google.com, pub-5769274547049626, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0

Why Would You Troubleshoot Your Laptop & How

There are a plethora of reasons why you want to troubleshoot your laptop,  in this topic, I show you why and how.  By the time you are through with the article you truly understand the different ways to troubleshoot your laptop by yourself step by step.  But, first off, let’s know the reason why you should troubleshoot your laptop.

Why Would You Troubleshoot Laptop 

 The reason why you want to troubleshoot your laptop is when you are having problems with your laptop,  no matter whether is internal, external, software,  hardware,  or operating system.  Common issues that can arise include: 

  • Laptop  randomly shorting down
  • Screen  problems 
  • Keyboard not  working 
  •  laptop top  freezing up 
  • Touchpad  not working 
  • Laptop not  booting up 
  •  The internet connecting issue 
  • The Bluetooth connecting Problem 
  • Laptop overheating
  • laptop making  a head of buzzy noise 
  • Laptop running slow 
  • USB  not connecting issues and more. 

How To troubleshoot Laptops To Identify Problems?

For you to troubleshoot your laptop in order to identify problems within its components, the very first thing to do is to bring down all the essential parts like the hardware, disconnect everything including the optical drive, wireless card, keyboard,  you want to remove the battery,   touchpad,   and RAM included.

 Testing The RAM

Then the next thing you want to do is to power it on,  if it beeps up in an unusual way, or say ( boot up device not found) then that means it is detecting a lack of ram. Stick the RAM back on ( but a  good one though)   and power it once again.

By then the laptop should boot up normally on and the model or manufacture logo should show on on the screen display.

If not, then check the cooling  Fan, is it in working order?

   Motherboard issue

You most likely have an issue with the motherboard with your laptop in a situation where the laptop didn’t beep at all when you had No RAM  in the system.

If the fan did not work when you attempted to power it on with RAM  inside and the display screen remains dark,  then it is most likely an issue with a component on the motherboard itself.

So, in this case,  a  major service is needed in order to get your laptop back in good and working order.  Get in touch with the nearest technician to repair it for you. if needed to replace the motherboard itself.

Other Components

However, if your laptop power on and boot up to the logo, then turn it off back again, and replace Continue replacing the components one at a time though, not until the problem you are experiencing happens again.

At that point, you should be able to identify the bad component that causes the problem then it’s obvious it would be the one you just put back in.

How to troubleshoot laptop With Dark Screen

Follow these easy tips to troubleshoot laptops with screen problems, this will help find out whether or not to change the display or just a  temporary issue.

So,  try to look for the extra monitor,  plug it up the external monitor via the VGA port to see if the issue is within the LCD or the motherboard.

If the boot is up normally on the external monitor then it’s obvious an LCD  problem.

 How to troubleshoot Laptop Mouse Frozen Up

To troubleshoot a mouse frozen on your laptop, you also want to know if the mouse,  wireless or the  Operating System.

Here are a few general tips that can help you find out, this lets you know better whether the problem is isolated to the mouse itself, the hardware, or the drivers specific to the mouse, as opposed to some other software conflict.

The reason why is because very important and the best way to truly diagnose the problem.

Here is what you do first off disconnect the mouse and connect an extra or wired USB mouse to the laptop and see if it works normally.

Or, to rule out a bad port problem,  If you are using a  wired mouse on your laptop, try a different USB port. Does it work? If yes, that is it,  you’ve isolated the issue to the mouse you’re trying to use.

If wireless, replace or charge the battery.
Update the drivers automatically using device manager (Windows) or by downloading them from the manufacturer’s website.

Comparing Using Touchpad

Better still, you can also compare the mouse functionality by disconnecting the (Problem Mouse) and using the touchpad within your laptop and see if it work.  Does it work? If the cursor freezes, then the problem has to do with your ( Operating System)  or specific software within your laptop.

Other Possible Basic Problem

Other possible basic problems that can cause your laptop mouse to freeze up could be cheap, USB,  Wire,  drivers, and hardware problems.

 

How to troubleshoot laptop keyboard problem.


To troubleshoot your laptop keyboard problem, you will need an extra keyboard.   Stick it into the USB port and see it works.  does it work?  Yes that is, you’ve identified the problem.  If not then, it could motherboard cheap, drivers, and hardware problems or even it could the fact that you are using a pirated  Operating system.

Conclusion: Important Note Here

My advice for you here is that it’s better to do all of your troubleshooting after a clean restart without any applications running though.

Hope this post help you and  If you have any question comment or anything concerning this topic please feel free to leave them in the comment section below. If this post helps you please share it with others thanks.

Click Here To Read Related Article =======>>>>> Why laptop not connecting to wifi> 

Leave a Comment

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. View more
Cookies settings
Accept
Privacy & Cookie policy
Privacy & Cookies policy
Cookie name Active

Who we are

Our website address is: https://selffixes.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Save settings
Cookies settings