Question: Is Geek Squad a Good Choice for Computer Repair?

Question: Is Geek Squad a Good Choice for Computer Repair?

Is geek squad a good choice for computer repair?

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  1. xFersureMatt
    xFersureMatt 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    I'm about to start geek squad to gain more experience.. hopefully I at least learn something while getting paid. Better than strictly retail i suppose. I actually want to learn and help people with tech.

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  2. Mina Garrett-Scott
    Mina Garrett-Scott 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    My one key is in the process of being fixed wish me good luck

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  3. itsCN
    itsCN 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    1:36 sounded like the typhoon h drone controller lmao

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  4. Max Kirchgessner
    Max Kirchgessner 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    I sent my laptop to geek squad to fix my screen flickering and then got it back after 2 months and then got the same problem again a week later.

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  5. Xeon
    Xeon 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    My gaming laptop's keyboard is failing because water spilled in it, :/ but it still works tho

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  6. Digital Wraith
    Digital Wraith 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    @The Dairy Blob So Geek Squad is out, where should I go for data recovery? I have a 3Tb Seagate external hard drive that won't start up. No clicking but the day I noticed it not working, it would buzz 3 times for 20-30 seconds, then silence. Now I just get silence.

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  7. RicoGamer
    RicoGamer 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    i brought my pc to geek squad to fix and when i got it back it wasnt even fixed

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  8. The Blacked IPs
    The Blacked IPs 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    Wonder if theres a group similar to Geek Squad but for Software. One that I can take my newly bought PC and they will install and configure Dual boot Linux (Mint or Zorin OS) with Windows 10, all the drivers specially the GPU fully configured, BIOS flashed updated and configured, both Windows and Linux fully optimized and configured for gaming and privacy. A service that does that for me, I'd pay thousands for. But I do mean super software detail down to system registry and disabling data collection services.

    Because in the end, when I pay thousands for a gaming rig, I want it because I wanna blow steam off in games, not because I want to spend hours and hours reading what things gather data, what services to disable, how to flash a bios, how to properly configure nVidia driver for performance… no, just buy the system and play. Like a console, but less useless.

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  9. Tanooki racoony studios
    Tanooki racoony studios 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    Short answer: no.

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  10. miley cyrus
    miley cyrus 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    Geeksquad is THE WORST! Beware, they scammed me on a coverage plan
    saying it would cover spills, Well they lied to me and im out $300 and a

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  11. miley cyrus
    miley cyrus 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    Geeksquad is THE WORST! Beware, they scammed me on a coverage plan
    saying it would cover spills, Well they lied to me and im out $300 and a

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  12. SoulfulBTW
    SoulfulBTW 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    Can u help me i accidentally deleted some importaint files and it wont let me sign in something about a proofsvc

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  13. LT FreeBorn
    LT FreeBorn 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    i bought computer and i accidentally spilled water on it and got 2 year geek sqaud protection plan (because protection plans are usally good) so i brought it to them/called/something this happened last month they said 'looks like it has water damage' (YEAH NO SHIT) and they brought it back to me within 10 mins i went home with it and i discovered it wasnt turning on so i went back and they looked at it again and it and gave it back to me they said 'this is out of our league' so i brought it to a 3rd party repair they said 'whats your protection plan?' i said 'geek squad' they replied saying 'g-geek squad??' i said 'yes and i spilled water on this' they responed 'water? hmm well its an easy fi-' seconds later i said 'is something wrong?' they replied 'WHAT DID THEY DO???? key components are corrupted, looks like they dried the water! its going to be a couple days of work, is that ok for you?' i said 'thats fine!' couple DAYS of work to get replacement parts, install them, overall the cost was around $250 and its fantastic! TL;DR: DONT BUY GEEK SQUAD way to over priced! (btw i spent about $400 on a 2 year protection)

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  14. Salman Sheikh
    Salman Sheikh 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    Eli the good guy.

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  15. Stephen Laurence Harvey
    Stephen Laurence Harvey 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    PURE RUBBISH in my experience – A TOTAL CLOWN SHOW wish I'd filmed our scenario it was like a episode of the three stooges

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  16. Jim B
    Jim B 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    This guy is right, it's not the one-shot sale but the long term relationship. I have one client for 27 years. They get the best service, first time, every time. They are now under the second generation and our relationship is just as strong. Always strive to do the best. If you mess up, let them know and fix it on your dime, not theirs.

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  17. Robbie Fazle
    Robbie Fazle 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    I had a good experience with Geek Squad. They fixed my broken laptop very well.

