Repairs & Rates
|Computer Help Center Service Rates|
|Hourly Labor||$80.00 per hour||For a system that is not under AppleCare, the $80 per hour fee will be billed by the quarter-hour. If the customer's machine is under AppleCare and the issue is warranty related (e.g. dead hard drive, dead power supply but not software-based problems or accidental damage), this fee does not apply.|
|Liquid Spill||$140.00||All repairs for liquid spills will be assessed a $140 additional charge. This will include a data backup, if possible.|
|Rush Charge||$140.00||A $140 additional fee is charged for rush service. This charge is incurred when a customer wants to have their diagnosis or repair started as soon as the next technician is available.
Non-rush systems are repaired on a first in basis.
|Typical Charges for Common Issues|
|Diagnosis||$45.00||Diagnose specific issues or perform general diagnostic. Applies to all out- of-warranty computers, and any computer affected by accidental damage.
Remove common viruses, worms, trojans, and spyware.
|System Cleanup||$100.00||Some viruses, worms, trojans or spyware may not be cleanable and will instead require a data backup and a full reinstall of the operating system (see Basic Operation System Installation).
Fee will be waived on the first system cleanup per calendar year for current students.
|Basic Operating System installation||$100.00||Per basicOS installation, including OS Software Updates, and installation of Antivirus. Does not include data backup or standalone applications. A user must provide their original Windows install media. Apple installation discs are not usually needed. Base install fee does not cover Linux and may not include changing Windows versions.|
|Boot Camp, VMWare Fusion, or Parallels Desktop Installation||$100.00||Windows OS Installation onto an Apple computer. Does not include cost of Windows or Fusion/Parallels license.
A valid Windows software license and installation CD must be provided by user.
|Apple Flat-Rate Repair|
Flat-rate charge for out-of-warranty repair on Apple Portables.
Spills, cracked LCDs, or other accidental damage are not eligible for this repair service.
MacBook Air & MacBook Pr 13"
|$659.00||Includes parts and labor.|
MacBook Pro 15"
|$769.00||Includes parts and labor.|
|Typical Dell Warranty||Free||Includes parts and labor.|
|Data backup or recovery, temporary storage and transfer of files.|
|Simple||$ 80.00||Working system to working system, hard drive removal or recovery tools not needed|
|Typical||$ 100.00||Backup of damaged system or hard drive removal needed.|
|Complex||$150.00+||Requiring removal of hard drive or use of recovery tools.|
|Microsoft Office installation|
|For Microsoft Office purchased from the UNL Computer Shop.|
|Simple (Easily Accessible)||N/C||Free if memory is purchased from the UNL Computer Shop unless covered below.|
|Mac Mini, Mac Pro, Select PC's||$ 15.00||If memory access requires some disassembly. Includes some models of Sony VAIO, Lenovo, and others.|
|User-Provided RAM or Difficult to Access||$ 80/HR||This also includes some models where RAM access is difficult (e.g. some Dell Mini's).|