Is the computer repair guy really doing his job?
Computer repair shops and repairmen across the country are struggling to keep up with the flood of new computers.
The federal government is stepping in to help.
As part of the $25 billion computer upgrade program, the Department of Homeland Security is taking on an estimated $200 million in repairs to computer terminals, printers and other computers.
The money will be used to repair the terminals and printers, the DHS said.
In total, the agency said, it will spend $2.5 billion to repair all computer terminals and printer installations, $1.8 billion to replace printers, $6.5 million to replace terminals, $9.3 million to repair printers, and $6 billion to install new printer terminals.
The agency will spend the money on repairing printers, but not terminals.
But the computers have gotten more complex over the years.
According to a survey of about 4,000 computer repair employees by the Consumer Federation of America, about 85 percent said they would not recommend computer repair to their friends.
“There’s not a lot of people who can repair them,” said Dan Gartman, a certified computer repair technician who has worked in the industry for over 20 years.
“It’s not like you could pick up a laptop and turn it into a laptop,” he added.
While the federal government has made a concerted effort to improve the security of its computers, there are still a few glitches that can’t be fixed overnight.
Some manufacturers have a hard time printing the correct text on a new computer.
The DHS, however, has some plans to help out.
It’s working with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to create a “certified computer repair” program.
NTIA is in charge of certifying computer repair centers.
Certified computer repairs involve technicians who are certified by the American Computer Association to do the work.
If a computer repair shop can’t do the job, the company will get the money to fix it.
The department has been trying to get companies to adopt the new system since at least February.
This week, DHS said that more than $3.5 trillion in computers and other electronic devices have been sold since 2008, making it the most popular federal government procurement program.
But some experts say that doesn’t tell the whole story.
For example, many people buy a new laptop to be able to do things like email or chat on it, but when the laptop goes on sale, the software that’s installed won’t be updated.
And while the software can be updated automatically, some software that is used in the operating system is still not updated.
According to an NTIA study, the average computer is only three months old, and more than half of all computers are older than that.
So when a new version of the operating systems is released, the older versions may not be updated in time to take advantage of the new software.
In addition, the government is also making sure that new computers are repaired and that their new operating systems are up to date.
Even though the government has already purchased a huge amount of computer hardware, there is still room for improvement.
Newer computer models tend to have more power and ports.
Windows 8.1 is out now, and many older machines can’t even run Windows 7, which is the default OS on most computers.