Because several readers reveal their computer responding slowly, I am publishing a summary listing of general things you can do to solve the 0x20dbissue, and briefly discussing the three most common causes : malware, uncontrolled applications, and lack of care.
Perhaps the most important contributor to a badly performing computer is malware. Usually this is associated with downloading a software that contains spyware, by not having browser security options large enough, by carelessly downloading P2P files, or by declining to install security sections regularly.
Step 1. Update the definitions of your anti-virus and run a full scan of your hard drive in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable issues. Notice that some viruses need extra measures before they could be removed; typically a websearch will find specific instructions or a special removal tool. If you fail to find a answer, use the Bc forums to request support.
Step Two. You’ve recently downloaded an application, and if the sluggishness is unanticipated, the problem might rest there. Check this by fully eliminating it. A user will usually perform a web search about the application before downloading it because in most instances, any possible trouble with malware or inferior performance will have appeared.
Action 3. Adware and Spyware can drastically impact your personal computer’s operation, and these are throughout the Net.
Revise the explanations of your anti spyware applications and check your hard drives in Safe Mode. Seasoned users will consistently operate two or three of the applications, because each business has its own standards for what constitutes spyware and will simply search against their own established. (A record of very good, free antispyware programs is supplied by BC). Again, resolve 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 programs have very good Help files that explain how they work also as the unique attributes of each.
Stage 4. Evaluation applications that self-launching on startup. You computer may be a battleground for your consideration. Many programs, for example, install a rapid-launch feature that enables them to be opened fast; other programs will contain an automated update feature that requires them to be operating in the background. Each of these slows down your introduction Windows and each requires a little bit of assets while your computer is running.
If, for instance, you have Spybot Search and Destroy, you may use its startup tool that lists startups and lets you to turn off any you don’t want. If you are unsure about what could be safely removed, remember that Bc maintains a really comprehensive Startup Database that includes info about whether the item is required, optional, or unnecessary.
At-the same time, remember that those symbols on your Background also take a small amount of trunk time to place themselves.
Lack of Care
Stage 5. Cleanup your hard drive (preparation for Stage 7). Delete unused programs and transfer old files into a CD. Unplayed games, lots of family pictures, zipped files that you have previously opened, applications you haven’t used in two years, software for the old printer you put away last year—these are some types of files you can delete.
(Note for advanced level users: some professionals would include the additional upkeep stage of cleaning up the Windows registry, and you will find several applications to assist do that. For the most part, registry care will not make a major difference, and unless you’re very comfortable with Windows, and carefully make copies of the registry, you may do serious damage by making registry changes, so this measure isn’t included
Action 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it fix 0x20db.
Action 7. Defragment your personal computer. Windows tends to set new documents in any available open space; defragging will set affiliated sections of files closer together therefore your read arm has less going around the hdd to do, saving wear-and tear while racing up applications.
Hopefully, now that you have have concluded, you’ll find a noticeable enhancement in pc operation.