Stubborn Computers provides computer services such as, setup, repairs, upgrades, data recovery, remote assistance, and virus and spyware removal.


_________Call (814) 406-9544 for service.________

Why should you go with Stubborn-Computers for your computer needs?

1. Convenience (You can have your computer fixed at your home or office, you can drop it off, I can Pick it up and return it, or by Remote Assistance (consist of fixing your computer over the internet))

2. Save money (Inexpensive prices with professional services)

3. A Certified Professional working on your computer, the technician is Microsoft certified and has a degree in electronics.

4. Fast service (Can usually be there the same day with in a few hours.)

5. Here at Stubborn-Computers we still believe in personal service. You will know how much it is going to cost up front.

Computer Installations

(For labor only)

 PC Setup: Unpack and install your new computer. Create Backup disks, connect all peripherals, help set up user accounts, and connect you to your existing network or internet service. $75

Software Installation: Install one software application onto one computer. Software is not included. $45 (Installed remotely or in shop)

Software Suite Installation: Install one software suite (such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and McAfee Internet Security) onto one computer. Software is not included. $50

Operating System Installation: Clean Install of Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 onto one computer. Install all drivers if available and critical updates. (Operating system is not included.) $85

Windows 10 upgrade: If you would like to update to Windows 10 or just help learning Windows 10. $80 for Labor.

Operating System Upgrades: Upgrade to the operating system that you desire. New operating system needs to be provided, I can help you determine which version would be right for you. Labor only $85.

Operating System Repair: Find the bad files that are stopping your computer from starting up and fix them. A quick virus Scan after getting it back up and running to make sure that it wasn't a virus that caused this problem. Labor only $85

Data Transfer: Transfer your personal data from your old hard drive to your new computer. (Note: This doesn't include transferring your programs) $50 per 25 GB of data

Computer Diagnostics and Repairs

Laptop Screen Repair:
Will trouble shoot failing laptop screens and determine if the display needs replaced or if it is something else causing the problem. $85 for labor.

Windows Password Recovery: If you have locked yourself out of your windows and didn't create a password recovery disc, I can help you get back into your computer if you have one of the following operating systems: XP, Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8. $40 if you bring your computer to me and $50 if I need to go to you. (This cannot be done remotely) If you have Windows 10 this can be done remotely over the phone most of the time $40 if you know your account information

Virus Removal: For more information on virus removal see the Virus Removal Page. $75
Remote Computer Support:

To include virus removal, spyware removal, Malware removal, PC tune ups, Email assistance, windows update problems, system errors, Router setups, securing your router (so strangers aren't logging into your network), Available Training, and more.

See the Remote Assistance page for more details on remote services and pricing.

Network Installation and Repair:

Home Network Installation: Install a wired or a wireless router for your home network.  ($50 labor Plus parts)

Add device to existing network: Configure one device to access your existing network. Wireless adapters and Ethernet cables are not included. ($50 Plus parts)

Network Troubleshooting: Discover and remedy the cause of problems with your existing network configuration. (So that you can get back on the internet) ($50) (Note this price is only if it wasn't virus related, otherwise the virus removal price will be charged.)  

Printer Setup: Printer setup. $60 per device (Excludes Laser Printers)

Printer Troubleshooting: Having problems with your printer. $50

Hardware Upgrades

Major Hardware Installation for Desktop Computer: Install one motherboard or processor into an existing computer. Part to install is not included. $75

(Note: Sometimes if a different Mother board is installed in a System the Operating system will need to be re-installed which would require the operating system fee in addition to this fee.)

Minor Hardware Installation for Desktop Computer: Install one hard drive, disk drive, memory module, fan, or network card into an existing computer. Part to install is not included and this doesn't include data transfers. ($50)

Hard Drive Installation for a Computer with Re-installation Service:

Install one hard drive and re-install your version of Windows onto the new hard drive with security updates and user data transfer. Useful if you are replacing the hard drive Windows is currently installed on. $89 If less than 30 GB of data is transferred and no other software is installed. (Note: original OS install discs and product key are required for this or a working recovery partition)

New Hard Drive Upgrade and Installation for a Computer with Cloning Service: Install one hard drive and clone your old drive. Useful if you want to replace your hard drive with a bigger one. Your computer will be just as before - except, of course, for the bigger hard drive.  $80

Major Hardware Installation for Notebook Computer: Dependent on brand. Please call for details.

RAM Installation for Computer: Install memory into your computer. $50 (Memory not included)

Clean a hard drive of any personal information: If you have an old hard drive laying around or computer that you are afraid to get rid of because you are worried about the data that might be on it, this service will remove your data and prevent anyone from being able to recover it. $45

(Note: If you no longer need the hard drive or computer but just want to make sure the data is un retrievable before getting rid of it, then turn it in as an e-cycle item to me and It will get the data professionally erased before being reused at no cost to you)

Hardware Repairs: 
        * Fix Laptop power jack: If your computer isn't charging any more or intermittently charging then you may have a broken power Jack. 
                                                           $95 plus price of new power Jack.

Data Services

Data Backup $30 hr.
Automatic Data Backup: Configure your computer to automatically back up to an extra hard drive or network drive on a set schedule. Extra hard drive not included, and home edition of Windows will require additional software.

One-Time Data Backup: Archive data onto a DVD or extra hard drive. One DVD is included; additional DVD's will be an additional $3 ea., (Hard drive is not included in the price.)

If you need a service that is not listed here contact Stubborn-Computers for a quote.

Hours and Contact Info

Phone: (814)406-9544 or

Local to: Warren Pa 16365, Sheffield, Sugar Grove, Youngsville Pa 16371, Irvin, Russell PA 16345, Jamestown Ny, Pleasant, Garland, Chandlers Valley, Allegheny springs, Pittsfield, Lander, Hemlock, Clarendon, Tidioute, and Corry. Also offering remote support to anyone else that needs help. Altoona Pa