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28. Maintaining Your Computer

Wallace Wang

(1)San Diego, California, USA

If you bought a car and never changed its oil, checked its tire pressure, or refilled its radiator, eventually the car will fail. The same holds true with computers. Just because a computer may work perfectly when you first get it doesn’t mean that it will continue to work unless you take some time periodically to maintain it.

One way to keep your computer running smoothly is to install the latest Windows updates. Updates typically fix problems with Windows and offer additional features. However, updates can occasionally keep certain programs from working or even wreck a computer ...

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