Device Maintenance/Care
Windows Monthly Maintenance Check List for Windows 7 Laptops/Desktops
This needs to be checked monthly for all laptops/desktops that you have in your office/classroom/lab
  • Check Defrag is 0% for C drive - this makes sure that the schedule defrag is working
  • Check Norton Symantec has no issues - this makes sure that database is being updated and computer protected
  • Check that Windows does not have any updates (do not worry about optional) - this helps protect our network and your laptop/desktop
  • Malwarebytes - update database and run scan (you may need to update the software if prompted however make sure you uncheck to try the trial version). This will help clear our network and machines from malware and adware
  • CCleaner - Run cleaner & registry (you  may need to update the software if prompted). This helps your machine have better performance.

Mac OS Monthly Maintenance Check List 
This needs to be checked monthly for all laptops/desktops that you have in your office/classroom/lab
  • Run Disk Utilities on Physical Hard drive - checks for hardware issues
  • Run Disk Utilities on Partition - fixes disk permissions for better performance
  • Run MalwareBytes "Scan"
  • Run Avast "Scan" manually if missing scan more than 2 weeks











Chromebook Maintenance/Cleaning
  • Chromebooks do not require maintenance. They will automatically update themselves.  If you see an up arrow in the status tray, then you need to reboot so that updates can be applied (see Video). 
  • Cleaning the chromebook can be done anytime, but required before handing them in at the end of the year.  Watch the video for proper cleaning.
  • How to properly close and carry the Chromebook case.  Watch the video on what to avoid so that you do not damage the Chromebook.  All of these are outlined in the Chromebook policy, but this give examples and details in the video.
  • Chromebook cases - watch the video to check the case for any issues that need to be repaired.  Chromebook cases have a warranty till April 2017 for full replacement and no cost to the student.