Maybe the greatest factor to a badly performing computer is malware.
Step 1. Revise the definitions of your antivirus and run a full scan of your hard disk drive in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable problems. Notice that some viruses need extra measures until they may be removed; usually a internet search will locate specific instructions or a particular removal tool. If you cannot find a solution, use the Bc forums to request assistance.
2. You have recently saved an application, and if the sluggishness is surprising, the problem may reside there. Test this by fully eliminating it. A user will normally perform a internet search about the program before getting because in most cases, any potential trouble with malware or inferior performance will have appeared.
Stage three. Adware and Spyware can radically effect your personal computer’s operation, and these are all over the Internet.
Update the definitions of your anti-spyware programs and check your hard drives in Safe Mode. Experienced users will often operate two or three of these applications, because each business has its own standards for what constitutes spyware and will simply search against their own established. (A list of quite great, free antispyware programs is given by BC). Again, solve any open issues before proceeding to the next step.
For further reading about Malicious software and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the applications have very great Help documents that describe how they function as well as the distinctive attributes of each.
Stage 4. Review applications that self-launch on startup. You pc may be a arena for your attention. Many programs, for instance, install a rapid-start feature that permits them to be exposed fast; other programs may contain an automated update feature that demands them to be running in the background. Your launching Windows are slowed down by each of these and each needs a little bit of assets while your computer is running.
Remember that Bc maintains a quite comprehensive Startup Database that includes information about whether the questioned item is needed, discretionary, or unnecessary, in case you are unsure about what may be safely deleted.
At the same time, remember that all those icons on your Background also take a modest amount of boot time to place themselves.
Lack of Maintenance
Step 5. Delete unused programs and exchange old files to a CD. Unplayed games, lots of family images, zipped files that you have already opened, applications you haven’t used in two years, software for the old printer you threw away last year—these are some examples of files you can delete.
(Note for higher level users: some specialists would contain the added upkeep stage of cleaning the Windows registry, and you will find several applications to assist do that. For the most part, registry maintenance won’t make a critical difference, and unless you are really comfortable with Windows, and carefully make copies of the registry, you can do severe harm by making registry modifications, so this measure isn’t contained
Stage 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it fix Blue Screen Error Xp.
Step 7. Defragment your pc.
Hopefully, now that you have have concluded, you’ll find a marked improvement in computer operation.