How To Maintain Your PC

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Your computer is a hefty investment and it is a very important device for you. A computer not only helps you to get your job done but you can also watch your favorite movies, and listen to music and play computer games. So, you certainly want this important electronic gadget to be at an excellent working condition. And for this, you should maintain your computer. If it is done properly, you will never experience incidents like PC crashing, CPU overheating, hard disk failing, etc. In this article we will discuss how to maintain your computer.
Since your computer plays a very imperative role in your life, you should spend some time every week to maintain your computer. You can get help from a computer services company for maintaining your PC. Computer overheating is a common PC problem and this happens due to dust and dirt. Due to this reason, your computer should be kept clean, inside and out.
You should keep your PC running. Remember when you turn on your computer from a cold state, it may damage the component of the computer. So, it is recommended to keep your computer running as long as possible. Instead of completely shutting down your computer you can use the Microsoft Windows' Power Management settings to put your machine into hibernation.
Hard disk is a very important component of the computer and the state of the hard drive is very important for running the computer smoothly. So, check your hard disk’s health on a regular basis. Windows operating system comes with several built-in features to maintain the hard disk. These are disk error-checking, defragmentation, etc.
If your computer is very old like five years old, then you should replace the CMOS battery. How will understand whether the CMOS batter is ok or not? Well, if you find that your system clock starts losing time, it is due to the faulty battery.
There must be an anti-virus program on your computer. Remember a computer without protection is like a house without lock and key. There are numerous malicious objects flying on the web with intention to harm your computer and create hurdles so that you can’t enjoy safe and secure computing. To protect these malicious objects, you must install a powerful antivirus program on your computer. This is a very important part of computer maintenance.
Repairing and deleting corrupt registry is also a very important part of computer maintenance. Note that when you add and remove computer programs in your PC, it leaves the entries in your Windows Registry. With time, the number of these entries increases and increases the PC boot up time and hogs system resources. Clean the registry safely with a good registry cleaner.
These are some important things that you should do to maintain your computer in a good working condition.
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Ean Morgan has 86 articles online

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This article was published on 2011/03/25