Possibly the greatest contributor to a badly performing computer is malware.
Stage 1. Update the explanations of your anti-virus and run a full scan of your hard drive in Safe Mode. Resolve any unfixable issues. Note that some viruses require extra steps until they could be removed; ordinarily a websearch will find specific instructions or a particular removal tool. Use the Bc forums to request help, if you fail to find a answer.
2. You have recently downloaded an application, and if the sluggishness is sudden, the problem may rest there. Check this by fully removing it. A user will normally perform a websearch about the program before installing because in most instances, any potential difficulty with malware or poor performance will have surfaced.
Action three. Adware and Spyware can drastically effect your computer’s performance, and these are all over the Web.
Update the definitions of your antispyware programs and scan your hard drives in Safe Mode. Experienced users will consistently run 2 or 3 of the applications, because each business has its own criteria for what constitutes spyware and will simply search against their own established. (A list of really good, free anti spyware programs is provided by BC). Again, resolve any open issues before continuing to the next step.
For further reading about Malicious software and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the applications have very good Help files that describe how they function as well as the special features of each.
Stage 4. Review programs that self-launching on startup. You pc can become a battleground for your attention. Many programs, for instance, install a rapid-launch feature which permits them to be exposed quickly; other programs will contain an automated update feature that demands them to be running in the background. Each of these decreases your launching Windows and each needs a small bit of assets while your computer is running.
Remember that Bc maintains a really complete Startup Database that contains info about whether the inquired item is needed, elective, or unnecessary, if you’re unsure about what can be safely deleted.
At the same time, remember that all those icons in your Background also take a small amount of trunk time to set themselves.
Absence of Care
Stage 5. Clean up your hard drive (preparation for Action 7). Delete unused applications and move old files to your CD. Unplayed games, tons of family images, zipped files which you have previously opened, applications you haven’t used 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 specialists would include the additional upkeep step of cleaning up the Windows registry, and you’ll find plenty of apps to help do this. For the most part, registry care won’t make a major difference, and unless you’re quite comfortable with Windows, and carefully make copies of-the registry, you can do serious damage by making registry changes, so this step isn’t contained
Stage 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it mend Repaie File Allocation Table.
Stage 7. Defragment your computer.
Hopefully, now that you have have finished, you’ll find a marked enhancement in pc performance.