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First, Restart

When your computer or device messes up, the first thing you usually do is panic. That is soooo wrong. The first thing you should do is Restart.

A lot of people don’t realize the power there is in restarting a computer or a device.
I personally can’t even tell you I understand why it works so well,  but it does work, a lot of times, like  magic.  On a serious note, the ability to restart your device at will is a very powerful tool in the hand of device users.


Somebody once said that when you reboot a computer, you are giving the internal demons of the computer a chance to figure out what went wrong with them and correct it internally, since they are most probably more intelligent than we are (LOL).  Anyway,  the thing is , just restart first.

  • If your computer hangs, Restart.
  • If your modem hangs, Restart (that means remove and re insert again)
  • If your phone misbehaves, Restart first.

I once had a situation whereby my phone went into factory mode and started running crazy codes I didn’t really understand, after freaking out for about 10 minutes, I mistakenly pulled out the battery. On re inserting it, I started up the phone and voila, all was well, and is still well actually.

To find out more technical details of what happens during a reboot: You could check: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/24856-23758-revision

What else?

There is only one issue with restarting though. If you are working on stuff and you have not saved, there is a high probability that most of the unsaved parts of your work might be lost. Or you might just be lucky. That’s to tell you to save often. Also check: http://cspydo.com.ng/2018/06/04/mouse-lock-no-problem/

By the way, if its just your mouse (touch pad) that is not working, you should take a take a look at this post

Mouse Lock? No Problem

Writer: Samson K. Okemakinde

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