Perhaps the most important factor to a badly performing computer is malware. Generally this is related to downloading an application that contains spyware, by not having browser security settings large enough, by carelessly downloading P2P files, or by failing to install security sections regularly.
Stage 1. Update the definitions of your anti virus and operate a complete scan of your hard disk drive in Safe Mode. Resolve any unfixable problems. Note that some infections require additional steps until they can be removed; typically a internet search will find specific directions or a special removal tool. If you fail to find a solution, use the Bc forums to request support.
Step 2. If the slowness is unexpected, and you’ve recently downloaded an application, the issue might live there. Check this by totally removing it. A user will typically perform a web search about the application before getting because in most instances, any potential issue with malware or poor performance will have appeared.
Stage 3. Adware and Spyware can drastically effect your computer’s operation, and these are all over the Internet.
Update the definitions of your antispyware programs and scan your hard drives in Safe Mode. Seasoned customers will consistently operate two or three of the applications, because each company has its own requirements for what constitutes spyware and will just search against their own established. (A listing of very great, free anti spyware applications is provided by BC). Again, solve any open issues before continuing to the next step.
Step 4. Review programs that self-launch on startup. You pc may be a arena for your consideration. Many programs, for instance, install a fast-start feature that enables them to be exposed rapidly; other programs may include an automated update feature that demands them to be operating in the background. Each of these decreases your introduction Windows and each requires a little bit of resources while your personal computer is running.
If, like, you have Spybot Search and Destroy, you can use its startup tool that lists startups and lets you to turn off any you don’t want. Remember that Bc maintains a quite complete Startup Database that includes information about whether the item is needed, optional, or unnecessary, in case you are uncertain about what may be safely deleted.
At the same time, remember that all those symbols in your Desktop also take a small amount of trunk time to put themselves.
Lack of Maintenance
Step 5. Cleanup your hard drive (preparation for Action 7). Delete unused programs and transfer old files to a CD. Unplayed games, lots of family pictures, zipped files which you have previously opened, applications you haven’t found in two years, software for that old printer you threw away last year—these are some examples of files you can delete. Then use Window’s Disk Clean-up to delete temporary internet files, temporary PC health files, etc.
(Note for higher level users: some professionals would include the additional upkeep step of cleaning up the Windows registry, and there are several applications to assist do this. For the most part, registry care will not make a critical difference, and unless you are really comfy with Windows, and cautiously make backups of-the registry, you may do severe damage by creating registry modifications, so this step is not contained
Action 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it mend 0x000000fc Xp.
Action 7. Defragment your personal computer.
Hopefully, now that you have have ended, you will see a marked enhancement in computer performance.