Many of us own a computer. We use it for different task like: checking our emails, searching something using a search engine, paying out bills and so on. If we say that the computer is nowadays an indispensible tool I think that it isn’t a wrong affirmation. If you are one of the people that own a computer you must know how to do some simple things in order to repair it. Don’t be scared! That doesn’t mean that you have to be able to do difficult things, you just have to know some basics commands that will help you improve your computer state.
Reset and restart
These two simple commands will help you to do a easy and common repair to your computer. If you install a program or you are updating your system your computer will probably require to be restarted. If you have a modern system you will be asked if you want to restart the computer in that moment. A reset means that you will adjust by yourself the settings back to the default settings that your PC has.
If you notice that your computer is starting slowly than usual or the programs that you start are loading to slow, you sure have too programs or applications that are running in the same time. You can fix that by adjusting the settings of the startup of your computer; in this way all those programs won’t start automatic when you start your PC anymore.
A properly shut down
I know that for many of us the simplest shut down of their computers means that they push the power button of their computer. If you do have a computer and you want it to last longer you need to know that the proper shut down of it is made when you close all the programs that are running and when you close it using the shut down menu. If you don’t respect those simple steps soon you will have to pay a big sum of money to a computer technician repair.
You have to use an antivirus protection
You must have an antivirus program on your computer; it will protect your PC from viruses, malicious programs and spyware. If you have your computer connected to the Internet, an antivirus program is vital. If an antivirus program is too expensive for you, you can find online free programs. You must be careful and update your antivirus often as you can. You must also scan your computer from time to time.
Delete files that are temporary
I am sure that you already discovered how useful the Internet is. When you use the Internet you must be careful because your computer stores some temporary files (they are occupying a lot of space on your PC and they are not necessary). You can set up your computer to remove them periodically or you can do that by yourself.
Performing routine maintenance
If you do that is more probably for you to avoid for a long period of time to have your computer repaired. In this way you will add some extra free space in your hard drive. Your computer will run faster.