I am publishing a summary listing of general things you can do to solve this problem, and briefly discussing the three most frequent causes : malware, uncontrolled applications, and lack of care, because many readers come up with their computer responding slowly.
Perhaps the greatest factor to a badly performing computer is malware.
Step 1. Update the definitions of your antivirus and run a full scan of your hard disk in Safe Mode. Resolve any unfixable problems. Note that some viruses require additional steps before they could be removed; usually a websearch will locate specific instructions or a particular removal tool. Use the Bc forums to request support, if you can’t find a answer.
2. You’ve recently downloaded an application, and if the sluggishness is sudden, the problem might live there. Check this by totally eliminating it. A user will normally perform a internet search about the program before downloading it because in most cases, any potential difficulty with malware or poor performance will have surfaced.
Step 3. Adware and Spyware can drastically effect your computer’s functionality, and these are all over the Internet. A very recent research showed that one out of every 20 executable files on Websites is spyware, and 1 in 25 domains contain at least one bit of spyware waiting for victims.
Revise the explanations of your anti spyware programs and scan your hard drives in Safe Mode. Seasoned users will frequently run 2 or 3 of the programs, because each company has its own requirements for what constitutes spyware and will just search against their own set. (A listing of quite great, free anti spyware applications is supplied by BC). Again, solve any open issues before proceeding to the next phase.
Stage 4. Review programs that self-launching on startup. You pc may become a battleground for your attention. Many programs, for instance, install a fast-launch feature that allows them to be opened fast; other programs may include an automatic update feature that demands them to be operating in the background. Your launching Windows are slowed down by each of these and each requires a small bit of sources while your computer is running.
The simplest approach to review and than to manage start-ups is to-use one of many small utilities available (see the BC list of free apps). If you are unsure about what can be safely deleted, remember that Bc maintains a quite complete Startup Database that includes info about whether the item is required, discretionary, or unnecessary.
At-the same time, remember that all those symbols on your Background also take a small number of boot time to set themselves.
Lack of Upkeep
Step 5. Delete unused programs and move old files to a CD. Unplayed games, lots of family images, zipped files which you have previously opened, applications you haven’t used in two years, software for the old printer you put away last year—these are some examples of files you can delete.
(Note for advanced users: some experts would comprise the added maintenance step of cleaning the Windows registry, and you will find several apps to assist do that. For the most part, registry care won’t make a critical difference, and unless you’re really comfortable with Windows, and carefully make copies of the registry, you may do significant harm by creating registry changes, so this measure isn’t contained
Action 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it repair 0x800ccc0d Outlook Error.
Action 7. Defragment your computer.
Hopefully, since you have have concluded, you’ll find a marked improvement in pc functionality.