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The 1st thing is to go to start or in Vista and 7 the windows logo. The 2sd thing is to go to All Programs. The 3rd thing is to go to accessories. The 4th thing is to go to System Tools. The 5th thing is to go to Disk Defragmenter. The 6th thing is to click on Start and when you click on Start, Pause will appear so in this picture, Start is where Pause is. Disk cleanup The 1st thing is exactly the same as Disk Defragmentation up til System Tools and Disk Cleanup as you can see from the picture, is the one above Disk Defragmentation 1. What are the two types of applications that would be installed in a work place? Office applications, eg, Microsoft Office, Open Office and Mac Office. Specialist software, eg Macromedia, Dragon Natural Speak and Google Sketchup. ...read more.

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6. Why do we need to close down both front and background apps before installing a programme? To install a programme will take up a lot of space on your computer. The less you open, the less you have open and the quicker it will install. 7. Do we need to close Antivirus and why? We do need to close Antivirus because when you install a programme, it changes the computer (registry) and this is what the Antivirus looks for. 8. Do we need to close down the Firewalls and why? We do need to close down the firewall because if you have a firewall it stops anything from getting in so if you try to download certain programmes, the firewall will block it. 9. If we do close down AV & FW what could we also do? ...read more.

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How does disk fragmentation occur? Disk fragmentation happens because computers make new files and read files, then dump the files anywhere so the computer has to find the files when they are all over the place so you have to defragmentate it to put them all in the same place. 15. What are the issues connected to a fragmented drive? a. The computer takes longer to find the relevant files. b. There is no order to how the files are kept. c. It takes longer to load up programmes. d. It is not healthy for computers to have to work harder to find files. e. A tidy system makes it easier for the computer to function. 16. What is Microsoft's built in programme to fix this issue ? The programme is disk defragmentation. 17. How often and when in particular should this programme be used? It should be used weekly so that the computer will continually run fast. ?? ?? ?? ?? Joe Alt Saturday, 13 November 2010 The 1st thing Page 1 of 5 ...read more.

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