Computer Maintenance - Rockdale County Public Schools

Computer Maintenance
6th Grade
BCSI- 2: Students will identify and
demonstrate computer maintenance
and safety.
Explain basic file management
Create a folder/directory
Move, copy, delete, and rename files and
Follow safety procedures in the use of
File Management
Keeping your files and folders organized
is called file management.
 Windows Explorer is a type of program
called a file manager.
 The file structure from the top down
starts with the largest storage area (the
drive) and ends with the smallest unit of
storage (the file)
 Drive-the
largest storage area. The
C: drive is usually the hard drive.
 Folder-a place to save and organize
files, for example documents or
 File-a collection of data. Files can be
text, graphics, or other types of
Working with Files and Folders
Organize-group similar files together
into one folder, just as you would put all
your socks in one drawer
 Name or Rename-Use names that
describe what is in the file or folder
 Move or Copy-Make sure you know
where the file/folder was originally
located and where it is being copied or
Guidelines for a Safe Computer
Sturdy tables for the computers,
monitors, and other equipment
 Sturdy chairs for computer users
 Clean floor, all books & backpacks out of
the way
 Clean equipment
 Computer cables neatly arranged and out
of walkways or seating area
Safety continued
Computer cables connected safely to
computer and outlets
No food or drinks in the classroom
Papers and supplies neatly organized
Correct lighting to reduce glare and shadow
Room temperature that is not too hot or
Fire extinguisher or sprinklers in the room
Items needed
Power Point
 TechSIM s-An interactive simulation about
file management.

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