Tucked in the back of an office building on Lisbon Street in Lewiston, the work space Jim and his two full-time employees share is organized and efficient with monitors mounted on walls with dedicated workstations. On a recent day a half-dozen or so computers are split open, with wires and components unplugged or plugged into external components that are running diagnostics or uploading data. To the outsider, it looks like chaos, but not to the experts. Among the computers being fixed is a laptop, split open while a screen is swapped out, which is one of the most frequent repairs. “We get a fair amount of component failure and viruses,” says Fish, “but these days one of the biggest issues customers have is spyware that not only slows your computer down, but can steal vital information from you.”

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