Devices such as Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 for example, become slow due to lack of maintenance; with use, they lose their efficiency and speed; luckily, some recommendations can be carried out to prevent this from happening, says an expert.
- Keep Updates Up To Date
Updating the operating system, drivers, and all programs helps have a faster and more effective system. It is essential to do a check-up at least every two weeks to check for new versions, recommends the expert.
- Delete What You Don’t Need
The device’s speed can be affected by the storage of the equipment; if the hard disk is full, it can cause problems. It is recommended not to fill the hard disk and to use space for applications or files that are needed.
- Keep Your Equipment Safe And Secure
Malware (viruses, spyware, trojans, etc.) can affect your device’s performance and expose security and user data.
- Install an antivirus and keep it updated
- Browse secure pages
- Do not open suspicious emails or messages
- Keep your equipment protected
- Restart The Computer
Turning the device off and on is a widely used resource in a program failure. However, it is also suggested to restart them every so often to perform well. The expert recommends doing this if the computer has not shut down or restarted for three or more days.
- Charge The Battery Only What Is Necessary
For longer battery life, “it is recommended that the equipment be connected to the current only when it is charging and not leave it always connected, it is suggested to disconnect it when the battery indicates a 95% charge or 5 minutes for a full charge, and connect when the battery is at 5% charge. “It is recommended that the equipment be connected to the current only when charging and not leave it always connected. Carrying out this recommendation can extend the battery life of your device.
- Avoid Overheating The Equipment
It is recommended to have the equipment on smooth surfaces to allow good circulation of ventilation, for example: on a table, desk. Avoid having it on the bed, armchairs, blankets, rugs, etc. It is recommended that we avoid all places where the equipment can overheat, that is, direct sunlight, in the car, heater, oven, fireplace, etc.
- Clean The Equipment
For the physical cleaning of the equipment, it is recommended to use antistatic towels with isopropyl alcohol, spray the alcohol on the towel and once it is moistened, clean the screen, keyboard, the sides of the equipment top and bottom. The equipment must be turned off before cleaning begins, he said.
- Avoid Situations That Could Put Your Team At Risk
To avoid accidents, avoid eating on top of the equipment, and it is essential to keep drinks as far away as possible or to use a thermos with a lid.