Perhaps the most important factor to a badly performing computer is malware.
Stage 1. Revise the definitions of your antivirus and run a full scan of your hard drive in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable issues. Notice that some infections require additional measures before they could be removed; normally a web search will locate specific directions or a particular removal tool. Use the BC forums to request help, if you fail to find a solution.
Step 2. You have recently saved an application, and if the slowness is unexpected, the problem may live there. Check this by completely removing it. A user will generally perform a internet search about the application before installing because in most instances, any potential issue with malware or poor performance will have appeared.
Action 3. Adware and Spyware can radically effect your personal computer’s functionality, and these are throughout the Internet.
Update the definitions of your anti-spyware applications and check your hard drives in Safe Mode. Experienced customers will routinely operate two or three of the applications, because each company has its own criteria for what constitutes spyware and will just search against their own established. (A list of very good, free antispyware programs is supplied by BC). Again, resolve any open issues before proceeding to the next step.
For further reading about Malicious software and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the programs have very great Help documents that describe how they work also as the special characteristics of each.
Step 4. Evaluation apps that self-launching on startup. You computer may become a battleground for your consideration. Many programs, for instance, install a fast-start feature which allows them to be opened promptly; other programs will include an automatic update feature that demands them to be running in the background. Each of these decreases your debut Windows and each needs a small bit of resources while your personal computer is running.
If you are unsure about what can be safely deleted, remember that Bc maintains a really complete Startup Database that contains info about whether the item is required, discretionary, or unnecessary.
At-the same time, remember that all those symbols in your Desktop also take a modest amount of boot time to set themselves.
Lack of Care
Step 5. Clean up your hard drive (preparation for Step 7). Delete unused programs and exchange old files into a CD. Unplayed games, tons of family pictures, zipped files that you have opened, applications you have not found in two years, software for the old printer you put away last year—these are some examples of files you can delete.
(Note for high level users: some specialists would contain the additional care step of cleaning the Windows registry, and you will find plenty of apps to assist do this. For the most part, registry care will not make a vital difference, and unless you’re really comfortable with Windows, and carefully make copies of the registry, you can do serious harm by creating registry changes, so this measure isn’t contained
Action 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it fix Error_system_process_terminated.
Step 7. Defragment your pc. Windows will set new files in any available open space; defragging will place related sections of files closer together therefore your read arm has less going around the hdd to do, saving wear-and tear while boosting up applications.
Hopefully, since you have have concluded, you will find a noticeable improvement in pc functionality.