As the years have passed, technology has become an essential tool for effectively carrying out the day-to-day tasks of a business. Our computers, tablets, phones, etc. are tools that we rely on to always (flawlessly) get the job done.
We tend to use our computers to send emails, convert files, virtual meetings, save hundreds of files, etc. Let’s face it, our computer is a major asset for us. Therefore, it is important that we not get frustrated, but take care of our electronics as well. From time to time, you may have experienced slowness on your desktop or laptop. Essentially, it can frustrate you because it’s not conducting its normal processes. You may also want to quickly call your IT guy to quickly fix the issue. However, before calling, your first step should be to reboot your computer.
How do I know I need a reboot?
It is important to note that you should reboot your computer weekly. However, there may be issues that your computer may display to you that indicates that you need to reboot. These include but are not limited to:
There are a lot of issues that can be fixed with a simple reboot. In some situations, a reboot won’t fix every issue you may come across, but it solves more problems than you’d expect. One thing to note is that it can clear up errors, but it doesn’t necessarily fix the underlying issue every time, and more troubleshooting may need to be done to prevent the issues from coming back.
The only two situations where you should not reboot.
There are some issues that may arise that are not connected to the performance of your PC:
Why should we reboot our computers?
Rebooting your computer is important because it keeps everything fresh.
Overall, rebooting at least once or twice a week will keep your computer running smoothly, eliminating any issues that might be slowing down your workflow. Usually, a tech team’s first action, if your computer isn’t working properly, is to reboot it. Save the extra steps in calling and see if your computer just needs a break to restart in a clean state. If this does not fix the issue, feel free to call the Infiniwiz team to help you with your tech issues.