The Top 7 Most Common Computer Problems

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Every month, we resolve numerous technical support calls and emails ranging from simple to advanced problems. So in an effort to help those of you out there who look or feel like the guy in the picture, we have compiled this list of what we consider to be the top 7 most common computer problems. Click on the links below to learn more about each problem.Compu-Hero's TipDid you know that cigarette smoke could void your computer's warranty? So either it is a good time to quit, or take your cigarette outside. Read more about Dust and Cigarette Smoke.

1Malicious Software (a.k.a. Malware): This problem includes viruses, spyware, adware, trojan horses, worms, rootkits and any other piece of software designed to harm you or your computer without your consent.

2Slow Computer: Computers are like new homes or apartments; if you don't make good use of your space and resources they get filled with clutter as time goes by.

3Internet or Network Connectivity Issues: One day you are connected but the next day you can't connect. Nothing has changed and you can't figure out what to do. Find out why.

4Dust and Cigarette Smoke: Computers generate static electrical charges that attract dust and cigarette smoke when present in the environment.

5Hard Drive Failure: If you start hearing loud sounds that you were not hearing before, be scared because those sounds could be coming from your hard drive.

6Dead Power Supply: When you press the power button and your computer gives no sign of life, and all the lights are absent, then the most likely cause is a power supply failure.

7Missing CD / DVD Drive: If your CD/DVD drive disappeared, is not recognized by other applications, or just won't play or access your CDs or DVDs, you are not alone.

If you have any of these problems, give us a call at (916) 606-7302 today. Compu-Hero will come to your rescue! Why call Compu-Hero and not the other guys? Because we provide the best prices and service in town. For a comparison, click here:Compu-Hero best computer repair services.


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