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DIY PC Health Check


This PC health checklist has been created to help the end user carry out their own PC health check and it is only applicable for Windows based devices.


This checklist is only intended for Windows-based devices.


• Various 3rd party tools highlighted throughout the checklist

Please Note

This document is provided for informational & guidance purposes only. IT-Logik Limited will not be held liable for any damage resulting from your actions when using the information provided in this checklist.

Basic Steps

□ Make sure Windows is up-to-date with the latest security updates

□ Make sure all your applications are up to date

□ Make sure all drivers are up to date

□ Clear up the C: drive with CCleaner

□ Check task manager (Ctrl + Alt + Delete) and close programs you are not using

□ Remove any bloatware or programs you are not using

□ Reboot desktop and check to see if issues have been resolved

Intermediate Steps

Complete the above and….

□ Run an Anti-Virus scan

□ Run Malware Bytes

□ If an issue has been detected, boot up your computer in safe mode, run the same software and remove the threats

□ Reboot desktop and check to see if issues have been resolved

Advanced Steps

Complete the above and….

□ Check Event Viewer (eventvwr.exe), through App, Setup, System, Security – look for errors

□ Clear logs in event viewer

□ Run msconfig and disable unneeded start up programs/services

□ Check manufactures website for BIOS updates

□ Run Windows memory diagnostics

□ Reboot desktop and check to see if issues have been resolved

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