over 10 years. He has always been very accommodating and responsive and I completely trust him with all of our computer issues.
- Amanda Roberto. 0/13/2019
Ran Eytan has been our family and friends go to guy for all our computer needs, in my case since 2011. Great customer service, he never lets you down.
- Tony Asaro. 0/12/2019
I brought my hp laptop to Best Buy where they tried to charge me $90 just to diagnose the problem. I brought it to Ran and within 20 minutes he told me that the motherboard was broken and the computer wouldn’t be worth fixing. He then proceeded to help me back up all of my files and data onto an external hard drive free of charge. I highly recommend his services for any of your computer needs - he is a very knowledgeable and caring guy.
- Austin Butler. 0/9/2019
I have been working with Ran since 2012. I have bought computers from him and used him as my single source for support. He responds quickly and has solved any problems I have had. He is professional, knowledgeable and always up-to-date.
- Susan Hoben. 0/3/2019
He is available every time that I call, which is usually after dinner time. He is knowledgeable and is able to fix my problem every time. A+ Service!
- Jay Gauthier. 0/2/2019
Too bad there are not an innumerable number of stars for this is what Ran deserves. He has been my "computer guy" for about 4 years now. He is a delightful person, with such a respectful and jovial personality and he is BRILLIANT. He can fix anything in my aging medical office computer system quickly and perfectly. If I ever have issues with my laptop, all I need to do is call him and remotely fixes the problem. I cannot thank God enough for having found him. I highly recommend him to any and everyone.
- Pena Yolanda. 0/2/2019
He is the best, nicest, and most helpful computer savvy man I have ever met. He helped me completely figure out the problems with my rig and gave me advice on how to fix and maintain it in the future, while fixing it.
- Derik Rodriguez. 11/30/2018
Ran is quick, efficient, very able, available, and fun to work with.
- William Borchert. 10/29/2018
We have used Computers To Go for over 14 years for all of our company's (Cates Consulting) technology needs. Ran set up a shared/cloud system for all of our files and data, has set up all of our hardware and software systems, and most importantly he has been there for any issues that have arisen. Ran and all of Computers to Go are rock solid. Ran is brilliant and he is very calm - even within a tense moment. He is our tech strategic partner and always has answers that have been the right fit for our business as it has grown over the past decade+. I also really appreciate that he is genuinely interested in sharing his knowledge and explaining technology in a way that is easy to understand. We are very lucky to have Ran, Fiona and all of Computers to Go at our side.
- Rachel Galligan. 10/28/2018
Ran (Computers to Go) is the best thing that happened to our business last year. Our computers were really getting to be a problem and he fixed everything at a very fair price. His customer service is outstanding and he always makes me laugh.
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- Patrice Freeman. 10/28/2018
I have been using computers to go for over 8 years now, not only for my computer but also for my home wi-fi. Ran is always eager to help, always in a great mood, and also current with the latest technology. Some of his ideas have saved me a good deal of money. He is the only source I would use.
- Thomas DiBella. 10/26/2018
As Christopher Rossetti said "Ran is fair, prompt, reliable, efficient, gentlemanly and quite knowledgeable." I second that!
- Beth Ryan. 10/26/2018
I have been working with Ran for the past nine years. I am someone who really depends on my computer for my job and in the recent past, for my business. My computer know-how is limited. Ran repeatedly gets me out of jams and he does so as soon as possible and as efficiently as he can and maintains his good humor. He has helped me get a free replacement computer when I bought one on my own that was a "lemon". He guided me towards great choices when I needed a new computer and printer. He saved me from falling prey to a fraudulent business. He goes the extra yard all of the time. I can not say enough about how valuable his services are. Do yourself a favor and start working with Ran.
- Susan Strauss. 10/25/2018
I have worked on several IT projects with Ran and Computers To Go for over the past 6 years. Ran provides expert level and reliable service. He takes special care when working with customers’ data and computers to ensure the service is the best it can possibly be.
Ran has a strong skill-set for recovering data from drives and fixing almost any electronic device.
