Repair ~ Sales ~ Service
1201 Central Ave Suite 1
Great Falls, MT 59401
Computer Problems In The Great Falls Area?
We Offer Free In Store Diagnosis!
We can diagnose and repair those pesky problems that keep your computer from running smoothly, and help put you back in control of your computer. Spyware? Virus? We can take care of that! However, the problem could be as simple as needing updates, more memory or a power supply. Whatever the problem may be, instore diagnosis is free. The choice of what you would like done to fix the problem is yours.
Our rates are competitive and again, the diagnosis is FREE!
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Windows 11 is now out- And we have a news update for you! Windows 11 updates are causing problems in many computers, some updates are even downloading spyware without your knowledge!
Microsoft has even come out with a recommendation that some optional updates should be uninstalled because of issues. Links to help you read more:
www.extremetech.com/computing/335100-microsoft-recommends-people-uninstall-optional-windows-11-update and https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tag/windows-11/
For months we have been telling people not to get too excited about Windows 11 and did not recommend trying to install it into your computer right away (remember how problematic Windows 10 was when it first came out). Also, most computers more than 3-4 years old will probably not be able to take the Windows 11.
Windows 10 is still in support from Microsoft until Oct 2025.
Windows 8.1 is still in support until January 2023. (If you have 8.1 Keep it- we think it's a much better system than 10)
Windows 7 support ended on January 14th 2020. However, many Win 7 systems can be upgraded to Windows 10- bring your Win 7 system in for a free check to see if yours is up-gradable!
Questions about your system? Bring it in to us for a free check, we'll let you know your choices and discuss your options.
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SPECIALS AND PROMOTIONS
Call us at 406-231-1287 and ask for any specials! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Current Problems Affecting People In Our Area
(1) DO NOT ALLOW SOMEONE YOU DON'T KNOW INSIDE YOUR COMPUTER!
Another influx of rogue popups that tell you there is something wrong with your computer, that you need to call them at 1- --- - --- - ---- or claiming they are from (Microsoft, your internet provider, your security program, some computer tech guy, etc) to get the problem(s) resolved. They will give you a number to call and then try to talk you into letting them get inside your computer via a 3rd party program. THEN they ask for money, gift cards, etc., to fix your computer. First thing first: DO NOT CALL THEM!
DO NOT LET THEM IN YOUR COMPUTER!
However, if you had a slip of sanity and paid them money- run- do not walk to your bank and ask to stop payment on that transaction! (that's the first thing we suggest people do).
Then bring your computer into us so we can clean and secure it for you.
There are good, legit programs and techs that you can trust inside your computer- but you need to do your research to sift the good ones from the bad ones.
(2) Don't use your computer for target practice - bring it in so we can try to save it for you!
(3) Have seen several computers come in with problems while using PCMatic (which is advertised on the television). Can't say why it was causing them problems- we just know it caused problems for customers.
The decision is up to the user- just thought we would pass on the FYI.
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Bring your laptop or desktop in and we can check it out, clean it up and make sure that it's in tip top condition for you!
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If someone tells you that you have to add or change parts or upgrade to a newer system- bring it in for a second opinion from CTR Computers!
PC Clean Up-Tune Up, Virus/Spyware Removal, Data Back Up, Software/ Hardware Install, PC Maintenance, Program Updates, and More! All system repairs or Windows installations include a hard drive test. And all Windows installations come with updates AND free based security programs.
Computer repair, service and yes, we also have rebuilt desktop, all-in-one and laptop computers for sale. All systems are ready for high speed internet. Need a system for your children? Need to upgrade to keep up with online education? Looking for something different than what you have?
We warranty our service and sales. Call us for details, questions or appointments! Licensed and insured business, one that you can count on!
*We offer in store computer repair or on site service calls by appointment. We have flat fee charges based on work done in store.
On site call service fee plus labor and any additional cost for labor/parts/etc.
Call us at 406-231-1287
or stop by and say HI!
1201 Central Ave Suite 1
Great Falls, MT. 59401
We moved to the Great Falls area from Washington State, where we served the Tri-Cities area (Kennewick, Pasco, Richland) for over 6 years. Our computer tech has been working with computers for over 20 years and takes pride in what he does. We are a local family owned & operated small business and we are here, in Montana, to help you understand and make the right choices for you and your computer.
We would like to thank the Great Falls Chamber of Commerce for the honor of choosing CTR Computers as Great Falls 2014 Small Business of the Year! We could not have achieved this honor without the community support we have received, and the various advertising venues we have used in the area.
Thank you all for helping us achieve this honor!
"Before you recycle, consider reuse" (Dept of Ecology State of Washington)
Better to reuse or repurpose good usable computer parts ... help your unused or unloved computer towers, parts, mice and keyboards find a repurpose in life.
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(We have some awesome reviews from great customers)