Computer Maintenance and Management

Explore the crucial details of computer maintenance with this course.

4 videos  //  17 minutes of training

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Course description

Anything falls apart if it’s not sufficiently maintained, and when it comes to computers, this could have enormous consequences for systems and people. In this course, you’ll explore crucial information about computer maintenance and management. Beginning with power management, you’ll look at cleaning and maintaining computers, disposal best practices, toner recycling and more.

Course syllabus

Power ManagementDuration: 1:35

In this episode, Scott describes power management tools and best practices.

Cleaning and Maintaining ComputersDuration: 1:53

In this episode, Scott discusses common cleaning solutions and practices for a PC.

Trash it or Stash it?Duration: 2:25

In this episode, Scott explores disposal best practices for electronic components.

Ask Me Anything About Computer Maintenance and ManagementDuration: 10:54

In this episode, Scott talks about recycling an old device, when to shut down your PC, vacuuming your computer, and ink and toner recycling.

Meet the author

Scott Jernigan

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Scott Jernigan is editor-in-chief for Total Seminars, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations. Scott has been involved in the computer, network and IT industry since 1996 as a technician, instructor, editor, author and speaker.

Scott has written, edited, and contributed to dozens of books on computer literacy, hardware, operating systems, networking and certification. His latest book is Computer Literacy: Your Ticket to IC3 Certification. Scott co-authored the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, the Mike Meyers A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs and the CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals All-in-One Exam Guide. Scott has taught computer classes all over the U.S., including stints at the United Nations and the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. 

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