I would recommend Ran and Computers To Go to any individual or company looking for reliable and professional computer service and support.
- Greg Flint. 10/23/2018
Computers To Go is awesome. Love this place. Ran knows his stuff and is very professional and reliable.
- Robert Carmen. 10/22/2018
Ran is terrific with customer service. I can call Ran any time of the day or night (within reason) and he will address my issues, no matter how trivial. I've purchased 7 computers from Ran in the 15 years I've known him and have never had a issue with the operating systems or an of the hardware. Ran's warranty on the hardware he sells and the services he provides are exceptional. Ran has a strong knowledge of the products he sells and he stays current with the changing trends in the industry. I very much trust and respect Ran's opinion and have based all of my computer hardware and software decisions on his feedback. Computers To Go is an excellent company that I would highly recommend to anyone who asks me or reads this review.
- Paul Amrose. 10/21/2018
I have been getting help from Ran for many yrs. He is so patient with me and my issues with my Computer. Excellent service.
- Janet Lavoie. 10/21/2018
Needed a new computer for my law practice. Was referred to Ran for assistance in selection and service for the replacement computer. Was not disappointed. Computer selected was up and humming with files on the old computer transfered to the new one within a day. Service since has been great, with problems often detected and fixed by Ran long distance before I knew of their existence. Highly recommend Ran for your computer selection and service needs.
- Michael Donoghue. 10/21/2018
If it were possible to add stars to this review, I would. I have used this company and Ran for many, many years as our IT specialist for my law practice. Often we need immediate assistance with a computer or network issue and his response is always immediate and thorough. He also keeps us up to date with technological changes so that we stay current on our operating systems and that they stay safe and secure. Add to that, he is kind and professional.
- Maria Hampton. 10/21/2018
I find Ran's service invaluable to my business. We're a small organization and cannot afford an in-house IT professional, which is precisely why we're are so happy to have been introduced to Ran. he saved our data on numerous occasions and we are very happy with his services from DAY-ONE!!!!! keep up the great work, Ran. AND, a BIG THANK YOU for everything!!!
- Joseph Frank. 10/21/2018
I’m in Tennessee and when I have a problem I just get on the phone Ran connects to my computer over the internet gets it solved. My only problem, and has nothing to do with Ran, is that I have HughesNet internet which is extremely slow.
I highly recommend Computers to Go!
- Howard Shamro. 10/21/2018
Ran is fair, prompt, reliable, efficient, gentlemanly and quite knowledgeable.
- Christopher Rossetti. 10/21/2018
Anytime I have had an issue with my wife's or my laptop, I have been lucky enough to be in close proximity to "Computers to Go". Not only did Ran fix the multiple virus and software issues we had he also fixed 2 hardware issues (laptop hard drive and monitor) very quickly. (Within hours). Ran's very friendly attitude is genuine and appreciated.
- Gary Rand. 10/20/2018
I have been getting computer service from Ran for a number of years now. It is like having my own totally great IT department. He can fix most things quickly over the internet, and on those occasions where something is really wrong, I can bring my computer to him and he fixes it quickly. I have also bought new computers through Ran, perfectly set up, ready to go, with all my files and software installed. Oh, and his prices are very reasonable, including free service on computers bought through him. Highly recommended!
- Charlie DeWeese. 10/20/2018
First Rate Computer Service. Highly Recommended!
Six years ago, a friend referred me to Ran, and I’ve been a lifelong customer ever since. I could go on and on about how fantastic the service is, but I simply have never had a better experience with my home or business computers. Computers To Go works on a flexible schedule and services after business hours whenever I need . Ran gives remote service, so I usually don’t even need to bring my computers to him; he takes care of the issues on the spot just by logging in when I’m on site. I’ve bought several new and refurbished computers from him at a great deal. All of them have come loaded with all the programs I need, utilities and the remote service, which basically means that Ran is my local help desk. This guy is friendly, available 7 days a week and by far the most creative and knowledgeable computer technician
I have used Computers To Go for the last 12 years. The turn -around is the fastest I’ve heard of, and Ran’s 7 day service always solves my computer issues super professionally. I recommend Ran to all my colleagues and friends, and they are all just as satisfied. I wouldn’t think of using anyone else …the best IT for miles!
