Computer Maintenance Tips from Ed

Computer Maintenance Tips

Computer Maintenance Tips

By moving system off the floor you prevent all dust and debris from entering the inside of your computer. Keeping the inside of your computer dust free will prevent your system from running hot and overheating.

Re-Boot Pc Regularly

If you turn off your Pc regularly than you don’t have to worry about this tip, but if you are not you should re-boot regularly at least once a week. Re-starting your Pc can increase the chances of solving must common issues because it clears any errors logically in memory.

Do not Install Un-Known Apps

Every time you install something in your Pc you run that risk of corrupting the registry, a system file or infecting your Pc. Everything that gets installed interacts with both the registry and system files. Limit your self to the amount of apps you install that way ensures reliability and a trouble free system.

Clean Pc with Compressed Air Regularly

Check the inside of your Pc for any dust and debris. If dirty turn it off, take it outside, ground your self to the frame and clean with compressed air for cooler operation.

Update Os Regularly

This ensures you have the latest Os patches, drivers installed to make your system more secure and reliable.

Last Defrag Hard Drive

Every time you use, record or save a file to your hard drive it moves physically that data from one place to another within the drive logically. What Defraging does is organize the files closer within the hard drive. That way it can read its content faster there for improving performance to make everything read faster when being used.

Delete Un-Necessary files

Every time you use your system for whatever the reason or specially online it generates un-needed or un-wanted files. Don’t panic that’s the way the Os was designed to work. However those files need to go or be deleted to help improve performance. Not deleting those temp files will eventually degrade your systems overall performance. Use tools like Disk Cleanup and Ccleaner the really do help.

Run Disk Error Checking

 If your computer was not properly shut down it will have logical errors preventing Windows from working correctly. This happens for example when there is a power outage or if you do a hard shut down when things freeze or do not respond. When you run this tool it fixes any non permanent damage to the hard drive in other words logical errors.

Close Programs before turning Pc Off

When you don’t properly exit a program you increase the chances of corrupting the app. That’s because you are now forcing the app to close without properly saving anything hat might be open in memory that needs to be save first.

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