Five Simple Fixes for Most Computer Problems
Before you pay for computer service try these ideas to fix your computer and you may not have to go to shop for repairing. There may be two situation, one is that you may have already decided that the problem of your computer that you are dealing with is too hard to fix yourself and the other is that you are not interested in spending your time to repair it by yourself. You should always try to fix your own computer problem by yourself and it is understandable if you are against it. We get one more shot to convince you to try something before you call tech support or run off to the computer repair shop and and pay someone else for help.
I am very familiar with the simple things that most people overlook because I have worked in the computer service industry for years. You can save many dollars if you try to solve some of these problems by yourself instead repaired it from someone by spending lot of money. You can solve the problems if you follow some of the really easy things below.
1) Restart your computer
It is a joke that the only thing tech support folks know how to do is tell people to restart your computers. I experienced the displeasure of working with a few professionals that might have inspired that joke but I advice you that you do not overlook this extraordinarily simple step.
I would visit a home or business of a customer, listen to a story from him about an issue and then simply restart his computer to fix the problem. You might also face this kind of problem some time. I do not have a magic touch that the issue of computer solve after touching it. The problem was solved by restarting the computer. The problem was solved after restarting it because some time computer encounter very temporary issues and a restart clears its memory and reruns processes to solve the problem.
Note that before scheduling computer repair with anyone you should restart your computer at least one time. Assume that the problem is of a certain nature and might simply go away. If you are facing a problem and because of this you are not able to restart it properly then you should power off and then back on accomplishes the same thing. This technique is recommended for any other tech device like TVs, phones and printers.
2) Clear the Cache of your Browser
There is another joke that is clearing your cache of browser ( which is the collection of recently visited pages that is saved to the hard drive of your computer, is the fix for all possible Internet problems. That is an exaggeration and clearing cache would not fix every Internet related problem or every broken website. However, it is often helpful.
Every browser has a straight-forward method for clearing the cache and it is very easy to do even if it is hidden a few layers deep in a menu. You should clear the cache if you have any Internet related issue or it is impacting only certain pages before taking your computer in for service. The Cache is stored in your browser if you use this browser. These cache can be cleared and if you cleared it then some of the settings of your browser may be reset.
3) Scan for Viruses & Malware
It is not doubt that scanning for a malware and virus infection wast the first thing that came to mind if a malware, malicious program or virus made itself obvious. The most problems that are caused by malware do not always clearly point to an infection. If your antivirus indicate, inform or warns you of a problem then it is great for you. Virus-caused problems often times appear as general computer sluggishness, frozen windows, random error message, and things like that.
Make sure to run a full malware or antivirus scan before you take your computer in for any reason. You can scan for viruses by using an antivirus software such as Avast. In order to scan your computer properly for viruses you should first install any antivirus software. Install it if you do not have any antivirus software. After installing the antivirus software in your computer simply click the scan button that is appear on the software.
4) Re-install the programs that are causing problems
A lot of problems in computer may be happen by some software that are not working properly. It only happens when you start, using, or stopping a particular program that is installed. Because of these software in your computer it seem like your whole computer is falling apart. This happen especially when you use the offending program a lot. There is only one solution if your are facing such problems and the solution is simply reinstall the program after un-installing them from your computer.
5) Delete Your Browser’s Cookies
There are not real cookies in your browser but there are tiny or small files in your browser that are called cookies and sometime they are the cause of problems browsing the web. The browser of your computer store and use these files to make surfing web easier. If you are facing these problems then simply delete the cookies that is store already in your browser.
We have discussed five simple problems and their solution that you often face in your computer. It is better if you use this guide to solve these problems in your computer by yourself instead of taking to shop for repairing and spend a lot of money. You can save your money if you follow this guide. These five simple fixes are Restart your computer, Clear the Cache of your Browser, Scan for Viruses & Malware, Re-install the programs that are causing problems and Delete Your Browser’s Cookies. After following this guide you do not have any tension if your computer encounter such problems in the future.