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How to save hundreds of dollars in computer repairs
 

How to save hundreds of dollars in computer repairs

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    How to save hundreds of dollars in computer repairs How to save hundreds of dollars in computer repairs Document Transcript

    • How To Save Hundreds of Dollars in Computer Repairs1-Click-fixKeeping your computer in good working order is essential to get the most out of yourmachine. Follow the straightforward steps and tips in this article to maintain your PC andkeep it running smoothly and efficiently.*Security*Making your computer safe from hackers and malware is a first and easy step to maintainyour computer, and keep it running smoothly. Hackers and viruses can access your harddrive without you knowing, through email attachments and even some sites you visit.Websites are not such a concern because most modern browsers will display a warning ifyoure opening a site that has been identified as placing malware on your computer.The other security measures you can take are to make sure you keep your firewall turnedon and updated. Your firewall will keep your computer safe from hackers and viruses,which in turn will save you time and money on expensive repairs. Check now if yourfirewall is turned on. Go to Start → Control Panel → Network and Internet Connections→ Windows Firewall.*Give Your PC a Dusting Down*Increase your PCs lifespan by keeping it clean. Its very easy for dust and dirt to accessthe areas you dont see. Under your keyboard and in your monitor, behind the trackball ofyour mouse, and in the fan that keeps your hard drive from overheating. Keeping thekeyboard, screen and mouse clean is a trivial matter of wiping them down with a dust-free cloth, or damp baby wipe following by a lint-free cloth. Similarly, removing dustfrom your hard drive just needs a once-over with <ahref="http://www.cannedair.net">canned air</a>. This will blow the dust and dirt out ofyour machine, and keep your computer running smoother, longer.*Backup Your Data*The major function of your PC is to allow ready access to data that you use daily, andarchive data that you access infrequently. By maintaining your data storage -- that is,your hard drive -- you will keep your computer up-to-date which helps it run smoothly.Store all your large files like movies, music and photos on an external hard drive or burnthem to CD, to leave more room for your computer to find what it needs when you open aprogram. Saving space makes your computer run faster, which extends its lifespan byreducing wear and tear on the hard drive.*Keep Your Files Up To Date*Just as you can reduce wear and tear on your hard drive by backing up your data, you canalso optimize your hard drives performance by removing clutter caused by old andincomplete files. Here are two ways to make sure your computer isnt weighed down byfiles you dont need:*Uninstall old programs*
    • With time, a regular computer user will have a dozen or so programs on their hard drivethat had a purpose for particular task, but haven’t been opened for a long time. Removingthese is easy and frees your computer up for other jobs.To find and remove old programs, go to Start –> Control Panel –> Uninstall a program(Vista), or XP users, follow Start –> Control Panel –> Add/Remove Programs. This pathwill show you a list of familiar programs, some of which you may no longer have a usefor. Click on the program, then select ‘Uninstall’.*Remove temporary files*You may have documents that were relevant several months ago, but their use has passed.Also, you will download a lot of images attached to emails, such as a signature file.These have no use to you, but they take up room on your computer. To clear theseunnecessary files, go to Start –> All Programs –> Accessories –> System Tools –> DiskCleanup, and select the files you want to remove.For more information Click link below.1-Click-fix