Category: Hardware

November 23rd, 2015 by shari01

No need to say that electronic devices and gadgets do not last forever. IT support services Toronto are here to assist you with everything you need. And probably most of you have a computer that “died” in the past, because of how old it was, or some part broke down, and some other external causes.

For damages as spilling coffee on your computer, no assistance may be offered unless the advice not to drink coffee on the computer, but when it ages or you need to change some parts, here you can do anything. Usually the computer gives signs that something is wrong, but of course you need to know to see or hear.

You probably do not have a backup computer at home when you want to replace the old one, but you are sure doing a regular back up.

Here are some ways to see if your PC has come to an end.

1 Software bugs

Common programming bugs are a classic sign that something is wrong with your computer. When the software encounters a problem, it often slows down your computer, it freezes, programs break or they send error messages.

If it happens only with one program then it does not mean that the computer is broken. But if several programs behave strangely, and the problems recurs after resetting the computer, after checking for viruses, then it’s time to be concerned.

2 Hardware bugs

Is it stopping you mouse to work on a few seconds or more? Perhaps your monitor shows strange lines and is blocked? You put your flash drive but the computer does not see it?

First you need to do is ensure that your mouse, keyboard and monitor cables are well connected to the PC. Then try another mouse, or USB and put it in another slot. If it works then you are good.
But if the problem persists then the computer slowly completes its work. It may be a problem with the motherboard, power supply or graphics subsystem.

3 Noisy hard drive or cooler

Loud sounds coming from your system is never a good sign. If the hard disk produces sounds similar to clicking or grinding, then probably there are some parts that do not work properly.
Noisy cooler means that there is too much dirt and dust in your computer, causing overheating of your processor.

Coolers are not very expensive, so three should be no problem to replace them. But they you continue to produce the same sound, there is probably a problem with the component cooler cools.

4 Errors booting

Whenever you startup your computer a message appears “disk boot failure”?

Maybe the computer stopped loading Windows and reset itself. Error boot sequence is a sign that there is an error in the hard disk, or damaged operating system. You can try reinstalling the Windows. Just be prepared that it will delete your data without the option to return them.

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