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Easy Computer Basics by Michael Miller

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Chapter 13. Taking Care of Your Computer

“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 make this chore a little easier, Windows XP includes several utilities to help you keep your system running smoothly. You should use these tools as part of your regular maintenance routine-or if you experience specific problems with your computer system.

Windows XP's System Tools

Windows XP's System Tools

Deleting Unnecessary Files

Even with today's humongous hard disks, you can still ...

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