Homes have needs, these days they are usually technical in nature. Nerds on Standby has you covered from your home computer, those confusing home theater remotes, and networking. Even video surveillance that you can login and watch from anywhere in the world.
Computer support - regardless of your computer preferences. Nerds on Standby can help with Windows, Mac, even Linux! We offer IT support services for your current computer or advice when shopping for something new.
Custom Builds (Windows & Linux)
We know there isn't a one size fits all computer system. You need a system custom tailored to fit your family’s needs.

  • Internet and e-mail stations
  • Video editing
  • Intense gaming rigs
  • Media content servers
A clean and orderly computer is a happy computer. We are here to make your computer happy!

  • Temporary internet files and programs
  • Bloat-ware (extra un-used software)
  • Orderly desktop and filing structure
  • Hard disk de-fragmentationsHard disk de-fragmentations
  • Hard disk scanning
Hardware and Software Upgrades
Is your computer running a bit slow? Are you demanding more from your computer everyday? Make sure you have enough hardware and the right software to meet those demands.

  • Motherboard
  • CPU (Central Processing Unit)
  • Graphics card
  • RAM (Random Access Memory)
  • Optical drives (CD-R/DVD-R recorders and readers)
  • Monitors
  • Hard disks (internal or external)
Are you getting the blue screen of death? How about a mouse that twirls endlessly through the night? It may be time for a professional to have a look. It could be a quick and simple repair.

  • System and BIOS memory resets
  • Faulty hardware
  • Viruses
  • Out of date security patches
Data recovery
When you can no longer start your computer, are all your precious pictures, music and data gone forever? Chances are, no. In most every case, we can help you get your belongings back.

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Apple
  • All types of disk file systems
  • Most RAID configurations
Data backup
Make sure to have all your precious pictures, music and data backed up on a regular basis. The moment you leave it all to chance, you never know when a catastrophic failure may be coming your way.

  • Redundant Backup Systems
  • Remote off-site backup solutions
  • RAID-1/5
  • SATA/SAS RAID configurations
New computer setup
So what plug goes where? What is a software key and where does it go? Are there optimal settings to make my new computer perform its best? If you are unsure, let us take care of the setup. Make sure it’s done correctly, right from the start.

  • All major brands
  • Remove bloat-ware (extra software on new computers you'll never use)
  • Configure user accounts and settings
  • Install printers, faxes or scanners
  • Setup defaults for intuitive use
Virus & Malware Removal
Weird things are starting to happen! My friends are getting emails that I know I didn't send! Do I have a virus? Contact us immediately. The sooner the better!

  • Data intrusion analysis
  • Anti-Virus software advisement
  • Manual virus removal
Maintenance & Support
Regular maintenance can go a long way to avoiding those catastrophic failures. Allow us to keep things in top order for you.

  • Weekly, monthly or quarterly infrastructure testing and checkup
  • Virus definitions check
  • Data storage and backup verification
  • Hardware monitoring
Everyone needs to print once in a while, even in this “paperless” world. Nerds on Standby can help with all your printer needs.
Printer Selection
Make certain you pick the right printer to meet your needs now and in the future.

  • Ink-Jet
  • Laser (analog and digital)
  • All-in-one machines (printer/fax/scanner/copier)
Setup and Installation
Let Nerds on Standby get your printer working correctly and intuitively.

  • Driver installation and sharing
  • Defaults setup and customization
  • Wired (USB/network)
  • Wireless (Wifi/bluetooth)
So you don't want to buy a printer for every computer in your home? Make sure all your family’s computers can print to one central printer, easily.

  • Wired and wireless computer connection
  • Wired and wireless printer connection
  • Smart-Phone printing
Communication is key. This certainly stands for computers as well. Make sure everything is connected in your home - from the DVR, to the desktop computer in your home office, to your laptops and smart-phones.
Wired networks will always be faster and more secure than wireless. If your computer or DVR doesn't move, why not have it plugged in. This way you don't have to worry about its network connection.

  • 100Mbps (Megabytes per second)
  • 1Gbps (1000Mbps)
  • Faster connections available via Fiber-Optics
We all have netbooks, notebooks, PDAs and smart-phones. Lets keep them all connected, wireless.

