Want to know how to fix common computer problems, without having to wade through technical jargon? Or are you the family on-call technical support person, and need a bit of help?
Help! My Computer Is Broken takes the most common computer problems and tells you how to fix them. It's as simple as that! If you've ever wondered why your laptop won't turn on, you can't get a WiFi connection, your printer isn't printing, or why everything is so slow - well, this is your book...
148 pages of essential information, to help you solve common issues such as:
- Why can't my computer see my printer?
- Why is there no sound coming from my computer's external
- Why are games running really slowly on my computer?
- My computer keeps crashing - how do I start in safe mode?
- How do I stop my computer going to sleep when I leave the room for ten minutes?
- And many more!
This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA). You can download Help! My Computer is Broken ebook for free in PDF format (5.0 MB).
Table of Contents
Why is my laptop not turning on?
Why is my desktop computer not turning on?
Why is my laptop's keyboard not working?
What are those black dots on my screen?
Why is my computer making strange beeps when I switch it on?
How can I tell if my computer is overheating?
Why is my laptop's touchpad not working?
Why is there no sound coming from my laptop's built-in speakers?
Why is there no sound coming from my computer's external speakers?
Why is my mouse not working?
Why are games running really slowly on my computer?
Can I make my laptop faster by upgrading its memory?
Why won't the USB port on my computer charge my phone?
Why won't my computer connect to the Wi-Fi?
My PC is asking me to update the BIOS - should I do it?
How do I improve the battery life of my laptop?
Can I replace my laptop's battery?
My computer screen is dirty - how do I clean it?
My computer's touchscreen has stopped working!
Why doesn't my computer recognise my memory card?
How do I defrag my hard disk?
I've run out of USB ports - what now?
My PC's fans are clogged with dust - how do I clean them?
What is the Blue Screen of Death?
Why can't my computer see my printer?
Why can't my computer see other devices on my Wi-Fi network?
My computer has broken after a Windows update. What now?
Why has my laptop screen gone very dim?
Why won't the external screen plugged into my laptop work?
Why is my computer so slow?
Why is the internet so slow on my computer?
Why is my computer making a scratching noise?
I've forgotten my Windows 10 password - how do I get into my computer?
My computer is horribly slow. How do I reinstall Windows 10?
Why have all the icons on my Windows desktop gone missing?
10 ways you can break your computer all by yourself
How do I make my laptop fans less noisy?
When I switch on my computer, I see a demand for money to give me my files back. What should I do?
Why am I getting a 'this app needs to be updated' error on my Mac?
My computer keeps crashing - how do I start in safe mode?
Windows won't open a file because it 'hasn't got an app associated with it'. What do I do?
Why has the Windows 10 search box gone missing?
How do I get rid of the awful Cortana?
I don't think my PC has updated to the latest version of Windows - how do I force it to do so?
My USB hard disk is not recognised when I plug it into my computer?
I keep getting strange pop-ups in my browser... and there's a new search bar at the top of the screen. What's going on?
How do I stop my computer going to sleep when I leave the room for ten minutes?
My Windows 7 PC keeps flashing up warnings that support has ended. What does that mean?
This book hasn't answered my computer problem. Where best to turn for advice now?