YourTechie Michael D. Elliott

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About YourTechie Michael D. Elliott

hired 19 times on Thumbtack

How does your service stand out?

There are not many Computer Technicians that have as diverse experience as myself, nor can they perform repairs and setup as quick and efficiently as myself. I specialize in Data Recovery and Operating System Repair from Infection related damage without you worrying about the loss of personal data!

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

I love to travel and help others with their electronic issues. I also love teaching people about computers and electronics so they become more confident in their ability to use electronics in their home or business.


Davenport, IA 52802

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  • 5/5 stars Computer Repair Verified Review

    The techie was very friendly to do business with and was punctual.

  • 4/5 stars Computer Repair Verified Review

    Working with Michael was a relief! He knew exactly what he was doing and if he had any questions he asked me right away and we got things resolved! If we ever have any other business in the IA area of where he can be of our service we will definitely be reaching out to him.

  • 5/5 stars Computer Repair Verified Review

    Best computer tech in the Quad Cities. I recommend Michael to all my friends and business associates.
    Top quality and service. Great guy.

  • 5/5 stars Computer Repair Verified Review

    Michael fixed a problem that 3 other techies were unsuccessful at. I tell everyone that he's "the guy" if they ever need computer setups, repairs, etc. He's very professional and knowledgeable, and I was relieved that his charges were very reasonable, too!

  • 5/5 stars

    Michael is very professional and provides an excellent value. Stay away from the big box stores as they cannot and will not provide the value and caring like Michael. Give this guy your business!!!

  • 5/5 stars

    I've had Mike come to my rescue more times than I would like to admit. I'm not saying I have him on speed dial, but he has been a real asset to my PC's health. He has come through for me every time and I have not experienced a loss of any of my personal information. Thanks for being there, Mike!

  • 5/5 stars

    I would recommend Mike for your computer repair needs. He is great, honest, hardworking, and not afraid to go the extra mile to be sure the job is done correctly. He is ethically, fiscally, and socially responsible, and trustworthy to solve your computer needs.

  • 5/5 stars

    I give Your Very Own Person Computer Techie 5 STARS! On time, fast, attention to detail and all around great service. Highly recommended.

  • 5/5 stars

    Mike is an honest man I tell everyone about him! I don't think he has ever met a computer he couldnt fix!! He's a very sweet guy who shows everyone respect he's nothing like a typical repair guy (in any job)!

  • 5/5 stars

    Michael Elliott is the most skilled computer techies I have had a privilege to meet! I would trust him to work on any of my computers on any problem they may be having! Michael is a true techie professional!

  • 5/5 stars

    I met Michael when he did a little computer maintenance class for I club I am in. When we had a problem on our home machine, I called him. I had exhausted my knowledge and thought I had to buy a new machine. He was able to fix it. I called him again to take care of my office machine, and again for my son's home machine disaster. Same great outcome each time along with personable and professional service. I routinely give his cards to friends.

Question and answer

Q. What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

A. During initial contact we setup a time for me to come out and take a look at their issue. I either perform the job that day or reschedule to come back to complete job.

Q. What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

A. I went to Hamilton Technical College and worked for Best Buy/Geek Squad before starting my business.

Q. Do you have a standard pricing system for your service? If so, please share the details here.

A. Yes, the standard price is $75 per hour for onsite services. Because I have such a variety of services I can help you with, I just charge this hourly rate.

Q. How did you get started doing this type of work?

A. Computer Electronics have always been a hobby of mine since I was a little kid. I think I was the only kid on the block that even had a computer at that time. After going to Technical School at Hamilton Tech and being a supervisor over the computer sales department and Geek Squad for Best Buy, I decided I wanted to strike it out on my own and make Computer Services my career.

Q. What types of customers have you worked with?

A. Most of the time my job entails rescuing computers and data from viruses and other infections. While this is the most common reason I get a call, it is also the most difficult to perform successfully without losing someone's personal data. I see too many time folks taking their computers elsewhere or trying to fix it themselves, only to discover later on that all their data has now been erased and lost. In some cases I have been able to still recover this lost data, but there is never a guarantee to be able to do so.

Q. Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?

A. I wired up 16 cameras in a hotel in Dubuque Iowa and took me a total of three days to complete with one other assistant.

Q. What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?

A. Make sure they have a service guarantee on their work and they listen in order to understand the problem thoroughly or you may become frustrated.

Q. What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?

A. They should make sure to write down all their concerns so they don't forget and they should make sure they have all the product they need there for the service.

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