See what we’re up to with our latest jobs happening in our workshop!

3 days ago

This macbook is broken 🙁

Can you see it?

This Macbook pro has no WiFi.

But it isn't the WiFi card that's the problem!

Just above, the tiny power supply chip for the WiFi card is having a bad day.

We were able to remove it, and replace the component, allowing the WiFi to work again!

Fast ... See more

2 weeks ago

This post is a bit different Adelaide!

I am James, owner of Vivid Computers and I am urging you to support your local small computer repair and sales companies!
Why?

Last year Vivid Computers survived the covid times. We did OK, everybody kept their jobs but we did have to close our second ... See more

1 month ago

Looking for a back-to-school or back-to-work laptop?

Look no further!

We've scored about 10, preloved Lenovo Thinkpad Laptop / Tablets.

Thinkpads are renouned in the IT world for their excellent keyboard, long life and fantastic build quality. In fact, I own 4 different Thinkpads, the oldest of ... See more

1 month ago

Do you need a reliable laptop?

We've got our latest shipment of second hand Lenovo Thinkpad Laptops.

Perfect for working from home or school use. Only $600 with new $500GB SSD.

I personally own 4 Thinkpad laptops and I've had my oldest one now for 15 years and it's still going strong!

1 month ago

If you have some of these... and need files from them. We may be able to help.

1 month ago

iMac upgrade time.

#ssdupgrade

1 month ago

Compare the pair.
Same specs.
Get a totally "new" Mac for less than $500.

1 month ago

Putting off getting your Mac Fixed?

It's finally arrived!

Lattitude pay at Vivid Computers. Split your invoice over 10 weeks with no interest.

Amounts under $1000 are eligible. (that's most repairs in our shop)

Including

Screen Repairs / Replacement
Data Recovery
Motherboard Repair
Upgrades ... See more

1 month ago

Time for a clean out.

2 months ago

Looking for a Laptop that's built to LAST? We can supply and setup laptops which come with 3 to 5 years WARRANTY!

Just want it "Sorted" for the next 5 years?

That's what we do, at Vivid Computers.

The sad truth is that there are some laptops which are built to fail, other's are built to last. ... See more

2 months ago

Hey Adelaide we are closed until Wednesday due to Gary scoring himself a 4 day weekend and James being up all night dealing with bushfires.

See you on Wednesday.

James

(Photo from my driveway yesterday)

2 months ago

Is your mac getting on in life? Not to worry! Here's a video of Gary upgrading a 10+ year old iMac! It's not slow anymore as you can see from our side by side comparison.

Post upgrade, this iMac books in 20 seconds flat.. the other one, well I don't think we even bothered to count it... too ... See more

2 months ago

Let us turbocharge your iMac or Macbook Laptop today - Better than ever!

Apple running slow? We can upgrade your iMac and or Apple laptop to run faster than ever!

Free quotes and free pickup for most of Adelaide

2 months ago

We can upgrade your iMac's Fusion Drive to a full capacity solid state drive.

2 months ago

An upgrade from a regular Hard Disk Drive to a 1TB Solid State Drive is a significant boost to performance.

We offer 100% no obligation quotations.

Bring your laptop or desktop to our shop at 569 Grange Road, Road.

3 months ago

Didn't get the new iMac or Macbook you were hoping for this Christmas?

Don't worry - Vivid Computers has you covered with free quotes on all upgrades.

You know the saying, "They don't make them like they used to" ? Well that has never been more true than with newer Mac products.

Most modern ... See more

3 months ago

Looking for a new computer?

Don't get what's "Left" after the sales, get the right machine with the power, reliability and repairability to last for 5 years, not 5 minutes.

We are computer REPAIRERS, not retailers, so we know what breaks, and what NOT to buy.

We are absolutely sick of seeing ... See more

3 months ago

So Many Macs! We do it all, upgrades, transfers, repairs and second hand macs.

4 months ago

Dust cleared and SSD installed. Next step to clean the old double sided tape and then putting the screen on.

Patience is the key.

4 months ago

4 months ago

Before every iMac SSD upgrade we clear dust to improve air flow.

This iMac is upgrading from its original fusion drive to a full capacity 1TB SSD.

4 months ago

21 and 27 inch iMac upgrades. 1TB and 2TB SSD installed. Time to stick the screens back.

4 months ago

We Can Trade!

We have just recieved confirmation in writing that we are allowed to trade to facilitate working from home.

