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Tips for maintaining school computers

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    Why’s my computer slow Why’s my computer slow Presentation Transcript

    • And what can I do about it?
      Why’s my computer slow?
    • How does a hard drive work?
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eMWG3fwiEU
    • Physical care of your Nobi
      Your computer will slow down if it’s banged around – things loosen up, the hard drive gets slower
      Be careful how you handle it
      Don’t ink while screen is up
      Don’t pick it up by the screen
      Don’t fidget w/it or wiggle screen
      Don’t overstuff your Nobi bag
      Make room for it in your locker
      Carry Nobi IN bag if leaving the room
      Carry bag over shoulder or cross body (not hanging down
      Be careful where you place it
      Avoid magnets and extreme temps
      Know where you laptop is and keep it safe
    • Maintenance
      Keep it clean, inside and out
      Clean it when it looks dirty (make sure it’s shut down first)
      Empty the recycle bin - daily
      Disk cleanup – monthly or more
      Defrag – monthly or more
      Panda scans
      Quick scans – weekly
      Full scans – monthly or when there are problems
    • Habits
      Back up regularly
      Save frequently
      Keep it charged & plug in when below 25%
      Be careful what you click on
      Read the screen
      If in doubt, cancel
      Keep few apps open – only the ones you need
      Keep your homepage simple (like Google or the school website) so Internet loads quickly
      Run updates when available (when there’s time)
      Don’t shut down when updates are running
      Shut down your computer regularly
      Standby between classes can cause network & connectivity issues
      Don’t put computer in bag when it’s on