Preventive maintenance is implemented via a plan. While there are several considerations for preventive maintenance needs, preventive maintenance plans are developed based on at least two factors:

To create a preventive maintenance plan, document the routine maintenance tasks that must be performed on the computer components and the frequency of each task. You can then use this list of tasks to create a maintenance program.

Be proactive in computer maintenance and data protection. By performing regular maintenance routines, you can reduce potential hardware and software problems. Regular maintenance routines reduce computer downtime and repair costs. Preventive maintenance also offers these benefits: