Perhaps the greatest contributor to a badly performing computer is malware.
Stage 1. Revise the definitions of your anti-virus and run a full scan of your hard disk in Safe Mode. Resolve any unfixable issues. Notice that some viruses need extra steps until they may be removed; usually a internet search will locate specific instructions or a special removal tool. If you fail to find a solution, use the BC forums to obtain help.
2. If the slowness is sudden, and you have recently saved an application, the problem may 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 trouble with malware or poor performance will have appeared.
Stage three. Adware and Spyware can drastically impact your personal computer’s operation, and these are all over the Web.
Update the explanations of your anti-spyware applications and check your hard drives in Safe Mode. Seasoned users will frequently operate two or three of the applications, because each business has its own criteria for what constitutes spyware and will just search against their own set. (A listing of really great, free anti spyware applications is given by BC). Again, solve any open issues before proceeding 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 good Help documents that clarify how they operate also as the unique characteristics of each.
Step 4. Evaluation applications that self-launching on startup. You computer can be a arena for your consideration. Many programs, for example, install a quick-start feature which enables them to be opened fast; other programs will comprise an automated update feature that requires them to be running in the background. Each of these slows down your introduction Windows and each needs a little bit of sources while your computer is running.
The simplest way to review and than to manage start-ups will be to use one of many small resources 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 don’t need, if, for instance, you have Spybot Search and Destroy. Remember that BC maintains a quite comprehensive Startup Database that includes info about whether the item is needed, elective, or unnecessary, if you’re uncertain about what may be safely deleted.
At the same time, remember that all those icons on your Background also take a small number of trunk time to set themselves.
Lack of Maintenance
Step 5. Cleanup your hard drive (preparation for Stage 7). Delete unused programs and transfer old files to your CD. Unplayed games, tons of family images, 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.
(Note for advanced level users: some experts would comprise the additional upkeep stage of cleaning up the Windows registry, and you will find several apps to assist try this. For the most part, so this step is not included, you can do significant damage by creating registry changes, registry maintenance will not make a significant difference, and unless you are really comfortable with Windows, and carefully make copies of the registry
Stage 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it fix Error 1245.
Step 7. Defragment your pc.
Hopefully, since you have have ended, you’ll see a marked improvement in pc performance.