Spring is coming and when you tackle that cleaning list, don’t forget about your computer! A routine cleaning of your computer can help protect it and keep it running its best. Don’t know what to do? Here’s a few tips or bring your computer into our experts at TelnetPC.
- Delete Unused Software and Data
Even though it can take some time, deleting old files, apps and software that are no longer used is a great start to your cleaning. To take this one step further, as you are cleaning up your files also take the time to organize them. This will not only assist in finding your items, but to prevent additional clutter in the future.
- Clean-up Your Browser
There is a couple things to clean up on your browser for a faster surfing experience. First make sure you are clearing your browser data, cookies and history. After that you will want to review any extensions you have added to your browser. Many of these become obsolete and deleting them can help speed up your browsing experience.
- Scan For Viruses
There is always a new virus going around the internet waiting to take down your machine or steal your data. As careful as you think you are, being proactive with a virus software is your best bet. By performing regular scans of your computer you will have the best opportunity to keep your computer running safely.
- Utilize External Storage
While you are cleaning out files, there is going to be files you want to save. Things like important documents, photos and financial records. By moving these to an external hard drive you will not only help protect them from viruses and computer crashes, but also free up computer space. This will help your computer run a little faster and smoother.
- Clean Your Computer
Computers get used a lot and to eliminate the germs you should periodically sanitize the keyboard, mouse and monitor. To keep your machine running efficiently though you will want to open your machine up and clean out the dust bunnies in your fans. This will prevent your machine from overheating.
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