Cleaning Your Computer Part 2: The Laptop, Netbook or Notebook

Cleaning Your Computer Part 2: The Laptop, Netbook or Notebook To repeat some of what was said in the previous cleaning article, you’ll have a more reliable and longer lasting machine if you clean it regularly. This is especially true of laptops, netbooks, and notebooks. There is very little free space in portable computers, so any blockages are proportionally larger. A clean machine is quieter, as the fans aren’t working as hard. A clean machine runs cooler, increasing both reliability and also the life of the components inside. Unfortunately, unlike the standard desktop, a laptop is not as easy to
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Home and Small-Business Data Backup And Storage

Home and Small-Business Data Backup And Storage It doesn’t matter if you’re a home user or small business, you still need a data backup plan. Being able to protect your computer’s data files is something everyone should know about and deal with before it is too late. It is not a complicated or expensive process. These are some of the things I’ve seen over the years that are NOT backups. Backing up your laptop to an SD Card kept in the same laptop is not a backup. Backing up to a hard drive that never moves more than 6 inches
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Cleaning Your Computer Part 1: The Desktop or Tower Unit

Cleaning Your Computer Part 1: The Desktop or Tower It doesn’t matter if your computer is in your home or your office, you’ll have a more reliable and longer lasting machine if you clean it regularly. A clean machine is quieter, as the fans aren’t working as hard. A clean machine runs cooler, increasing both reliability and also the life of the components inside. When I say clean, I’m not talking the wipe over it gets when dusting, I’m talking a real clean – the outside case and the internal hardware. It’s not that hard, and it’s not something to
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