Majority of the people you see successfully fixing their most of the computer problems probably do nothing than just a simple restart of the device. While it puts the majority of the general audience into jitters, rebooting is actually the solution to half of the technical issues you encounter every day.

So, what makes rebooting so effective? How does it help not just your computers and laptops but also your smartphones, televisions, routers, and other electronic gadgets to start running perfectly as before? To answer that, let us first understand what happens to your computer when it is running.

When you use different programs on your computer, they use a lot of memory space with a major part of RAM being sucked by the operating system of your PC itself. With constant usage, your OS keeps leaving footprints behind and the programs don’t actually close properly. This quite often results in freezing of programs, frequent crashes, overheating, slugging performance, etc.

When do you need to reboot?

Turning off the power and booting your computer again make things like a clean slate and is an effective solution to numerous technological frustrations.

So, how do you know it is time to give a reboot to your computer system? Well, you should resort to restarting –

  • if your computer is running slow
  • if Firefox or other programs are using too much memory
  • if you are facing unexpected system freeze-ups
  • if there is hardware error
  • if the internet speed is lagging
  • if there are issues in connecting to the internet
  • if you have installed or uninstalled any type of software or hardware
  • if you have updated any software or application

Why do you need to reboot?

Restarting flushes out all the trash left behind by the operating system and starts everything afresh. Even though the latest operating systems are far efficient than their predecessors and have made rebooting less necessary, it is still recommended for the list of benefits it has.

  • RAM Cleaner

Random Access Memory is the main memory of the computer. It is normally known as volatile memory, where stored information is lost if power is removed (although non-volatile RAM has also been developed). Therefore, the moment you restart your computer, you dump all the unimportant and temporary files slowing down your device.

  • Performance Booster

Restarting a device has proven highly effective in keeping up its performance level. By cleaning RAM on regular intervals, you give way to your computers to run a lot quicker than before.

  • Memory Protector

Out-dated or glitch programs often don’t return the memory they used and that leads to memory leaks. However, when you practice rebooting frequently, you can stop it from occurring.

  • Bug Fixer

Not rebooting your computer for a long period of time gives way for annoying bugs leading to the slow pace of programs, blue screen of death and much more. However, if you restart it quite often then there will be fewer chances of overloading and the processors will function smoothly.


*This article is sponsored by Platinum Data Recovery, a professional organization that specializes in retrieving lost or inaccessible data from failed storage devices such as hard drives, SSD, flash drives, SD cards, etc.*