Although most complex computer issues at work can often be solved by the business IT support team, there are many other small issues that occur on a regular basis on a personal computer. The good news is that many problems with computers have simple solutions, and learning to recognize a problem and fix it yourself will save you a lot of time and money. Here are some of the common problems for computer repairs that we usually experience.
Computer has performance has slowed.
This is the number one complaint from most users. There are a lot of reasons why this has occurred. However, most can attribute to lack of maintenance. Fragmented data, corrupted registry, spyware, and load of unnecessary programs and services running can all eat away at your PC speed and performance. Managing your programs and cleaning your drives would easily award you a 30% gain in performance speed.
Encountered Blue Screens of Death.
Many people think of blue as a calming color; however, when it comes up on your computer screen with a bunch of white text, it probably has the opposite effect. The blue screen of death may appear to be one of the scariest computer problems you'll come across. However, all your computer may need is for you to reboot it. This STOP error appears on your screen for a variety of reasons: failing hardware, damaged software, corrupt DLL files, problems with drivers and more. The remedy for a blue screen of death depends on the original problem. The screen provides you with codes that can help you identify and fix your computer problems.
The computer spontaneously reboots or turns itself off.
This computer problem can be usually attributed to a hardware issue. Usually it’s the power supply is dying or in most cases a dirty or defective cooling fan. The computer is trying to cool itself by automatically switching off. So, if you feel a bit of extra heat coming out the computer. The fan should be cleaned to make sure that it is running properly. If your fan is functional, it would also be beneficial to have the power supply be checked as well.
Strange noises and vibrations.
This is almost totally a hardware issue. You computer is made up of thousands of parts. It’s not unheard of that one of them can become unhinged. Overheating can cause expansion of wires and melt something sensitive. High pitch noises such as squealing or whining sounds can be cause electronic components. Remove the case and run the computer to discover the origin of the computer problem. If it’s not a simple matter such as a loose wire or fan issue, it may be something more sinister.
Applications that won't install.
If you're having trouble with an application not installing, it may be because your computer doesn't have enough hard drive space. If this is the case, you need to free up some space. This is one of the computer problems that's, well, least problematic. You can free up some hard drive space by getting rid of files and folders you don't need. These may be temporary files, duplicate files or data for software you've uninstalled.