Perhaps the greatest contributor to a poorly performing computer is malware. Often this is associated with downloading an application that includes spyware, by not having browser security options high enough, by carelessly downloading P2P files, or by failing to install security patches in a timely manner.
Step 1. Update the definitions of your anti-virus and operate a complete scan of your hard disk in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable problems. Notice that some infections require extra steps before they may be removed; ordinarily a web search will find specific instructions or a special removal tool. If you fail to find a answer, use the Bc forums to obtain support.
2. You have recently saved an application, and if the slowness is sudden, the problem might live there. Check this by fully eliminating it. A wise user will normally perform a internet search about the application before downloading it because in most instances, any potential difficulty with malware or inferior performance will have surfaced.
Step 3. Adware and Spyware can drastically effect your computer’s functionality, and these are throughout the Web.
Update the definitions of your antispyware programs and scan your hard drives in Safe Mode. Experienced users will frequently run several of the programs, because each company has its own requirements for what constitutes spyware and will just search against their own set. (A set of very great, free anti-spyware applications 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 applications have really good Help files that clarify how they function as well as the unique features of each.
Step 4. Review applications that self-launch on startup. You pc can become a arena for your consideration. Many programs, for instance, install a quick-launch feature that enables them to be exposed fast; other programs may comprise an automatic update feature that requires them to be running in the background. Your launching Windows are slowed down by each of these and each needs a little bit of sources while your computer is running.
Remember that Bc maintains a really complete Startup Database that includes information about whether the inquired item is required, elective, or unnecessary, if you’re uncertain about what can be safely deleted.
At-the same time, remember that those icons on your own Background also take a modest amount of trunk time to put themselves.
Lack of Upkeep
Stage 5. Cleanup your hard drive (preparation for Stage 7). Delete unused applications and transfer old files into a CD. Unplayed games, tons of family images, zipped files that you have already opened, applications you have not used in two years, software for that old printer you threw away last year—these are some types of files you can delete. Then use Window’s Disk Cleanup to delete temporary internet files, temporary PC health files, etc.
(Note for high level users: some experts would comprise the added care step of cleaning the Windows registry, and you’ll find plenty of apps to help do this. For the most part, registry maintenance will not make a major difference, and unless you are really comfy with Windows, and cautiously make copies of the registry, you may do significant damage by creating registry modifications, so this measure isn’t included
Stage 6. Have it repair Music Jukebox.
Step 7. Defragment your computer.
Hopefully, since you have have ended, you’ll see a noticeable enhancement in computer functionality.