How can I keep my computer running smoothly?


1. Run system updates- Make sure to consistently keep your software and operating system (OS) up to date by running system updates regularly.

2. Clear out unused files- Get rid of old and unused files, including temporary files.

3. Run virus scans- Use a reliable antivirus software to scan your system regularly for malicious content and eliminate any detected threats.

4. Delete cookies- Regularly clear out your internet browser’s cookies.

5. Monitor your processes- Use a task manager or system monitor to inspect the processes running on your PC and identify any potential issues.

6. Uninstall unused programs- Uninstall any programs that you no longer need or use.

7. Defragment your hard drive- Defragmenting your hard drive organizes files in such a way that it can help your system run more efficiently.

8. Clean the fan- Use compressed air and a vacuum cleaner to clean the fan, heat sink, and other components of your system.

9. Check disk health- Use a disk health checker to make sure that the files on your hard drives are protected against degradation and corruption.

10. Keep programs up to date- Ensure that all software, including security programs, are up to date.