How To Make Your Laptop Last Longer

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If you are a person who doesn’t prefer to upgrade your laptop often, keeping it in a great shape will help ensure that it last longer. Here are some tips to make your laptop work better for you, year after year.

Keep the battery cool

Remember your laptop operates efficiently when it’s cooler. Avoid heat and use the battery as sparingly as possible. WiFi and USB devices will drain down the laptop battery.  Always remove them, when not in use. It will help battery to save more power.

Choosing the Carry Case

Finding the right carry case is something that you should not ignore.  Choose one that provides good protection for your laptop. Do not crush the laptop by putting so many things inside the bag.

Screen Protection

Do not try to pick up or hold your laptop by the screen and avoid scratches . And don’t leave anything, including your headphones when you close the laptop. It may seriously damage the screen.  Clean your screen using a soft cotton cloth, whenever needed.

Stay away from electrical appliances

It is always safe to maintain a distance of at least 6 inches from any appliance that generates a strong magnetic field (TV)

Eating and drinking

Be extra careful if you always prefer to eat or drink while using your laptop. Spills lead to serious damages to the device and food particles may attract insects such as ants. Considering the repairing costs, it is advisable to keep food and drinks away from the machine.

Clean the Keyboard

When the keyboard starts sticking, then it is time for cleaning the keyboard. You can find some tips on how to clean the laptop keyboard here -  goo.gl/wtkbd

Three Don’ts that you should not forget

  • Don’t attempt to repair the laptop by your own.
  • Don’t pile heavy things on top of the laptop
  • Don’t drop, bump or shake your laptop