Tips and Suggestions for Your Laptop
Part of the Laptops For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Try these tips when you're starting out with a new and different laptop computer. The suggestions on this list will help your laptop run more smoothly and safeguard it from theft.
Restart Windows. This fixes many common problems.
If it was working "yesterday," try System Restore.
Changes cause problems. Upgrading software or hardware or changing the settings in Windows usually causes whatever new problems your laptop encounters.
Use antivirus software.
Put a personal label or asset-tracking sticker on your laptop.
Hunt down those AC power outlets when you’re out on the road!