Because several readers write about their computer reacting slowly, I’m posting a summary listing of general steps you can take to resolve the Norton Registry Repairproblem, and briefly discussing the three most frequent causes : malware, uncontrolled applications, and insufficient care.
Perhaps the most important contributor to a poorly performing computer is malware. Often this is associated with 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 areas in a timely manner.
Step 1. Revise the definitions of your anti-virus and run a complete scan of your hard drive in Safe Mode. Resolve any unfixable problems. Note that some infections need extra steps before they could be removed; typically a web search will locate specific directions or a particular removal tool. Use the BC forums to obtain assistance, if you cannot find a answer.
Step 2. If the sluggishness is unanticipated, and you have recently downloaded an application, the issue may reside there. Check this by entirely removing it. A smart user will typically perform a web search about the application before getting because in most cases, any potential trouble with malware or inferior performance will have appeared.
Step 3. Adware and Spyware can drastically effect your computer’s performance, and these are throughout the World wide web. A very recent study showed that one out-of every 20 executable files on Websites is spyware, and 1 in 25 domains include at least one bit of spyware waiting for victims.
Experienced users will routinely run 2 or 3 of these applications, because each business has its own requirements for what constitutes spyware and will just search against their own established. (A list of very great, free anti spyware programs is supplied by BC). Again, solve any open issues before proceeding to the next phase.
Step 4. Evaluation applications that self-launch on startup. You pc may be a battleground for your interest. Many programs, for instance, install a rapid-launch feature that enables them to be opened promptly; other programs may include an automatic update feature that requires them to be operating in the background. Each of these slows down your introduction Windows and each needs a little bit of sources while your computer is running.
If, for instance, you have Spybot Search and Destroy, you can use its startup tool that lists startups and enables you to turn off any you don’t need. Remember that BC maintains a really comprehensive Startup Database that contains information about whether the questioned item is required, elective, or unnecessary, if you’re unsure about what can be safely deleted.
At the same time, remember that those symbols in your Background also take a modest amount of boot time to put themselves.
Lack of Upkeep
Step 5. Delete unused programs and transfer old files into a CD. Unplayed games, tons of family images, zipped files which you have already opened, applications you have not used in two years, software for the old printer you threw away last year—these are a few types of files you can delete.
(Note for advanced level users: some specialists would contain the additional care stage of cleaning up the Windows registry, and you’ll find plenty of applications to help do this. For the most part, registry care will not make a vital difference, and unless you are very comfortable with Windows, and carefully make copies of-the registry, you may do severe harm by creating registry changes, so this step is not included
Step 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it mend Norton Registry Repair.
Step 7. Defragment your computer.
Hopefully, since you have have ended, you’ll find a noticeable improvement in pc performance.