Health Check for Windows Computers

The following is a checklist to perform a Health Check on a Dartmouth Windows OS Computer


  1. Run the latest Windows Updates
  2. Check BIOS version and update as needed (will require restart of computer and suspending of Bitlocker, if applicable)
  3. Run the latest Microsoft Office Updates
  4. Check for OneDrive sync issues and fix
  5. Check that Windows Defender has the latest virus definitions and that full scans are run regularly
  6. Update all browsers to the latest version to comply with Dartmouth security
  7. Run the latest Adobe updates, if applicable
  8. Check task manager for out of the ordinary processes using large amount of resources
  9. Check for Java version and update, if applicable


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