Price List

Jim The Computer Man offers very competitive pricing for all types of Computer Repairs and friendly onsite service.


On-Site – Call out rates

Mobile Service Area
Taree, Taree West*
$38.00  $0.00
Forster, Tuncurry, Hallidays Point, Harrington $78.00  $58.00
Gloucester, Pacific Palms, Port Macquarie $98.00  $78.00
Old Bar, Wingham, Cundletown $58.00  $38.00

* We have to charge a flat fee to cover the petrol and travel time if your home or business is outside our Mobile Service Area.

Cost of labour per job

As we have over 20 years of experience repairing computers, we are able to offer simple prices for some of the common problems.

A 5 Minute Quick Look
A quick look at your PC to get a general idea of the problem. As some customers want to get a rough cost of repair.  Workshop Service.
$35.00  $0.00
Virus/Malware Removal + System Tuning Up
Remove malware/virus and make your computer run faster. Malware/virus removal is really time consuming. This price only applies to Workshop Service.
Reset Windows Login Password
Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and  10
Windows Re-installation
Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and  10. Only re-install the Windows System, Drivers and Common Programs. Workshop Service Price
Windows Re-installation+Data Transfer
For those who want to backup their email, documents and photos first then restore to the fresh new Windows. Workshop Service Price
Apple Mac OS X Re-installation+Data Transfer
Reinstall OS X Snow Leopard 10.6, Mountain Lion 10.8, Mavericks 10.9 or latest macOS Sierra 10.12 depends on your  Mac computer hardware. For example, MacBook Pro 5,1 Mid-2009 would not be able to upgrade to Sierra 10.12, unless you apply a third party patcher. Workshop Service Price
Data Recovery
For hard drive bad sectors, hard drive head crash, corrupted file system, accidentally formatted hard drive, accidentally deleted pictures/files on your thumb drive, ipod or other portable devices. Workshop Service Price
Affordable diagnosis fee
For those who prior to having their computer fix, ask us to find out the accurate price of repair.  You only pay the $30 if you decide you would rather buy a new computer and not have your current computer fixed.  Workshop Service Price 
$70.00  $35.00
Laptop Screen Replacement
Depends on the brand/model of laptop, parts cost from $100 to $300. Workshop Service
+ Parts


Cost of labour per hour

Standard Hourly Rate $140.00

Standard Service (PC, Mac or Phone )  $140.00
Minimum Service Fee for Workshop repairs
We charge in 15 minute increments
Minimum Service Fee for Mobile Service within Mobile Areas
We charge in 15 minute increments. We will advise customer If the job is better done at our workshop when computer needs to perform a lengthy system operation which might cost a lot. We will bring your troublesome computer back to our workshop with your consent and will return your fixed computer without extra charge. We only charge the first call out + workshop repair fees. We don't charge for returning your computer.