Because many readers reveal their computer responding slowly, I am publishing a summary checklist of general steps you can take to resolve the Access Regeditissue, and briefly discussing the three most common causes : malware, uncontrolled applications, and lack of care.
Maybe the most important factor to a poorly performing computer is malware.
Step 1. Revise the definitions of your antivirus and run a complete scan of your drive in Safe Mode. Resolve any unfixable problems. Note that some viruses require additional steps before they may be removed; normally a internet search will locate specific directions or a particular removal tool. Use the BC forums to obtain assistance, if you fail to find a answer.
Step Two. If the sluggishness is unanticipated, and you have recently saved an application, the problem might dwell there. Check this by entirely eliminating it. A user will typically perform a websearch about the application before getting because in most instances, any potential problem with malware or inferior performance will have appeared.
Step three. Adware and Spyware can radically impact your computer’s functionality, and these are all over the Web.
Seasoned users will consistently run two or three of the programs, because each business has its own standards for what constitutes spyware and will simply search against their own set. (A listing of very great, free antispyware programs is given by BC). Again, solve any open issues before continuing to the next step.
For additional reading about Malware and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the programs have quite great Help files that explain how they function too as the special characteristics of each.
Stage 4. Evaluation applications that self-start on startup. You computer may be a battleground for your interest. Many programs, for instance, install a rapid-launch feature that enables them to be exposed quickly; other programs may include an automatic update feature that requires them to be operating in the background. Your launching Windows are slowed down by each of these and each requires a small bit of resources while your computer is running.
You may use its startup tool that lists startups and enables you to turn off any you don’t need, if, like, you have Spybot Search and Destroy. Remember that BC maintains a quite comprehensive Startup Database that includes info about whether the item is needed, optional, or not needed, if you are unsure about what could be safely removed.
At the same time, remember that those symbols in your Background also take a small number of boot time to put themselves.
Lack of Maintenance
Stage 5. Delete unused applications and move old files to your CD. Unplayed games, lots of family images, zipped files that you have already opened, applications you haven’t found in two years, software for the old printer you threw away last year—these are a few examples of files you can delete. Then use Window’s Disk Clean-up to delete temporary internet files, temporary PC health files, etc.
(Note for advanced level users: some professionals would include the additional maintenance stage of cleaning the Windows registry, and there are several apps to help do that. For the most part, registry maintenance won’t make a critical difference, and unless you are very comfy with Windows, and cautiously make copies of the registry, you may do severe damage by creating registry changes, so this step is not included
Action 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it mend Access Regedit.
Stage 7. Defragment your computer. Windows tends to set new files in any available open space; defragging will place affiliated segments of files closer together therefore your read arm has less travelling around the hard drive to do, saving wear and tear while racing up programs.
Hopefully, now that you have have concluded, you’ll see a marked improvement in computer functionality.