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A computer’s processing speed is determined first and foremost by its hardware capabilities. Nevertheless, over time, computers can slow down—and this sluggishness can often be attributed to software issues. There are some steps provided by Dev4 (www.dev4.online)  that you can take to help you identify why your computer’s performance is slowing down and to keep your computer running faster and smoother.

1. Check for spyware, malware, and viruses. This is something that we recommend you do regularly. Not only is your computer at risk, but your personal information is as well. These malicious little buggers can affect how well—and how fast—computers perform. Installing the latest updates to your antivirus software will go a long way towards keeping your computer safe from harm, but when in doubt, a more thorough professional diagnosis

 may be necessary.

2. Defrag your hard drive. Over time, hard drives become fragmented. Fragmentation slows down the … Read the rest

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Hello my name is Todd Smith, senior technician at 2M Power systems – today I’m going to discuss the essentials of carrying out basic maintenance on a diesel generator.

First of all, sure that our work space is clear and safe to work in, we can open the enclosure and inspect the items that are vital for this thing to function properly.

One of the most common things we are looking for are signs of damage from animals living in here.

There’s a heater that keeps the engine block warm and that warmth attracts animals.

Once they decide to move in, they often chew on wires, belts, and hoses that are important for the generator function properly.

If you see signs of animals or rodents, that is a good reason to call for generator to be serviced.

Once you’ve opened enclosure, perform a visual inspection of the belts, hoses, and … Read the rest