Maybe the greatest factor to a badly performing computer is malware. Generally this is related to downloading an application that includes spyware, by not having browser security settings large enough, by carelessly downloading P2P files, or by declining to install security patches in a timely manner.
Stage 1. Update the definitions of your anti virus and operate a complete scan of your hard disk in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable problems. Notice that some viruses require additional measures before they may be removed; usually a web search will locate specific instructions or a particular removal tool. If you can’t find a answer, use the Bc forums to request assistance.
2. You have recently downloaded an application, and if the slowness is abrupt, the issue may rest there. Test this by completely removing it. A user will normally perform a internet search about the program before getting because in most cases, any possible trouble with malware or inferior performance will have appeared.
Step three. Adware and Spyware can radically impact your personal computer’s performance, and these are around the Net.
Update the definitions of your antispyware applications and check your hard drives in Safe Mode. Seasoned users will routinely run 2 or 3 of the programs, because each business has its own criteria 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, solve any open issues before proceeding to the next phase.
For further reading about Malicious software and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the applications have quite good Help documents that describe how they function too as the special attributes of each.
Step 4. Review applications that self-launch on startup. You computer may become a arena for your interest. Many programs, for instance, install a quick-start feature that allows them to be exposed immediately; other programs will comprise an automated update feature that requires them to be working in the background. Each of these decreases your introduction Windows and each needs a small bit of sources while your personal computer is running.
The easiest method to examine and than to manage start ups is to-use one of the many little utilities available (see the Bc list of free applications). You may use its startup tool that lists startups and enables you to turn off any you usually do not want, if, for instance, you have Spybot Search and Destroy. If you’re uncertain about what could be safely removed, remember that BC maintains a very comprehensive Startup Database that contains information about whether the item is needed, optional, or unnecessary.
At-the same time, remember that all those symbols in your Desktop also take a small amount of trunk time to set themselves.
Lack of Maintenance
Stage 5. Clean-up your hard drive (preparation for Action 7). Delete unused applications and exchange old files to your CD. Unplayed games, tons of family images, zipped files that you have opened, applications you haven’t used in two years, software for the old printer you threw away last year—these are some types of files you can delete.
(Note for sophisticated users: some professionals would contain the additional care stage of cleaning the Windows registry, and you’ll find plenty of apps to help do this. For the most part, so this measure isn’t contained, you can do severe damage by making registry modifications, registry care won’t make a vital difference, and unless you’re quite comfortable with Windows, and carefully make copies of-the registry
Step 6. Have it fix Live Update Error 5.
Action 7. Defragment your pc.
Hopefully, since you have have finished, you’ll see a marked improvement in computer performance.