Our Grange store is open and we will be contacting people who's computer jobs are finished.

4 months ago

Essential staff support by appointment only.

Please follow covid procedures.

4 months ago

OK after 2 ish hours on hold we CAN TRADE.

BUT

ONLY for emergency repair work for Essential Services.
So if you fit that category we will be open (on site and in store) give us a shot tomorrow.

Onsite support available in the hills - I live in Brukunga.
www.vividcomputers.com.au

We are NOT ... See more

We are Adelaide's best laptop repair service. We offer 100% Free quotes for your job and have free loan machines available. Get your Mac or PC fixed today

4 months ago

Still on hold people - hang in there!

1hour and 7 minutes so far.

4 months ago

Currently sitting on hold with COVID people waiting for clarification if we're allowed to open.

We got the same info at the same time as everybody else. While I realise this is a stressful time, we don't need or appreciate abusive phonecalls about your computers.

Many people are stuck in a bind ... See more

4 months ago

**** COVID Update ****
Over the next few days with the re-introduction of a lockdown (6 days hopefully) we will be closed.

While we are technically allowed to open, it seems you're not allowed to leave your home, making sitting there all day risking a fine quite pointless.

If you require ... See more

4 months ago

Older iMac's can be upgraded for a massive speed boost. See the difference below on this 2012 iMac.

5 months ago

An oldy but a goody. If your 2010-2011 imac is running super slow talk to us about upgrading to a solid state drive. This iMac is getting a 1TB SSD and a good dust clean!

5 months ago

Apple fusion drives are okay.

But your iMac could be so much faster!

An upgrade to a full capacity solid state drive is much faster and is available up to 4TB!

Talk to us about upgrading your iMac. Free diagnostics and quotes.

Drop in to Vivid Computers in Grange or Message us to arrange a ... See more

5 months ago

We can replace a damaged power jack. Drop in or call us regarding repairs for your laptop.

Free diagnostics.

5 months ago

Upgrade time for this laptop.

Out with the original HDD and in with a new SSD.

5 months ago

Today's focus is replacing the retina display on a Mac Book Pro A1708.

#macbookproa1708

5 months ago

You could peel off the old two sided tape. But doing so would still leave sticky residue behind.

Or you could do this.

5 months ago

iMac running a little slow?

An Upgrade from regular HDD or Fusion Drive to A Solid State Drive drive will dramatically improve the performance of your iMac.

We can even increase the capacity up to a massive 4TB - that's 4,000GB! (give or take depending on how the drive is formatted)

We offer ... See more

5 months ago

Upgrade your laptop to a Solid State Drive (SSD) and experience the difference i performance. You will never go back to the old mechanical HDD.

#upgrademylaptop #computerrepair #computerupgrades #pcsupport

6 months ago

27" iMac with a floppy hinge.

No one likes floppy hinges!

Vivid Computers can replace your iMacs floppy hinge. While we've got your iMac open we can also upgrade your hard drive to a Solid State Drive and increase RAM.

Fix the flop and boost performance.

7 months ago

The most asked question we get...

Why is my computer sooooooooo slow?

A failing hard drive could be the answer.

One of our essential diagnostic step is to run a Smart Status Check. A very important step to save your data!

Lucky for this client Vivid Computers is a data recovery specialist. We ... See more

7 months ago

Remove a failing SSD on a 5k retina display iMac. Yes we can. Meticulously removing all the components and cleaning dust bunnies along the way. New SSD installation in progress.

If you have one of these high end beauties with a failed SSD bring it in for a free diagnostic and quote.

7 months ago

James has suffered a ruptured appendix and is in recovery.

All board repair jobs will unfortunately be delayed and our Trinity Gardens shop will be closed for the next few weeks.

We apologize for any inconveniences and we will aim to complete jobs as soon as possible.

Regards
Vivid Computers

7 months ago

Leave no sticky residue behind! Strangely satisfying to achieve.

7 months ago

IMac upgrade from fusion drive to 4TB SSD. Topped off with internal dust clean out.

7 months ago

Pre loved MacBooks and iMacs ready to go!

27 inch iMacs from only $1700

8 months ago

Is your iMac performing slow?

We offer free diagnostic and quote on your upgrades including RAM, SSD and Software. We also offer FREE PICKUP for pre-approved upgrades.