  • Wi-Fi (wireless fidelity) a,b,g and n networks
  • Security
  • Repeaters
  • Specialty antennae
Nerds on Standby can help you from planning, hookup, even simplifying operation of your home entertainment system. Whatever your current components or questions about new ones, let us know so we can help.
Home Entertainment Systems
Hand picked components to fit your needs and your budget. Nerds on Standby can help you with all your home entertainment needs. Even if its simply helpful advice you need.

  • Televisions (CRT, plasma, LCD, LED or OLED)
  • Speaker support
  • Surround sound
Custom Design, Shopping, and Installation
Nerds on Standby can get your home entertainment system dialed in specifically to your needs. Let us sort out any questions you may have. Allow a professional to quickly and efficiently research every electronics vendor to narrow down your choices to those that meet your needs, not a sales person's.

  • Personal entertainment analysis
  • Internet pricing
  • Local store pricing
HDTV / Blu-Ray Solutions
Let's face it, High Definition is here to stay. Make sure you pick the right technology that will give you every bit of quality you're paying for now and in the future.

  • Find the best technology for you (720p, 1080i, 1080p, 60Hz, 120Hz, 240Hz, HDMI, DVI)
  • Find the correct size for your situation
  • Setup correctly to meet your expectations
DVR Setup
No one wants to be on the TV's schedule. Get a DVR (Digital Video Recorder) unit that will store everything you need and deliver your content wherever and whenever you want it.

  • Comcast
  • Dish Network
  • DirecTV
  • TiVo
  • Custom DVR
  • Remote access configuration
Flat Panel Television Mounting
Big, flat and awkward to handle. Let Nerds on Standby professionally mount your new flat TV. Maximize your area by taking advantage of your flat TV.

  • Wall or ceiling mount clean and neat
  • Angled, pivot, pullout
Hand picked components to fit your needs and your budget. We can help you with all of your home theater needs. Take it to the max with velour drapery, theater seating and automated control.
Projection Systems
An 80-inch screen isn't big enough? You need a projection system. Make sure it's done right.

  • Static or motorized
  • Automated control of sound, video and lighting
Home Theater Computer Systems
Home theater isn't just your favorite TV shows anymore. Combine all your media content in one central, easy to control component. HTPCs can have your favorite collection of music, TV shows, DVDs, or Internet radio stations ready at the push of a button. We can help you find the system that best handles the level of integration you desire.

  • Linux, Windows or Apple Based
  • Transfer of DVD, TV, music, and other media
  • Security camera system integration
Intelligent Remote Control Configuration
Too many remotes? We know how it is. Consolidate all your remote controls into one simple to use remote everyone in the house can use.

  • Push-button remotes custom programmed to control every device in your system
  • Elaborate touch screen remotes with remote TV viewing
  • One touch control over all pieces of equipment simultaneously so anyone can enjoy the home theater
Surround Sound
Are you getting the blue screen of death? How about a mouse that twirls endlessly through the night? It may be time for a professional to have a look. It could be a quick and simple repair.

  • 5.1, 6.1, 7.1 or even 10.2 surround sound configurations
  • Speaker types: horn, di-pole, or electro-static
Speaker Installation, and Hidden Cabling
So you want to put that speaker all the way over there? How are you going to get a cable there without it being visible? Wireless speakers aren't all they say. Let us handle this one.

  • Flush-mounting, or floor standing with resonating spikes
  • Bundled cabling, bi-amped or tri-amped
Allow technology to work for you and give you peace of mind. Whether you are concerned about potential intruders or if you need to monitor your home during hurricane season while you're away. A home surveillance system is possible and practical for anyone. Let us handle the planning to ensure your surveillance DVR components and network capabilities meet your needs when crisis hits.
Camera Installation & Cabling
Make sure your system is installed correctly. The vulnerability and reliability of the system is best when it is installed correctly.

  • Maximum field of view with a variety of cameras: static or PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom)
  • We'll keep your CCTV cabling unexposed to maintain reliability
Picking up a telephone may always be one of the fastest ways to get a hold of someone or have them get in touch with you. Do you get your phone service from the phone company or this new VOIP service you've been hearing about? Lower your monthly bill. Allow us to sort out the best available plan for your needs.
Telephone System Installation & Cabling
Get your phone system connected and functioning professionally.

  • We'll help you pick out the system that is right for you
  • Single line or multi-line systems
  • Bundle your cabling to allow networking and phone in a single cable at no extra cost
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