In this video, learn how to ensure that disk drives and storage media are in good shape, how to check for disk errors, and how to and fix them. Optimize disk performance.
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- [Voiceover] Your PC's mass storage system is perhaps one…of the most vital pieces of hardware in the computer.…That's where you store your stuff.…the things you create, your work, your photos,…and other important files.…I refer to this hardware as mass storage,…but you'll also see the terms hard drive or disk drive used…because some computers use Solid State Drive, or SSDs.…The term mass storage covers both, yet no mattter what…the device's name, keeping your PC's mass storage…happy and healthy is important.…
The first place to view storage on your computer is the…This PC window,…a name I can't stand…because it contains the word "this."…So forgive my awkward phrasing.…Press the "Windows" and "E" key combination…to summon a File Explorer window.…From the Address bar, choose This PC.…The Devices and drives area lists mass storage devices…attached to your computer.…Here you see the primary storage device drive (C:).…
This is a boot drive which contains the Windows…operating system, which is what this little icon means.…
- Diagnosing the causes of PC issues
- Troubleshooting hardware and software
- Performing startup and system restore steps
- Accessing the Task Manager
- Using the Registry Editor
- Fixing Windows
- Maintaining storage drives
- Restoring network connectivity
Skill Level Beginner
1. PC Trouble
2. Startup and Shutdown Issues
3. Problems and Solutions: Windows
4. Problems and Solutions: Mass Storage
5. Problems and Solutions: Printer
6. Problems and Solutions: Monitors and Graphics
Troubleshooting the monitor3m 54s
7. Problems and Solutions: Peripherals
8. Problems and Solutions: Networking
Checking network software2m 59s
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