Help for Desktop Computer

Tips and fixes for the most common issues in desktop computer


There are an abundance of potential issues the average PC user experiences when using a Microsoft Windows based system. The majority of the problems that users face in desktop computer are those caused by harmful viruses, spyware, and other malware threats that pose a risk to all PC users connected to Internet. However, the good news is there are many easy tips and fixes that can guide you through the process of overcoming common PC issues. Whether you are experiencing Windows infamous Blue Screen of Death, or simply decreased performance as a result of an unknown issue, iYogi can help you troubleshoot and fix the problem.


Tips for troubleshooting the most common Windows desktop computer problems:




  • What is Blue Screen of Death or BSOD?

  • What do I do if hard drive fails?

  • How do I remove viruses, spyware and other malware threats?



What is Blue Screen of Death or BSOD?



One of the most common and well known issues that Windows users experience is known as Blue Screen of Death, BSOD, stop error, or a Blue Screen error. This error is caused by the system when a critical system error is detected. In order to further reduce the chance of damage being inflicted to your system, Windows automatically triggers the BSOD. The majority of the time home PC users experience the Blue Screen of Death, its typically being caused by a virus, spyware, or other malicious activity. However, there are other causes of the Blue Screen errors such as hardware and software failure.



What do I do if hard drive fails?



Hard drive failures are not uncommon for home PC users and is something all Windows users should be prepared to deal with. It is highly recommended backing up all important data in the event of a hard drive failure. However, if you have failed to do so, there is still the possibility you may be able to restore the drive and recover any lost data. Data recovery from failed drives is a process that we only recommend to extremely advanced users.



How do I remove viruses, spyware and other malware threats?


Perhaps the most common PC problems that user is in need of desktop computer help are viruses, spyware, and other potentially harmful malware security threats. This is why it’s absolutely crucial for all users to take advantage of complete antivirus and antispyware software that is compatible with their system and designed by a reputable developer. It is also recommended utilizing either Windows Firewall or other firewall software in order to safeguard and control your network’s traffic.




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