Types of Computer Hardware Problems

PCs, in general, are built with all security measures.  This is due to their sensitive components and hardware.  Moreover, this is housed inside a casing to protect the components from dust and other harsh elements.  Furthermore, some common PC hardware issues occur still, regardless of protection.  Even though some of the most complex computer issues at workplaces can be solved by the IT support teams, there are many other small, but common issues that occur often on a PC.  Therefore, it’s very important to identify and realize these types of problems.  The following issues listed below are examples of common Types of computer hardware problems to PCs. PC Plus Computing is one of the best computer hardware repairs in Surrey.

Types of Computer Hardware Problems

Keyboard Problems

In any computer, the keyboard plays an important role.  For instance, it does not only allow typing, but it also gives commands as well.  Some common problems with the keyboard include things like broken keyboards, key that are stuck, or keyboards that just won’t connect to the computer.  Fixing keyboard problems depends on the problem.  The best thing to do is purchase a new keyboard if you have a desktop.  In the case of having a laptop, various options include ordering or buying a new keyboard or sending them out for repair.

Motherboard Problems

The motherboard includes several different parts that include the RAM, BIOS system, CPU and mass storage.  Furthermore, in a computer, the motherboard itself contains several devices that can create numerous problems.  With the motherboard, problems can range from the BIOS to less RAM.  Fixing the motherboard depends on the issue and, on the other hand, purchasing a new motherboard will fix the problems.

Mouse Problems

The mouse plays an important part for a variety of purposes, such as opening files or playing games.  It is one of many common things with computer hardware problems.   Even though it can be difficult to control a computer with the keyboard, it can be troubling and difficult.  Moreover, some common issues that we see with the mouse are connection problems, freezing on the screen, failure to move, or damage to the mouse. To determine troubleshooting options, the brand and type of mouse will determine that.  For instance, a wired mouse may need a replacement or repair, while a wireless mouse that doesn’t work may need new batteries.

The Computer Won’t Start
This could happen any time when you try to restart your computer and it is not working .  A computer that suddenly shuts off or has difficulty starting up could have a failing power supply. Check that the computer is plugged into the power point properly and, if that doesn’t work, test the power point with another working device to confirm whether or not there is adequate power. There could be other reason why your computer is not starting up. if you see computer turns but nothing on the screen it could memory issue check Ram chip.

The Screen is Blank
This could happen due to two reason cable or hardware issue not letting system to boot up.If the computer is on but the screen is blank, there may be an issue with the connection between the computer and the screen. First, check to see if the monitor is plugged into a power point and that the connection between the monitor and computer hard drive is secure. If the problem is on a laptop, then you may need to get a professional to fix it as some of the internal wires may be worn.

Abnormally Functioning Operating System or Software
This issue could happened Due to either your  window files are corrupt or your computer is infected with Spyware,Antivirus or Malware .If the operating system or other software is either unresponsive or is acting up, then try restarting your computer and run a virus scan. To avoid having this happen, install reliable anti-virus software.

Windows Won’t Boot
If you are having troubles booting Windows, then you may have to reinstall it with the Windows recovery disk. Couple things to check make sure your Bios is setup to boot from that drive. you can also check what is the error message on the screen.

The Screen is Frozen
When you computer freezes, you may have no other option than to reboot and risk losing any unsaved work. Freezes can be a sign of insufficient ram, registry conflicts, corrupt or missing files, or spyware. this can also happen if you system is not getting proper power or your hard drive is failing. Press and hold the power button until the computer turns off, then restart it and get to work cleaning up the system so that it doesn’t freeze again.

Computer is Slow
If your computer is slower than normal, you can often fix the problem simply by cleaning the hard disk of unwanted files. You can also install a firewall, anti-virus and anti-spyware tools, and schedule regular registry scans. External hard drives are great storage solutions for overtaxed CPU’s, and will help your computer run faster. if you computer is slow it could be due to number of reason.

Strange Noises
A lot of noise coming from your computer is generally a sign of either hardware malfunction or a noisy fan. Hard drives often make noise just before they fail, so you may want to back up information just in case, and fans are very easy to replace. if your computer is still working and you hear noise most likely this noise is comming from one of the computer fan. If you computer is starting up and you hear beeping noise it might be due to hard drive.

Slow Internet
To improve your Internet browser performance, you need to clear cookies and Internet temporary files frequently. In the Windows search bar, type ‘%temp%’ and hit enter to open the temporary files folder. you should also check if you have proper wire and network card. If you are using 10/100 card you can not get more speed than 100 due to your network card limitation

If a computer case lacks a sufficient cooling system, then the computer’s components may start to generate excess heat during operation. To avoid your computer burning itself out, turn it off and let it rest if it’s getting hot. Additionally, you can check the fan to make sure it’s working properly.

Dropped Internet Connections
Dropped Internet connections can be very frustrating. Often the problem is simple and may be caused by a bad cable or phone line, which is easy to fix. More serious problems include viruses, a bad network card or modem, or a problem with the driver.

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