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8 Valuable Laptop Hacks Every One Should Know

We live in the world where Laptop is our soulmate, and most of our daily activities are carried out in their presence. 

Be it the morning coffee or evening tea, it is all incomplete without our eyes following the laptop screen. Heck! Sometimes, our laptops make the first sip of the morning coffee. 

Here we've got ten excellent laptop hacks for you to keep your laptop run longer and better.

8 Valuable Laptop Hacks Every One Should Know

8 Valuable Laptop Hacks Every One Should Know

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Keep Calm, your laptop is in safe hands now.

Keep Calm, your laptop is in safe hands now.

#1) When you spill water/other liquids on laptop (1/2)

#1) When you spill water/other liquids on laptop (1/2)

Immediately turn off the AC adapter and remove the battery. Also remove any peripheral devices such as mouse, connected to the system. Turn the laptop upside down and wipe the spilled liquid from the laptop's body.

When you spill water/other liquids on laptop (2/2)

When you spill water/other liquids on laptop (2/2)

Take apart the case of laptop and clean non-water stains using a clean cloth. Make sure you're insulated to static discharge. If it were just a few drops of water, let your laptop dry for a couple of hours. Check whether it's working properly after that. If not, take it to Customer care.

#2) Using Sticky Notes to remove dirt between keys

#2) Using Sticky Notes to remove dirt between keys

It's the cheapest and easiest way to remove dirt between keys of the keyboard.

#3) Protect Your Vision (PYI)

#3) Protect Your Vision (PYI)

PYI follows the 20-20-20 rule. It is based on the idea of taking break from your laptop every 20 minutes to let your eyes relax. In every gap of 20 minutes, look at some other object, situated at 20 feet from you for 20 seconds.

Protect Your Vision

Protect Your Vision

On clicking 'Start PYI' on the website, the screen is prompted with a message to take a 20 seconds break in every 20 minutes.

#4) Egg crates provide ventilation and prevent overheating of laptop.

#4) Egg crates provide ventilation and prevent overheating of laptop.

Don't throw away the crates. Mount your laptop on them while watching a movie on it. They provide proper ventilation to the laptop and are pretty much helpful in case of overheating.

#5) Bread clips to differentiate between wiring.

#5) Bread clips to differentiate between wiring.

Reduce unnecessary confusion between wires of devices by attaching bread clips to each of the wires attached to your laptop.

#6) Binder clips to hang cables

#6) Binder clips to hang cables

Using binder clips protects cables from damage and keep them ready-to-use.

#7) f.lux makes the computer adapt display according to different time of the day and sunlight intensity.

#7) f.lux makes the computer adapt display according to different time of the day and sunlight intensity.

It manages the display parameters of the laptop screen according to the laptop surroundings as well as Sun's position in the sky.

f.lux 's working

f.lux 's working

After entering the geographical co-ordinates of your location, f.lux manages the display settings according to Sun's position in the location and the local weather.

#8) Getting ants out of your Laptop

#8) Getting ants out of your Laptop

Keep the laptop in Sun. The ants might leave the device due to heat, but it generally takes time. Keeping sugar cubes near the laptop is also another option. DON'T USE BUG SPRAY. Best method would be to use a blow dryer. You can also try using laptop on low battery, as laptop emits excess heat when the battery is low. That may drive out the ants. If none of the above ideas work, visit Customer Care.

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