Easy Fixes You Can Do Yourself

Technology can be fickle. Sometimes there is an easy fix which eludes us. We want to get your issues fixed as fast as possible. Below we listed common fixes you can try.

PROBLEM:My computer is not {working, doing what it did before, opening a program, functioning properly, well… you know}
SOLUTION: Close everything you are doing and shut down the computer. Turn it back on and just try to do the one thing that was giving you an issue.

PROBLEM: I have a laptop and it won’t power on.
SOLUTION: Remove the power cable, take out the battery, hold the power button for 30 seconds. Put the battery back in and plug back into the wall. Turn it on!

PROBLEM: My internet is really slow and it was not slow before.
SOLUTION: Turn off all computers if possible. Unplug your modem and router. Wait 30 seconds. Plug in your modem first and wait 30 seconds. Plug in your router and wait 30 seconds. Try to only connect one machine or device. If it’s good with one device and then you add all your devices and machines back you may need a faster internet connection.