Are there any tips to reduce hardware-related problems?

1. Keep your computer clean, inside and out. Use compressed air to remove dust and lint from the inside of your computer case and other components.

2. Keep your operating system, drivers, and other software up to date.

3. Always use high-quality components compatible with your system.

4. Connect all components correctly and ensure that they are compatible with each other.

5. Regularly back up your data to an external storage device.

6. Monitor your computer’s temperature and make sure it is kept within a safe range.

7. If you hear strange noises coming from your computer, take it to a professional for inspection.

8. Make sure there is adequate ventilation by not blocking the vents on your computer.

9. Unplug unused peripherals or devices when not in use.

10. Pay attention to any unusual activity on your computer and take action if needed.