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The Woeful Tale of a Dirty Computer

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In our time we’ve seen all manner of computing disasters, from MacBooks that have been “christened” with wine or coffee, to laptops that are stepped on when placed on the car floor, to CPU’s burning up when installed with a “Windows” sticker placed between the CPU and the heatsink, to irate mothers who are certain that the malware running riot on their laptop computer is due to som…

Time to Upgrade Windows Vista… Really!

Windows Vista is now approaching nine (9) years old and showing its age. Microsoft ended its mainstream support of this operating system in April 2012, and has stated that Windows Vista will reach end-of-life (and end support) in April 2017. Identical to what happened with users of Windows XP, end-of-life means that Microsoft will no longer release security patches to help protect t…

Cantrell’s Computer Sales & Service becomes a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher!

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Cantrell’s Computer Sales & Service is now certified as a “Microsoft Registered Refurbisher!” The timing couldn’t be better since Microsoft is ending support of Windows XP in about a week. Many of these older Windows XP computers were destined for the metal recyler or landfill. We are now able to refurbish these PC’s and notebook computers that…


Cantrell's Computer Sales and Service
2280 Diamond Blvd., Suite 150
Concord, California 94520

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Revised Hours Effective March 18, 2020: Our office is closed to walk-in traffic and we are currently helping customers by remote services only until further notice. 
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Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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