Computer Calamaties

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Computer Calamities

There's nothing worst than when a machine that you depend on so much, just decides it

doesn't want to work anymore. If you run a business and your computer stops working, most

of the time you do too. If this happens, your problems could range from small , something

you can handle yourself, or they can be very big. In this case a professional can help.

To help reduce the cost, identify the problem before you have it serviced if you can.

According to some hardware and software manufactures, many people call customer service

for some rather common and annoying problems. Technicians have pointed out that , people

tend to overlook the obvious when diagnosing computer problems. Some of the most common

questions asked are as follows: Why won't my system boot? The first thing you should

check is the power cord and all other connections to make sure they are attached

securely. A lot of things happen when you turn on your computer. It begins by running a

diagnostic routine to make sure all system components are working properly. If your

computer beeps a few times and stops working before it displays a message on your

monitor, there's a chance that a critical piece of hardware has failed. It may be a good

idea to seek professional help at this time. Also, you could have a dead battery if

nothing happens after you hear the floppy drive whir. Your computer depends on a battery

to preserve important system settings when it is cut off. Batteries can die as often as

every two years.

Why is my system so slow? Even if you have the fastest CPU money can buy, it won't do

much good if you 're running short on memory. Today's computer should have at least...