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Common Computer Problems And Their Solutions

Ravi Anthony tirkey
Common Computer Problems And Their Solutions

Common Computer Problems And Their Solutions

A computer can be a powerful tool for business, school, and home use. But it's not always easy to get the most out of your computer or keep it running smoothly. Here are five common problems with computers and their solutions. In this blog, we will take a look at 5 very common computer problems and their solution.

5 Common Computer Problems

  1. Computer Heating Issue
  2. ​Faulty USB Port
  3. ​Desktop Restarting Issue
  4. ​Programs Not Responding
  5. Slow Computer Performance

Computer Heating Issue

Heat is one of the most common problems associated with computers. It can be caused by:

  1. Poor ventilation - The computer case does not have enough space for airflow, which causes overheating.
  2. Overuse - This could be due to a virus or malware attack on your computer, or too many programs running at once (such as video-editing software).

The first thing to understand is that your computer’s CPU will heat up as it works hard. This is normal, but if it gets too hot, there are several things you can do to avoid overheating your CPU :

  1. Keep the fan clean – Dust buildup on the fans around your computer can increase the amount of friction between them which in turn increases their spinning speed. This causes increased airflow which means more power being used by the fan so make sure you keep it clean.
  2. Make sure there is enough space around your CPU – The air inside a computer case needs to move freely otherwise it will get stale and begin condensing into smaller spaces causing overheating problems.
  3. If possible choose a case with plenty of ventilation holes or else install some fans at strategic locations within the case.

Faulty USB Port

The USB port is an important part of your computer that allows you to connect external devices such as flash drives and game controllers. A faulty USB port can cause problems with these devices or even lead to a complete system failure. To fix a faulty USB port, follow these steps: 

  1. Check the cable for cracks or fraying. Make sure there are no breaks in the wire at all; if there are any breaks, replace them immediately! If the cable is still intact but not working properly, try another one from another device (e.g., a phone charger). If this does not work either then the problem could be internal within your computer's motherboard.
  2. Troubleshoot by re-installing Windows onto your computer using an ISO image file found online or locally on CD/DVDs/flash drives etc.). If this doesn't solve the problem either then it must be something else entirely. You can Contact TechOS Technician On Site for a Computer Repair.

Desktop Restarting Issue

If your desktop computer is restarting on its own, there are a number of possible causes. The most common ones include:

  1. Applications or processes keep running even after you close them down. This is a common issue, and most people don’t know how to fix it.
  2. A virus or malware infection that has affected your system's security settings (and possibly those of other computers) so that it automatically reboots when certain types of files are opened or executed; This type of virus is often called "rootkit" because it hides deep inside the operating system, making it difficult for antivirus programs to detect and remove them.
  3. A power supply issue, such as an insufficient amount of electricity coming from the outlet where the computer is plugged in or an internal component failure; If this happens while you're using your PC, it will generally cause random crashes and freezes that seem like they're related to software problems but aren't.

How to fix the restarting issue on your computer?

  1. The first thing that you should do is check whether there are any programs running in the background of your computer. If there are no programs running in the background then this could be an issue with your hardware or software installation problems.
  2. Deep Scan your computer with active anti-virus in your computer to detect any type of virus or malware and remove them.
  3. Check your power supply and ensure a sufficient amount of electricity is coming from the outlet. Ensure there's no fluctuation in the voltage.

If None of the above solutions works for you then contact TechOS Technician On Site for professional help and assistance. 

Programs not responding

When a computer program is not responding, it can be frustrating. The problem could be with your computer or the software that you are using. Some common issues are:

  1. Inadequate memory space in the computer's RAM
  2. Interference from other programs or applications
  3. Hardware problems (Faulty Motherboard)

How to fix a computer program that's not responding?

  1. The first thing is to restart your computer.
  2. It's possible that there was something wrong with the software, or maybe there was an update available for your computer that caused the issue. try updating the software.
  3. If restarting doesn't work, then try uninstalling the program and reinstalling it again.
  4. Upgrade The Memory Space in RAM
  5. If none of the above solutions works then contact a professional computer hardware specialist for further assistance, as this could be due to a Faulty Motherboard or some other type of hardware issue.

Slow Computer Performance

It's not just your computer that gets slow. It's also the way you use it. If you are using your computer for gaming or watching movies, then it will get slow. There might be several reasons behind this problem. Some of these reasons include:

  1. The Antivirus software on your computer may be outdated or corrupt. This can cause problems with scanning for viruses as well as protection against them (which makes sense).
  2. Your operating system may be older than it should be (e g., Windows XP to Vista). 
  3. The hard drive space on your computer may not have enough free space available.
  4. Low RAM

How to optimize the performance of a slow computer?

  1. Ensure your anti-virus software is updated and not corrupted.
  2. Upgrade Your Operating System.
  3. Try cleaning up some files first before adding more to the drive or upgrading your Hard Drive or using External storage devices.
  4. Upgrade Your RAM (Random Access Memory)

For further assistance in optimizing your computer performance, you can follow up on our blog post Tips to optimize computer performance.

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