How to Kill a Computer? Here Are 7 Ways!

As you know, how long a computer can last depends on its cost and quality. Actually, the way how you use it could also affect its lifespan. If you do the following things frequently, you might crash your computer.

#1. Your Pets Sit Near to Your Computer

#2. Hit Your Laptop Accidentally

To protect your laptop from being destroyed by yourself accidentally, you should be very careful when you move it. Of course, do not pick up your laptop by holding its display as it is more fragile than other parts. Besides, you should open and close the display gently.

#3. Charge Your Laptop All the Time

#4. Keep Your Computer Running All the Time

So, what should you do? Turn your computer off or keep it working? It depends on how often you use it. If you need to use it many times a day, you’d better keep it working. If you don’t need to use it frequently, for example, once a day, you can turn it off when you don’t work with it.

#5. Put Your Computer Near to Magnets

However, you don’t need to worry too much. Some normal household magnets include in your electoral equipment such as refrigerators won’t affect your computer.

Most programs are keeping releasing updates to fix bugs and improve performance, including Microsoft software components. When there are any available updates for your installed applications, you’d better download and install them. Of, course, Windows updates are the same. Otherwise, your computer could be easy to be attacked by viruses and malware.

#7. Overclocking

Therefore, if you want to overclock your CPU or GPU, you’d better make sure the hardware supports overclocking and ask professionals to help you.


Sherry has been a staff editor of MiniTool for a year. She has received rigorous training about computer and digital data in company. Her articles focus on solutions to various problems that many Windows users might encounter and she is excellent at disk partitioning.

She has a wide range of hobbies, including listening to music, playing video games, roller skating, reading, and so on. By the way, she is patient and serious.

Originally published at on February 8, 2021.