I am posting a summary checklist of basic things you can do to solve this issue, and briefly discussing the three most common causes : malware, uncontrolled applications, and lack of care, because several readers come up with their computer reacting slowly.
Possibly the most important factor to a poorly performing computer is malware.
Step 1. Revise the definitions of your anti-virus and run a full scan of your hard disk in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable issues. Notice that some viruses need additional measures before they may be removed; normally a web search will find specific instructions or a particular removal tool. Use the Bc forums to obtain assistance, if you cannot find a solution.
Step 2. You’ve recently saved an application, and if the slowness is abrupt, the problem might dwell there. Check this by entirely removing it. A wise user will generally perform a internet search about the application before installing because in most instances, any possible problem with malware or inferior performance will have appeared.
Stage 3. Adware and Spyware can radically effect your computer’s operation, and these are around the Net. A very recent research indicated that one out of every 20 executable files on Websites is spyware, and 1 in 25 domains include at least one bit of spyware waiting for victims.
Experienced users will consistently run two or three of the applications, because each business has its own standards for what constitutes spyware and will only search against their own established. (A set of very good, free antispyware programs is provided by BC). Again, solve any open issues before continuing to the next step.
For further reading about Malware and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the applications have quite good Help files that describe how they work too as the distinctive attributes of each.
Step 4. Evaluation applications that self-launch on startup. You pc may become a arena for your interest. Many programs, for instance, install a rapid-start feature which enables them to be exposed swiftly; other programs may include an automated update feature that requires them to be operating in the background. Each of these slows down your introduction Windows and each needs a little bit of resources while your personal computer is running.
Remember that Bc maintains a really complete Startup Database that includes information about whether the item is needed, elective, or not needed, in case you are unsure about what could be safely removed.
At the same time, remember that those symbols on your Background also take a small amount of boot time to set themselves.
Absence of Maintenance
Step 5. Clean up your hard drive (preparation for Stage 7). Delete unused programs and exchange old files to a CD. Unplayed games, tons of family pictures, zipped files which you have opened, applications you haven’t used in two years, software for the old printer you put away last year—these are some 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 sophisticated users: some experts would include the added care stage of cleaning the Windows registry, and you will find plenty of apps to assist do that. For the most part, registry care will not make a significant difference, and unless you’re very comfy with Windows, and carefully make backups of-the registry, you may do serious harm by creating registry changes, so this measure is not included
Action 6. Have it mend Ftp Error 12002.
Stage 7. Defragment your personal computer. Windows tends to put new files in any available open space; defragging will set associated 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 ended, you’ll find a marked improvement in computer performance.