How to Reduce Computer Repair Costs

Increased computer usage is likely to increase the computer repair costs. Here are some simple methods for reducing such costs.

Steps

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    Run a disk defragmentation tool. This enhances the computers performance as well as taking pressure off the hard drive.
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    Remove any programs that you don't need anymore. There are programs available for this function.
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    Use a good antivirus and make sure it is switched on.
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    Use a good anti-spyware program.
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    Run a registry cleaner regularly.
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    Learn to do simple self-repair work. Read up on ways that you can fix simple problems with your computer.
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    Be careful when downloading files from the internet.
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    Be careful with your computer. Don't punch it or slam in the disc drive. Don't stick things inside the openings on your computer.
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    Be careful when moving the computer. Do not kick or jolt the computer.
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    Clean the interior of your computer at least once every six months with a can of dust blower.

Tips

  • Buy a laptop bag if you have a laptop. It will help protect your laptop in the event of a fall.
  • Read your computer manual. It often shows you how to open up the computer and remove drives, etc.

Warnings

  • Never open your computer while the power is on.

Article Info

Categories: Maintenance and Repair