PC Preventive Maintenance Best Practices

March 26, 2008

What techniques can you use to keep your personal computer running in peak condition? In this video, we’ll show you some simple preventive maintenance techniques for your external case, display devices, input devices, and other PC components.

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  1. scrappy2 says:

    im really liking the PIP video instead of just listening to a voice, we can see you.

  2. Jonathan says:

    I would like to knwo if there is a freeware software fan controll application that you may know of. I have tried speedfan to no avail. please advise

    • Aneeqsterman says:

      You can try ASUS Probe, it works for me. However, not everything is compatible with everything, which is probably why SpeedFan did not work.

      Hope this helps!

  3. Aneeqsterman says:

    This was very useful, I did not know that there was software available to measure temperature! This is vary new and useful info. Thanks.

  4. theparttymer says:

    I was curious about best practices for transporting components in your vehicle. For instance, how long can memory or a hard drive sit in my car in the Florida heat before I should worry about damaging it? Any reply is appreciated.

    • Aneeqsterman says:

      Well, I don’t think this would be a problem. As we know computers get VERY hot. My computer right now has an extra fan in it, yet the CPU, with a heat sink AND fan right on top of it, stays over 50 degrees centigrade! As long as your stuff is in a static-proof bag and moving parts aren’t bashed around, I don’t think there should be a problem. 🙂

      Hope this helps!

  5. Lolo says:

    Learned alot about the Maintenance process and techniques. Will keep in mind. Thanks.