Any person that has been in computer repair business is fully aware of some myths, which people believe about the computer repair. On Call Tech has dispelled these myths. Unless you are knowledge about computers and electronics, there is a chance that you will fall a victim the following PC repair myths at one given time.
Computer guru knows everything
It is true the computer guru knows more than you know. However, this does not imply that he or she knows everything about all the programs that you installed on your computer. It is true you are expecting a lot. Nowadays, there are very many programs, and they keep changing. It may take more than one’s lifetime to learn all the programs. You should expect your computer guru to know lot about the common applications in the computer. For instance, it is difficult to for a tech guy to know about programs that are designed for specific industries or applications that are not common.
Computer repair technician can fix website problems
This is another myth that shows how people one person can know a lot of things in the industry. Your computer guy cannot fix issues you have with your website. This is simply because the website is hosted on another server that is built to allow sharing of content and run web pages. Therefore only people that have access to the server can help you with your website problems.
My neighbor or boyfriend can fix it
You will realize that the older generation believes the young generation can fix problems with their computers. Unfortunately, this is an error reasoning. There are some computer guru youngsters that can troubleshoot, write programs, and read about computer architecture. You should note that most young people rely on the internet on how to use the computer. These people are known as “power users.” Such people cannot troubleshoot, configure, and install software or hardware properly.
I would know when computer is infected with spyware, viruses, or malware
Sometimes it is easy to know when your computer has been infected with malware. You should note that most malicious software is designed to run quietly in the background of your computer. Therefore, it can be the sites you visit and downloads you make. Such viruses try to steal data from you such as passwords. The are other viruses, which can turn your computer into a spamming machine. Unfortunately, all these can happen without your knowledge. Therefore, your computer should be serviced and maintained routinely by experts.