HELP WITH YOUR COMPUTER

If, in using your computer or other digital device you need help with that goes beyond what is available here at Kendal, or through family or friends, other resources are available.

KCC IT department head, James Craig recommends:

  • Jim Kogut. Microsoft trained. Will do house calls at $99 per hour. Phone number is 610-444-5962, email at compserv4u@hotmail.com

Vendors who have been used and recommended by residents:

  • Charles Ring. He can assist with any computer problems you may have (Mac or PC) and offers other services such as electronics purchasing and service. He will help with the set-up and use of a variety of electronic equipment. He is the husband of a Kendal employee. (610-470-8702). therings931@comcast.net
  • Brad Shomo. PC Freelance Specialist. Brad works for the Kennett School District as their computer technician. He is willing to provide computer service to Kendal residents during his free time. He guarantees his service to be personable and friendly, offering a free consultation and estimate before beginning work. His cell phone number is 610-804-2598.
  • West Chester Computer Doctors. PC Specialists. Friendly, free estimates, reasonable. They can often repair the problem remotely. (610) 431-0400. For their website, click here. For Yelp reviews, click here.
  • McMobile. Mac Specialist. The owner’s name is Yukio and he comes highly recommended. He’s located in Drexel Hill for those who would find it difficult to drive into Wilmington. (610)-734-2222. For their website, click here. For Yelp reviews, click here.
  • Springboard Media, Authorized Mac sales, service, training and warranty repair located in at 290 Main St., Exton, PA 19341. For their website,  www.springboardmedia.com  . Phone: (610) 280-3800.
  • Apple Store, Christiana Mall. In addition to sales of all Apple products, staff at all Apple stores provides provide user support. Contact support.apple.com to get help by phone, chat, or email, set up a repair, or make a Genius Bar reservation.
  • Geek Squad, the Best Buy tech support service, both in-store and in your home. Description here. The closest Best Buy store is at 4807 Concord Pike, Wilmington. Geek Squad phone (800) 433-5778.

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Computer Learning Books
The Communications Committee has provided our Library with computer guides for basic instruction. The books may be checked out for a three-week period. All of the books listed are located in our Library.

  • A Simpler Guide to Gmail, 2018 ed.
  • Android Tablets for Seniors in Easy Steps
  • My iPad for Seniors
  • My iPad for Seniors for Dummies
  • Office 2010 for Dummies
  • Windows 10 for Seniors for the Beginning Computer User
  • Windows 10 for Seniors: Get Started with Windows 10

Free Web-Based Computer Skills Training

There are several on-line resources to develop computer skills for beginners. Topics are short and easy to master. We have provided several valuable links below.

Computer Scams