HOW TO AVOID A COSTLY COMPUTER REPAIR

Looking for ways to avoid costly computer repairs? We suggest following the tips below:

20 Ways to Keep Your Computer in Top Shape

  • Be wary of email scams
  • Never open attachments from sources you are not familiar with
  • Use an anti-virus program on your computer
  • Keep your virus definitions up to date
  • Avoid giving out your passwords
  • Change your passwords often
  • Ensure all the programs you are using are compatible with your operating system
  • If your computer is not running the way it should, close the program you are working on and run your virus scan software
  • Keep your computer in a well-ventilated area
  • Vacuum your computer with the brush attachment to avoid dust buildup
  • Always use a power bar to avoid power surges
  • Clear your cache frequently
  • Ensure all downloads, whether from a USB Key, DVD disc or online digital, are from reputable sources
  • Be sure to back up your files and folders so data recovery is available if needed
  • Report errors on websites to their webmasters
  • Never fill your computer’s memory to capacity
  • Avoid using public WiFi hotspots
  • Delete old emails
  • Logout out of social networks before leaving their websites
  • Check your computer’s operating system to make sure you have an up to date version

We think these 20 suggestions should be commonplace with all of your computer systems. In most cases they will give you the best chance to avoid costly repairs.

If you are still experiencing technical difficulties, it may be time to speak with an IT Professional. Visit our Contact Us Page and get connected with one of our IT Solutions Specialists. It’s our Mission to empower people through technology and giving you the tools to simplify your tech is just one of the ways we want to do that.

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