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Author Topic: computer repair software  (Read 2755 times)

techidave

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computer repair software
« on: May 28, 2009, 07:52:30 PM »
I am looking for a simple piece of software that will allow me to track computer repairs.  I am wanting to track hardware replacement type stuff only, not software.  I have around 250 computers school wide and I am just starting to run into hardware failures and memory failurs due to the age of the computers.

I don't know that much about databases so I do not consider that an option for me to build one from scratch.

any ideas?  preferably free.

Dave

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Re: computer repair software
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2009, 08:47:12 PM »
I don't know about the amount of PC's it can handle, but the free version of SpiceWorks seems to be a good solution for your problem. As far as I know you can keep a hardware history from each of the PC's that SpiceWorks monitors.


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Re: computer repair software
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2009, 10:34:34 PM »
I shall give it a closer look.  But I was looking for something that didn't scan my network.

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Re: computer repair software
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2009, 11:30:07 PM »
I've seen people use version control software as problem tracking.  I know there are free version control programs out there.  But I'm not familiar with them. I just know some can be adapted to repair tracking or bug tracking type stuff. I would think some would be able to generate reports.

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Re: computer repair software
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2009, 04:17:30 AM »
Here's a simple Access database. Perhaps you'll find it useful.

Another simple solution would be to use Treepad Light.
« Last Edit: May 29, 2009, 05:05:33 AM by wr975 »

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Re: computer repair software
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2009, 07:12:45 PM »
Thanks for the database wr, I will see if I can figure it out this weekend.