Hard disk crash, overheating of CPU and lose of data are the main worries for a computer user.
No need to say that computers become a necessity for us and without it life become challenging. Here some easy and useful tip for computer users.
Tip 1: Dust is the main cause for overheating. Make your computer dust and dirt free. Keep cleaning with lint free wipes. Avoid spilling of liquids and remember that system cleaning inside and outside is very important.
Tip 2: Try to use UL 1449 certified and warning indicator computers. Computers are made up of sensitive components like microprocessors that are easily damaged by even small surges of electricity. Surge protectors become an important tool for our devices. A surge protector maintains the designated amount of voltage in the flow of electricity by rerouting any extra electricity to a grounding wire. It is beneficial to use surge protector however it may be costly but remember it is important for your computer protection.
Tip 3: Always turn off your computers when not in use. This will not only help to protect your LCD even it will help to save electricity. It is a good habit and should be followed by everyone.
Tip 4: Hibernation is the best Power management when you are not using your computer. It is harmful for computer if you power up computer from cold state. Try to use Microsoft Power management setting for proper utilization of your computers.
Tip 5: Regular health checkup is necessary for computer hard disk. If you are using explorer, you can try this for error checking; right-click on the hard disk drive you want to check, then click Properties. Click the Tools tab, and then, under Error-checking, click Check Now. If you are using internet, remove temporary files from your Temporary file folder.
Tip 6: Installation of anti-virus is the key for safety and it becomes more important if you are using internet. Always install an anti-virus in your computer and keep update regularly. It can save you from losing important data. There are so many anti-virus software programs in market and you can download their trial version as well.
Tip 7: Check life of CMOS battery and replace it if see your system clock losing time.
Tip 8: Avoid fixing problem by yourself and do not open PC case. It can damage you mother board or any circuit. If you are opening your PC case, ground yourself to avoid any static charge.
Tip 9: Mouse is a small but very useful component for computer users. There are mainly two types of mouse mechanical and digital. Cleaning of mechanical mouse is very important and for cleaning unscrews the mouse and dirt off the two plastic rollers inside by scraper. For optical mouse inside cleaning is not required.
Tip 10: Use tune up program to clean your Windows registry. A clogged Window registry may enhance the boot time.
These simple tips can make your computers up to date and you can sidestep many problems.