Describe a Time When Your Computer/Laptop Broke Down

Talk about a time when your computer broke down

  • When it was,
  • What you were doing,
  • What you did about it,
  • how you feel about it

Sample 1

Well, I am very prudent about my things, but sometimes something happens suddenly that totally change the situation. Similarly, it happened to me when I was making a questionnaire of my students for their exam, and as I was working on the computer and I felt exhausted. So I thought to have a cup of coffee, and I immediately went to the kitchen to make a coffee for myself. However, as soon as I sat on a chair to do my work, suddenly the coffee poured over the laptop, and it stopped working. I tried to restart it many times, but all efforts were in vain. I also took it to the repair shop to fix the problem, and the software engineer told me to put it right in a few days. So due to it, my whole work got standstill. I was not able to do my work, so at that time, I realised that when something suddenly stopped working, then people felt very helpless as I was at that time. So I had to borrow my friend’s laptop to make the exam papers for the students. That was the time when my laptop didn’t work and got broken.

Sample 2

When I was 18, my father gifted me a laptop on my birthday, and I needed it at that time because I enrolled in university and I selected computer stream. I used to play the game and watch a lot of movies on my gadget. One time I installed software on the laptop. After two days my laptop started hanging, and one day I was struggling to open it, but it is not started so, I brought it to a computer shop, and the shopkeeper told me that it was damaged because of the virus.

It took five days to repair. However, after five days in my town, lockdown had been announced for the following one month. Then I realized how I was addicted to my computers. When it was repaired, I took a sigh of relief on account of it being very expensive.


Follow-ups of Describe a Time When Your Computer/laptop Broke Down

Question 1:- What do people use computers for?

Answer 1:- People use computers for doing the work making phone calls as well as playing games, so it is used both for educational purposes and entertainment purposes.

Answer 2:- I think the computer is now a daily part of life for people. People use the computer for watching movies, for making software, playing games and also is in their workplace.

Question 2:- Should students be allowed to use computers at school?

Answer 1:- Definitely students must be allowed to use a computer at school because they need to complete their assignments as well as it’s a good way to enhance their knowledge. They can also develop some programs and can become experts in using technology.

Answer 2:- yes., in school time, it is important to students that they learn computer because it is helpful for them in the career and also nowadays computer system is available everywhere and any field.

Question 3:- What do you think of people who are addicted to computers?

Answer 1:- Well, people who are addicted to using computers face many problems, both psychological as well as physiological. The overuse of computers makes the person lead a sedentary lifestyle. They become obese and lose their eyesight.

 According to my point of view about the people who are addicted to the computer, they very aggressive and do not listen to anyone.

Question 4:- Do you think computers make our life simpler or more complex?

Answer 1:- Well computers have made our life stressful and simultaneously it has made our life easy also because now at one click people can do every work as well as the life has become easy but over-dependence on computers have made people lethargic or isolated. So it has pros and cons.

Answer 2:- I think to some extent computer makes our life easier any some way like if we want to purchase something, we can order online easily and there are lots of variety available there. Apart from this, it is also helpful to watch new movies there is no need to go to the theatre.

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