Computers 101: Everything You Need To Know About Desktop Computers

posted on 23 Aug 2015 20:52 by damienchatten9966


Most people only buy a computer when their old one quits working or is really outdated. The following article will make buying a desktop much simpler.


Always be sure to have software to protect your desktop. You can easily find that a virus if you don't have this software. This software can steal your computer. There are several programs available that can scan and fix your computer regularly.

If you desktop is slow then you can start by doing a boot check to get more speed. Run the "ms config" program from your start menu. Look at which applications start with the computer. If there are some listed you do not use often, click them so they do not begin when you boot your computer. This will help your computer run faster.

Measure how much space is available where you plan on putting your desktop computer. Desktop computers come in many sizes based off of the brands and models that they are. You must understand what you can truly fit in your room.

Check out various reputable tech sites before making the decision to buy it. It is overwhelming when you look at the choices, however, things will be easier.

Look for the desktop that has just what you need and nothing more. Many try to buy machines that go beyond their budget with lots of extra features that they don't use or use.

If you are considering a Mac, but you've got PC programs, consider investing in a copy of Parallels for Mac. This will let you to run the OS of a PC on your Mac. You will be able to use any PC program you want. You will also need to buy the operating system to use on it.

If you will be storing a lot of substantial-sized videos on your desktop computer, you will need a DVD optical drive that is writable included with your desktop. A typical CD drive may not be enough for bigger multimedia files. You need the extra space that DVD drives provide. It will cost you more, but the storage space is worth it.

Don't get sucked into waiting too long for magical computer price drops. Many people watch deals when buying a desktop. But they never take action because they think a better deal that's better. Typically, the difference between great deals will be very slim, the price difference in the deals will be minimal, so you should grab one soon after you find a deal that's right for you

Hardly any computer companies will allow a warranty transfers.


It is astonishing how much information you need in regards to purchasing a computer. Things become a lot easier when you are armed with good information. It can even be a fun experience if you put this advice to good use.

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