Nov 15 2016
Malicious virus, printer problems, slow Internet connection, and many classic IT problems actually could be solved by you. There are many troubleshooting tips that you could do to overcome your daily PC problems. The following are the list of common troubleshooting tips you could try.
Yes, restart your PC if your computer gets stuck in the middle of doing its tasks. One of the common troubleshooting tips is restart. In most of cases, your computer will do well again after you restart the computer.
- Enable the automatic Windows Update feature
Bugs ridden programs could be problems for your PC. Just get rid of them by enabling the automatic Windows update. This will ensure you to always have the most updated Windows with all its bug fixes and boosted performances.
- Turn it off and then on again
Peripheral problems, such as striking printer or scanner, often could be solved by turn them off and turn them on again. If one of these most common troubleshooting tips won’t work, then try to pull off the connecting cable and reconnect it again. As your last attempts, you may download the latest driver update for the devices and reinstall the driver.
- Slow Computer
Slow computer may be caused by the hardware or software problems. Hardware problems could be a malfunctioned hardware such as dead CPU fan or dirty CPU. As about the software, you have to make sure that your hard drive has the sufficient memory room to do the jobs smoothly. You need to allocate at least 15% of free room in your hard drive.
- MSconfig for too many startup programs
Slow performance also can be caused by too many programs that are being started up at booting time. This will affect computer’s performance. To get rid of the problem, you need to reduce the number of started up programs. Find the MSconfig feature in your computer (write msconfig on the search files and programs tab) then choose the programs that should not load up.
- Antimalware for too many pop-ups
If there are many pop-ups ads on your computer screen, even when you turn off your browser, it means your PC may have infected with adware (a kind of malicious ads). To solve the program, install a trustworthy antivirus. If your antivirus could not find the culprits, then you may use anti-malware which could easily remove the annoying adware.
Those are several common troubleshooting tips you may try at any occasion when your PC gets really slow or stuck in the middle of doing its jobs.