Computer maintenance can help prolong the life your computer and also can help keep your system running smoothly. All of these tasks should be performed monthly, or when your system is running slow.
- Scan for adware, spyware, and viruses.
- Clean up any unnecessary applications, files, and folders.
- Update Microsoft Windows.
- Update your applications.
- Do a disk cleanup.
- If you have Windows XP, you will need to do a manual disk defragment.
When all tasks are completed, reboot your system.