Seven Tips to Improve the Longevity of Your Laptop - Slide 5

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Due to how a computer file system works, performance of hard disk drives will unavoidably decrease over months or years of usage. As such, it is a good idea to perform a defragmentation of your data from time to time. The same is not true of solid-state disks (SSD), however, which work differently. Doing so will shorten their usable lifespan.

After hearing about the hassle a friend went through to send her laptop for servicing no less than five times over two years, Paul Mah developed a list of tips to help prolong the life of your laptop.

Read more in Paul's blog "Seven Tips to Prolong the Life of Your Laptop."


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