Maintenance

Common Causes And Solutions Of Computer Shutting Down By Itself Unexpectedly

If you are part of the people who have already asked themselves "Why does my PC shut off randomly by itself?", we guess that you face the issue quite frequently. This can be caused by many reasons but the symptom is always the same: your Windows computer keeps switching off on its own, automatically and for no reason, and obviously without restarting. Overheating, viruses, software crash, hardware malfunction, blue screen... Let's review the main causes and fixes that can create this problem. (more…)

By Gillian V., ago
Accessories

On The Importance Of Using An External Hard Drive While Reparing Your Computer

Any DIYer will tell you how important it is to use a secondary storage device while fixing your computer, may it be a portable laptop or a PC. Even if the repairing has nothing to do with the internal hard disk where all the data is stored, you're not protected from anything going wrong that could impact your files. Let's review the benefits of using an external hard drive (HDD). (more…)

By Gillian V., ago
Laptops & Notebooks

What To Do When A Lithium Ion Battery gets swollen?

Laptops, notebooks, tablets, e-readers, cell phones... Today, most of our electronic devices are powered by lithium ion batteries. Usually, everything runs smoothly but it can happen that the battery is defective and start to swell, expand or inflate. In this case, it is most often too late to fix it. Here are some explanations about how to prevent this from happening and, if it's too late, how to dispose of your bloated battery. (more…)

By Gillian V., ago
Laptops & Notebooks

Symptoms, Causes And Solutions Of Main Hard Disk Problems

The major core component of any computer, laptop or notebook is its hard drive or disk (HDD). It is where all the data is stored and what makes these data available at all time. Sadly, it happens too often that the hard disk of a computer fails, making you lose all your precious files. Shamefully, most of usĀ do not anticipate the security of hard drives unless something a failure happens.Here are the main cause, symptoms and solutions for these problems. (more…)

By Jack F., ago