Because several readers reveal their computer responding slowly, I am posting a summary record of general steps you can take to solve the Pdf Error 114problem, and briefly discussing the three most common causes : malware, uncontrolled applications, and insufficient maintenance.
Maybe the greatest contributor to a badly performing computer is malware.
Action 1. Revise the definitions of your antivirus and run a full scan of your hard drive in Safe Mode. Resolve any unfixable problems. Note that some infections need additional steps before they can be removed; generally a web search will find specific instructions or a special removal tool. If you fail to find a solution, use the BC forums to request help.
2. You have recently downloaded an application, and if the sluggishness is unexpected, the issue may live there. Check this by totally eliminating it. A sensible user will generally perform a web search about the program before installing because in most cases, any potential difficulty with malware or inferior performance will have appeared.
Step 3. Adware and Spyware can radically impact your computer’s operation, and these are around the Internet.
Update the explanations of your anti spyware programs and check your hard drives in Safe Mode. Seasoned customers will consistently run several of these programs, because each company has its own requirements for what constitutes spyware and will just search against their own established. (A listing of really good, free antispyware programs is provided by BC). Again, solve any open issues before continuing to the next step.
For additional reading about Malicious software and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the applications have really great Help documents that describe how they operate too as the unique characteristics of each.
Stage 4. Review applications that self-start on startup. You computer may be a arena for your interest. Many programs, for example, install a quick-launch feature that permits them to be exposed instantly; other programs will include an automated update feature that requires them to be working in the background. Your launching Windows are slowed down by each of these and each needs a small bit of assets while your computer is running.
If, for example, you have Spybot Search and Destroy, you can use its startup tool that lists startups and lets you to turn off any you do not want. In case you are unsure about what could be safely deleted, remember that Bc maintains a quite comprehensive Startup Database that contains information about whether the item is required, optional, or unnecessary.
At the same time, remember that those symbols on your Background also take a modest amount of boot time to put themselves.
Lack of Maintenance
Step 5. Delete unused applications and transfer old files to a CD. Unplayed games, lots of family images, zipped files that you have previously opened, applications you haven’t found in two years, software for that old printer you threw away last year—these are a few examples of files you can delete.
(Note for advanced level users: some professionals would comprise the added care stage of cleaning up the Windows registry, and you will find plenty of programs to assist do that. For the most part, so this step isn’t included, you may do severe harm by making registry changes, registry care will not make a critical difference, and unless you are quite comfortable with Windows, and carefully make backups of the registry
Action 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it mend Pdf Error 114.
Step 7. Defragment your personal computer.
Hopefully, since you have have finished, you’ll see a marked improvement in computer functionality.