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26 Tips to Keep Your Computer Up and Functioning Print


Technology is a great thing…when it works! And Murphy’s’ Law can be suspended. Follow this simple checklist to keep your computer up and running.

: At system setup

  • Install a surge suppressor/emergency shutdown power strip
  • Register your software products
  • Schedule automated updates
  • Read the maintenance section of your manual
  • Set up your email to auto-archive older messages
  • Install anti virus software
  • Install anti-advertising software
  • Put your software drivers in a pocket sleeve 3 ring binder


: Weekly

  • Run a defragmentation program
  • Run a clean up to delete unneeded files
  • Back up your files to a remote location
  • Empty your recycle bin
  • Delete your Internet files
  • Clear your browsing history
  • Delete your cookies
  • Update your virus definitions
  • Run a full virus scan


: Monthly

  • Check for updates
  • Delete/uninstall unneeded or unused programs
  • Quarterly
  • Clean your keyboard
  • Clean your monitor
  • Clean your peripherals
  • Rebuild your desktop
  • Change all your passwords


: Yearly

  • Renew your software update and anti virus subscriptions
  • Run a disk scan to check for hard drive issues