Managing Your Digital Stuff - Maintenance
http://edu-observatory.org/olli/Manage/Maintenance.html




Maintaining computers, mobile devices, routers, printers, and
so on will help them serve you better as they age. Humans need
sleep to clean our brains and other parts of our bodies.
Similarly rebooting devices clears caches, checks software and
hardware integrity. It is a good practice to regularly reboot
devices.



Check for Malware on PCs and Macs Malwarebytes (PCs & Macs) https://www.malwarebytes.org/mac-download/ Cleaning Cruft from your Hard Drive CCleaner (PCs & Mac) https://www.ccleaner.com/ccleaner CleanMyMac X (Mac Only) https://macpaw.com Check Internet Connectivity with speedtest (and more) http://edu-observatory.org/olli/Connectivity/index.html Manage the storage space on your devices, Don't let your Hard Drive (Memory on mobile devices) get more than 80 percent full. You need about 20 percent free for updates and normal operation. Say you are an Apple Mac user and you want to see what's on your hard drive. Apple (upper left) > About This Mac > Storage This graphic and clicking on Manage will give you some indication as what is filling your Hard Drive and suggestions to free up space. Managing Your Updates http://edu-observatory.org/olli/Manage/Updates.html Managing Your Backups http://edu-observatory.org/olli/Manage/Backups.html Managing Your Battery Health http://edu-observatory.org/olli/Manage/Battery.html Contacting Microsoft https://support.microsoft.com/contactus/ Phone: (800) 642 7676 Contacting Apple https://www.apple.com/contact/ Phone: (800) MY APPLE (800-692-7753) sam.wormley@gmail.com