The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before. – Bill Gates
The computer is one of the most powerful innovations in human history. With the use of computers, people are suddenly able to perform a staggering amount of computations at dazzling speeds. Information can be crunched, organized, and displayed in the blink of an eye.
We now longer have to queue up at the bank. all our banking needs can be done with a few clicks of the mouse. We don't have to trundle down to the supermarket to buy our groceries just a few clicks and the nice man in his van pulls up outside the door with everything you wanted, well most of the time.
Life with your PC is all rosy until one morning you press that button expecting the little blue light to appear and your monitor to burst into life and disaster strikes. Everything is blank, your whole life flashes before your eyes and what's the first thing you do? "Look for your nearest PC Repair Man"
To save yourself a lot of money and unneeded trips to the computer shop for repairs, there are a series of very simple steps you can take to keep your computer running fast and efficient. and 90% of all computer faults you can easily fix yourself at home.
This site is deigned to help you keep your PC running in tip top condition and to show you how to perform routine maintenance and repairs on your PC System.
If you have a specific issue you would like to resolve please contact me and I will be glad to help. If you have had an issue that you managed to resolve and you think that others might benefit from your experience then also let me know
Here's to a smooth running PC
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