Thursday, October 1, 2009

Computer Maintenance Tips

General Computer Maintenance Tips

1. Remove non-essential programs from system startup
2. Uninstall programs that you are not using
3. Keep your working files in one folder (i.e. My Documents)
4. Don't put your personal files on the root C: drive
5. Keep your Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware software and definitions up-to-date and run full system scans
6. Backup your important data file regularly (consider an offsite data backup service)
7. Reboot your computer at least once a week
8. Delete temp files, temporary Internet files and cookies
9. Keep your system updated with the latest Windows Updates
10. Clean out your email, especially your inbox and sent items
11. Defragment your computers hardrive
12. Check your computer's hard disk for errors
13. Clean the dust from your computer, keyboard and mouse


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