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Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information
General tips for maintenance
Check the capacity of your hard disk drive from time to time. If the
hard disk drive gets too full, Windows
Empty your recycle bin on a regular basis.
Use Diskeeper Lite or the Microsoft Disk Defragmenter on your hard
disk drive on a regular basis to improve data seek and read time.
To free up disk space, uninstall unused application programs.
You might also want to look for application program duplication or
Clean out your Inbox, Sent, and Trash folders from your e-mail client
At least once a week, make a point to back up your data. If critical data is
present, it is a good idea to perform a daily backup. Lenovo has many
backup options available for your computer. CD-RW drives and CD-
RW/DVD drives are available for most computers and are easily
Use or schedule System Restore to take a system snapshot periodically.
will slow down and might