General Tips

  • Restart your laptop regulary rather than just shutting the lid or clicking "shut down". Restarting your laptop applies nessecary updates.

  • A program called Dell Command Update will periodically prompt you to install updates or restart your computer to install updates. Install these updates when prompted.

  • Charge your computer each night!

  • Always use the provided laptop sleeve when transporting your computer. You may decide to purchase a more protective case for your computer.

  • Avoid eating and drinking near your laptop.

  • A detailed list of best practices from CCPS Technology Services can be found HERE