maintaining a health 24/7 computer
September 7, 2006 1:13 AM Subscribe
I work as a cashier for my employer. My personal interests involve computers, software, etc. I have worked for them for 3 years. They are all quite 'dummies' when is comes to maintaining a healthy computer. One of their office/administrative computers crashed a few weeks ago. The very first thing I did was open the case, and blow some of the monster-dust-bunnies out. Got a can of compressed air and finished up the rest - voila! Just like new - almost! I had asked how often the PCs are shutdown, they said never??? In 3 years?! no way!?!? I explained the horrors what could occur by letting them run 24/7/365. My supervisor has asked if I would run some maintenance on the office computers. Total of about 8-12 desktop HP/Compaq PCs operating on XP Home and XP Pro on some. In preparation for my upcoing task, I'm looking for apps to install on my USB stick (512MB), I've already downloaded and installed the following portable apps to my stick: 1. "SIW - System Information for Windows." http://www.gtopala.com/ 2. "ClamWin Portable" http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/clamwin_portable Clamwin may be un-necessary, as they don't have internet access on these PCs. 3. "Firefox Portable" http://portableapps.com/apps/internet/firefox_portable If I am granted administrative access, I plan to install: 4. "CCleaner v1.32.345" http://www.ccleaner.com/download/ 5. "Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.4" http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/index.html What other apps or portable-apps should I run?
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