The iMac below is being upgraded to a solid state drive which means a much faster experience. We can upgrade your iMac to a ... See more

8 months ago

Pre-owned 2016 Mac Book Pro's available.

8 months ago

8 months ago

8 months ago

Data Recovery in Adelaide!

If you need your data recovered Vivid Computers has a fully equipped data recovery lab in Trinity Gardens.

We offer free assessment and quote for USB, HDD, External Hard Drive and more.

Our store is equipped with over $50,000 worth of dedicated hardware recover tools ... See more

8 months ago

Mac Repair in Adelaide!

(Macbooks and iMacs only sorry - no phones)

We can fix your mac right down to the component level with our fully equipped workshop in Trinity Gardens. If you've been told you need a completely new mac or an entire new motherboard we may be able to FIX IT for far less!

We ... See more

8 months ago

Another Apple Fusion Drive upgrade to full capacity Solid State Drive. Here's a technique that removes the old stickies without leaving sticky residue behind. No one likes sticky residue!

8 months ago

For Sale!

Pre- Loved Macs from $500

We've got Airs, MacBook Pro and iMacs Ready To Go!

Full 90 Day Warranty and help with Setup and Transfer.

New Stock Weekly @ Vivid Computers Trinity Gardens.

8 months ago

Water Damaged Mac?

LOOK CLOSER!

Never Fear - Vivid Computers is Here ... with our super exciting nerd stuff!

We FIX water Damaged Macbooks at the component level.. read "Very Tiny" so instead of having to chuck out your ENTIRE LAPTOP from a tiny drop of water it can be FIXED.

Now that ... See more

9 months ago

Hello Adelaide!

Due to general lack of demand, and many of our staff wanting to take a well deserved break we will be changing our opening hours as follows.

New Opening Hours (Both Grange and Trinity Gardens)

M - F 9:00 - 5:00pm
Saturday: Closed

9 months ago

Is your Mac Book or iMac performance sluggish?

Vivid Computers offers 100% free quotes on upgrades.

9 months ago

They're here!
Trinity Gardens is excited to announce we're got pre-loved mac's in store and ready to purchase TODAY before EOFY.

Save hundreds over a new Macbook and get 90 days warranty on your new purchase.

Purchase online or pickup in store at our Trinity Gardens location.

Like and share ... See more

Get your new mac – Pre Owned with 90 Days warranty from Vivid Computers Trinity Gardens.

9 months ago

9 months ago

Pre-Loved Macs available at Vivid Computers!

New models weekly starting from $500

9 months ago

Data Recovery Blitz - 1 Week Only!

Bring your Hard Drive to Vivid Computers for Data Recovery this week to receive 50% off the final price. Excluding parts and head replacements

We have over $30,000 worth of professional data recovery equipment and training. So while our promo price is cheap ... See more

10 months ago

Have you got an older Mac Book Pro that's running slow? Bring it to Vivid Computers at Grange or Trinity Gardens for a quote on turbo boosting it's performance.

10 months ago

Enough dust in your computer can allow heat to build up and slow down the performance of your machine. Every upgrade receives a complementary dust clean.

10 months ago

Vivid Computers - Your specialist IT repair center in Adelaide.

Before you get your computer repaired make sure you know who's really doing the work.

With Vivid Computers our expert technicians have the tools and abilities to do over 90% of repairs in house.

Motherboard Repairs - 90% IN ... See more

11 months ago

Don't send it to Sydney!

Professional Data Recovery available right here in Adelaide.

We've got the tools and equipment to recover your data safely.

Our professional hardware tools go well beyond what is possible with simple data recovery software.

We recover Hard Drives, SSD, Memory Cards, ... See more

11 months ago

2015 Apple iMac with regular HDD vs 2008 iMac with SSD. Doubting an SSD upgrade?

11 months ago

Do you Mac?

We fix iMacs, MacBook Pro's, Mac Mini's and Macbook Airs right here in Adelaide.

Whether you just need a tune up, or you've split your entire cup of tea over your pride and joy Vivid Computers has got your covered.

No appointment required and FREE quotes for all repairs.

2 ... See more

11 months ago

Seriously! Why put a magnet right next to the screw.

11 months ago

Upgrade your 2009-2011 iMac to an SSD! Keep the machine you love. Enquire today.

11 months ago

Missing your last holiday?

Did you know you can set your favorite pictures as a desktop background slideshow!

