Keep your computer running smoothly. Learn how to optimize your hard drive for better performance and check for problem files that may cause your drive to fail. Check for, and clean up, temporary files and cookies that are left on your drive when downloading files, or simply using the Internet. Learn how to set up an automated backup for the data you create on your computer. Install and keep virus and malware spyware programs up to date. We will even discuss some tips on physical cleaning that should be part of your regular preventative maintenance. 06/12/2014 – 06/12/2014, Course # CIS-901-VE04, Syn # 83181.