Broadview, IL

NorthShore PC service is providing affordable IT support for Home and Business Customers in the city of Broadview, IL area ZIP code 60155, 60546. Our office is located only 40 miles north east in Skokie IL but we also offer On Site assistance.

Broadview is a village in Cook County, Illinois, 12 miles (19 km) west of downtown Chicago. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 7,932

On-Site and Off-Site Computer Repair for Business and Home Customers


IT Support
 Home Users:

  • Computer Repair 
  • Laptop Repair
  • Virus Removal
  • Hardware Upgrade
  • Custom Computer Build
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer Setup
  • Data Backup
  • Outlook Migration
  • Email Setup
 Businesses:

  • Cloud Backups
  • Server Maintenance
  • Exchange migration
  • Active Directory support
  • VPN 
  • Remote connections
  • VOIP
  • Low voltage wiring
  • Network wiring
  • Security Cameras
  • IT Consulting



PRICES:

   NorthShore PC Service charge $90 per hour for On-Site (In-home or office) repairs, $65 per hour for Off-Site (in our office) support and offer a discount for multiple hours . We don't have any hidden fees or travel fees. The minimum fee is 1 hour ($90) for the technician to show up but no fee will be charged if a solution is not provided. We are proud to provide the most affordable prices in Chicago and the suburbs.

Customer SatisfactionPC RepairServer Maintenance

   NorthShore PC Service offer FIXED PRICES for some of our services : 
  • $85 - Virus and Malware Removal - Optimizing Startup, Registry cleanup, System tuneup.  
  • $65 - Data Backup on external drive or USB flash drive. Additional fee may apply for data over 16GB.
  • $125 - Operating system reinstall (factory default) and data transfer.
  • $250 - Installing VPN ( virtual private network ) for your office, licence free up to 5 users. For more users additional fee may apply.
 

