How to solve the most common PC problems

Who said that, to repair the computer, it is really necessary to contact the assistance center or your friend geek , hoping that he is not already engaged in anything else. In most cases, in fact, a little patience and good will is enough to solve the most common PC problems that we use every day. In the event of overheating, problems with the USB ports or with the Wi-Fi connection, in fact, there is almost never the need for the intervention of the technician: it is enough to know some tricks to repair the computer and you’re done.

What to do if the USB ports don’t work
From the printer to the external hard drive, through the joypad, the digital camera or simply mouse and keyboard, the USB ports have become indispensable to be able to fully exploit the potential of the computer. Thus, if problems are found in the functioning of the communication ports, it can be said without fear of denial that we are in a big trouble. Fortunately, in cases like these you have several aces up your sleeve to play to fix USB ports that don’t work.

Restart the computer . Often the problems with USB ports are caused by temporary malfunctions of the operating system. To check if this is your case, just turn it off, disconnect it from any power source for at least 10 seconds and turn it back on. At this point try again to connect the USB device and wait a few seconds to verify the successful connection

Uninstall USB port drivers

Uninstall USB driver. If the problem persists, try deleting the drivers of all the computer’s USB ports and restart it. This will force Windows to install them again and solve the problem. Open the “Run” window (press the Windows er key on the keyboard at the same time), type the string “devmgmt.msc” and press the “Enter” key. This will open the “Device Manager” application, which will allow you to get the desired result: in the window look for the “USB Controller” item and click on the “>” arrow to expand its contents. Now you should see the various USB ports installed with their drivers: right-click on each one of them and choose “Uninstall device”. Finished the operation,