Well the dilemma is, do I or don’t I, give my computer a regular PC health check that is. Your PC is just like any equipment that has moving parts. And yes a PC has moving parts, a hard drive is constantly spinning, that’s why you hear a hum and then you have your fans also going gangbusters. Then on top of that you are constantly installing new software and creating files on the PC which can also cause all sorts of issues in the long term.
Whether you like it or not when you use you computer for surfing, sharing, social networking, playing games you are prone to all sorts of bugs and various viruses Home depot health check. Viruses are the number one cause of slowing down a computer or causing crashes so that a computer will not function properly.
Today children will often be sharing their family computer and this can cause all sorts of problems if say that parent uses the PC for work or business. So many websites today contain viruses, and you can stumble on what appears to be a safe and secure popular site that is infected. A benefit of having a six monthly health check is that the computer company would be able to catch any type of problems before they get to big or ruin someone’s homework or presentation.
Computers tend to collect website information and other cookies when someone is surfing the Internet. It is a good idea to delete the temporary folder every week or so in order to rid the computer of these cookies or any spyware that may have been placed on a computer without the user’s knowledge. Many websites will ask a visitor if it is alright for them to place a cookie on their computer, but this is buried in the fine print no one reads, they simply click the yes box on the terms and conditions in order to continue shopping or reading information on a website.
When a person using a computer goes online shopping or to a website to view a video or some other site, they most likely download a cookie when they visit. These cookies are tracking devices from the websites and an individual computer owner could rid their computer of them by simply emptying the temporary folder every couple of days. Spyware is another vicious problem for computer users. They are perfectly legal and most consumers actually say yes to allowing these spyware and cookies to be added to their computer when they visit a website and either sign up for something, purchase something or simply click on the ‘I agree’ button without reading the fine print which gives the website the right to install a spyware or cookie.