Maybe the greatest factor to a poorly performing computer is malware.
Action 1. Update the definitions of your antivirus and operate a complete scan of your hard disk in Safe Mode. Resolve any unfixable problems. Note that some viruses need additional steps before they could be removed; typically a websearch will locate specific instructions or a special removal tool. Use the BC forums to request help, if you cannot find a solution.
2. You’ve recently saved an application, and if the sluggishness is abrupt, the issue may live there. Test this by totally eliminating it. A wise user will generally perform a internet search about the program before installing because in most cases, any possible difficulty with malware or poor performance will have appeared.
Stage three. Adware and Spyware can radically effect your computer’s operation, and these are throughout the Net.
Revise the explanations of your anti spyware applications and scan your hard drives in Safe Mode. Seasoned customers will routinely run two or three of the applications, because each business has its own standards for what constitutes spyware and will simply search against their own established. (A set of quite great, free antispyware programs is supplied by BC). Again, resolve any open issues before continuing to the next step.
For additional reading about Malware and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the applications have quite great Help files that clarify how they operate too as the distinctive characteristics of each.
Stage 4. Evaluation programs that self-launch on startup. You pc may become a arena for your interest. Many programs, for example, install a quick-launch feature that permits them to be opened rapidly; other programs will include an automatic update feature that requires them to be operating in the background. Each of these decreases your launch Windows and each needs a small bit of resources while your computer is running.
If you are unsure about what may be safely deleted, remember that Bc maintains a quite comprehensive Startup Database that contains information about whether the item is needed, elective, or not needed.
At-the same time, remember that all those icons on your own Desktop also take a small number of boot time to place themselves.
Absence of Maintenance
Stage 5. Clean-up your hard drive (preparation for Step 7). Delete unused programs and exchange old files to a CD. Unplayed games, tons of family pictures, zipped files that you have previously opened, applications you haven’t used 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 Cleanup to delete temporary internet files, temporary PC health files, etc.
(Note for advanced level users: some professionals would include the additional upkeep step of cleaning the Windows registry, and there are several apps to assist do that. For the most part, registry maintenance will not 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 creating registry modifications, so this step isn’t included
Step 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it mend Error 350.
Action 7. Defragment your personal computer.
Hopefully, now that you have have concluded, you will find a noticeable enhancement in computer operation.