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Browsing Archive: June, 2013

Toshiba 32AV615D and 32AV635D Picture issues - Multicoloured lines on screen

Posted by Peter Hancock on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, In : Repair 
Yet more screen faults, we've now found that the basic but good old reliable Toshiba TVs are now also suffering from picture faults, mainly due to the screen which wasn't made by them!

We have had some Toshiba 32AV615D and 32AV635D models in recently which display a flash of multicoloured criss-cross lines intermittently.

If your TV looks a bit like the picture above then we may be able to help!
This is relatively a new issue for us so if you have a Toshiba model that is different to the ones st...
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Samsung 32/37/40" LCD TVs - Image imprinting issues/Text ghosting

Posted by Peter Hancock on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, In : Repair 
We are now able to offer repairs to Samsung LCD TVs (and some other makes) that have Image Retention issues. This fault can include smearing, text remaining on screen after its gone, images remaining on screen from previous channels (ghosting effect). The screen may also be reddish and darker than normal. Some, or all of these issues may be present, but all can be cured by us.

This is found on (but not limited to):

Samsung LE32R86BDXXEU
Samsung LE37R86BDXXEU
Samsung LE40R86BDXXEU
Samsung LE32R87BD...
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Computer Virus: Chester Police scam

Posted by Peter Hancock on Monday, June 24, 2013, In : Repair 
There has been a massive increase in virus and malware infections in the past 6 months, and are increasingly difficult to stop or remove. We recommend that you keep anti-virus programs up to date, do regular scans, and check downloaded files for malware before opening them.

The Chester Police virus is a particularly clever and tricky one, that can even use the owner's webcam against them and accuse them of all sorts of misdeeds before suggesting a payment to remove it. Of course, if you pay th...
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VHS to DVD Conversion

Posted by Peter Hancock on Thursday, June 6, 2013, In : Products 
We now provide VHS to DVD conversion where we can copy your home videos onto DVD for as little as £19.95 per disc.
We will do our best to retain the VHS quality and can provide DVD cases with more personal design should you want it at an additional cost.

Here are our latest prices on VHS to DVD Conversion:

VHS to DVD Copy (Includes DVD Case): £19.95
note: Charged per DVD, not VHS. We will copy up to a maximum of 4 hours per DVD, however 2 hours maximum is recommended for best quality)
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