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Computer Basics Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Windows 8 Edition, Sixth Edition by Michael Miller

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32. Performing Routine Maintenance and Dealing with Common Problems

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

That old adage might seem trite and clichéd, 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 smoothly. You ...

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