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NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR COMPUTER DAY – Second Monday in February

NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR COMPUTER DAY – Second Monday in February

NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR COMPUTER DAY

Observed on the second Monday in February, National Clean Out Your Computer Day promotes taking time out of your day to do some basic housekeeping on your computer.

All computers need regular organizing and clean up. This includes the removal of old files and clutter. We tend to save emails, documents, and photos on our hard drive when other media can store it for us. Often, we keep duplicates we don’t need, too. Old programs also create havoc, too. Makes sure you are using the latest versions of programs and operating systems, too. 

Hear the story why we celebrate National Clean Out Your Computer Day as told by the founder of National Day Calendar, Marlo Anderson.

Over time, files and programs that are unused on your PC clog the memory and cause confusion during retrieval and use of other data. They may also slow down your computer. 

HOW TO OBSERVE #CleanOutYourComputerDay

Take a look at your files and programs on your computers. If you work in an office, encourage your peers to do the same. Share tips and tricks to efficient computer clean up. 

  • Organize your files and folders.
  • Review your emails and delete any that are no longer needed.
  • Delete junk files.
  • Remove duplicate files.
  • Delete old files and programs not being used.
  • Update the programs you do use.

Use #CleanOutYourComputerDay to post on social media.

NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR COMPUTER DAY HISTORY

In 2000, the Institute for Business Technology first promoted National Clean Out Your Computer Day.

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DATES
10 February 2020
8 February 2021
7 February 2022
13 February 2023
12 February 2024
10 February 2025
9 February 2026
8 February 2027
14 February 2028
12 February 2029
11 February 2030

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