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It is obvious that a consumer will of course expect and even desire that his or her laptop should last longer. The life or durability of any electronic device depends on its utilityand usage whether it’s a laptop or a mobile or a tablet, etc

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  1. 1. 16/02/2012 03:15 Top 10 Tips to Enhance Your Laptop Life Manage Your Battery Life I t is obvious that a consumer will of course expect and even desire that his or her laptop should last longer. The life or durability of any electronic device depends on its utilityand usage whether it’s a laptop or a mobile or a tablet, etc. It depends on the user, the way he or she uses it and how one takes proper and gentle care of it while using and handling it. However, everyone is not of the same kind and hence some people are very gentle towards their laptops whereas some use it roughly. Laptop users, keep this in mind that the life of your device is solemnly in your hands. There are some condi- tions and criteria are which will increase the life of your laptop or device if you carefully follow them. These conditions are based on the remarks and ex- periences of some consumers and laptop users. Well, I am here to give you some tips for the long lasting You should seldom drain the battery of your laptop of your device. Check out the list and discussions and make sure that it should be drained completely followed below. for at least once a month. The laptop should be char- ged when the battery has reached a minimum level of charge to prevent the reduction of battery life. Install an Anti-Virus Software Anti-virus software is a must as malicious viruses may infect and spoil your system. These are available in large numbers and many are popular and well known to many computer users. Some are available for free downloads and some are updated regularly and some are just awesome in their functionalities. For you, I personally would like to recommend some of the free Antivirus softwaresuch as Microsoft Es- sentials, Malwarebytes, Spybot, Avast and AVG Free. Love this PDF? Add it to your Reading List! 4 Page 1
  2. 2. 16/02/2012 03:15 Top 10 Tips to Enhance Your Laptop Life Carefully Plug In Your DC Jack of result is displayed. Now, click on the first result to be taken by the Windows Updater which follows One needs to be careful while plugging in the DC jack the update thereby. or the power adaptor jack. The solder joints which connect the jack to the motherboard may crack if Clean the Cooling System with you apply much pressure or force while plugging Compressed Air in the jack. Therefore, you need to patiently push the jack in. One more precaution you must take is You need to be careful while cleaning the cooling that your charger or adaptor should not be the one system which should and must be cleaned by a bottle with a loose jack or a cheap one instead it should of compressed air. To do this, you need to open the be a expensive one with a jack that properly fits open the case first and incase if you could not, then into the port. Using a loose jack can cause damage call up the manufacturer or follow some help desks to your adaptor as well as your motherboardtoo. to guide you to open the case for proper mainte- nance. Once you have opened the case, blow and Download the Available Windows Updates drive away the dust out of the fan and the heat sink in the cooling system. This should be done once in a month as dust gets easily cloaked on the heat sink because laptop heat sinks are very fine. For cleaning, I would like to suggest static-neutral compressed air and Dust-Off as the best preferences. Consider Using a Cooling Pad Laptop is an electronic device and gets heated like other electronic devices but it’s over heating should be avoided and one needs to be careful about this while the device is in use. Keep mind, the life of your laptop depends on the temperature of your laptop while it in use which confides that, lower the temperature of the laptop; the higher is its durabi- lity. Precaution is better than cure. Hence, prevent your laptop from overheating by using a Cooling Pad which lessens the chance of laptop failure, caused due to overheating. Download and Use CCleaner You need to update your Windows or Operating Sys- tem for at least once in a week to prevent your system CCleaner for Mac and PC is the best tool for cleaning from malfunctions and infections by viruses. Often, and protecting your laptop. It is a freeware system Microsoft releases updates to its operating systems privacy tool for optimization which deletes Internet and allows its users to have the proper updates on history and other idle files making your laptop run a daily basis. In Windows 7, you just need to click faster. It cleans up the system and allows Windows on “Start” and then type “Windows Update”; a list to run faster by emptying up the necessary hard disk Love this PDF? Add it to your Reading List! 4 Page 2
  3. 3. 16/02/2012 03:15 Top 10 Tips to Enhance Your Laptop Life space. This particular tool is available at various way, if you electrocute or spoil the internal parts versions and is available freely for download. of your device, then you may have to undergo a replacement of a couple hundred dollars. There- Do not Use or Place your Laptop on a Bed fore, I personally would like to suggest you not to take unnecessary risks and better not to drink near your laptop. Clean Your Display Screen Properly The display or the screen should be cleaned pro- perly and this can be done almost every day so that your device looks neat and clean along with a clear view of your display. Cleaning procedure should be carried out by two separate tissues, one being a dry one and the other one dipped in water. Firstly, clean the screen with the wet one to wipe away all the dust and dirt. Then clean it gently with the dry tissue so that it soaks all the water droplets giving It really sounds silly when it is suggested not to use a clear view of your screen. It would be better if or place the laptop on a bed but in fact there is a you would prefer using the approved and recom- grave reason behind this. The reason is significant mended LCD cleaners that make your screen shiny because while placing the laptop on a bed or a sofa and scratch free. or any soft surface, the ventilation holes situated at the bottom of the laptop are blocked and hence not The above discussed tips for the long lasting of enabling the laptop to suck in air. It is very much laptops are the best ten ways which secure your necessary for the laptop to suck in air so that it cools laptops and increase their life. These top ten ways the internal parts and keeps the device cool driving are based on the remarks and experiences of some out all the heat. Now, where to place the laptop? – consumers and laptop users. Some of these tips are Place it on a hard surface such as a computer mat popular and well known to people around the world or a table which will provide enough space between where as some are rarely known to most people. the surface and the bottom of the laptop so that air Hence, you need to go through these discussions to ventilation is easily acquired. Moreover, the best grab a detailed information and better preference way to use a laptop is by placing it on your lap and of software and tools. Well, hope you would like this is what most people probably do. this piece of article and do convey your feedback. Do not Drink while Using the Laptop Related posts: Beware of drinks while using your laptop and avoid drinking near it because you may accidentally spill your drink over your laptop or on the keyboard. Moreover, this depends on the user’s personal ca- refulness and if you believe yourself of not spilling the drink, then you can of course drink near it. This Love this PDF? Add it to your Reading List! 4 Page 3