Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Windows Utilities
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Windows Utilities

3,673

Published on

Windows utilities available to help maintain computer running healthy.

Windows utilities available to help maintain computer running healthy.

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
3,673
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
7
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
13
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

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. Computer Maintenance
  • 2. Disk Cleanup The Disk Cleanup tool helps you free up space on your hard disk by searching your disk for files that you can safely delete. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click Disk Cleanup.
  • 3. Disk Defragmenter The Disk Defragmenter tool optimizes the performance of your computer by reorganizing the files on your hard disk into contiguous blocks. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click Disk Defragmenter.
  • 4. System Restore Restores your system to a workable state without you having to reinstall the operating system and lose your data files in the process. Restore Points Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click System Restore.
  • 5. Error-Checking Right-click drive and click on properties CHKDSK to get started Checks drives for problems Tries to repairs errors it finds
  • 6. Backup Makes copies of your data and system state Manually backup with Windows Explorer How often depends on data
  • 7. Format Used to erase everything off a storage drive. Used to resolve issues.
  • 8. Command Prompt Non-graphical interface that allows you to interact with your operating system. CMD to open Used to troubleshoot. Check network connectivity.
  • 9. Task Manager Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to access Allows you to ends frozen applications Show all processes running on PC Shows PC performance
  • 10. MSCONFIG Help in finding problems with the OS configuration Configure startup programs
  • 11. Registry WARNING! Stores configuration settings and options for the OS. Click on Start > Run, type Regedit and press OK Be Careful (no save or undo)
  • 12. Windows Updates Patches vs. Service Packs Help protect your PC from vulnerabilities Set to Automatic
  • 13. Firewall Security measure against unauthorized access.
  • 14. Windows Defender Defense against spyware and adware. Scans quickly. Must have a genuine copy of Windows. Free from Microsoft.
  • 15. Security Essentials Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Free Automatic Updates

×