If you’re not a fan of Windows 10 or Apple Mac’s OSX, there’s no reason to suffer in silence! Many computer users don’t realise that there are a huge number of alternative operating systems available that can improve their home computing experience. Luckily, we at PC Callout have compiled a list of some of our favourites, so that you can find the OS that’s right for you.
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. These are much more dangerous and can lead to your personal data being stolen, your PC being digitally hijacked and used for criminal purposes, or may cause other problems. Even with the latest browsers protecting users from malicious websites, and firewalls and antivirus software keeping out rogue software, an attack can still happen.
A printer, either for documents or photos, gives home computing or business users more grief than any other piece of hardware. Whatever the brand or model, we offer these essential tips and tricks to keeping it working and producing the best results.
A constantly whirring fan on your home computer is never attractive. In most desktops or laptops, it is a sign that your computer has got too much dust in the vents or on the fan itself, or that the cooler is starting to come away from your CPU, potentially causing overheating issues.