@Stroud - Windows & Beyond!

Windows 10 is now by far the most commonly used of Microsoft's desktop operating systems. In the main Windows 10 works well, however there have been several of its updates that have in some cases, seriously disrupted some customers computers.

So in addition to supporting Windows 10, I also offer customers an installation of Linux Mint, this can be installed in addition to Windows 10 (as a second operating system), or as a replacement to Windows on your PC/Laptop.

Linux Mint

I have already moved to Linux on my own systems from Windows, and find it solid and reliable to use. Its updates install quickly and rarely disrupt a computer. Also it isn't very susceptible to malware & viruses.

Installation - 3 Methods

To install Linux Mint, I could do it in one of three ways;

1) I could install it into some free space on your hard drive and so achieve a Dual Booting machine. This would offer you the choice of booting Windows or Linux when the machine starts up. This way you can compare the experiences of using the two systems with each other without dropping Windows entirely, (though its lack of security updates from January will increase its vulnerability over time).

2) If disk space doesn't offer you the option 1), or if you are convinced that going to Linux Mint is for you, then I can I can clear your disk (having saved your data first) and then install Mint as the only operating system.

3) Upgrade at the Same Time - With this idea I could install Linux Mint (or a dual booting Linux/Windows system) onto an entirely new Solid State Hard Drive and transfer your data onto it. This way you have a much faster machine as well.

Prices for Linux Installation are here


Or ... If you wish to remain with Windows I can upgrade your system - (maybe with a much faster Solid State drive as well!)

If you need or choose Windows 10, then no problem, I would be happy to install this for you, and would in the process ensure that your data was saved before installing it.

Please do contact me so we could discuss these or other options or ideas you have in mind!

Ring me for a chat on 0757 900 1747, text or email and I will call you.


 

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