Hans Olsen Computer Services


A 15% discount is offered to highschool and college students with current ID as well as active/retired armed forces with ID.

Service Area:
Hans Olsen Computer Services provides a variety of computer based services and operates in Schenectady County of the New York State Capital Region.

Schenectady County municipalities include Alplaus, East Glenville, Mount Pleasant, Niskayuna, Schenectady, Scotia, Rexford, and Rotterdam.

Software Services

Software is everywhere on your computer and you use software all the time. We help you install software you need and clean up unecessary software you don't need to help optimize your computer. Security Essentials are software that helps protect your computer from harm. We can analyze your computer and help you explore different solutions in regards to keeping your computer safe. Checkout our Software page as well as our Optimization and Computer Security pages for more information!

Data Backups and Recovery

Want to keep your files safe, protected, and in a safe place? If you have never backed up data they could be lost due to theft, virus infection, accidental deletion, fire, or a flood. We can help you with a backup solution to meet your needs.

Encountering harddrive issues, accidentally deleted a file, running into corrupted files? We will analyze your storage media and depending on the level of damage and circumstances, attempt to restore/retrieve your files. View our Backups page to learn more.

Web Services

The primary purpose of a website is to convey to those that are interested in what you offer. To do this, the website must be easily locatable, easy to navigate, and present the purpose of what you offer in a clear and concise format that will allow those interested to quickly find what they are looking for.
When Designing/Developing we keep several important items in mind:
  • Accessibility Compliance
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Listing and Online Presence
  • Development and Design (Look and Feel and Overall Functionality)
  • Hosting and Maintenance


Whether your looking to setup your home or small business network we take care of both wired and wireless networking devices. We are Cisco trained.
Services include but not limited to:
  • Initial Setup with your Internet Service Provider
  • Wireless networking and security
  • Connecting devices to your network (printer, gaming systems, home entertainment, computers, etc.)
  • Impelementing General Networking Security
  • Networking/Hardware Firewall

Hardware Services

With the continual advancement of new technology showing up every few months, most computers have a tendency to become outdated within a year. Installing new hardware or removing old hardware, helps increase optimal performance as well as helping you do what needs to be done. Sometimes hardware dies; we will analyze your system and help you determine the problem

We do not repair hardware.

Take a peek at our Hardware page for more information.

Counsultation and Training

We offer consultation and training services either one on one or small group basis.
  • Website Maintenance
  • Basic Network Management
  • Computer Maintenance
  • Software Usage (Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe products, iTunes and more)

Take a look at our Counsulation and Training page.

Operating Systems

An Operating System (OS) is an interface between hardware and software. The OS operates as a host designed for applications that run on a computer. The OS primary purpose is to handle the information between the user inputs from software to use the hardware. We support Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

We offer basic Mac OS X services and for interested individuals we could set you up with a free operating system for you to try, Linux/Unix. See our Operating System page for more information.
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