The laptop has been very essential Gadget for those who live in a Multimedia age and that means almost everyone. But most of them start giving Performance issues within two after Buying a Laptop. Why is this so Common? And after People start facing some technical Problems they go to Vendors or Service Providers for which they paid a high amount of Money which is completely unnecessary. If you take necessary preventions and do some small tasks after buying a Laptop you may not Face such Problems and even if you face them you can easily get recovered.
1) Register Windows
Probably this is very first step you should do after buying a Laptop. Registering with Windows will activate Your Windows Media Player and Many other Display and Personalization options. Windows Will ask you automatically else you can Go to properties of Your Computer where you will find an Option to Activate Your Windows.
2) Make a Recovery Disc
This is a most important step to do after buying a laptop. Most of the users ignore it but only Professionals know it’s real Importance. So never Forget to make a recovery Disc after buying a Laptop. You can ask your Laptop Vendor or call Customer Care Support if you are unable to find software for Recovery. Mostly the software comes preinstalled from company else ask your vendor for it. Remember you must do it before creating any Partitions and Storing any external Data on your Laptop.
3) Backup Drivers
The Laptop comes with Preinstalled Drivers for your given operating system so you do not have to worry about that. But what you should be worried is about it back up. I have seen many friends crying for drivers when they Laptop gets crushed and they are not able to listen to audio or play games as they don’t have drivers. So it is very necessary to backup the given drivers With Product after buying a Laptop.
4) Install a Very Good Antivirus Program
This is very Important for every machine whether it is new or Old. Antivirus software helps your laptop from various malicious threats coming from Internet and External devices connecting with your laptop. Also a Good Spyware, Adware and Antivirus enabled the Protection Program helps your laptop to perform faster. As Sspywares and Malwares are famous for slowing down your machine.
5) Setup a Backup Software
We know how Important Backup is. Now you will say that if you have already made a Recovery Disc then why do you need a Backup software? Let me Explain the Difference between these two. Recovery Disc will restore the condition of your laptop when you made a Recovery. While Backup Software will create a restore point from which You can restore your Laptop files easily without recovery discs. Just install any of the top Backup software and create a Scheduled backup scheme. Most of the users won’t setup Backup software after buying a laptop but that endangers your laptop more.
6) Install TuneUp Softwares
Installing TuneUp softwares will eventually increase the performance of your Laptop. You can easily clean up unnecessary files with one click and keep your C drive easily maintained.
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7) Create Partitions
Your laptop won’t come with Pre-created Partitions. So it is necessary that you should make more drives so that your data should be safe in case you decide to format your laptop’s operating system drive. Most of the users are very eager to create partitions after buying a laptop. But this is totally wrong. First you must follow the steps above then create the Partitions.
8) Setup Power Options
Your Laptop will have two Power schemes. First is balanced and another is Power saver. Change the Brightness settings for both options so you can switch them later according to your requirements. Do Not forget to follow this step after buying a laptop as it may affect the battery life of the Product.
9) Set up Network Paramaeters
Go to Network settings and set up your Internet Connection and WI-Fi settings. Do not forget to setup your Router and Password Protect it if you have one. Also you will need to Create Parameters for Network File sharing settings for each type. Windows will ask your Internet connection to group it in Work,Office or Home so you must change your File sharing according to your perspective.
10) Install Necessary Softwares
Now you can install your necessary Softwares and Games you have backed up or You want to store on your hard drive on drives other than in which the operating system is installed. Storing the data in which you have installed Operating System will eventually slow down the computer speed as the RAM usage increase.