Tech tips from a IT Support Company
If you a small business it is always difficult to spend alot of money on getting a IT Professional to do the job. And by educating internal staff on the basics , can go a long way in saving money on call outs.
We at HMGTech a IT Support Company in Cape Town understand that, and that is why we have compiled a list of a few basic and troubleshooting tips that solves alot of the smaller issues.
Basic computer troubleshooting
1. Speed up a PC that is lethargic
PC Decrapifier will remove other trash and trial software in a breeze.
To give a speed increase to an old PC, break the CCleaner out. Simply be sure to give it time to back-up the registry.
Snatch Duplicate Cleanser to remove duplicate files that may be clogging up the system. You do not need to inadvertently delete important system files.
In your cleaning procedure, you might discover software you need. Windows’ built in uninstaller tends to leave fragments. Those fragments can be removed by you economically with Revo Uninstaller.
2. The Blue Screen of Death
Thankfully, Windows’ dreaded “Blue Screen of Death” is getting to be a rare event, but it still occurs. When it does, it isn’t very helpful in helping you hunt down the problem.
The issue could be traced to poor memory modules. Memory is not expensive and purchasing additional RAM capacity is generally worthwhile for the performance increase. It is possible to learn what type of memory your computer requires with this scanner.
It is easy install and to remove memory modules. You’ll locate video tutorials at all the leading on-line memory shops.
Keep in mind to ground yourself when your computer open. You do not need to fry electronic equipment that is sensitive with static electricity.
4. SD card stuck in CD/DVD slot
If you are diverted or preoccupied, it is annoyingly simple to shove on an SD camera card into the superdrive of an iMac.
Send it or you do not have to take the machine. The fix is not difficult. Cut an L-shape from cardboard. Slide it in and pull the SD card out.
5. Network issues
If your wireless network is dead, your router, cable or DSL modem probably crashed. It happens. Reboot the gadgets by unplugging them for 30 seconds, then plugging them back in. That usually solves the problem.
If your signal is weak or the connection is slow or drops out, there are a few tricks you can try to improve your home Wi-Fi, such as the beer-can antenna booster. I made a fun video to show you exactly how to make your own. Watch it now.