Many of us are not wealthy enough to purchase a thousand dollar Computer. Is understandable, but we can make our old computer faster. Laptops and desktops are different. You can upgrade almost anything on a desktop, but a laptop has it’s limitations. In this article, I would like to give you tips that you implement to bring your old computer back to life. Now, before you do any of this things I would like to warm you that if you are not comfortable working with computers, you should ask for help. Do this at your own risk. maybe ask someone for help or pay for someone service.
1- Upgrade your old Hard Drive for an SSD.
A Solid State Drive is a good choice when you have an old computer and you would like to make it faster. An ssd is 10x faster than a regular hard drive and you should feel a significan increase in speed. Remember that when you do that, you will need to the operating system back so make sure you know how to do that. Here are some good options for cheap and reliable SSDs.
Upgrading the RAM is almost similar to upgrading the SSD. The only difference is that RAM is more complicated to upgrade. In order to upgrade your RAM you need to know the right specs. But once you have the right specs you can upgrade it to as much as your system allows it. Some computers take up to 32gbs others take even more. If you like to know more about RAM, we suggest that you do a little research before spending your money. There are many different types of ram. There are many videos on youtube that will explain you how to buy the correct RAM for your PC and How to install it.
3 – Clean the dust out of your old computer.
Believe it or not, but many old computers slow down because the dust inside makes it harder for the fans to blow clean air. if you clean the dust out you will make the fans work more efficient and also you will make the device appearance better. it will feel and look cleaner and newer then what it was. Below I will list some products that can help you clean your device.
The CPU (Central Processing Union) is the main part of the PC. If you upgrade the CPU you can make your computer faster. Upgrading the CPU is the hardest upgrade of all but it is well worth it. you will see up to 70% increase in performance, depending the CPU you get of course. I will recommend doing a little research about what is possible to upgrade on your PC. One thing that I would like to mention is that you can upgrade any desktops CPU. But when it comes to laptops, only a very limited amount laptops can have their CPU upgrade. Below is a tool you might use for upgrading your CPU.
To keep your devices cleaned, follow this simple steps
Purchase alcohol wipes to from any conviniese store or pharmacy.
Do not use your devices in the restrooms.
Try placing your devices on clean surfaces.
Do not use your devices while eating.
Try cleaning your device one or twice daily.
1. Use alcohol wipes.
Believe or not, using alcohol wipes will be very helpful to clean your phone. Steps to clean your phone properly.
Remove any case from the device.
Use alcohol wipes with 50 to 90 percent of alcohol.
Rub the alcohol wipe around the entire device.
Try scrubbing with the alcohol wipes all the dirt out of the device.
Use a clean piece of cloth to dry the device once done.
Repeat the same process with any case and charger that you might have for the device.
Very import that you do not let any liquid go inside the phone.
2. Try no using your device in the restrooms. It will help you with the following:
It will prevent you from getting bacterias on your device that could later be transferred to your face.
Help you focus on the task that you want to achieve in the restroom.
Prevent incidents like dropping your device in the toilet or in the sink.
3. Try to place your devices on clean surfaces.
If you cannot find a good place to rest your devices. Try using a clean piece of paper under your device to preventing it from touching any uncleaned surfaces.
4. Cleaning your devices multiple times during the day.
Sometimes even when we try to keep the device from touching unclean surfaces or taking it to unclean environments. The only thing that will help is to clean the device multiple times during the day. It will help the device look new and will help us appreciate more our devices that cost us a lot of money.
I hope you liked these tips and that you put them in practice. If you have any questions please leave a comment. I will be happy to respond your questions.
There are times we have programs that we do not want to have in our computer. Follow this guide and I will show you how to uninstall any program from your windows computer.
1 – Remember which program you wish to remove. On the windows menu, scroll down to see which programs you want do remove.
2 – On the Windows Search bar, type Control Panel.
3 – Change the view to Categories.
4 – After changing the view, click where it says Uninstall a program under the programs tab.
5 – You should be able to see all the programs now. This is where you need to select which program you would like to uninstall.
6 – Select the program you wish to uninstall and click on the top button where it says Uninstall.
7 – Before you decide to uninstall a program, there are some programs that are necessary for your computer to work at an optimal state. make sure you are not deleting any program that will damage the operation system or make your computer malfunction. A pop up window will ask you if you wish to uninstall, hit Yes, and all you have left is to follow the instructions to finish the removal. all the programs are almost similar. and the removals are pretty easy sometimes.
To add the fingerprint function on your laptop is very easy. You should have windows 10, as windows 7 is not supported any more and now windows 7 is vulnerable to attacks by hackers.
First, go to the menu bar and type Sign-in Options.
Second, make sure you select a password by clicking on Password. make sure you write somewhere your password, so you do not forget it. if you forget your password, you will not be able to bypass and your will have to reset your computer. Do this at your own risk.
after you have created a password, then you can add your fingerprint.
Now follow the windows fingerprint configuration. it should be an easy setup.
After following the setup, you should try locking your computer by pressing the windows + L buttons.
Try your fingerprint. Your can add many fingerprints to make it easy to sign in if you have one hand busy.