Do you love your laptop? I too, but you may not know that your laptop loves you more than you love it. Are you doing job? Are you a businessman? Are you a student? Are you a designer? Is your laptop asking you like this? No, it’s just working hard to help you in achieving your goal without claiming any return on behalf of it. But it’s your duty to take care of your lover. So here are few useful tips for you which are going to help you to increase the durability of your laptop.
1- Clean your Laptop in a Regular Basis:
You should backup your unnecessary or old stored data to an external hard drive or a portable flash drive. In addition you also should delete any unused programs, empty your computer’s trash regularly, organize your desktop icons, which will help free up space and delivers you a fast performance. A methodical cleaning system is very crucial to lengthen the life of your laptop, so keep cleaning your laptop or desktop in a regular basis.
2- Ensure a Proper Shutdown:
Before shutting down your laptop, please confirm that you have closed all your open programs (including; files, folders, applications, most importantly browsers). You should keep in mind that, close browser by tabs. You just not close the lid but put your laptop to sleep which will help your PC to stay cool and safe while travel. If you need to use your laptop in a cold environment then let it warm up to room temperature slowly before turning it on.
3- Protect when Traveling:
If you’re doing a marking job or traveling around for any reason with your laptop then make sure that your laptop is protected by a padded case.
4- Avoid drops:
Always take care that your laptop never falls down from hand or lap. Take very much care in case of water, because water is not a friend of your laptop. If it’s happing in rare cases then take out the battery and dry off the laptop (as much as you can) without making delay.
5- Give Attention in all Climates:
As you know liquid, heat, cold, etc are not good mates of your laptop, so it needs your attention in every climate. Hot and freezing are not only suck the life out of your laptop’s battery, but they also responsible for damages to its internal components. It will become more dangerous, if you won’t give attention towards the hard drive, it may be expanded by size or cold due to heat and freeze. You need to wrap up your laptop by a case like a jacket or sweater to keep it warm in freezing temperature.
6- Don’t use Household Cleaning Products:
Take care while cleaning its body or importantly screen. Don’t use any old or all-purpose household cleaning products to clean your laptop’s screen or body and stay far away from anything containing acetone, ammonia, or alcohol, that cause strip away is LCD’s protective coating.
Simply use a soft cloth to wipe up scratches or fingerprints (if any) from its screen. If a dry wipe-down is not quite enough to remove strips, then try using distilled water, or a 50/50 mixture of white vinegar and distilled water to clean up it. It needs smooth and rapid circular movements to trim down striping.
7- Recycle Properly:
If you set your mind to give a new look to your laptop by replacing few old parts with new, which is a good options at final stage then make sure that you’re breaking your old PC in a right way. Replace really damaged parts with new and don’t forget to search out better recycling centers in your locality. Go for a Best Buy deal to purchase new parts.
8- Use Best & Latest Antivirus:
Last but not least tips is to use best and latest Antivirus software for your laptop. As you love your laptop, so you should take care of it in every possible way. Here are few best choices, for what you may go for; BitDefender Antivirus Plus, Avast! Pro Antivirus 2012, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012, Spyware Doctor with Anti-Virus 9.0, Panda Antivirus Pro 2012, AVG Anti-Virus 2012, etc.
9- Go for a Proper Work Space:
A good work space makes you to concentrate on your job and also can help to increase durability of your laptop. So you should go for a good desk like the Vika Veine priced at $99 that features flip-top lid to hold your papers and cable outlets to keep your cables managed (see image if confuse).