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Laptop Maintenance Presentation
Sr. Client Systems Administrator
* Lenovo Self-Maintainer
Malware (Spyware and Adware)
What to backup?
My Documents, Favorites, Desktop
Applications cannot be backed up and must be reinstalled
Thumb drive (USB key) - $50 - $100
CDRW – 50 pack CD’s $10 - $15
External USB hard drive - $100 - $150
Share drive or network drive
Why do I need to run Windows Updates?
Keeps systems secure
How do you update your computer?
When do you need to update?
Once a month
When you hear about a critical update in the news
Could crash your system
Could cause applications to stop working
What are Viruses and Malware?
A program or piece of code that is loaded onto your computer without your knowledge and runs against your wishes.
How does my system become infected?
Unknown email senders
How to prevent from becoming infected
Install virus software
Symantec, McAfee, etc.
Install malware removal software
Spybot, Ad-Aware, etc.
Check expiration of pre-installed virus software
Vista / Office 2007
Fastest / Most secure connection
Classrooms, Group Study Rooms, BCAP
Babson Secured – preferred method
requires configuration - www.babson.edu/it
Printing, network shares are unavailable
Limitations / Workarounds
USB key or Email
public kiosk / lab computer
Outlook Web Access