The best way to avoid major problems is to stop them from happening in the first place. That’s where preventative maintenance comes in.
A good preventative maintenance program incorporates a comprehensive backup plan, measures to secure the system against malicious viruses, as well as periodic hardware and software maintenance. The goal is to reduce the likelihood of hardware failures, extend the useful life of your system, minimize system crashes caused by outdated drivers and other software problems, secure the system against viruses and other malware, and most importantly, prevent crucial data loss.
It’s a tough call when your computer is still fast and powerful enough to do a lot of the things you want, but falls short in a couple of places that you want to upgrade. These days, it does not cost a lot of money to buy a new computer or laptop, so it depends on how much you need to upgrade, you can decide if it is worth the money on adding a new part or just get a new PC. The lines are blurrier than you’d think. Here are the considerations you should make.