Degunking Microsoft Office covers the basics to help you quickly get your PCs back to top performance. The unique thing about Degunking Microsoft Office is that it's organized according to the special "cleaning" process that will improve the performance of your computer. Shortcut and time calculation charts are provided at the beginning of the book to help you determine how much time is required to perform different degunking tasks. The book provides proven degunking maintenance tasks that you should perform on a regular basis to keep your machine running at optimum levels. Topics covered include the basics of degunking ("Why is my computer all gunked up in the first place?"), cleaning files, hard drives, and making space, uninstalling programs you don't need, fixing your desktop and start menus, degunking email and dealing with spam, improving and cleaning the registry, hardware stuff to help with degunking, improving security, backing up precious files, doing a clean install when you really have to, and much more.