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  18. Thomas Ordon
    Thomas Ordon 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    LMFAO I I actually was the first purse a Geek Squad person at Best Buy at their main corporate store in Minnesota and started doing side Tech work from customers that came into the store before Geek Squad was even a thought in the store

    Now back at that was back in 1999 2000 something

    I never thought Geek Squad very highly rather I thought it was a bad idea back then

    2002-2003 Best Buy got stupid no more people that knew what they were selling or talking about. In 1999-2000 Best Buy was actually recruiting employees from Circuit City because Circuit City Employees actually knew what they were doing and selling and had a passion for that area of sales i e televisions car audio computers appliances at the Circuit City I worked at each department knew their stuff inside and out and Best Buy came in and secretly offered better pay to all of us and we basically left the Circuit City in Brooklyn Park one by one and even in groups to go to Best Buy but again that was when Best Buy was truly coming up and was going to take over circuit City's knowledge base and customer base but they screwed up they're still around today but you go in and nobody knows anything

    . In the past 5 years I've gone into Best Buy less and less and only going in out of necessity or when I was going to actually profit off of their stupidity and I don't mean scamming them or getting something I shouldn't but rather when I saw a major error that I could benefit from why not they're bad company

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  19. James McCaffrey
    James McCaffrey 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    As a current CA in a busy precinct I would love to have a direct, recorded conversation with you in regards to a service you've never used or investigated (outside of hear-say).

    Offer is on the table.

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  20. Jeremy Jefferson
    Jeremy Jefferson 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    I was in a bestbuy recently at the service desk picking up an online order. Right next to me was the geek squad counter and there was a 20ish year old guy basically feeding a couple who brought in their PC for something just lie after lie. I really think he was making things up as he went. I almost interjected and told the couple to run.

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  21. Mimi Nation
    Mimi Nation 10 January, 2022, 03:12
  22. TheBoss Miner
    TheBoss Miner 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    I would say yes cause i had a huge virus/problem my computer hard drive wasnt working and i got a virus and they fixed it like swatting a fly

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  23. scarsunseen24
    scarsunseen24 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    I call B.S. on this entire video. You really believe what your client said about her experience at Geek Squad? You really think she was competent enough to explain that Geek Squad "locked her out of her profile"? Geek Squad repairs do not take 6 weeks like you said. Geek Squad does not fix computers under manufacturer warranties because Geek Squad is not the manufacturer. If your client was locked out of her profile, the manufacturer is at fault.

    I'm not going to claim that every Geek Squad employee is an expert, but this video is flat out wrong.

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  24. Redragonfly
    Redragonfly 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    I have been waiting a month for install

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  25. Julianna Okike
    Julianna Okike 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    Wow. I never had a problem personally.

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  26. n310ea
    n310ea 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    I don't think Geek Squad repair PC towers anymore, I think they only do laptops now, every time I go there I only see laptops on their racks.

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  27. patty findlay
    patty findlay 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    i got hacket in jan 2018 and they put a password on it but geeksquad cleaned it up and they put the firewall in it and things were going great and then i got a call from them and they told me that i owed them 63.00 or they are going to take the stuff off i didnt have the money so, they took it off so now i found a better one threw my computer place norton security

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  28. Joyful Richardson
    Joyful Richardson 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    I just leave white males with hairy arm and beards ✨😍

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  29. Jiaming Hu
    Jiaming Hu 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    i have both geek squad 24/7 support and protection plan on my ibuypower desktop, then the fan on graphic card make very loud noise, so i sent it to best buy. however, they could't fix anything and ask me to call the ibuypower. i am so regret to get those two services. they are complete useless. what they can only do is help you install something which you can complete do it by your own. what i mean here is as long as you have a little knowledge about computer, you can solve all questions best buy can help. thus, best buy only helps those people who just know how to use browser. anyway, best buy geek squad is complete useless. really

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  30. Xtreme DerpX
    Xtreme DerpX 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    Just got my computer back a week ago after waiting a month for my computer to be returned. Many screws missing and thee screen freezes constantly. Definitely don't use geek squad.

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  31. Bamkaflam
    Bamkaflam 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    Whelp, wish I saw this video 30 mins befor I set up an appointment to have my pc repaired

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  32. Zinger3
    Zinger3 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    Depends on the store. Completely.

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  33. Jason Falcon
    Jason Falcon 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    They’ve fixed my mess ups a lot but maybe it’s just because my only problem was the screen.

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  34. J.T. Bivens
    J.T. Bivens 10 January, 2022, 03:12

    I worked there for a bit. I have made a video on this being bad as well. I also have worked for Flextronics doing warranty repair work for Apple and IBM. And some small shops. But yes many horror stories about working there.

    I have had people I used to work with come to me since then. And have me do the work instead lol. Even as recent as a week ago. I did remote support for a person a few states over. Because she refused to have BestBuy work on her computer. Even though she worked there still lol. She refused to even buy a HDD from there. And ordered one from Amazon instead.

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