Safety Precautions Before Installing Software on Your PC

No one can accurately predict installation fails on and you can successfully install software on windows computer without any installation failed errors, If we had a crystal ball, we could probably make a large profit lending ourselves out to software companies. Until that day you will just have to follow these guidelines to improve your success rate before installing software

Safety Precautions Before Installing Software on Your PC

Check Compatibility

Make sure your software can run on the PC you are installing onto your windows computer and check with the software is compatible with windows that you are installing.

Reboot First

This clears out any-in-memory errors. Besides it is the first thing any tech support person will suggest you try.

Clear the Temp Folder

This folder holds temporary files created and used by applications when they are opened or installed. When the application is closed these files are supposed to be deleted. Unfortunately this is not always the ca se. Some programs do not clear these files or a program may have been closed abruptly, leaving files in the folder. All of this junk collecting in there spells trouble for any software install.

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Close any Application running in the Background

Programs running in the background can wreak havoc with software installs. Antivirus, sound platforms and intelliPoint (Microsoft mouse software) are the top of the list.

Administrative Privileges

Make sure you have administrative privileges on the computer: confirm this before attempting to install a program. You won’t be able to install most programs if you don’t have the proper security permissions.

Do not open any application or files

This will only slow down possibly interrupt your install, the screen saver starts. Not only is it a nuisance, it may also cause you to cancel your install.

Disable Firewall or Antivirus Software

If you are installing new software then its recommended for few software to disable antivirus or windows defender firewall as well and install new software’s on windows computer.

Connect Power

If you’re using a laptop plugged in? When on battery your laptop may go into power save mode, operating your hardware at lower speeds to save power.

Keep your Kids away from this Keyboard: They just seem to be hit any wrong button correctly to interrupt software installation.

Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga is Senior Content Writer and Author and Also a Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web for More than 5 Years and She writes about technology related subject troubleshooting guides and helps users to solve issues. She has a Degree of Bachelor of Technology (Btech) from Kakatiya University and (Master of Technology) Mtech at Kakatiya University and JNTU university and is a real time Technology expert. She is a Real time Tech Expert and enthusiastic and has an Expertize in this technology area and writes specially on troubleshooting guides, solutions and tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related information.

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