Keeping your computer healthy and free of viruses and spyware will prolong its lifespan and keep things running smoothly. Berkeley provides all students with free antivirus and firewall software which will aid you with maintaining your computer's health. More information is available here:
Backing up regularly will prevent you from losing important files in the event of a hard-disk failure or other form of computer crash. A simple tutorial for backing up your files in Windows is available here:
If you have any questions about antivirus software, backing up, or other preventative measures you can take with your computer, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or see a labtech.