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Easy Computer Basics, Windows® 8.1 Edition by Michael Miller

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Chapter 16. Protecting Your Computer

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“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is a bit of a 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 ease the task of protecting and maintaining your system, Windows 8.1 includes several utilities to help you keep your computer running smoothly—and recover your data in case of some sort of malfunction.

PC Settings

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Using the Windows Action Center

In Windows ...

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