It Doesn’t Work, It’s Broke!!
Like any electronic device, computers don’t always work right. Sometimes the hardware itself is acting up, sometimes the software is flawed and telling the computer to do the wrong thing. The first step to troubleshooting is looking at what you’re doing and seeing if you’re just stupid. Many PC problems are caused because the user did something wrong. Don’t get me wrong. You can mess up on something and the PC won’t break. At most, it will just crash, at which time you just reboot and find out what the hell happened.
PC’s have major frustration potential. When they work, there’s nothing better. When they don’t, you just want to run it over, twice. But, troubleshooting is an exercise in logic. By messing around, your aim is to narrow down the list of potential problems. Since there are so many potential things to go wrong on a PC, I cannot go into it in any detail here. But, I would recommend bookmarking PC Mechanic. Thew purpose of PC Mechanic is to provide answers to the PC user who wants to do it themselves. We offer guides on each part of the PC, along with troubleshooting. We also offer a tech support service to help you out on those things you just can’t figure out. And, on that, enough obvious promotion.
Get Set, Go!!
Well, that’s a preliminary orientation to the PC. It is written for those people who may have gotten started in this whole PC thing a little late. We know that this whole e-thing can seem really complicated at first. But, we are here to show that it really isn’t.
The best way to learn the PC is to mess around with it. This tutorial can help you get started, but there is no way we can show you how to do everything. We hope you enjoy using the computer. It opens up an entire new world.
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