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Maintaining Your Computer

Backing Up Your Data

Defrag the Hard Drive

  • Go to the start menu
  • Select Programs, then Accessories
  • Now select System Tools and Disk Defragmenter
  • Select the drive (usually C:) you want to defrag and click OK.

Anti-Virus Software

  • ITS installs Microsoft Forefront on computers across campus as our Anti-Virus solution
  • Forefront receives updates from Microsoft Updates, so you do not need to manually update the software
  • To scan your computer using Forefront, double-click on the icon in the system tray by the clock
  • When the program opens, click on Scan

Anti-Spyware Software

  • ITS installs Malwarebytes Anti-Malware on computers across campus as our Anti-Spyware solution
  • Open Malwarebytes from the Start Menu
  • To update the software, click on the Update tab and click on Check for Updates
  • To scan your computer using Malwarebytes, click on the Scanner tab, select Perform quick scan, and then click on the Scan button