Repair Fail: CompUSA Installs Files on Wrong Hard Drive

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houseofbugs

Actually if you think this is bad I have more news for you. As an ex-technician that was axed to be replaced by an EX-Circuit City employee I have PLENTY of news for the public.

1. The tech are NOT fully trained all the time. Its pretty much heres your shirt now get to work.

2. They use PIRATED and cracked Windows OS'es to reinstall your OS.

3. Virus removals are done with GeekSquad MRI disks that are downloaded from torrents.

4. All their software that is used is NOT legit. They are all downloaded from online and the management is FULLY aware of this.

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geared

i'd like to see someone go undercover and expose the piracy within computer repair depts.

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evolution76

I thought CompUSA die out ......lol

 

 

 

 

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Cruzg10

It could have been worse, she could have went to the Geek Squad

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ssbowers

CompUSA still exists?

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big_montana

Actually, Systemax (parent company of TigerDirect, purchased CompUSA and Circuit City). There are now over 40 CompUSA retail outlets and growing.

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DBsantos77

 No kidding.

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WarCrime342

I can't believe it happened in the Hoffman Estates store. I've purchased items there when it was a TigerDirect before the buyout and name change. This is sobering. I don't send my PCs to be repaired by anyone else other than myself, so I don't have to worry much. However, I'm not sure if I will buy parts from that store anymore.

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IFLATLINEI

Who take their computer to CompUSA to get fixed? Your asking for trouble by taking your PC to any of the big name places. ESPECIALLY ONE THAT CLOSES MORE STORES THAN THEY OPEN!

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Landstander

I think that anyone that reads this blog is not going to have any horror stories since we don't trust computer repair stores in the first place.  This is Maximum PC, we fix our own comps.

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timlider

True that.  We may fix other peoples computers and ours, but, never take it to ComUSA or GEEKSquad. WE are more advanced than the readers of other computer magazines :)

 

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