Airflow through your computer is an important part of keeping it cool and running well. Dust and dirt often block fans.
A black screen on your computer can mean several things. A black screen is most commonly a screen saver, but there are other possibilities.
Random crashes are annoying and difficult to diagnose. I’ll review common causes and steps you can take to determine what’s happening on your computer.
Backing up shouldn’t crash a computer, and neither should attaching a hard disk.
You’ve checked for dust, but the computer is still running hot. I’ll point you in the direction of a few more things that could be causing this heat wave… including a heat wave itself.