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How to troubleshoot your laptop problems at home?

by Meghashree Das

There are many reasons why your laptop might not be working. It could be anything from the screen being broken to the motherboard shorting out. This post will teach you basic troubleshooting steps that you can take if your laptop is having trouble turning on, doesn’t post, or displays other symptoms when you try to use it. You’ll learn what popular manufacturers recommend for their customers and how to diagnose computer problems using software tools that come with Windows 10.

You don’t have to spend enough money over it

In this article we’ll go through some of the most common issues related to laptops and offer ways for fixing them without necessarily spending a lot of money. These fixes range from preventive measures as well as those designed for after damage has been incurred on your laptop.

You might have noticed your laptop is having trouble booting normally. In this tip we’ll go over where to find your hardware configuration and the possible causes of machine not booting properly.

Laptops or notebooks can get broken, but it’s usually not by a major issue that needs to be fixed right away. Most of them do just fine with minor damage and time can completely help fix some problems if you address them soon enough. If you are the type of person who wants to have a computer that works whenever you want it, then these fixes will help you out with that goal regardless of what happened.

One of the most frustrating things to deal with when you have a laptop is a non-working screen. We’ll go over ways to troubleshoot this problem and fix it as well as some preventive measures you can take to make sure that burning your laptop’s display doesn’t happen again.

How does a computer’s cooling system works?

A computer’s cooling system, just like in any other electronic device, is an important safety feature. Hot computers can damage themselves as well as other components and even catch fire in some rare cases. We’ll show you how to make sure your laptop gets the air it needs, but also how to reinstall or replace your entire cooling system if that becomes necessary in the future.

This tip goes over some of the safety features that come with your laptop and how to make sure that you have all the options available to keep your system safe and ready for any possible problem.

Information in this post was compiled from various sources. Some companies, technical publications, or even other individuals may be mentioned in this article without credit whatsoever. This isn’t a cop-out; it’s just that many tech support websites find most people do not have a deep understanding of computers, nor are they willing to invest the time necessary to learn. There is no guarantee that everything mentioned here is accurate. If you have any additional information that would make this article better, feel free to share it in the comments.

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If you have any other information that would make this article better, please send it our way. More information can help others in the future as it’s hard to find specific things about laptops when they might not even be compatible with other hardware…
Want to fix your own computer?

You’re in the right place! The best way to learn how to repair anything is by taking it to a professional. The problem is…how do you know which professional? Finding one that specializes in your area can be hard. Referrals are always a good idea or you can search for a technician by city or zip code on Google.

When you have a broken or malfunctioning computer, consider these steps:

  1. Disconnect the power adapter from the wall socket.
  2. Please ensure that you eject any removable media from your computer before disconnecting it from the power source, and then remove any disk drives from the computer’s hard drive bay, if applicable.
  3. If you have a wireless network card installed on your computer, please disconnect that as well. Failure to do so can result in electrical shock or fire hazards for all those around you when you suddenly start making electromagnetic radiation emissions without realizing it.
  4. If you have an external hard disk, please disconnect the power cord from your computer’s drive bay.
  5. Remove any cables or cords connected to the computer (especially if you are using a laptop or a portable hard disk).
  6. Make sure that all electrical outlets are unplugged and that there is no power running to the computer itself before you turn off the main power switch located at the back of the unit.
  7. Remove the main power adapter from the back of the unit.
  8. Please disconnect any cables from your computer that are connected to other devices and peripherals, such as a mouse, keyboard, or printer connection.
  9. This is very important: please unplug all other attached devices, including monitors and external storage units from your computer system before continuing with repairs. Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or fire hazards for all those around you when you suddenly start making electromagnetic radiation emissions without realizing it!
  10. Turn off the power switch on your computer unit (the main switch) located at the back of the unit.
  11. Please remove all screws from the computer’s bottom case so that it can easily be removed (if applicable).
  12. Please unplug your computer unit from all peripherals, including monitors and external hard drives before continuing with repairs. Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or fire hazards for all those around you when you suddenly start making electromagnetic radiation emissions without realizing it!

If applicable, please remove any attached devices such as lcd displays, dvd drives, wireless networks, or printer connections (please refer to the device manual for instructions on how to disconnect them safely), and then detach those devices from your computer unit’s rear panel using a flat head screw driver.

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