Maybe the most important contributor to a poorly performing computer is malware.
Step 1. Update the definitions of your antivirus and operate a complete scan of your drive in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable issues. Note that some infections need extra measures until they can be removed; generally a web search will find specific instructions or a special removal tool. Use the BC forums to request support, if you fail to find a solution.
2. If the sluggishness is sudden, and you have recently saved an application, the problem might live there. Check this by totally eliminating it. A sensible user will generally perform a web search about the program before downloading it because in most instances, any potential trouble with malware or inferior performance will have surfaced.
Stage 3. Adware and Spyware can radically impact your personal computer’s performance, and these are throughout the Internet.
Update the definitions of your anti spyware programs and scan your hard drives in Safe Mode. Experienced customers will routinely run 2 or 3 of the applications, because each business has its own standards for what constitutes spyware and will simply search against their own established. (A list of quite good, free antispyware programs is provided by BC). Again, solve any open issues before proceeding to the next phase.
For additional reading about Malware and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the programs have really great Help files that describe how they operate as well as the special features of each.
Step 4. Review programs that self-launching on startup. You pc may be a battleground for your consideration. Many programs, for example, install a fast-start feature which permits them to be opened swiftly; other programs may include an automatic update feature that requires them to be operating in the background. Each of these slows down your debut Windows and each requires a little bit of resources while your personal computer is running.
You can use its startup tool that lists startups and lets you to show off any you do not want, if, like, you have Spybot Search and Destroy. If you are unsure about what could be safely deleted, remember that BC maintains a quite comprehensive Startup Database that includes info about whether the item is required, optional, or unnecessary.
At the same time, remember that those icons on your own Desktop also take a modest amount of boot time to put themselves.
Lack of Care
Step 5. Delete unused programs and transfer old files to a CD. Unplayed games, lots of family pictures, zipped files that you have already opened, applications you have not found in two years, software for that old printer you threw away last year—these are a few types of files you can delete. Then use Window’s Disk Clean-up to remove temporary internet files, temporary PC health files, etc.
(Note for higher level users: some professionals would contain the added upkeep stage of cleaning up the Windows registry, and there are several programs to assist do that. For the most part, so this step is not contained, you may do serious harm by making registry changes, registry maintenance will not make a significant difference, and unless you’re quite comfy with Windows, and cautiously make copies of-the registry
Step 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it fix Fraps Error Message.
Action 7. Defragment your computer.
Hopefully, now that you have have ended, you’ll see a marked enhancement in computer functionality.