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How to Know Easy PC Repair for Beginners

Updated on July 2, 2017
Do it yourself repair by knowing first the basic of personal computer
Do it yourself repair by knowing first the basic of personal computer | Source

Who says you can’t on Easy PC Repair for Beginners?

If you are reading this, you may be having the same problem like me with your personal computer at home or at the office. Read thoroughly this article, Easy PC Repair for Beginners. This means for you, as beginners.

Occasional problem seems to occur at times and you want to go straight to the computer repair shop for repair.

Sometimes, those shop repairs may be higher than that of the cost of the computer hardware or the computer devices.

And the thing is, you just made quite a few changes and there, your PC malfunctioned. The good thing is that you can repair your personal computer on your own.

This is why I made this article for you.

The worthwhile knowledge of the things happening inside is not a waste of your precious time.

Many likely causes of the computer hardware problems could be understood as you read further.

Later, you will be able to develop your good confidence and that confidence will lead you to a “do it yourself” repair which you find it necessary and reasonable.

Repairing your own Personal computer saves a lot of money. This is true and the knowledge of a computer technician is the thing you are paying so why not study yourself.
Repairing your own Personal computer saves a lot of money. This is true and the knowledge of a computer technician is the thing you are paying so why not study yourself. | Source

What is your first move as a beginner?

Knowledge on technical and repair should be a good source.

Making good technician friends could help you and asking some technical issues from your PC repair shops, electrical or electronic shops.

Sometimes, you may feel embarrassed if you cannot ride on to some electronic terms and the best thing is to find your preferred book as your source.

Find the good computer book for your own benefit is always the best idea.

You study few things and ask your technician for additional information.

Next step would be an actual application of your knowledge.

Familiarization of the computer hardware should be on this step.

Try to pull out hardware from inside of your CPU and then put it back again.

Few basic knowledge about your PC
Few basic knowledge about your PC | Source

Even Beginners Can Repair A PC

You must be careful of course, if you are a beginner. You repeat it many times to master the particular hardware.

Then, you change hardware to be removed and attached for practice purposes.

You have to build your confidence. It is as easy as one, two and three.

You may have spent a lot of money for buying that hardware that’s why I said you must be careful.

To learn is to risk a bit. Later, if it works, it means you are having a good start.

If the CPU is not turning on, then there must a problem. Check the source of this photo to know the remedy of your problem.
If the CPU is not turning on, then there must a problem. Check the source of this photo to know the remedy of your problem. | Source

What is the better alternative?

Another idea to practice your knowledge is to get some old computers. You ask your friends and your friends’ friends or family members if they have old PCs like Pentium 1 or 2. They are obsolete so they may give that to you or pay just little amount if they want to.

Now if you have one, you have to get oriented with the different parts and how that certain hardware fits to their slots. Processors have many styles and types. Learn their shapes and sizes.

Basically you will know what are processors, RAM, mother board, power supply, video card, LAN card, USB port, DVD/CD ROM drive, keyboard, mouse and the monitor.

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What is the paramount of every electronic repair

The paramount of every electronic repair is the safety and the security. Inside the CPU has the voltage range of only 12 volts to 5 volts DC usually so you don’t have to worry.

The only stronger voltage is at the back part which is connected to the main source.

But if the CPU is plugged in or even the monitor is plugged in, a slight and not fatal electric shock from the ground current may felt around the CPU body.

This 110 volts AC electric shock could be removed by wearing an antistatic wrist trap which can be bought in the nearest computer parts shop in your area.

But all in all, just by removing all the plugged in devices will take away that voltage pressure.

Note: Turn off all connections when working electronic parts. If you have to turn in on, watch out always for burned devices and overheated electronic parts to avoid accident.

When it happens, turn it off and replace those damaged parts.

A simple electronic device connected to your laptop PC. - Cooling pad
A simple electronic device connected to your laptop PC. - Cooling pad | Source
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© 2012 Mark Johann

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      Mark Johann 4 years ago from Italy

      Wow! we can teach him. What kind of dog is he? Your son is smart, I guess. He can add few tips here to help others.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Mark, you are asking a whole lot of me to do this. Thankfully I have a son who can do this. Can we really teach this old dog new tricks? LOL Good job my friend.