Computers are like humans in this way, too much input and something starts to get stressed. The memory on a computer is not infinite, the constant opening and closing of applications eats up ram and while un-used ram is supposed to return to be available for use, it’s not a perfect science. Many applications even after closing still tap into the computer's memory. A slow running computer in many cases is a clear indication that memory is limited and needs to be released. A simple restart refreshes all the system memory registers making it them ready to start over again. If your computer is being restarted on a more consistent basis it will keep it running optimally over time. The best way to reset it is to restart it. Let me say that again, the best way to reset is to restart. Sounds catchy but it works.
Top Nine Reasons Restarting Your Computer Is Important
We are sure you have heard it many times especially when you have issues with your computer and you call IT support. You wait all that time on the phone to get help with a serious challenge only to hear the dreaded words, "Reboot" You may have been in the middle of something or you have many windows open that you absolutely need to stay open.
Unfortunately, machines can't be reasoned with and rebooting solves many issues especially those that come up at the wrong time. The following are our top ten reasons rebooting or restarting actually helps your computing device and extends its usefulness.