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Windows 8 Simplified by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 13

Maintaining Windows 8

To keep your system running smoothly, maintain top performance, and reduce the risk of computer problems, you need to perform some routine maintenance chores. This chapter shows you how to delete unnecessary files, refresh your system files, create a recovery drive, check for hard drive errors, back up your files, and more.

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Check Hard Drive Free Space

Delete Unnecessary Files

Refresh Your Computer

Create a Recovery Drive

Safeguard Your Computer with a System Image Backup

Keep a History of Your Files

Restore a File from Your History

Check Your Hard Drive for Errors

Check Hard Drive Free Space

To ensure that ...

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