- Dean Martel. 7/3/2018
Computers to go gave me a free evaluation of my beer-drenched laptop on a Saturday morning. Within hours the business owner had dried out my computer and fortunately for me, found no damage, so I had my computer back within hours at no charge. Not many businesses would give such fast, friendly, high-quality service on a weekend. Ran is truly the best. He is very knowledgeable, and I will definitely be back when other computer woes crop up or I'm ready for a new system.
- Cheyenne Brindle. 6/21/2018
I had a USB that broke and had to get to the documents. Computers To Go was empathetic and had the USB fixed that day. Very nice people, smart and dependable. Now my GOTO Guy!
- Wendy Smith. 6/8/2018
Ran has been supporting my computers for many years. His service is exceptional, he is always available and always cheerfully fixes any issues or questions that arise. When I buy a new computer, he is very knowledgeable and skillfully helps me make the right choices. He is the best in the business.
- Cathryn Armstrong. 3/12/2018
Very helpful and Friendly
My new "go to" tech support
- Mark 10boca. 11/6/2017
Very knowledgeable and did not pressure me into repairs/services which I did not want. Very friendly!
- Chandler Downs. 10/28/2017
He is very knowledgeable and accommodating. Excellent experience.
- Carolyn Brown. 4/8/2017
This is the kind of business you will totally appreciate and enjoy doing business with.
I was treated with care and professionalism - and immediately felt assured that I had made the best choice for my particular needs.
The owner went well beyond the normal to get me through a problem and completely fix what needed to be done.
Turnaround time was also excellent and it really made the difference for me. I really felt I was treated not only with a great level of respect, but also very honest and straight forward.
These are qualities that are not easy to find.
I will be doing future business here - and I highly recommend you give this place a try. You will be happy that you did
- Rick Anderson. 1/9/2016
"I've been working with Ran for nearly 15 years and have referred him to countless others with nothing but praise, gratitude and relief for his friendly service and ability to solve every problem imaginable - fast and effectively. As a business consultant, I rely upon technology but have a definite love/hate relationship with it. With Ran, I have no worry. I let him into my computer remotely and the problem is solved. It's the best security and peace of mind plan imaginable. Recently I was working with a client and we were temporarily stuck with a remote technology issue. I said: I can call my computer guy, the best around. They responded: You mean Computers to Go? And we both knew that intelligent and immediate help was just a phone call away."
- Deene Morris, Inspire Leadership LLC. 1/1/2016
I have been working with Computers to Go for many years and have always found them to be top shelf. Ran's knowledge of computers, and the problems that can arise with them is outstanding. On that rare occasion that he doesn't know the answer he will not quit until he finds a solution. Computers to Go's reliability and honesty makes them well worth the call. If you're in need of a single computer, laptop or desktop, or if your business is in need of a computer system or upgrade you're going to want to make a connection with Computers to Go.
- Luca DiMatteo. 0/21/2016
Professional, Reliable & knowledgeable
I've been using Computer to Go remotely (from Los Angeles) for the past 5-6 years. The service is impeccable. Ran solved issues that other professionals couldn't. He maintains high level of integrity. Highly recommend his services.
In today's business world, computers play an integral role in almost everything. Your business's computer systems are at the core of your company and need to function properly in order for your venture to be successful....
As our customer, we also offer a quote for a remote service package. This is Computers To Go’s unique service, which provides 7- day support for virus removal, router and printer configuration and general maintenance...
Computers To Go has new, affordable, technology which enhances your computer speed to run 3 times faster and boot up in less than 20 seconds.
We clone all the data on your old drive to the new SSD version and get your computer up and running with same day service.
Give us a call on 860-352-0467 for more details.
Computer Service in Canton, Connecticut
If a slow, error-prone, or malfunctioning computer is getting you down, Computers To Go is ready to bring you back up. Our computer service professionals have been learning the ins and outs of fixing computer problems of all types for over a decade, and we love nothing more than fixing stressful tech-related situations for our customers from all over Farmington Valley.
