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computer systems routinely have issues or unexpected behaviors, many times thes problems arm or of an inconvenience than a serious unrecoverable event.
There are some observable symptoms that can help guide troubleshooting steps to identify the cause of the issue and corrective measures to take
an improper system shutdown can cause harm to the systems, components or software, and should only occur when no other options are available
in Windows. A utility tool called M S config can be used to troubleshoot start up or shut down processes.
A spontaneous shutdown or restart may be a symptom, indicating an issue with operating system or hardware has occurred.
Typical results are a proprietary crash screen. Restart or shut down
in some operating systems, such as Windows, A user can choose whether or not to have a system automatically restart after a blue screen of death air occurs
under system properties click and open the settings under startup and recovery.
It is set to automatically restart by default but can be edited
in Lennox and OS X. Kernel Panic is used to describe a fatal system air that cannot easily be recovered from and results in a black proprietary crest. Green
pressing any key will restart the system, but additional troubleshooting is needed to ensure the system is working properly.
Pressing the deaky while the system restarts will start apple diagnostics. If the crash was caused by a hardware issue, this tool will help determine which component is responsible for the crash.
A second troubleshooting option would be to wait for the OS X system to restart and log in a message stating your computer was restarted because of a problem will appear and clicking on the more info button will provide a crash report.
The report may help determine what caused the crash and may also be submitted to Apple.
Another symptom indicating an issue could be hardware device is not working properly. We're not being detected
in Windows. Suspected hardware problems can be located by opening the device manager and finding the device marked by Yellow Triangle with the black exclamation mark
inspecting the devices. Properties can reveal information as to why the device is not functioning properly.
Service's are essential components of a working operating system,
Windows, Lennox and OS X. All you service is to run core functions and features
issues with thes service's could be caused by faulty hardware, missing dependencies or a Miss configuration
safe mode in Windows and OSX systems can help troubleshoot service issues.
When a system Boots and Safe mode service is that air not crucial for the basic operation of the system, such as networking, will be disabled.
This enables troubleshooting to focus on whether a specific service is interfering with the systems. Normal operations.
Another common air that may occur relates to compatibility
compatibility. Air is when there are issues between older operating system versions and newer hardware, or vice versa.
In Windows, there are a few different troubleshooting options for this air.
There is the program compatibility Troubleshooter Tool, Try to run the program as an administrator or research a solution Online
Slow system performance can be a symptom of an underlying issue in Windows Lennox or OSX systems.
There are many contributing factors that can cause poor performance. Troubleshooting begins by looking at the system configuration, specifically determining if it's utilizing a high performance option. Systems running many applications without the memory needed to support them can cause a system to run slower.
Adding additional memory to the system could improve performance and multitasking abilities,
viruses or mail where may cause assistant a leg
keeping systems and anti virus applications. Updated is a preventative measure to protect against these types of threats. Running unnecessary applications or service is especially during startup can bog down a system.
Reducing this will help improve the overall performance and lessen the amount of time for start up
hardware can lead to poor performance.
Keeping internal components clean like the CPU and cooling fan and upgrading components when needed, will help improve performance and life of the system.
Minor performance issues like the inability to open a file or common
it may be that the file extension is unknown or that the application is not associate ID or installed for the specific file type.
In these cases, the file association needs to be matched to an application or the application needs to be installed.
Once the file association has been set,
the file should be able to be open by its length application in Windows eight and hire the file. Associations can be set through the default APS options.
Performance issues may also be experienced with the graphical user interface or gooey.
In most cases. A simple restart will fix the problem,
however, if a simple restart doesn't correct it. Troubleshoot by restarting the system and running the operating systems command, prompt or boot the system in safe mode or recovery mode
and Windows. A gooey issue could be related to the display, not using the correct refresh rate setting.
To fix this, press the shift key plus restart, then click on the troubleshoot option toe access the advanced settings,
select the advanced option and then start up settings
from their resolution options to start the system using the enable low resolution video option can be selected.
This mode enables the displays refresh rating to be adjusted to a compatible rate for the gooey
system. Issues typically present themselves through one of many symptoms.
Identifying these symptoms and knowing where to begin troubleshooting will help lead to the cause of an issue and options for addressing it.