Explore tools (e.g., defragmenter, file compression, scan disk, diagnostic) to manage the operating system.
Exploring operating systems includes system resource maintenance methods such as
- creating shortcuts/aliases to software
- scanning the hard drive for fragmented files
- defragmenting the hard drive
- deleting temporary files
- deleting history of Internet browser
- deleting cookie files.
Other Related Standards
Common Career Technical Core
Employ system installation and maintenance skills to setup and maintain an information system.
Compare key functions and applications of software and determine maintenance strategies for computer systems.