See How To Revive A Dead Computer

By: Otis Cooper

Its not something we like to think about but your computer
will fail, if you keep it long enough.It may be a simple
problem,such as the floppy drive not reading the disk to
a major system crash.

Because computers are run by operators,User Error is
the most common cause of computer malfunction.When
the user is at the computer,he or she may add or delete
certain files.Or he/she may remove or exchange certain
hardware features.

When we look at user error,we must remember that
since we're human,the user error may be easy to solve
by simply asking the last user if he/she installed any
software,re-configured any software or hardware

A large percentage of computer malfunctions are due
to environmental factors such as power surges caused
by lightning, resulting in overvoltage.

Another cause for failure may be room temperature
being too high or low,as well as dust,dirt,or sunlight.
If you're in business and heavily dependent on your
computers,such fators as room temperature,sunlight
and protection against power surges is of the
utmost importance and simply cannot be overlooked.

The most common pc problem is when you can't
access your PC at all.When you turn on the power

Here is a quick checklist of troublshooting procedures
you should follow if you encounter this problem .We
also have videos you can download from the Internet
should you need assistance in just how to perform
these procedures:

Try the Power Switch a second or third time.If
nothing happens..

Check the wall outlet for power.If the outlet has power.

Check the power cord itself from wall to computer.

Check the Power Supply inside the System Unit.

Replace the Power Supply rather than trying to repair it.

If the system make those click noises,but the screen is
blank, check the Monitor.

If the monitor proves to be good,check the Video Card,
even in a new system.

Another big headache you will most likely encounter
if you're a regular user of your computer system,is the
fact that Windows will fail to load or the system's
POST will fail to run.Download the file below to learn
much more about the Power On Self Test.Don't forget
those preventive maintenance procedures that can be
done to keep your PC running at peek performance.

Running such Windows ultilities as Scandisk,Disk
DefragmentFeature Articles,and Disk Cleanup will help your computer
performing at its best.Using a can of compressed air
removes dust that could build to the point of
causing a short.

If you get the computer to boot but it does not want
to read from the hard drive'the Master Boot Record
on the hard drive may be corrupted or even missing.
To verify that the master boot record has not been

Boot from the floppy disk that contains the FDISK
program and type the command " fdisk mbr " to
restore the master boot record onto your hard drive.

Otis F. Cooper is solely dedicated to boosting the
knowledge and confidence of every computer user
that is serious about knowing computers.Use his
informative articles and videos to understand every
aspect about the PC.Read more about his formula
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