During 20+ years as a technology journalist & computer-magazine editor, Bob Crabtree became renowned worldwide for his knowledge & integrity.

Bob's Wanstead-based Computer Solutions has further enhanced his reputation by offering honest advice to accompany the wide range of affordably-priced help, support & training provided to home & business users of Windows, Mac & Linux PCs in & around east London.

Among the many services offered are:

    * Speeding up slow Windows and Mac computers
    * Virus & malware removal
    * Solving internet, email & network problems
    * Fixing dead computers
    * Bespoke computer building
    * Computer setup (new or relocated) & optimisation
    * Wireless and wired network setup (& problem-solving)
    * Printer setup
    * Data backup & recovery
    * Email & data transfer (including Outlook, Outlook Express & iTunes)
    * Upgrades & buying advice

     * Setup & tuition for:
        + iPods
        + iPads
        + iPhones
        + Android phones
        + Media servers

    * Training - group or one2one:
        + Microsoft Word
        + Microsoft Excel
        + Microsoft Powerpoint
        + iTunes
        + Video & audio editing
        + Using the internet & email

    * Whole-business IT consultancy
    * Marketing & PR strategies
    * Web-design consultancy

In addition, Bob also sorts out problems with HDTVs and video and audio systems. Typical jobs include:

    * Setting up (and showing how to use):
        + DVD recorders
        + Surround-sound systems
        + Media servers

    * Wall-mounting HDTV sets
    * Trouble-shooting aerial & satellite installation

Hold a gun to his head (or offer large sums of money) and Bob will even don his old green eyeshades to help out with emergency book or magazine editing jobs. Most recently, he did a major rewrite of the French-to-English translation of Jacques Taglang's huge masterwork Mariette and the Herreshoff Schooners.