PC Health check-up – Guide to Common Problems
was always puzzled by the behavior of your computer? Then read the instructions to the causes of ill health PC.
Speed & Stability
If your computer seems to get slower and slower, then it could be a sign that it is due for cleaning, inside and out!
Dust & dirt within the computer components are a leading cause of many issues users have with speed and reliability. Over time, accumulation of dust can cause serious damage to your computer if left unchecked. Other common symptoms include:
Computer random resets itself, stops responding or crash for no reason?
Try to keep all software up-to-date using Windows Update often, hardware can also be overheating. Overheating is a common sign of the accumulation of dust.
Applications and games are able to run?
You should defragment your computer regularly. Defragmentation is reorganizing file the optimized series. Disk defragmenter can be reached from the Start menu, under Accessories.
peculiar behavior while you use your computer?
Make sure that you have anti-virus installed, and run regular scans for viruses, check everything is up-to-date.
issues facing recurring symptoms such as not turning on, or crashes frequently can often be attributed to hardware problems. Symptoms include:
is not turned on when the power button?
The power supply inside your computer might have failed, or it could be available / frayed cable.
Computer powers on, but there is no output on the Monitor?
Monitor cable may be loose, or screen / Graphics card may have failed. In extreme cases Motherboard may have failed. A Motherboard is the key circuit board inside the computer that controls all the parts.
Windows does not start?
Files on your hard drive may have been harmed by the virus or computer using a power failure. Other reasons are to build up dirt, or corrupted hard drive cables and even a hard drive failure.
When operating your computer you may have faced some difficulty with certain aspects of familiar activities. Common symptoms include:
Can not read from or write to a CD / DVD?
The laser is used to read the discs in the CD drive is dirty and requires specialized cleaning generally, some problems can be solved by upgrading the firmware of the device. Firmware is special software to control various hardware, we recommend that you not try to update it yourself.
Keyboard is unresponsive or keys do not work?
The keys may need cleaning; dirt debris from food / drink / smoke can cause major problems. If this is unsuccessful the keyboard may need to be replaced.
Mouse is unresponsive or jerky?
If the wireless batteries may need to change. PC mice work best on flat not varnished surface, or a foam-based mouse-mat. You can also set the answer settings on your computer.
Overall, remember that preventive maintenance now could save computer later !