Category Archive: Maintenance

Mar 07

Learn how to use disk check in Windows XP to check your drive for errors

The Check Disk Utility, also known as CHKDSK, is a disk utility program found in Microsoft Windows. Use of this utility is part of the recommended routine maintenance for keeping a PC running at peak performance. The utility scans the hard drive(s) for bad storage blocks on the physical disk. Files stored on bad blocks …

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Mar 07

Learn how to use checkdisk in Windows 7/Vista to check your drive for errors

The CheckDisk Utility, also known as CHKDSK, is a disk utility program found in Microsoft Windows. Use of this utility is part of the recommended routine maintenance for keeping a PC running at peak performance. The checkdisk utility scans the hard drive(s) for bad storage blocks on the physical disk. Files stored on bad blocks …

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Mar 06

Learn how to perform basic disk cleanup on Windows XP

The Disk Cleanup utility is a maintenance utility included in Microsoft Windows and is designed to free up disk space on a computer’s hard drive. The utility searches and analyses the hard drive for files that are no longer needed and then removes them. Disk cleanup has a number of categories that can be selected …

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Mar 06

Learn how to perform basic disk cleanup on Vista and Windows 7

Basic Temporary File Disk Cleanup (Vista, Windows 7) The Disk Cleanup utility helps you free up space on your hard disk by searching your disk for files that you can safely delete. Frequency – every 3 months Time to run – 30mins – 2 Hours

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