Check our our instructions (with pictures!) ... See more

11 months ago

Hello Grange Gang! Just a shout out to a local business (next door to us) who do a great job and make great burgers.

Please support them if you can!

James - Owner
Vivid Computers.

WE’VE LAUNCHED OUR OWN DELIVERY 🛵💨

There’s no denying it’s a difficult time for the hospitality industry, so we’re taking on the big guys *coughubercough*

What makes our delivery a better option, you may ask? Well 👇

✔️ your dollars stay in our business, which helps to keep ... See more

11 months ago

Do you need an Insurance Letter for an electronic device?
We've streamlined the process so you can do it entirely online!

https://www.insuranceletter.com.au/

11 months ago

Vivid Computers is open SAUTRDAY Morning at BOTH Grange and Trinity Gardens from 9am to 12 PM.

We can fix, upgrade, repair and replace your Laptop, Desktop, Macbook and iMac. We also offer professional level data recovery with our in house data recovery lab.

www.vividcomputers.com.au

11 months ago

Another PC running slow and hot.

Help improve your computers performance. Let us exorcise the dust devil from your computer.

11 months ago

Is your PC running slow?
Dust doesn't help.

1 year ago

FIX NOW, PAY LATER!

Introducing our FNPL option for those who've recently become unstuck due to the ongoing Covid Crisis.

For all Workshop Repairs under $150 we'll fix you up and you won't have to pay till May 5th (or when the new centerlink money starts coming through)

Data Recovery we will ... See more

1 year ago

Open till 12 today at both our locations for computer repair pickup and drop off.

1 year ago

3 EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Hello Adelaide,

Thank you for your support over the last 3 months. With Bushfires and COVID it's been a challenge for just about everybody.

EXTENDED OPENING HOURS.

I am please to announce that we're now open Saturday morning at both our stores for Pickup and Drop Off. ... See more

1 year ago

Having trouble working from home?

Trinity Gardens is OPEN!

We fix and upgrade Mac and PC. Same day and next day turn around on most repairs. Free quotes offered in store.

Make "Work from Home" Work!

www.vividcomputerstrinitygardens.com.au

8121 3311

1 year ago

Hey ADELAIDE!

Working From Home?

Vivid Computers is committed to supporting you through these strange and disturbing times.

We can provide Remote IT Support to help you work from home, or isolate safely.

For serious problems (such as a non booting computer) our Grange and Trinity Gardens ... See more

1 year ago

Hello Adelaide,

Vivid Computers remains open for the time being.

Please note the following changes we have made to allow us to operate as safely as we can.

1. For the duration we are no longer offering onsite support.

2. In store, we are no longer offering our 1 on 1 Tech Bench service. All IT ... See more

1 year ago

First there was Grange - now introducing our NEXT FANTASTIC LOCATION - Trinity Gardens.

Don't worry - We're not "moving" this is a new location for all of you on the Eastern side of Adelaide.

Tell your friends and Family - Adelaide's best computer repair is now also in Trinity Gardens.

We're ... See more

1 year ago

Long way from Grange but if any of our clients want to drive up the hill you're more than welcome.

James

1 year ago

We are back !

Come in and solve your post holiday technical problems.. from cracked laptop screens to data recovery Vivid Computers is here for you!

9am - 5pm Monday to Friday.

1 year ago

Stop your DIY data recovery before you completely lose your data.

Free diagnostic of your drive, and you receive a fixed price no obligation quote.

Professional data recovery at affordable prices.

#pcheadaches #macfrustrations #nointernet #pcrepairs #applerepairs #fixmycomputer #pcrage ... See more

1 year ago

Do you have a computer that's frustratingly slow? Drop it off to us at 569 Grange Road for a free diagnoses and quote.

We can save you $$$ over the purchase of a new machine.

#imacupgrades #pcrepairs #imacrepairs #applerepairs #pcsupport #fixmycomputer #computers #laptops #laptoprepairs ... See more

1 year ago

Solve It All now offers Photographic Services. We provide food, real-estate, lifestyle, product/merchandise, and headshot photography.

Packaged with a new website or by the hour pricing. Call us today or drop in at 569 Grange Road, Grange.

#foodphotography #realestatephotography ... See more

1 year ago

Yesterday my computer was perfect.... today....

Vivid Computers offer remote support to ease your frustration. But if you want your machine out of sight and off site. Drop it in at 569 Grange Road, Grange... we'll fix it.

