Maybe the greatest factor to a badly performing computer is malware. Usually this is associated with downloading a software that contains spyware, by not having browser security settings large enough, by carelessly downloading P2P files, or by declining to install security areas regularly.
Step 1. Update the explanations of your anti virus and operate a full scan of your hard disk drive in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable issues. Note that some infections require extra steps until they may be removed; usually a web search will find specific instructions or a particular removal tool. Use the Bc forums to request support, if you fail to find a answer.
Step Two. You’ve recently downloaded an application, and if the slowness is unexpected, the issue might live there. Check this by fully removing it. A wise user will usually perform a web search about the program before downloading it because in most cases, any potential trouble with malware or inferior performance will have surfaced.
Step three. Adware and Spyware can dramatically effect your computer’s performance, and these are all over the Web. A very recent study indicated that one out-of every 20 executable files on Web sites is spyware, and 1 in 25 domains include at least one bit of spyware waiting for victims.
Update the definitions of your antispyware applications and scan your hard drives in Safe Mode. Seasoned users will regularly run 2 or 3 of these programs, because each business has its own criteria for what constitutes spyware and will simply search against their own established. (A list of very good, free anti-spyware programs is supplied by BC). Again, resolve any open issues before proceeding to the next phase.
For additional reading about Malicious software and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the programs have quite good Help documents that describe how they operate as well as the special features of each.
Step 4. Evaluation programs that self-launching on startup. You computer may become a battleground for your interest. Many programs, for instance, install a fast-start feature that permits them to be opened immediately; other programs will include an automatic update feature that requires them to be running 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.
If, like, you have Spybot Search and Destroy, you may use its startup tool that lists startups and enables you to show off any you do not need. If you are uncertain about what may be safely deleted, remember that BC maintains a really comprehensive Startup Database that contains info about whether the item is needed, discretionary, or not needed.
At-the same time, remember that all those symbols on your own Background also take a small number of trunk time to place themselves.
Lack of Care
Step 5. Delete unused applications and move old files into a CD. Unplayed games, tons of family pictures, 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 some examples of files you can delete.
(Note for sophisticated users: some professionals would include the added care step of cleaning up the Windows registry, and there are several programs to assist try this. For the most part, registry care won’t make a significant difference, and unless you are very comfortable with Windows, and cautiously make copies of the registry, you may do severe harm by creating registry modifications, so this step isn’t included
Stage 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it fix 0xc0000009a.
Step 7. Defragment your computer. Windows tends to put new files in any available open space; defragging will place associated sections of files closer together therefore your read arm has less going around the hard drive to do, saving wear-and tear while racing up applications.
Hopefully, now that you have have ended, you will see a marked enhancement in computer performance.