June 4, 2012

Easy Laptop TLC

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Laptops are the essence of computer mobility and space saving. Packing power and style into a compact package that suits the needs of the owner. Whether you need to be able to take it with you or you have to maximize your workspace, you have chosen your laptop to work with you. Now that you have made your choice, here are some simple ways to care for your purchase.

Watch the food and drink. This may seem obvious, but it’s worth noting. Keep your workspace a culinary free area. Be cautious when mixing lunch and the laptop. The last thing you need is a glob of mustard plopping onto your keyboard. A spilled cup of liquid can permanently damage your computer. So, it’s best to set your cup away from the general area. It doesn’t take much for an accident to short circuit your equipment.

Take care of the screen. Try not to get into the habit of placing papers or maybe even a set of headphones on the keyboard as you shut it. Even something as mundane as a piece of paper can end up scratching your monitor. By avoiding this situation altogether, you may save yourself a big headache down the line. Not to mention a hefty repair bill.

Protect the power cord. As tempting as it may be to yank on the lifeline that connects your laptop to the power outlet, try to restrain. By tugging on the cord this way, it can produce unnecessary wear and tear to the plug quicker than normal. After enough force has been placed upon the cord, it eventually will break.

Smart storage and transport. When selecting a case to carry your laptop, be sure that its dimensions properly fit the device you intend to carry in it. A bag that is too small can scratch the laptop and will not properly protect it from accidental bumps it might receive. Also, don’t forget to turn off your computer before placing it in its carrying case. Take care of your laptop and get the most out of it while you have it.

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