Is your computer running slowly, but you've been afraid what it would cost to repair it? Start getting it ready today for free repairs tomorrow.
Best Buy and Geek Squad are offering free repair service for viruses, trouble-shooting, hardware and software installation and repairs, password resets, and operating system installation and repairs to the first 50 people who show up at any one of 20 Twin Cities locations. Bring in your ailing laptop, desktop, Mac, tablet or notebook. Only one computer per person.
Why? According to Geek Squad's website, it's digital do goodism. They're showcasing their expertise in hopes that you will return with future computer problems as a paying customer.
All stores open at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Oct. 26. Take time today to decide which location you plan to visit and how early you plan to get there. As of Tuesday morning tomorrow's weather is expected to be dry in the mid-30s in the early morning warming to low 50s.
The computer might be fixed on the spot or you might be asked to leave it for up to a week, said Best Buy spokeswoman Paula Baldwin. The first 50 customers at each participating location will also receive $50 discounts on Geek Squad Tech Support plans and 10 percent discounts on new PC components and hard drives.
PCs must be running Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 to be eligible for free repair.
Apple Valley, 15300 Cedar Ave.
Blaine, 10985 Ulysses St. NE
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12600 W Frontage Rd NE
8301 12633 Riverdale Blvd NW
1235 Town Centre Dr
11600 Leona Dr
3200 Southdale Cir
Inver Grove Heights
1350 50th St E
18350 Orchard Trl
Mall of America
340 W Market
12905 Elm Creek Blvd N
1795 County Rd D E
13513 Ridgedale Dr
300 Northtown Dr NE
8301 3rd St N
1000 West 78th St
20870 Rogers Dr
1643 County Rd B2
8100 Old Carriage Ct
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