Computer Reconfiguration Information

 

What to expect:

Prior to reconfiguration:

    Confirm that you understand the risks involved
   
Locate all disks that came with your PC
 
Locate all disks for programs to be re-installed
 
Specify what to backup
 
Perform your own backup
 
Scan your backups for infections
 
Plan and schedule down-time
 
Obtain/configure a loaner PC if necessary
 
Determine necessary upgrades and changes if any
 
Obtain a price quote for reconfiguration
 
Determine who will hook up PC after reconfiguration
 
Note what items will be reinstalled
 
Properly shutdown and unplug PC
            - Make a note of where each cable goes for plugging back in

 
Plan and schedule a follow-up visit or phone call with an IT professional after reconfiguration

Possible difficulties:

Ways to make it easier:

Post reconfiguration:


What to backup:

Complete Hard Drive Program data
My Documents Other users' data
E-mails / address books E-mail configuration & account settings
Favorites / bookmarks Nothing

What to re-install:

Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel
Anti-Virus Spy Doctor
Browsers E-mail
Network config Other specific

Upgrades:

RAM Programs / devices
Hard Drive Expansion boards

Passwords or requirements:

Windows username:_______________________________  Password:____________________________
        App username:_______________________________  Password:____________________________

 

        I understand that the IT professional will do what ever is necessary to provide the above services as requested on this form.

Initial:_______

        I also understand that there may be circumstances beyond the control of the IT professional that could prohibit these services from being performed.

Initial:_______

        I understand that a date of completion has been estimated on this form and that if certain services can not be performed or return date can not be met by the IT professional, the IT professional will notify me prior to reconfiguration; if I choose to continue in spite of services not being performed, that PC will be returned to be in it's current condition.

Initial:_______

I have read and understand the terms & conditions listed above and certify my agreement with these terms.

Signature:                                                                                                                                         Date:
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