preventive maintenance

Just like your vehicle, PC's benefit from preventive maintenance. You wouldn't wait for a catastrophic engine or transmission problem, which can leave you stuck on the side of the road. That's the idea of preventive PC maintenance - to give the system a look and watching for the danger signs. Among the services performed:

  • Chkdsk, to assess file system foundation of the hard drive
  • Inspection of the Event Logs
  • Disk Cleanup - removal of Temp files, Temporary Internet Files
  • Virus and Spyware Scanning, and making sure subscriptions are current
  • Dust removal from inside of PC and system board inspection
  • Inspection of backup logs, if you are making backups
  • Test of Battery backup, if you are using one.
  • Application of Windows and Microsoft Office Updates.
  • Hard Drive Defrag.