We have the experience, skills, and tools to tackle whatever errors your computer is throwing at you. We can handle everything from personal computers and laptops to larger commercial networks. Come to us for:
Home computer services
Virus and spyware removal
Your computer is a vital piece of machinery, so treat it right by getting computer service from Computers To Go when things go wrong. We've got same-day turnaround on most repairs out of our workshop in the heart of The Farmington Valley as well as after-hours emergency service that's available seven days a week. Give us a call to schedule an appointment and let us answer any questions you may have about getting your computer fixed.
Simply by replacing your old hard drive with a new Solid State Drive (SSD) version, we can improve your computer’s performance. Recently, the price of this technology has come down, and Computers To Go now has SSD drives in stock. SSD is an electronic drive, with no moving mechanical components, so it is much more resilient to physical damage than the traditional drives. It runs silently, takes much less power, and thus increases the life of your battery. Also, SSD drive has limitless life expectancy, which adds to its advantages over traditional, mechanical drives.
We all know it is essential to perform regular backup of our computer data. The consequences of not doing so, can be drastic. Read on to find out more…
This story of a recent experience should serve as a cautionary tale about the importance of backing up data.
A week or so ago, I got a computer from a customer with the Ransomware virus. The damage it had caused was so bad that it had infiltrated the computer and encrypted all files and data, including pictures, documents, music video and mail. Every time I attempted to open the files or perform any basic function, it gave the same message that all the file were damaged. The message stated clearly that the initial cost to release the encryption was $500 providing it was paid within the next 120 hours. After that time, the price would go up to $1000. On top of that, the message warned that if the payment was not made within two weeks, there would no longer be any chance to remove the permanent encryption.
My advice to the customer was not to pay the money and somehow come to terms with the loss of the material. Her viewpoint was that the data was so important to her that she was ready to pay. With her decision made, she asked me to take care of the money transfer on her behalf.
It turned out that as a resident of Connecticut, paying for the Ransomware virus to be removed is not just a complicated but almost impossible task. The only form of payment the scammers are ready to accept is Bitcoins, a form of virtual money. This method is chosen to prevent the creators of the virus from being identified. After hours of research and failed attempts, I found out that purchasing Bitcoins in the state of Connecticut is extremely challenging . First you have to open an account which requires verification by email. I did this on at least 10 sites to be told on all of them that $30 is the maximum dollar amount that can be purchased by Connecticut residents in Bitcoins.
Eventually I contacted a company that specializes in data retrieval out of Arizona. They agreed to purchase the Bitcoins for me; of course at a high rate of commission on their end of the deal. Two days later I got a message that the Bitcoins had been received by the scammers and that the transfer was pending. Two more days later I received a tool with a code which was supposed to release the encrypted files. The tool ran for 6 hours at my end, after which the files were actually released.
However, this was still not the end of the saga. A serious problem remained concerning the file names. Each file that had been released had the original name but with the added prefix “Decrypted”. In effect this doubled the amount of data in the computer and completely filled up the hard drive. To restore the computer and files to their state before the Ransomware encryption, I needed to delete the encrypted files and to remove the word “decrypted” at the beginning of each name. Other problems arose during his process, which are too many to mention. On top of all that , it was also necessary to do a factory restore to the computer and to re-install all the programs.
The take-away from this tale ….. a good backup of the data would have prevented all this anguish and great expense to the customer . As a reminder, keep in mind that one of the best ways to perform reliable back up is to get a USB hard drive and copy the data from the computer. It is essential to disconnect the drive from the computer at the end of the back up to keep the data secure. Another, easier way to do the back up is to the Cloud. For this purpose, I recommend iDrive.com, a company I have been working with for the past six years. They are located in the United States, and for $60 a year, they provide 1 TB which is a very large storage space. There are other cheaper Chinese sites, but if there is sensitive data on your computer, I suggest avoiding such riskier options.
The above article is written as community service from Computers To Go, LLC of Canton.