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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics by Michael Miller

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8. Performing Routine Maintenance

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

That old adage might seem trite and cliché, but it’s also true—especially when it comes to your computer system. Spending a few minutes a week on preventive maintenance can save you from costly computer problems in the future.

To make this chore a little easier, Windows includes several utilities to help you keep your system running ...

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