Yes, it’s boring advice, I know. But more and more these days I find that the solution to weird things happening on my computer or phone or tablet – things just not working right – is to restart.
Switch it off, count to 20*, and switch it back on.
(*Some devices hold their memory for a few seconds, so count to 20 while it’s switched off, and practice some mindfulness while you’re at it.)
- Speaking of which, this is also the solution to the Computer Screen Blackout Problem that happens to some of us from time to time.
- You may also like how do you access the work that is displaying on the blacked-out screen?
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