Windows Updates - This include all the critical and optional updates
A Windows Update won’t install – this happens a lot with .net updates but it could happen with any update
Office Updates - Updates related to your office application
Action Center Flags – This are several tasks that the system needs to perform for normal functioning of your OS
Create a repair disc – This is a popup prompt that you will get with any new computer
Missing Taskbar icons - Icons have disappeared from the Taskbar's notification area
No sound on windows – This problem is related to the default sound device selection.
Video display problems - Display problems are among the most common problems when upgrading the OS.
Clear printer queue – documents are piled up in the printer queue and you cannot print
Windows text font it’s too small – This is related to the DPI resolution, making it easier to read
PC won't sleep - PC is constantly working and you can hear the hard drive non-stop
Obsolete printer drivers – When you connect to temporary networks so printers get installed automatically on your laptop, they will need to be removed eventually
Verify system files – Sometimes malicious programs will corrupt or infect operating system files including drivers
Program compatibility problems – you are trying to install a new program but your operating system won’t take it
PC keeps rebooting after a windows update – when this problem occurs you won’t be able to login again in regular start-up mode
PC keeps rebooting - If your PC restarts suddenly after briefly displaying a blue screen (BSOD), then it's encountered a STOP error. If this keeps occurring you need to identify it.
System Restore not working – usually this is related to some kind of virus or malware infection. Restore points are cumulative in reverse – each new one saves only the latest changes – so old points rely on newer ones in order to work; if one gets corrupted then all older ones will not work. That means the older a Restore point, the less reliable it is, so avoid using anything but the most recent one.
Windows won’t start - You turn on your computer one day and Windows refuses to start. “Windows won’t boot” is a common symptom with a diversity of causes, meaning heavy troubleshooting ahead.
Windows driver problems – Manufacturers of PC hardware components are always dong research in order to solve problems or bugs with their drivers, usually after a few months there will be drivers updates for any device
Resolve ReadyBoost conflict - Your PC can only take one ReadyBoost device at a time, some computers can come with built-in flash memory already configured for use with ReadyBoost.
Fix sharing problems - Verify your PCs are on the same network – wireless or wired – and all on the same Homegroup, are you sharing files and printers?
Low memory errors - low memory problems include poor performance, low-memory or out-of-memory notifications, and display problems.
Delete old wireless networks – sometimes network administrators change the wireless settings, and we need to remove old networks before being able to connect to the network with the new settings
Preparing your desktop – sometimes when windows doesn’t shutdown properly it will create a temporary user account and your profile will appear empty, do not worry usually your files are somewhere in the hard disk
Cannot copy a file to USB key or Memory card – when you want to remove a USB key from your computer it need to be ejected first, if not corruption may occur. You could solve this by reformatting the key
A file opens with wrong program – This is related to the default program allocated to handle this file extension type (Easy fix, right click properties on the file in question and click “Change” then select the correct program)
PC won’t shut down – Usually this happens when there is a program that will not close down, not allowing the computer to shut down. Malware is one of the common causes for this