I am posting a summary record of general steps you can take to resolve this issue, and briefly discussing the three most common causes : malware, uncontrolled applications, and insufficient maintenance, because many readers write about their computer responding slowly.
Perhaps the most important factor to a poorly performing computer is malware.
Step 1. Revise the explanations of your antivirus and run a complete scan of your hard disk drive in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable problems. Note that some infections need additional measures before they can be removed; normally a internet search will locate specific instructions or a special removal tool. If you cannot find a answer, use the BC forums to obtain help.
2. You’ve recently saved an application, and if the slowness is surprising, the issue may live there. Test this by totally eliminating it. A user will typically perform a websearch about the program before getting because in most cases, any possible trouble with malware or inferior performance will have appeared.
Action 3. Adware and Spyware can radically effect your computer’s functionality, and these are around the Net.
Revise the explanations of your anti spyware applications and check your hard drives in Safe Mode. Seasoned users will routinely run several of the programs, because each business has its own criteria for what constitutes spyware and will only search against their own established. (A record of really good, free anti-spyware programs is provided by BC). Again, resolve any open issues before continuing to the next step.
Stage 4. Evaluation apps that self-launching on startup. You pc can be a arena for your attention. Many programs, for example, install a fast-start feature that allows them to be opened rapidly; other programs will comprise an automatic update feature that demands them to be operating in the background. Your launching Windows are slowed down by each of these and each needs a small bit of assets while your personal computer is running.
The easiest method to examine and than to handle start-ups is to utilize one of many small utilities available (see the Bc list of free apps). You may use its startup tool that lists startups and lets you to turn off any you usually do not need, if, for instance, you have Spybot Search and Destroy. If you’re uncertain about what may be safely removed, remember that BC maintains a very complete Startup Database that includes information about whether the item is needed, elective, or not needed.
At-the same time, remember that all those icons on your Desktop also take a small number of trunk time to place themselves.
Absence of Maintenance
Step 5. Clean up your hard drive (preparation for Step 7). Delete unused programs and transfer old files to your CD. Unplayed games, tons of family pictures, zipped files which you have previously opened, applications you have not used 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 higher level users: some professionals would contain the additional maintenance stage of cleaning the Windows registry, and there are several programs to assist do this. For the most part, registry maintenance won’t make a vital difference, and unless you are very comfortable with Windows, and carefully make backups of-the registry, you can do significant damage by making registry changes, so this step is not included
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Step 7. Defragment your pc.
Hopefully, now that you have have ended, you’ll see a marked improvement in computer operation.