IT DEPARTMENT Weekly Preventive Maintenance Checklist For PC User : …………. Department : …………… Date : …………. Task/Item Condition/ action WIN WIN Remarks XP 7 Anti-Virus and Spyware AV version Should be less than 2 yrs old. Upgrade if not. Anti-virus Check for 30-day or longer expiry. If not, renew subscription or upgrade to new version Anti-virus Current- less than 10 days old. If not, check status definitions of auto-download AV File system Enable if not enabled real time protect Last full virus No more than 45 days ago. Enable monthly scan schedule if older. Spyware Install spyware checker if not present. Free version of ad-aware for non-commercial use Scan for Update definitions, scan hard disk and delete Spyware found spyware. Repeat if all are not deleted. Windows Operating System Windows Check and apply as needed Service Pack Critical Updates Win 98/ME- check if critical update notification enabled, install all critical updates for Windows and IE Windows 2000 Pro and XP: Enable automatic download and scheduled install Other Microsoft Download and install as per current spec. Updates Driver updates Apply as needed to eliminate errors or enhance performance Registry Run Reg clean 2 or more times Virtual Memory Should be managed by Windows unless performance is slow Networking Check adapters,. Drivers and services loaded. Enable active adapters and TCP/IP only. Remove unnecessary entries Restore Point Create new full restore point Hardware and Disk Maintenance Disk Cleanup Perform on all hard disk volumes Disk Error Perform full once per year, standard once or more Check(Scandisk) per year as indicated Task/Item Condition/ action WIN WIN Remarks XP 7 Disk Defrag Perform as needed: days since last for Win 98/ME, Analysis of file fragmentation result in Win 2K/XP Disk Space on C Should be >15% free RAM Should be greater than amounts noted for good performance Display 15” monitor: 800x600 resolution 17” monitor or 15” LCD: 1024 x 768 Display refresh Monitors: Optimal or >70 Hz LCD: 60 or 75Hz as supported Display color Max allowed by video memory and performance depth depending on nature of usage ≥ 16 bpp for general use, ≥ 24 bpp for digital photography or graphic design BIOS Check for updates and apply as needed Internet Security and Performance Firewall Install / adjust as needed Internet Explorer Upgrade to version 6.0 SP1 depending on RAM Other Applications and Utilities CD Burner Update and patch as needed software MS Office Office 2000 and later: check on MS site and apply Service Packs all service packs and critical updates as relevant. Office 97: SP2 Backup Related Data Backup Check if user performs regular data backup System Image Suggest disaster recovery options for critical backup systems. Suggest partitioning drive or additional HD/ removable or portable storage ALL the above checks have been performed and employee accept level of service Engineer's Name : ……………. Employee Name : ……………………. Engineer's Signature : ……………. Employee's Signature : ……………….
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