How to use CHKDSK to help with computer maintenance

Troubleshooting computer problems can be a tedious task without the proper tools. Luckily, Microsoft includes multiple useful utilities to help with computer problems.

PC troubleshooting is a breeze when using the CHKDSK (check disk) utility in Windows. Troubleshooting disk errors can be done in the command prompt, however a much more user-friendly option is available. Use CHKDSK to review damaged files, disk errors, and much more.

Ensure that you backup your important files and documents before beginning any PC troubleshooting. After saving important files and documents the next safety step to take is to make sure your computer will have …

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3 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Slow PC

It’s inevitable. Over time, as you use your computer, you will gradually notice a decrease in performance. Especially if you never perform any sort of maintenance.

It’s a lot like your car. The more you drive it, the more maintenance you will have to perform. You get oil changes every 3000 miles, replace filters, replace and rotate tires, and many other things. If you don’t regularly perform this maintenance, your car’s performance will degrade to the point where you can no longer drive it.

Similarly, if you don’t perform regular maintenance on your computer, its performance will degrade to the …

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