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PCs For Dummies, 13th Edition by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 24

Maintenance Chores

In This Chapter

arrow Increasing storage capacity

arrow Running storage utilities

arrow Fixing the network

arrow Understanding power management

arrow Choosing a power management plan

arrow Resetting Windows 10

They don’t really talk about it in the brochures, and it’s not a topic that pops up at cocktail parties, but PC’s do require some maintenance. It’s a computer, after all. Though you could hire a charming young person who wears a white lab coat, it’s probably a better idea that you attempt to undertake the maintenance chore yourself. It’s not that difficult to do and, surprisingly, most of the time the PC does its own maintenance for you.

Storage Utilities

Utilities and tools is a definite category of computer software. It’s a broad category, including items such as backup, Windows update, networking, and other items strewn through this tome.

Perhaps the most interesting and popular ...

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