The Professional transit from one place to another requires being done with a lots of care and attention so as to protect the various valuable assets from getting destroyed during the course of such transit. While there may be several crucial items in your workplace, there should be special care that should be taken when you pack your computer because even a small physical shock during the process of transit might result in a permanent mechanical failure of this delicate device.
Below are a few important tips which will help you in safeguarding your computer against any physical damage.
The primary concern while in the process of transporting your computer is to ensure the security of the company’s data. It is suggested to copy the data from the floppy disk to the program disks which can be very securely stored in the lock boxes or any other strong container for ultimate safety. The drive door should be securely closed after ensuring that there are no diskettes within it. Placing a cardboard instead would certainly prove to be a great idea.
The best pack making material for your computer would be the original Styrofoam cover in which the computer was packed originally. However, there is nothing to worry if you do not have that at hand. Any other great-fitting box or packing material would help you pack your computer securely.
The printer should also be packed very safely which could be best done in the original foam box. If in case you have a laser printer, ensure to remove the cartridge to avoid any damage and the laser engine with the ink. In case of a pin printer, you can very well secure the pin head by placing a sheet of paper.
While the transport is in progress, you would have to shut down your PC and remove all the cables. If you are not sure about the connections taking notes about which cables goes where would prove to be a good idea.
The monitor is indeed the most fragile part of the computer. Thus, special care should be taken while at the time of packing this part. In order to save it from scratches and cracks, ensure you pack this part in the original Styrofoam box only for best protection.
Your CPU along with the motherboard should also be placed in a correct manner while in the process of packing the system. The CPU should be well-placed upright on the motherboard on its side and right care should be taken in order to ensure that it is transported in that manner only or else it would loosen some cards within.
Thus, in order to avoid the loss of capital during the process of transport, ensure you instruct your professional Quality Installers to strictly follow these simple steps so as to avoid the even minimal amount of damage for your computers.