ComTech: IT Support Stirling

Computer Hardware Maintenance Tips

ComTech: IT Support Stirling

 Follow these tips to make your hardware last longer.

  • Always clean your computer regularly. This should involve cleaning all the accessories and peripherals (inc mouse).
  • Always turn off your computer and unplug from the socket prior to cleaning.
  • Use cleaning solvent that is purposely designed for computers.
  • Take your time. If you rush you might displace a vital component or worse.
  • Coffee is the deamon when it comes to IT. Keep coffee away from your computer at all costs!!
  • Use a handheld vacuum cleaner to suck up all that dust and pet hair.
  • Do not use washing up liquid on LCD screens!!
  • Make sure that vents on your computer are not clogged up with dust. If these clog up then the system can overheat and crash.
  • Try and keep all cables out of the way so that they don’t get damaged.
  • Try not to eat while typing. All the crumbs can get into the gaps between the keys and degrade the performance of the keyboard (sticking keys etc).

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