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What to do when your computer crashes?

What to do when your computer crashes is often the question that we ask ourselves, after you are working happily and all of a sudden the computer is no longer working.

Could it be a virus, a spoilt windows system, a malware, power surge, conflict of the drivers or the machine has run out of memory? It could be one of those but it is very hard to figure out what it is when the processor is not functioning. Getting a top quality registry cleaner software can help solve this problem on PC quickly.

The first thing that one should do is reboot the machine. There are different ways to reboot the system. The first soft method is pressing Control, Alt and Delete keys at the same time. Press these keys and wait and see if it reboots. It should respond if it is reacting to the keyboard. This method is the safest as it does not allow the computer to spoil the windows registry or any other software. The only disadvantage is that you will lose the unsaved data.

Another method of rebooting the machine is using the power button to shut down. Its a straight forward method that may result in the damage of Windows and some software. The process is simple and it only requires one to push down the machine's power button. After the computer is turned off, then restart it. This may cause the windows file registry to be harmed and also any unsaved data is lost.

The last method is killing the power method. This is the least desirable way to reboot the system. This is because it can damage the processors software or hardware. When one is very careful, it reduces the risk of damaging the hard drive.

When you turn on the computer, it's time to boot up the Windows options. As soon as the machines starts rebooting, tap the F8 key on the keyboard. This is time now to repair the processor. If that is the first time to boot the system, then you can choose the "start windows normally" option. If not, then try the last known good configuration. This will be a follow up from the last successful start of Windows. There is no damage to the software or to the drivers.

Another option is trying to boot the Windows using safe networking mode. This mode uses some driver and devices of the system. The main role of using the safe method is to connect to the internet and then use the system restore. If it begins to reboot and the connection is established, then you should immediately use an online checker to identify if any malware is responsible.

While the structure is on safe mode, using system restore is the next best step. The "system restore" function usually saves any previous Windows registry in case of any happenings on your processor. Provided you allow the restore system to save all the registry versions, they can be easily reloaded and the machine starts working again.

One can also try using windows repair option that is usually on the advanced boot options. It is also recommended that one boots off the antivirus system. If all the options do not work, then you should consult a professional. I personally managed to clean up my computer by downloading high quality registry cleaner software and would highly recommend it.


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