Recent Announcements

  • Security Cameras Installation and Video Surveillance SUPPORT LINE (773) - 319 - 5620           Video surveillance important part for every small business, is not only protect you from vandalism but also gives you opportunity to monitor the work flow in real time. This is investment that will paid off in long run.  Here is some of the benefits: Reduce Insurance Premiums :     Video surveillance will lower your insurance bills and it will protect you against false claims such as harassment, slip and fall, liability. Check for all benefits with you local insurance agent. Prevent Shoplifting and Employee Theft     Shoplifting is estimated to be 30-40% of retailer's lost profit. Big chunk of losses are caused by employees theft.  Prevent Vandalism:     Video surveillance will deter many crimes that usually will ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2017, 4:27 PM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Small Business Cloud Backup SUPPORT LINE (773) - 319 - 5620     If you run a business, you know how important sensitive is your data that’s way you want to trust a company with tradition in the cloud backup. NorthShore PC Service is offering unlimited cloud backup with 24x7 monitoring for servers on premises. No matter what kind of business you are running (Dental Practice or Accounting company …. etc) you can afford losing data.    Sometimes your software providers are offering cloud backup but they limit themselves only to their product. For example, you have dental practice and you are using Dentrix then Henry Schein will sell you a backup solution on the following prices:    UP to 5GB -> $24.95    UP to 10GB -> $39.95    UP to ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2017, 3:44 PM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Phone Wiring using CAT 6, CAT 5 and keystone jacks SUPPORT LINE : (773)-319-5620    If you are still using analog phones in your home or office, the next few schematics will be very helpful in case you need to expend.    Today is very hard to find a standard CAT 3 cable in case you need to add additional phone line in your office. If you decide to run a cable is alway better idea to run CAT 6 cable witch is capable of caring 4 pair of phone lines and also reusable in future if you decide to upgrade VOIP provider and forget about the analog lines . Connecting Cat5/6 to the phone standart JACK like on the picture    CAT5 Phone Plate above 1. Blue                     ->>> Red 2. White Blue ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2017, 3:31 PM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Network Wiring Cat6, Cat5E, Cat5   SUPPORT LINE : (773)-319-5620     Running network cables in your office or in your house is not always an easy task. Most of the time it is time consuming and expensive. That’s why is really important to choose the right cable for the job so will not have to do it twice.  The network cables are grouped in different categories (Cat5, Cat5e, Cat6, …etc) . This article will review the two main categories used today: Cat5e and Cat6. Please see the table below.          Both categories have subcategories where the cables are grouped depending of their use (inside, outside, etc).  For example: CM (R-732, R-752, R-757) - These are cables for general building wiring. CM cables are used in ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2017, 3:19 PM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Healthcare Computer Support and Service SUPPORT LINE : (773)-319-5620   NorthShore PC Service is providing computer support and it services for small and medium healthcare providers and medical offices. We work closely with major EMR software providers like: •             Allscripts •             Amazing Charts •             Aprima •             ChartLogic •             Centricity (GE) •             Cerner •             eClinicalWorks •             Greenway •             Intergy •             McKesson •             MediNotes •             Misys •             NextGen •             Noteworthy •             SRS Soft •             TouchChart •             VersaSuite •             And many more… We can help you meet the HIPAA & PCI Regulations. NorthShore PC Service is specialized in Cloud Backup and Server maintenance because we know how important for your medical practice the patient’s information is.  We are reliable and very cost efficient.       Chicago, IL Medical IT Support & Service CALL US: (773)-319-5620 Arlington Heights, IL Medical IT Support & Service Bensenville, IL Medical IT Support ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2017, 3:10 PM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Business IT Support SUPPORT LINE : (773)-319-5620  NorthShore PC Service knows the significance of the information technology for every business is in this digital age. Our mission is to provide IT solutions that will increase the efficiency and productivity without breaking the bank. Speed and accuracy are at the heart of our services. With us you will receive a personal touch and care. Here you will not feel like the next account number. Our turnaround time for remote assistance is 1h or less and on-site 4h or less. We work with variety of businesses: Dental Practices, Health Care Providers, Accountants, Law offices and etc.     Our server maintenance plan is on monthly basses and includes: -          Unlimited Cloud Backup for the server (if ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2017, 2:43 PM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Dental IT Support and Service   SUPPORT LINE : (773)-319-5620   We are ready to help dentists in Chicago and suburbs to implement all the modern software tools needed for running successful dental office and practice. NorthShore PC Service has the experience of working with most of the leading software and hardware providers like:  Henry Schein, Sirona Dental Systems, Patterson Companies, Dentrix, Dexis, EzDental, Schick and etc.   If you are using digital Xray and you need to upgrade always check if your sensors are compatible with the new software and with 64 bit Operating system.  Just call the manufacturer with serial or model number. We will help you to make decision that will best work for your dental practice.      Backup monitoring and hardware check on your ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2017, 2:35 PM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Computer Repair and Laptop Repair part-2   SUPPORT LINE : (773)-319-5620 In this article we will continue to researching command computer problems and ways to resolve them, like in the pages: “COMPUTER REPAIR TRICKS AND TIPS” – Were we learn for a possible way to recover from power surge. We saw an example of “Power LED Blinking/Beep Code” diagnostic system that some (Dell, HP and etc. ) computer manufactures are using to diagnose  common problems.  “COMPUTER FIX” – We learn about one of the most breakable part in the computers – hard drive, internal storage, HDD – and this is common factor for desktop computers and laptop computers including MAC. In the computer repair business we want to make sure that a hard drive is fail or I about to ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2017, 9:07 AM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Router & Firewall setup for Remote Connection   SUPPORT LINE: (773)-319-5620 In this article we will continue to research the “Remote Desktop Connection” (see the page) but this time we will concentrate on the network settings and requirements in order to make it work.  