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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Notebook hardware breakdowns – common laptop problems and solutions


DEAR FRIENDS DUE THE VERY PORTABLE NATURE OF THE LAPTOPS MANY PROBLEMS OCCURS SOMETIME YOU CAN SOLVE THESE PROBLEMS WITH OUT GETTING IN TOUCH WITH US. WE CAN NOT GUESS EVERY PROBLEM FOR YOU HERE, SO BEFORE YOU PANIC YOU SHOULD CHECK IF IT IS A MINOR PROBLEM THAT YOU CAN FIX
THE BEST WAY TO START IS MAKE A NOTE OF EVERY THING THAT WAY IN CASE YOU NEED TO GO TO A TECHNICIAN, YOU CAN GIVE A PRECISE ACCOUNT OF EVENTS LEADING TO THE FAILURE TO THE TECHNICIAN SO HE CAN DIAGONISED THE PROBLEM FASTER AND MORE ACCURATE.
  1. WHAT YOU DID BEFORE THE PROBLEM
e.g. - did you install software, did it give any error message,
  1. WHAT EXACTLY HAPPEN
YOU MAY FIND SOME OF THE FOLLOWING VERY OBVIOUS SOLUTIONS TO A PROBLEM, BUT THESE BASIC STEPS STOP LOTS OF HEART ACHE 

DISPLAY PROBLEM
  • CHECK IF  IF THE DISPLAY IS PHYSICALLY DAMAGED
  • CHECK IF THE LAPTOP IS NOT IN HIBERNATING OR SLEEPING MODE THIS HAPPEN DUE TO POWER SAVING MODE.
  • CHECK THE BRIGHTNESS BY  THE BRIGHTNESS INCREASE
  • CHECK IF YOU CAN SEE FAINTLY WINDOWS IN THE BACKGROUNG IF SO TAKE IT TO A PROFFESSIONAL
  • CHECK WITH FUNCTION KEYS THAT DISPLAY IS NOT SET TO EXTERNAL ONLY, IF POSSIBLE CONNECT TO AN EXTERNAL MONITOR AND CHECK
  • IN THE CASE OF MULTIPLE DISPLAYS OR DISTORTED DISPLAYS CONSULT A PROFESSIONAL
POWER PROBLEM
  • CHECK IF THE ADAPTER PLUG IS CONNECTED AND THE SWITCHES ARE ON
  • CHECK IF THE ADAPTER INDICATOR ON, NOT BLINKING (BLINKING INDICATE SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE LAPTOP) IF NOT MAKE SURE THERE ARE NO LOOSE CONNECTION TO AND FROM THE ADAPTER.
CHANGE THE POWER CABLES IF POSSIBLE.
  • CHECK IF THE LAPTOP POWER SIGN IS ON, IF IT ON AND STILL CANNOT TURN ON, IT IS BEST TO TAKE IT TO A PROFFESSIONAL
  • CHECK THE BATTERY IF IT IS PROPERLLY INSTALLED
  • REMOVE THE BATTERY AND CONNECT THE   ADAPTER AND TRY TURN ON(IN CASE OF FAULTY BATTERY WORKS ONLY IN SOME LAPTOPS)
  • REMOVE THE BATTERY, THE ADAPTER AND PRESS THE POWER BUTTON FOR 5 TO 10 SECONDS AND REPLACE THE BATTERY AND TRY TO TURN IT ON
  • AND WHEN ALL FAIL CONTACT A PROFESSIONAL
BOOT ERRORS
  • MAKE SURE THERE IS NO BOOTABLE MEDIA ON THE DVD-ROM
  • ALWAYS KEEP THE AT LEAST FOUR GB FREE ON YOUR C DRIVE
  • CHECK IF YOU HAVE INSTALL ANY SOFTWARE RECENTLY(IF SO UNINSTALL THEM THE IN THE SAFE MODE)
  • CHECK IF YOU HAVE INSTALL ANY NEW HARDWARE OR UPDATE ANY DRIVERS
  • KEEP AN UP TO DATE ANTIVIRUS.
  • IN BOOT ERRORS TRY TO BOOT IN SAFE MODE AND CAN SOLEVE SOME ISSUES
HEAT PROBLEM
  • IF YOUR LAPTOP HEAT EXESSIVELY THEN USE AN USB FAN PLATFORM TO COOL
  • USING A BRUSH CAREFULLY CLEAN THE FAN VENTILATION
  • NEVER PLACE LAPTOP ON SURFACES SUCH AS BED, SOFA OR SUCH A LIKE
  • IF IT HEAT TOO MUCH THEN TURN OFF THE LAPTOP FOR SOME TIME
KEYBOARD OR MOUSE NOT WORKING
  • IF FEW KEYS NOT WORKING THE BEST SOLUTION IS TO CHANGE THE KEYBOARD
  • CHECK THE MOUSE ACTIVATION BUTTON IN CASE OF MOUSE FAILURE

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