Hard Disk is hardware found on a computer (Personal Computer / PC, Laptop, Notebook, Netbook), which functions as a data storage area. Hard disk form for PC as shown above.
All application programs and data on a computer will be stored on this hard disk. Whether it’s the Operating System (such as Windows, Linux, etc.), Software Applications (such as Ms-Office, Ms-Publisher, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, etc.), and all your other Data (such as Photo files, MP3 Song files, Video files, etc.).
We can see that the Hard Disk Role is very Important in a Computer. Therefore, we should protect the existence of this Hard Disk so that the Hard Disk is not easily damaged and has a long life. Especially if we store a lot of data on that computer.
How to take care of the hard disk, do the following:
1. Perform Defrag on the Hard Disk
Defrag the Hard Disk as needed and periodically, using the default Windows program, namely Disk Defragmenter. This program will tidy up all the positions of files that are stored randomly on the hard disk, and tidy them up into one unit. How: click Start Menu> All Programs> Accessories> System Tools> Disk Defragmenter
2. Install Antivirus
Antivirus will prevent the entry of viruses that can interfere with computer operating systems. This can make computer performance disrupted and become heavy, and of course it will burden Hard Disk Performance as well. If every day the Hard Disk is burdened, sooner or later your Computer Hard Disk will experience premature damage.
3. Use a Stabilizer
A stabilizer is an electric current stabilizer, usually called a stabilizer. This tool is used to prevent the entry of Voltage Fluctuations (in extreme) on a computer, which can damage the Hard Disk. How to install it as shown above.
4. Use a UPS
UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) is a tool for storing electrical energy, its role is as a battery. If suddenly the electricity from PLN dies, this tool can turn on your computer so that the computer doesn’t shut down suddenly, which will be dangerous for the computer’s Hard Disk. How to install it like the Stabilizer image above.
5. Uninstall Unnecessary Programs
Uninstall or remove programs that are deemed unnecessary and unimportant, so that the computer’s Hard Disk work becomes lighter.