Even though the desktop computer has seen a bit of a decline in sales and popularity in recent years, desktops remain a solid choice for consumers. With endless options of customization, desktops offer a wide variety of uses for many users. Easily upgradeable RAM, hard drives, and graphics cards mean that desktop computers can keep their hardware up to date while still retaining the same shape. Desktops also offer various options for keyboards and monitors to keep the user comfortable. The Nerds can get you set up with the desktop to fit your needs, so visit Nerds on Call today!
You might need a nerd if…
- Your desktop computer is slower than usual
- You are unable to connect to the internet with your desktop
- Advertisements are appearing on your screen
- You see the “Blue Screen of Death” regularly
- Your desktop computer overheats regularly
- You hear beeping from your desktop computer
Questions nerds often hear about Desktop Computer Repair Chico
Why does my computer have no sound?
If you cannot hear anything on your computer, you probably need sound card repair
Why are there so many ads on my computer?
If you are seeing a lot of ads, you might have a virus. See our page on how to remove popups.
Why does my computer freeze randomly?
Random computer freezing is probably the result of an infection. See our page on malware removal.
Why does my computer crash when I play games?
If your computer is turning off while gaming, you could have a problem with your video card. Look here for graphics card repair.
Why is my computer beeping?
Beeping often comes from computers in need of motherboard repair.
Do I need to fix my desktop right now?
Not necessarily. If you can use it as normal, don’t worry about it and watch your finances. If your desktop is unusable, it won’t get better on its own. Call a professional.
Which part of my computer is the desktop?
Many people refer to their monitor, or screen as their computer. A monitor actually just takes the signals from the computer and doesn’t do any computing itself. The big box with the ports is the one that does all the work. For more information, read our article on what a desktop is
Do I still need a desktop?
If you just browse the web, send email, edit documents and photos, and maybe do your taxes, you don’t need a desktop. Laptops and smartphones can all do these basic tasks now. If you do more complicated tasks like editing video or crunching statistics, consider staying with a powerful machine.
A computer intended for stationary use, usually separate from its monitor
A desktop computer that includes a built-in monitor. Similar to a laptop but stationary.