Chapter 23. Notebook PC Tips and Tricks

Throughout this book I’ve presented a lot of useful tips and advice for using your notebook PC. Some tips and tricks, however, just didn’t fit in any of the preceding chapters. Not to fear; I’ve collected all those miscellaneous tips here, to help you increase your notebook productivity.

Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

Let’s start with the blatantly obvious: Your notebook will run better if it’s kept clean and free of dust, dirt, crumbs, and the like. That said, how do you keep your notebook in tip-top shape? Here are some tips for just that:

  • Don’t eat and type. Or drink and type. When you’re snacking, keep those snacks (and accompanying snack crumbs) away from your notebook keyboard. Same thing with drinks; ...

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