Basic Computer Maintenance

 
1) When you shut down your computer, be sure to shut it down properly.  Do not turn it off with the case switch. More Information...
2) Windows Updates: Set to automatic and/or make sure updates are done daily or weekly. More information...
3) Defragment your computer once per month.  More Information...
4) Antivirus software: Purchase, install, update and keep the subscription current.  Set to update automatically.  Run antivirus scan daily. More information...
5) Firewall Software: Purchase, install, update and keep the subscription current.  Set to update automatically. More information...
6) Spyware detector/remover: Install, update and run every few days. More Information...
7) Clean up after surfing. More Information...
8) Back up your files. [automate the process with Ghost or manually save to a floppy, CD or another HDD]
9) Periodically recycle your computer. (Shut down for 5-10min)
10) DSL/Cable connection - recycle the modem, router, computer. More Information...
11) Take your computer to a professional to be cleaned out internally. More Information...
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

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