Maintaining and Backing Up Your Computer and Files

Once you are using your new Windows 8.1 computer, the most important consideration is keeping it running smoothly to avoid downtime. Sometimes, despite all your best efforts, problems arise. If they do, visit my web site (, which has articles and videos to help you through problems.

So how can you set up Windows to maintain trouble-free use? And how can you set up backups to help you return to work quickly and easily if something goes wrong?

Maintaining a Healthy Computer

Why is it important to maintain a healthy operating system and have backups in place? ...

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