LAPTOP DOCTOR Repair from $29
WE SELL LAPTOP ACCESSORIES:
AC Adapters
Carrying Bags
Security/Traveling Locks
Retractable cables
Batteries
Keyboards & Mice
Headsets & Webcams
& More!

WHY CENTRAL COMPUTERS?

Experienced
We have been building and repairing computers since 1986
Affordable
We can offer low rates because of the large volume of repairs
that we handle throughout our five Bay Area locations.
Convenient
Locations in San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Newark, and San Francisco

WE REPAIR MOST BRANDS
Chronic video chip / video card issues and advisory
- Acer - Apple - Asus

These laptops have chronic video chip / video card issues:

  • HP Pavilion dv2000, dv6000, dv9000, tx1000 series
  • Compaq Presario F500, V3000, V6000 series
  • Dell Precision M2300, M4300, M6300, M65 series
  • Dell Inspiron 1420, 9400/E1705
  • Dell Latitude D620, D630, D630c, D820, D830
  • Dell Vostro 1310, 1400, 1510, 1700, 1710
  • Dell XPS M1210, M1330, M1530, M1710, M1730
  • Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch and 17-inch (May 2007- Sept. 2008)

Symptoms include:

  • Can’t connect to wireless networks (mostly HP models)
  • Indicator lights are on, but nothing appears on the screen
  • The notebook does not start
  • Charging indicator does not turn on when A/C adapter is connected and battery is installed.
  • Distorted or scrambled video; intermittent video issues

We do not recommend repairing these laptops.

- Dell - Compaq - HP
- Hitachi - IBM - Lenovo
- NEC - Panasonic - Samsung
- Sony - Toshiba - Others

RATES FOR LAPTOP REPAIRS
Initial Inspection We will inspect your laptop and find an optimal solution.

$29

Software Repairs We will find an optimal solution to fix the problem. $59/ hr
Hardware Repairs
Board Level Components (assembling and dissembling)
Replace fan, backlight, USB board. Change chipset, inverter, IC. Replace cables, connectors, etc.
Basic Parts
(excludes: LCD, Motherboard, Battery, Special Parts)

$139*
$169+
(for mac)

Keyboard Repairs / Replacement We will open your laptop and fix your keyboard or replace it. $79 - $139*
$189+ (for mac)
DC Jack Repairs We will inspect your DC Jack and determine whether it needs to be fixed or replaced. $119*
$139+ (for mac)
Hinges/Case   $119 - $199*
$159+ (for mac))
LCD Screen Replacement From $179 for 15.4” or smaller. Includes LCD and labor (some models may cost more)
From $229 for 15.5” or larger. Includes LCD and labor (some models may cost more)

$179 - $299*
$299+ (for mac)

* Sony & Special models may be higher price
. Commencement of work requires a $29 non-refundable deposit.
. The deposit amount goes towards final cost of repair.
. 90-day warranty for the same problem only.
. For "Liquid Spill" damages, even repairable, only 7 days warranty.
. If unable to order the original parts for repair, OEM parts will be used.

OUR REPAIR POLICY
Commencement of work for repair requires a $29 non-refundable
deposit. This deposit amount goes towards final cost of repair. LCD,
battery, and motherboard replacements and some special order parts
do not qualify for the $139 flat rate. If the problem requires a new
motherboard or LCD screen, we will notify you with a quote, at which
time you may approve or decline the repair.


3 MONTHS WARRANTY
- Same problem appears and the components we replaced caused it, both components and labor are free.
- Same problem but caused by other components, customer needs to pay for the parts.
- Other problems, customers needs to pay for both parts and labor. (for "liquid spilled" damages, even repairable, we provide 1-week warranty.)
LAPTOP PARTS FOR REPLACEMENT AVAILABLE FOR SALE:
- AC Adapters
- Batteries
- Keyboards
Also: LCD, Power Cords, Laptop Hard Drives, Laptop
DVD drives, Laptop Memory Modules, etc…
(Customers needs to provide the laptop brand and model #)
WE DO LCD MONITOR REPAIRS
- Black Screen B/L - Black Spot (leak) - Cross Line Short
- Horizontal Block - Horizontal Line Defects - Intermittent Connection
- Incorrect Color - Random Noise - Spot / Stain
- Vertical Block - Vertical Line Defects - White Screen
- Flicker - Foreign Material  

RATES FOR LCD REPAIR (parts not included)
17" to 24" $125
25" to 30" from $225 to $325
30" and up from $275 & up

Rates for POS Touch Screen Repairs (parts not included)
Screen problem Starting from $250
Power Chip problem $150 service + $25 per chip
Both Screen & Power problems Starting from $350