Do’s and don’ts for protecting your laptop

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Nowadays, many users buy laptops due to their portability and comfortability features in use, and they are using them to store their personal data such as photos, official data, videos and other data stuff. In order to retain data for a longer time, we need to take care of laptops. Follow the below-mentioned dos and don’ts for protecting your laptop.

Do read and follow the manufacturer’s recommendations on battery use: Many users own laptops due to their comfortability and portability in use. These features are available when your battery backup is good. In case your laptop battery backup is very low then use the laptop near the electric outlet that keeps your laptop from sudden shutdown.

Protect the LCD display monitor:  Before shutting down your laptop, make sure that there are no things such as pencils, sticks, pens, etc lies on the keyboard. These can break the display screen when shut and the screen will get scratched if items are hard. Hence, avoid keeping things on the keyboard.

Do not use your laptop on the bed: Frequently using your laptop on the bed will cause its fan to observe dust and waste that lies on the bed. Finally, it leads to fan blocking and results in the generation of more heat in the laptop.

Do set up your user password: Keeping user authentication to access your data is a best practice. In case, your laptop is lost unfortunately then no one is able to steal your confidential data. In addition, this will keep snooping eyes away if you walk away for a couple of minutes.

Try to keep the laptop on a flat and clean surface: Placing the laptop in a congested place and working, there are chances of damage to the laptop. Therefore, it is better to place the laptop on flat and clean surface that avoids minor damage to the laptop and frees it from dust.

Avoid placing materials on the laptop: Things such as large-sized books, metals, etc kept on the laptop will push the LCD screen into the keyboard and meanwhile damage it.

Inserting virus and malware-infected peripheral devices into a laptop: This makes virus and malware threats enter into laptop hard disk data easily. Later, these threats spread throughout the hard disk and resulted in data loss. So, avoid inserting affected devices into the laptop and maintain an updated strong antivirus.

Do not expose your laptop to rapid temperature changes: always use the laptop at room temperature to avoid the generation of more heat and no potential damage. Moreover, avoid using laptop in the sunlight as well.

Even after following the above-mentioned do’s and don’ts for protecting laptop, there are some chances of losing data from it when the laptop’s hard disk crashes or forgets authorized user credentials. In such a situation, if lost data is very important to you and you wish to recover it then use Remo Recover Windows application is one such efficient data recovery software that restores data in a couple of minutes. In addition, it is the best application for performing laptop disk recovery on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, 7 and 8.

About the Author: Molly Owen

Molly is the Lead Technical Specialist with distinguished knowledge and understanding of Mac computers and operating systems. Being a veteran photographer and video recovery specialist, Molly’s expertise in video formats and file repair has helped restore a lot of videos and cherished memories of users. As a technical specialist, she also believes in learning and…