Posted by: Burlington Public Library (WA) | January 10, 2013

Clean up your computer

It’s not only National Get Organized Month, but also National Clean Up Your Computer Month. I say it’s a conspiracy to take advantage of our it’s-a-brand-fresh-year kind of feelings.

However, if you’re taking advantage of the momentum, here are a few articles on how you might go about cleaning up your computer, from the outside to the inside to the virtual.

 

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computerbasics/14
Starts with how to clean your keyboard and goes on to backup and security issues.

 

Here’s maintenance for your PC or Mac:

http://lifehacker.com/5815256/what-kind-of-maintenance-do-i-need-to-do-on-my-windows-pc

http://lifehacker.com/5814440/what-kind-of-maintenance-do-i-need-to-do-on-my-mac

http://lifehacker.com/5939054/make-your-computer-more-self+sufficient-this-weekend

 

And while we’re at it, because it’s so important: if you ever use public wifi, please take a look at these:

http://lifehacker.com/5938980/how-secure-are-you-online-the-checklist#public

http://lifehacker.com/5576927/how-to-stay-safe-on-public-wi+fi-networks

 

Surf safe!

 

 

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