So youâ€™ve got a new computer. Awesome! That humble metal box is the key to a wide world of potential. It can help you with everything from juggling your finances to keeping in touch with your familyÂ to blowing off some steam on, uh, Steam.
But a new PC isnâ€™t like a new car; you canâ€™t just turn a key and put the pedal to the metal. Okay, maybe you canâ€”but you shouldnâ€™t. Performing just a few simple activities when you first fire it up can help it be safer, faster, and better poised for the future. Hereâ€™s how to set up a new laptop or desktop computer the right way, step by step.