A computer like any other piece of machinery goes through its own set of wear and tear. This wearing away of the hardware is attributed primarily to a few basic mistakes that almost all users commit during the period of usage. Buying a laptop or a computer creates an investment: an investment that must be looked after carefully to ensure maximum returns from it. But it is often seen that users casually ignore the fact that a laptop is also a piece of machinery that needs to be handled carefully and must be cared for to ensure a long run. Read on to know more about the mistakes that users often do and how to rectify or ensure that such mistakes don’t result in long term damage to the laptop.
If you are a seasoned user or have brought a new laptop with enviable specifications, then you need to check the following out. It is often seen that new users very rarely start roughing up their machines from the very beginning. It is only after a few months that the ‘ill-treatment’ starts which most often materializes in the form of little or no proper maintenance and zero repairs. Add with its constant electric outages due to bad wiring and you get a laptop that won’t even last a year.
One of the basic mistakes that users often do is use substandard charging wires and connecting devices that often lead to the erratic flow of current. This plays havoc with the sensitive and delicate instruments and other small electrical equipment that a laptop is filled choc a bloc with. The other basic mistake that users always make is not checking their devices periodically for software license revoked or for malware hidden in their library that they have consistently overlooked due to improper maintenance. This simply destroys or corrupts their data which can prove devastating for some.
These two basic mistakes are the fine line that stands between a long running device and a device fraught with problems. The length of usage of a laptop depends entirely upon the user and the way the user maintains the device. A user will find his laptop in the dump yard within a year or two and another user will find his laptop being passed on to the next generation. Which one would you like to be?
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