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As a business owner, you will be a very busy person indeed, and any issues or problems that raise their ugly head could set you back by a significant amount of time. That is especially the case if you run into some problems with your computers and any other company tech that you may have. Unless you are extremely experienced in all things IT, you probably won’t be able to solve these problems yourself using the skills that you already have. Some of them can be easy fixes, though, as you can see from the solutions below.

Overheating Computers

 Your employees will no doubt be spending most of their working days on your computers and laptops. All of that usage is going to be hard work for some of the machines, especially the ones that are slightly older. Thankfully, it can be easy to stop a Mac from overheating once you know how. Firstly, don’t use them too much in the summer in very hot weather. It’s also possible to install software that will flag up whenever your computer is getting close to overheating too. Making sure that there aren’t too many apps open in the background is another quick fix. 

Slow-Running Machines

Slow laptops and computers can be downright frustrating, especially when you are working to a deadline and trying to get things done as quickly as possible. There’s no reason for your laptop to slow you down, though – it is entirely possible to make it go quicker. First of all, make sure you aren’t running too many programs at once. Secondly, if that doesn’t work, you should make sure there aren’t any compatibility issues with any installed software files. In some cases, simply rebooting the machine will help wake it up!

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 Viruses And Malware

One of the worst things that could happen to your company’s computer network is that it becomes infected with a virus or some malware. The best thing you can do about this is to ensure there are good preventative measures in place. That means you need some up to date antivirus and anti-malware software in place. If you do suspect that a machine is infected with a virus, it’s best to take it straight to a firm that offers IT support so that they can take a closer look at the situation. 

Lost Files

One of the most common problems that has become a lot more of an issue in recent years is the accidental loss or deletion of important files. As more and more businesses start to go digital-only, they are starting to store some very sensitive files on their computers. However, they don’t create copies, which can lead to problems. Rather than storing just on your hard drives, you should sign up for some cloud storage as backup. Then you always have access to a safe and secure copy even if you do accidentally delete the file on your hard drive.

Hopefully, all of the points above help you solve your main computer problems!