How to keep your computer super organized and problem free

Jean's Writing

It’s Spring Cleaning time. Time to make sure your computer is running its best.

My computer has been a bit sluggish lately, so I guess it’s time to do a bit of housecleaning. (i.e., computer cleaning.)laptop_cleaningjpg

I hate cleaning of all kinds.

Housework is boring as is optimizing my computer. But, like dirty dishes, dirty unused files/programs make a mess.

As a writer, I love finding new programs. Too bad many of these programs don’t work as I expected. As a result, unused programs can clog up my system.

So, what to do?

  • Backup! Whether you use an external drive or an online service, backup your computer. I do this before I delete anything.
  • Go to Programs & Features, find outdated/unused programs and uninstall.
  • Update programs. Stop hitting update later when prompted to update programs you do use. Especially, the antivirusprogram.
  • Organize documents and files. Just like my closet…

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