1. Cleaning of the head: use head cleaning diskettes for purposes. 2. Disk drive heads can also be manually cleaned using alcohol and foam swab rapped in a lint free material with immense care. 3. Carry out disk speed test and adjustments by test programs. 4. Disk drive alignment and tracking adjustment should be checked every year. 5. Use a canned gas duster to dust off the interior of the drive. 6. Use the silicon lubricant ion whatever items that need lubrication.