Computer maintenance
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Like this? Share it with your network

Share
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
556
On Slideshare
533
From Embeds
23
Number of Embeds
1

Actions

Shares
Downloads
22
Comments
0
Likes
1

Embeds 23

http://garfieldinfotech.wikispaces.com 23

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. By: Cashae An-Unique Vinson
  • 2.  If you don’t properly maintain your computer regular you will begin the experience problems with the hardware. Example: hard disk starts to slow, problems with printer, keyboard and mouse may start acting sluggish, and monitor may act up
  • 3.  Clean computer every 3-6 months.* if in a dust environment, clean computer more often
  • 4.  Clean & Check keyboard periodically  Dirt, dust, hair, and food particles can be on or in- between the keys of the keyboard, causing the keys to jam or otherwise malfunction. When cleaning the keyboard it is best to use compressed air. Every 6 months you should use compressed air when cleaning the keyboard
  • 5.  Cleaning mechanical mouse often eliminates jerking or erratic movement of the mouse pointer. To clean the rollers, you need to remove the bottom  You may find dirt, hair, or dust in the middle of the roller It is best if you remove as much as possible of those debris and then reassemble the
  • 6.  Cleaning your printer helps the printer live longer Check the printer documentation  Turn off printer  Use a cleaner recommended by the manufacturer, or a lint- free cloth, and then moisten it with a 50-50% solution of water and vinegar.  Wring out all excess moisture  Thoroughly clean outside of the printer *Make sure NO fluids get inside the printer  NEVER spray an aerosol directly onto the printer Optional: Wear latex gloves to protect your hands from dirt and other debris.
  • 7.  After so much use, small deposits of dry ink accumulate on the print head Eventually, these deposits begin to clog the printer’s ink jets and affects the print quality of the document (ex: streaks & blotchy printings) Dust and ink from inexpensive paper can affect the printer’s rollers  When cleaning the inkjet printer 1st turn it off and unplug it  Let it cool If necessary  Use a small vacuum to remove the debris  Use roller cleaning sheets to clean the print roller
  • 8.  Should be cleaned when print deteriorates or when you change the toner cartridge When you open the printer Do NOT touch anything shiny, it may be hot or contain a charge Use these maintenance tasks:  Turn off printer & unplug printer (if warm let it cool & remove the paper trays and toners cartridge)  Use a printer or good paint brush and a lint-free cloth to clean inside the toner opening  Remove paper fragments  Use a clean cloth to wipe up any spilled toner and dust  Clean the roller, DO NOT touch the transfer (sponge) roller  Replace the toner cartridgeSome laser printer contain corona wires, DO NOT brush or vacuum these
  • 9.  Eventually hardware components may be damaged and need to be changes, or output and production need to be increased. It can be enhanced by upgrading various elements within the computer system  Adding computer memory  Updating the keyboard  Updating the mouse
  • 10.  A way to measure a computer’s power is by its capacity to remember. Hard drive can be compared to long-term memory and RAM (random access memory) is short-term memory. RAM is computer memory that is made up of small memory chips that form a memory module  The modules are installed in the RAM slots on the motherboard of your computer RAM is TEMPORARY! While the computer is processing data, it reads and write to RAM When RAM fills up the computer continually goes to the hard drive to replace old data in RAM with new data