The RDC application on the host is listening on port 3389 by default so we need to find a way to redirect, forward a request when it comes to our WAN to the right place in the our LAN. The easiest way is “DMZ” – (demilitarized zone)  - . It is easy to create a DMZ as a way of being “lazy” and avoiding creating port forwarding rules, but remember that this can be very dangerous since that machine is no longer protected from potentially ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2017, 9:09 AM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Remote Connection and VPN SUPPORT LINE: (773)-319-5620 Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) is a great way to access a remote computer running Windows OS. It gives you the opportunity to work remotely from you home, coffee shop or any place with internet connection, by connecting to your office PC.  You can even use a MAC or your cell phone (android or iphone).  In order to use that service the host computer needs to run on Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, or Windows 7 Enterprise.  To setup the Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) you need to have administrative access to the host computer and administrative access in your network (router,firewall etc.)    The first step is to enable RDC. If you are using Windows ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2017, 9:11 AM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Computer Tune up and optimization SUPPORT LINE: (773)-319-5620 If your desktop computer or laptop is running slow and is not more then 5-6 years old there is a chance to fix it without spending money for a brand new hardware. There is two ways to approach that problem:      1. Software tune up and optimization – without buying anything.      2. Hardware upgrade – adding more memory or SSD (solid-state disk) drive.     1. Software tune up and optimization Step 1: Disable Programs that Run at Startup Prevent unnecessary programs from running automatically when Windows starts Windows 8/ 8.1/ 10 Click Start and enter Task Manager and hit enter on your keyboard.  Open the Task Manager and select the Startup Tab. Scroll through the listed ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2017, 9:13 AM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Computer Fix SUPPORT LINE: (773)-319-5620 The most breakable part on today’s desktops and laptops is the hard drive. Usually when those parts give you warning time, unless the computer or the laptop is physically abuse. But if you don’t recognize those warning signs you are risking to lose all or some of your data.  If you hear a cracking (scratching) sound coming from you PC it may be a little late but still turn it off right away.  Since a majority of people today own laptops, which get dragged around a lot, a realistic HDD lifetime is perhaps around 3 – 5 years. This is an extremely short time to reliably store important data. In the best of cases ...
    Posted Jun 3, 2016, 3:46 PM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Computer repair tricks and tips SUPPORT LINE : (773)-319-5620   Sometimes after a heavy power surge your desktop may not power up. One of the possibilities is that the power supply silent protector is on – some of the power supplies have that protector.  Solution:  Take the power cord out from the back of your PC, wait 1 min, plug the cord again and try the power button again. Some of the manufactures like Dell for example have their own “Power LED Blinking/Beep Code” diagnostic system. Some Examples form : http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/SLN293445/EN 1. Inspiron Desktops Power LED Blinking/Beep Code  LED/Beep Code  Fault Description  Fault(s)  1.  Motherboard: BIOS ROM Failure  Motherboard, covers BIOS corruption or ...
    Posted Sep 11, 2017, 8:03 AM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Wireless Network for Home and Business   SUPPORT LINE : (773)-319-5620 Extending wireless coverage in your home or office with Ubiquity Access Points. With 300Mbps MIMO technology and a range of up to 400 feet, these access points include everything you need to install and manage them. The clean design of the UniFi access points 802.11b/g/n seamlessly mixture into typical home and office environments. Power over Ethernet (POE) functionality makes for both a cleaner and easier install configure and manage all your UniFi access points with the included easy-to-use controller software No expensive Wi-Fi hardware controller/switch needed Highly intuitive setup and configuration Unified management system scalable to hundreds of APs Ubiquiti UAP Network - Wireless AP/Bridge UniFi is a ...
    Posted Sep 11, 2017, 8:13 AM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Network Security for Small and Medium Businesses SUPPORT LINE : (773)-319-5620   100% Cloud Managed Networking and Security The Meraki MX64 gives you ability to block sites like: Youtube , Facebook, Netflix and any domain that you want so your workers will be concentrate on the job. Also it allows you to bandwidth the traffic restrictions for different groups of users. So you can prioritize traffic like VOIP for example. The Cisco Meraki MX64 is an integrated router, next-generation firewall, traffic sharper, and Internet gateway that is centrally managed over the web console.. Native web-based administration eliminates specialized training and dedicated staff, and cloud-based centralized management provides smooth multi-site networks, automatic firmware upgrade. The Meraki MX64 is a cloud-controlled equipment designed to make ...
    Posted Sep 11, 2017, 8:21 AM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Laptop for limited budget   SUPPORT LINE : (773)-319-5620 IBM Lenovo ThinkPad T410 review specs When you have a limited budget is better to buy old refurbished laptop with             Windows 7 then a new cheap one with Windows 8.  IBM Lenovo ThinkPad T410 Laptop delivers powerhouse computing ideal for anyone looking for a high-performance laptop.  It comes with a 14 WideScreen LCD display, an Intel i5 2400 MHz processor, and Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit Operating System. Offering all the features you'd find on a desktop, this laptop also includes 4096mb of DDR3 memory 320Gig Serial ATA hard drive, a DVD/CDRW optical drive and an internal 802 11 ABG wireless card which allows you to connect to any available wireless hotspot ...
    Posted Sep 11, 2017, 8:59 AM by Raymond Atanasov
  • Virus Removal, Spyware and Malware Removal SUPPORT LINE : (773)-319-5620   ESET NOD32 Antivirus is antivirus solution that protects your computer in real time from any threat which may cause PC slowdown ESET NOD32 Antivirus is also capable of scanning removable media such as flash cards, thumb drives, DVDs/Blu-ray discs, etc.  It can provide you with both offline and online security. Features                                                                                                                                                                                                  ESET NOD32 Antivirus comes with a few scanning options like Custom scan, Smart scan and removable media scan. All are grouped within a separate tabs for more easy access. ESET NOD32 Antivirus is effective toll against viruses, trojans, worms, spyware, rootkits and other types of adware and malware. One of the best features of NOD32 is the laptop mode, which saves your ...
    Posted Sep 11, 2017, 11:08 AM by Raymond Atanasov
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