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Colleen: Welcome to the Team

We are pleased to welcome Colleen Gibson to our Team.

Colleen holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Norther British Columbia, her level one insurance broker’s license, and has a wealth of customer service experience that will prove invaluable to our growing team.

With our expanded Team of professionals we can meet a wider range of customer needs; from the home computer with a printing problem to a commercial network with a virus outbreak, we have the solution, and we have it now.

Call 604 885 2410 and book now!

Need Help Setting Up Your New iPhone?

If you’ve bought your new iPhone (or Samsung Android) and need help setting up your new device, we’ve got you covered.

We will get your email accounts up and in sync, your photos backed up and transferred, your iCloud account sorted out, and your music playlists up and running.

We take the time to learn how you are using your device, explain features that may help make your life easier, and provide tutorials on how to use your new mobile device.

We’ll help you figure out your AppleID and passwords, ensure you have your password recovery options up-to-date, and take the hassle out of the setup.

Call us for more details on how we can help.

Mainstay Computing Ltd.: Shellshock Bulletin and Patch

Mainstay Computing Ltd.: Shellshock Bulletin and Patch

As you may be aware, a major vulnerability has recently been discovered for Bourne Again Shell (BASH), the command‐line shell used in many Linux and Unix operating systems.

We take the security of our customer data very seriously and can assure you that Mainstay Computing Ltd.’s IT infrastructure is fully insulated from this latest digital threat (Shellshock) and your data is stored securely and is not at risk.

While we do employ Linux and UNIX-based systems (including Apple Macintosh systems), we have successfully patched our systems against this latest threat.

If you are running a Mac system, please give us a call right away to book an assessment so that we can ensure your system is patched against this vulnerability.


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Telus or Eastlink Internet or Email Problems? We’ve got you covered.

If you are connected to the internet with Telus Optik or Eastlink High Speed and are experiencing difficulty:

  • Getting your computers and devices connected
  • Securing your network
  • Configuring your wireless network (or extending your wireless range)
  • Configuring your mobile device to send and receive email

Then give our office a call and schedule a service call with one of our experienced technicians. We’ll come to your home or business and work with all of your devices to ensure you are up and running smoothly.

We take the hassle out of the setup and leave you with a network that just works.

Mainstay Computing: Creating Peace of Mind.

Mainstay Computing Ltd.: Shellshock Bulletin and Patch

IT Solution Services

As a business owner, you often find yourself bouncing between the low cost, fly-by-night operation that sort of fixes your computer problems (but often leaves you with an even bigger problem down the road) and the smart and savvy IT expert who has no problem spending your money on top-of-the-line options that are overkill for your operation.

Finding someone who knows computers, is an information technology guru, and who actually stops and considers the options that best apply to you and your business, is tough.

At Mainstay Computing Ltd., we’ve been supporting the small businesses on the Sunshine Coast for almost 12 years. We’ve developed IT systems and processes that are simple, cost effective, and are carefully tailored to each of our customers’ unique needs.


As a small business ourselves, we know the importance in getting the best bang for our buck.

Our approach considers:IT Infrastructure

  • Solving immediate needs
  • Allowing for reasonable growth and expansion
  • Incorporating existing IT infrastructure
  • Real-world return-on-investment for the life of the solution
  • Operational downtime and impact to productivity
  • Alternative workflow options for improved productivity
  • Keeping costs to a minimum


We work with your existing vendors and service providers to help integrate new solutions within existing frameworks. We often provide the “computer guy” bridge between the technical requirements of your vendors and yourself; we help you to understand your computer systems, where you can make improvements, why those improvements are meaningful, and help you to implement those improvements.

We are experts at:

  • Backup SolutionsIT Solutions
  • Hardware Repairs
  • Software Support
  • Systems Cleanup / Optimization
  • Network Design
  • Security Solutions
  • Wireless Networks
  • Workflow Optimization
  • Apple Mac and Microsoft Windows
  • Website Design


We work closely with many of our small businesses to provide preventative on-going system maintenance. This includes monitoring their backups and the health of their systems. We can ID problems before they occur and implement corrective measures. This keeps downtime due to failed hardware to a minimum, and ensures a plan is in place should disaster occur.Mainstay Solutions

We maintain healthy relationships with our customers and their vendors to ensure rapid and knowledgeable support is provided in the event of an emergency.

If you own a small business on the Sunshine Coast and are unsure that you are getting the best out of your computer systems or your IT support, please give us a call and we’d be happy to explore the options that are a fit for you and your business.


Contact Mainstay Computing Ltd.