Do I Have To Do PC Maintenance?

Do I Have To Do PC Maintenance?

Owners of new computers often want to know if they are going to be required to do regular maintenance of their new PC. The answer is yes, but don’t worry—the days of needing a computer engineer degree in order to install updates are long gone! It is easier than you might think, it doesn’t take long, and it will keep your computer from getting bogged down with extra files and becoming too slow. So Just What Is PC Maintenance?  Most of us end up with very slow running computers because we don’t understand how to maintain it properly. It takes little time as long as it’s done regularly and it will keep you from a crisis that sends you to the nearest IT guy to make your machine work right again! Here are the main functions of PC maintenance:  To prevent your computer from getting bogged down with unnecessary or unwanted files. To keep your files organized for easy access when you need them. To prevent error messages from popping up all the time. Preventing problems in the components from dust build-up. Why Do I Have To Do PC Maintenance?  One of the main reasons is organization of everything on your computer. Making sure files are in their proper folders, just like you would an office. If you have a messy office and can’t find anything, you end up wasting time searching. It’s no different with your computer. Can I Have Someone Else Do it?  If money is no object, you can certainly hire a computer guy who will take care of all the maintenance your computer needs on a...
Is Your Computer Slowing You Down?

Is Your Computer Slowing You Down?

Tips For A Slow Computer Whether you use a computer for pleasure or for work, you still need for it to perform as fast as it can. If your computer is not living up to its potential and you are struggling with a slow computer, then you are wasting time and you need to take a look at how you can up the speed. We need to ask a few questions before we can discuss the underlying cause of a computer running slow. Questions To Ask Before Making Changes To A Slow Computer Has it been a slow computer from the day you plugged it in? Did your computer slow down suddenly or over time? Is your computer less efficient when you are on the web? Does this apply when you are on a wireless connection? How about when you play games? Do you notice that you have a slow computer when you are multi-tasking? Does your computer gain some speed after you re-start you computer? Things To Check On A Slow Computer If you can answer these questions regarding your slow computer then you can narrow down the problem and it becomes easier to fix the issue.  If you computer has been slow from the beginning, then there is a good possibility that you did not purchase enough processing speed.  This is why it is a good idea to access your needs before you purchase a new or used computer. If you find that your system is slowing down when playing games, you probably are in need of an upgraded graphics card and/or more memory.  However, if you...