Computer is like the way we are. In order to extend the youthful glow and energy levels, we need to eat right, exercise, and maintain a positive outlook on life. If you neglect taking care of yourself, you will soon cease to function properly. Many tasks used to be easy to do will twice harder and longer to accomplish and often require you to rest or “reboot” after a malfunction.
Here some tips on how to keep your computer function in maximum performance at all times.
Make sure you place your computer in a well-ventilated area to prevent overheating and premature failure to any internal components. The computer case should be placed in an area where it will not be accidentally kicked or bumped to prevent the loosening of cables and damage to the internal parts. Never smoke near the computer. The cooling fans will pull the smoke into the case where it can coat the inside of the computer with a residue which in turn can damage sensitive components.
Clean your computer from dust at least every 6 months, including the computer case, vents, power supply, and all visible circuitry. You can use a compressed air that can be purchased on major computer store or electronics outlet. This will help reduce the chances of overheating and circuitry.Before cleaning, be certain to always unplug your computer and never physically contact the circuitry inside the computer case to prevent damage.
Purchase and install a remarkable anti-virus program that can be updated regularly with the latest virus definitions. It is to help protect your computer from being the victim of unwanted mall software.
Finally, if you plan to be away from home for more than a few days at a time or when it is rain with storms in your area, always unplug all power cables and modem telephone lines from your system. Even with a surge protector installed, it is possible that such a large voltage surges caused by lightening strikes harm any computer system.
If you follow those simple steps, the result is a healthy computer that will stay by your side. It treats you well, as you treat it well.