Tag Archives: power supply

Common Hard Drive Problems

The most common problems originate from corruption of the master boot record, FAT, or directory. Those are soft problems which can usually be taken care of with a combination of tools like Fdisk /mbr to refresh the master boot record followed by a reboot and Norton disk doctor or Spinneret. The most common hardware problems are a bad controller, a ... Read More »

What is a UPS and Why Do We Need Them?

First, let me explain what is a UPS. UPS are battery backups, it stands for Uninterruptible power supply. UPS are typically used to protect computers and other other electrical equipments and appliances. A UPS is a device that is connected between your main electricity supply and your Computer . UPS  has two main functions: 1. It filters the mains supply ... Read More »

PC Power Supply Repair Flowchart

Seeing lights on your computer, hearing fans turning or drive motors spinning doesn’t mean that your power supply is working perfectly. Most people always assumes when they don’t see a live screen is that their RAM, video card, or monitor is failing but they don’t know that their power supply can also be a suspect. Computer components usually fails if ... Read More »