Noteworthy Non-Technical Articles
published by Reuters
Sat Dec 4, 2004 by Gene Emery
As Mr. Emery suggests in his article, a computer may not be a refrigerator or a car -- but it's no toaster, either. It needs the equivalent of a tune-up or maintenance call every month or two. That is, if you wish to avoid the dreaded 9-1-1 call: "My data has fallen and it can't get up."
This article details a "checklist" an Edsel would envy guaranteed to keep your PC's engine purring.