#pcheadaches #macfrustrations #nointernet #pcrepairs #applerepairs ... See more

1 year ago

For those looking to directly help with the bushfire efforts sending money allows people to get what they need directly.

My partner and I live in the hills and nearly lost our house, but a lucky wind change meant that we did not.

Apologies for all who have had to wait a little longer for their ... See more

Many in our Adelaide Hills community are facing extraordinary tragedy.

We've established the Cudlee Creek Fire Appeal to help people in need.

To kickstart the donation drive, the State Government has pledged $1 million.

We are encouraging South Australian businesses and community members to ... See more

1 year ago

Stop your DIY data recovery before you completely lose your data.

Free diagnostic of your drive, and you receive a fixed price no obligation quote.

Professional data recovery at affordable prices.

#pcheadaches #macfrustrations #nointernet #pcrepairs #applerepairs #fixmycomputer #pcrage ... See more

1 year ago

Do you have a computer that's frustratingly slow? Drop it off to us at 569 Grange Road for a free diagnoses and quote.

We can save you $$$ over the purchase of a new machine.

#imacupgrades #pcrepairs #imacrepairs #applerepairs #pcsupport #fixmycomputer #computers #laptops #laptoprepairs ... See more

1 year ago

We sell new and refurbished machines. Ask us for advice on your next computer purchase. Buy a machine that will last 5 years, not 5 minutes. Ask us for advice on your next computer. A computer should be RELIABLE - UPGRADABLE - REPAIRABLE.

#pcheadaches #macfrustrations #nointernet #pcrepairs ... See more

1 year ago

Stop your DIY data recovery before you completely lose your data.

Free diagnostic of your drive, and you receive a fixed price no obligation quote.

Professional data recovery at affordable prices.

#pcheadaches #macfrustrations #nointernet #pcrepairs #applerepairs #fixmycomputer #pcrage ... See more

1 year ago

Do you have a computer that's frustratingly slow? Drop it off to us at 569 Grange Road for a free diagnoses and quote.

We can save you $$$ over the purchase of a new machine.

#imacupgrades #pcrepairs #imacrepairs #applerepairs #pcsupport #fixmycomputer #computers #laptops #laptoprepairs ... See more

1 year ago

Solve It All now offers Photographic Services. We provide food, real-estate, lifestyle, product/merchandise, and headshot photography.

Packaged with a new website or by the hour pricing. Call us today or drop in at 569 Grange Road, Grange.

#foodphotography #realestatephotography ... See more

1 year ago

Yesterday my computer was perfect.... today....

Vivid Computers offer remote support to ease your frustration. But if you want your machine out of sight and off site. Drop it in at 569 Grange Road, Grange... we'll fix it.

#pcheadaches #macfrustrations #nointernet #pcrepairs #applerepairs ... See more

1 year ago

Stop your DIY data recovery before you completely lose your data.

Free diagnostic of your drive, and you receive a fixed price no obligation quote.

Professional data recovery at affordable prices.

#pcheadaches #macfrustrations #nointernet #pcrepairs #applerepairs #fixmycomputer #pcrage ... See more

1 year ago

Do you have a computer that's frustratingly slow? Drop it off to us at 569 Grange Road for a free diagnoses and quote.

We can save you $$$ over the purchase of a new machine.

#imacupgrades #pcrepairs #imacrepairs #applerepairs #pcsupport #fixmycomputer #computers #laptops #laptoprepairs ... See more

1 year ago

For the month of DECEMBER 50% of all TECH BENCH service fee's will be donated to the Brukunga CFS.

If you have a software problem and we can solve it in 30 minutes or less, all you'll pay is $50. We'll donate $25 to the Brukunga CFS to help them buy new equipment.

Walk in 9 - 5 Monday to Friday. ... See more

1 year ago

We sell new and refurbished machines. Ask us for advice on your next computer purchase. Buy a machine that will last 5 years, not 5 minutes. Ask us for advice on your next computer. A computer should be RELIABLE - UPGRADABLE - REPAIRABLE.

#pcheadaches #macfrustrations #nointernet #pcrepairs ... See more

1 year ago

Stop your DIY data recovery before you completely lose your data.

Free diagnostic of your drive, and you receive a fixed price no obligation quote.

Professional data recovery at affordable prices.

#pcheadaches #macfrustrations #nointernet #pcrepairs #applerepairs #fixmycomputer #pcrage ... See more

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