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Here’s how you can fix an overheating computer or laptop

Is your computer overheating? Sometimes it can be hard to tell, but if it gets bad enough, there’s some serious signs that can indicate something is …

Computer Hardware

How to troubleshoot your computer’s power supply

It goes without saying, there are a lot of components in a PC, and they can all fail in different ways. We’ve covered quite a bit of failure topics …

How to diagnose and fix problems with your processor

Out of all the components to fail in your computer, the processor is the least likely today. That’s not to say it isn’t possible, as it very much is. …

Computer Hardware

How to troubleshoot problems with your router

If you’re having problems with your network connection, but have determined it’s not your computer or a bad cable, your router might be the problem. …

Got Computer Monitor Trouble? Here’s how to find the problem

Just like hardware components, monitors can short out or go bad over time and, eventually, stop working. But, before deciding that your computer …

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How to tell if a cooling fan is dying and needs replacing

When you have a problem with your PC, typically it’s with a hard drive, video card, memory or even related to the motherboard. But, did you know that …

Computer Hardware

How to reduce noise from your computer

Computers can be pretty noisy, depending on what your setup is. Most of that noise can be attributed to your computer’s fans, as everything else is …

Computer Hardware

How much thermal paste should you use on your CPU?

Building a PC is a pretty easy process, but one area many get hung up on is applying thermal paste. If you’ve never applied thermal paste before, it …

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