Maybe the greatest factor to a badly performing computer is malware.
Action 1. Revise the definitions of your anti-virus and run a full scan of your hard disk in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable issues. Notice that some viruses need additional steps before they can be removed; ordinarily a web search will locate specific instructions or a special removal tool. If you can’t find a solution, use the BC forums to request help.
Step 2. You’ve recently downloaded an application, and if the slowness is surprising, the problem might rest there. Test this by entirely removing it. A user will generally perform a web search about the program before installing because in most cases, any potential issue with malware or poor performance will have appeared.
Stage three. Adware and Spyware can radically effect your personal computer’s operation, and these are throughout the World wide web. A very recent study indicated that one out of every 20 executable files on Websites is spyware, and 1 in 25 domains comprise at least one bit of spyware waiting for sufferers.
Update the definitions of your anti spyware applications and check your hard drives in Safe Mode. Experienced users will regularly operate two or three of these applications, because each business has its own requirements for what constitutes spyware and will only search against their own established. (A record of quite good, free anti-spyware applications is given by BC). Again, solve any open issues before continuing to the next step.
For further reading about Malware and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the programs have very good Help files that explain how they operate too as the distinctive features of each.
Step 4. Evaluation apps that self-start on startup. You computer may be a battleground for your attention. Many programs, for instance, install a rapid-start feature that permits them to be opened instantly; other programs will comprise an automated update feature that demands them to be working in the background. Your launching Windows are slowed down by each of these and each requires a little bit of assets while your computer is running.
Remember that BC maintains a really complete Startup Database that contains information about whether the item is required, discretionary, or not needed, if you’re unsure about what could be safely deleted.
At-the same time, remember that all those symbols in your Desktop also take a small amount of boot time to set themselves.
Absence of Care
Stage 5. Clean-up your hard drive (preparation for Stage 7). Delete unused programs and move old files to a CD. Unplayed games, lots of family pictures, zipped files that you have opened, applications you haven’t used in two years, software for that old printer you put away last year—these are some examples of files you can delete. Then use Window’s Disk Cleanup to delete temporary internet files, temporary PC health files, etc.
(Note for advanced level users: some professionals would include the added care stage of cleaning up the Windows registry, and you will find plenty of apps to assist try this. For the most part, registry care won’t make a vital difference, and unless you’re really comfortable with Windows, and carefully make backups of-the registry, you can do significant harm by making registry changes, so this step isn’t included
Action 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it fix Winxp 324 Error.
Stage 7. Defragment your personal computer. Windows tends to set new files in any available open space; defragging will set related sections of files closer together so your read arm has less going around the hard drive to do, saving wear-and tear while speeding up applications.
Hopefully, now that you have have concluded, you’ll see a marked enhancement in computer operation.