One of the most common requests for home computer help or repair comes when a user picks up some unwanted software on their computer. This can be adware (annoying but not usually dangerous) that pops annoying adverts up on your desktop, or a virus or malware.
There are few sounds more horrible to a PC user than the clunk or thud of a hard disk drive failing on your computer. That sound usually means a terminal failure of the drive, rapidly followed by your operating system crashing and the computer failing to boot. But even then, your data could be recoverable. Of course, you’ve got plenty of backups of your vital data, photos and other information, haven’t you!?
You know it’s going to happen, and most likely at a crucial time. It’s there lingering at the back of your mind, leaping forward and causing you panic if there’s even a slight delay in your computer powering up. Yes, if you own a PC, it’s more than likely to have already happened to you: the dreaded crash that stops you in your tracks.
In the past, an old computer was often consigned to the scrapheap whenever Microsoft upgraded their operating systems for home or business users. However, Windows 10 should happily work on any machine capable of running Windows 7 or higher. If you’ve got an old or broken machine, it could be worth digging it out to try the new OS. All you need is a working display, storage and Internet connection to test the basics.
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Few things are quite as frustrating as a stuttering Wi-Fi signal. Being thrown off the Internet mid-conversation, mid-video or worst of all, mid-transaction can be exceptionally inconvenient, not to mention deeply annoying. Yet, before you blame your service provider, it is worth noting that there are a few steps you can take to boost your Wi-Fi at home.