I am submitting a summary checklist of basic things you can do to resolve this issue, and briefly discussing the three most common causes : malware, uncontrolled applications, and lack of care, because many readers write about their computer responding slowly.
Maybe the greatest factor to a badly performing computer is malware. Usually this is associated with downloading an application that contains spyware, by not having browser security settings large enough, by carelessly downloading P2P files, or by declining to install security patches regularly.
Stage 1. Update the definitions of your anti virus and run a full scan of your hard drive in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable issues. Notice that some infections require additional steps until they can be removed; usually a websearch will find specific instructions or a special removal tool. If you can’t find a answer, use the BC forums to request support.
2. You have recently downloaded an application, and if the sluggishness is unanticipated, the issue might rest there. Check this by completely removing it. A user will typically perform a internet search about the application before downloading it because in most instances, any potential issue with malware or poor performance will have surfaced.
Action 3. Adware and Spyware can dramatically impact your personal computer’s operation, and these are throughout the Internet.
Experienced users will regularly operate 2 or 3 of the applications, because each business has its own criteria for what constitutes spyware and will only search against their own established. (A set of very great, free anti-spyware applications is given 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 quick-launch feature that allows them to be opened rapidly; other programs may contain an automated update feature that requires them to be working in the background. Each of these slows down your debut Windows and each needs a little bit of sources while your computer is running.
The simplest method to examine and than to handle start ups is to work with one of the numerous small utilities available (see the Bc list of free programs). You can use its startup tool that lists startups and enables you to show off any you usually do not need, if, like, you have Spybot Search and Destroy. Remember that BC maintains a quite comprehensive Startup Database that contains information about whether the questioned item is needed, elective, or unnecessary, in case you are uncertain about what may be safely removed.
At-the same time, remember that those icons in your Desktop also take a small amount of trunk time to set themselves.
Lack of Maintenance
Step 5. Cleanup your hard drive (preparation for Stage 7). Delete unused applications and exchange old files to your CD. Unplayed games, tons of family pictures, zipped files which you have previously opened, applications you haven’t found in two years, software for that old printer you put away last year—these are a few examples of files you can delete.
(Note for advanced users: some specialists would include the additional maintenance stage of cleaning the Windows registry, and you will find plenty of apps to help do that. For the most part, so this step is not included, you can do significant harm by making registry modifications, registry care will not make a critical difference, and unless you’re really comfortable with Windows, and carefully make backups of-the registry
Stage 6. Have it repair 12019 Outlook Error.
Stage 7. Defragment your personal computer. Windows will put new documents in any available open space; defragging will set associated sections of files closer together therefore your read arm has less travelling around the hard drive to do, saving wear and tear while boosting up applications.
Hopefully, since you have have ended, you will see a noticeable enhancement in computer functionality.