Most of us know the first basic rules of what to do but for those who don’t and whose PC is playing up, here’s the order of things to do:
a) Re-start your computer – 9 times out of 10 this will fix things
b) If not, then do a virus check
c) If all is clear then you can go on to check various websites for further clues (see list below) OR it could indicate a possible hardware fault at which point you contact your hardware supplier or in-house computer maintenance ‘guru’.
Extra tip: It can sometimes help to do a quick search on Google about the problem you are encountering. Established forums can often hold the answer 🙂
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A growing nuisance for all computer users. The best defence is quality anti-virus software (eg. Norton, Kaspersky) and ensuring it’s regularly updated. Also you can keep yourself well informed of the latest virus threats by making regular visits to websites such as: