Perhaps the greatest factor to a poorly performing computer is malware. Usually this is associated with downloading an application that includes spyware, by not having browser security settings large enough, by carelessly downloading P2P files, or by declining to install security sections in a timely manner.
Step 1. Revise the explanations of your anti virus and run a complete scan of your drive in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable problems. Note that some viruses require additional steps until they can be removed; ordinarily a web search will locate specific directions or a particular removal tool. If you fail to find a answer, use the Bc forums to obtain help.
2. If the slowness is abrupt, and you have recently downloaded an application, the problem might rest there. Test this by entirely removing it. A user will normally perform a internet search about the application before downloading it because in most cases, any potential trouble with malware or poor performance will have surfaced.
Stage 3. Adware and Spyware can dramatically effect your personal computer’s functionality, and these are all over the Internet.
Update the explanations of your antispyware applications and scan your hard drives in Safe Mode. Experienced customers will regularly operate two or three of these programs, because each company has its own criteria for what constitutes spyware and will just search against their own set. (A record of quite good, free anti spyware programs is provided by BC). Again, resolve any open issues before continuing 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 documents that explain how they work as well as the special features of each.
Stage 4. Review apps that self-start on startup. You pc may be a battleground for your attention. Many programs, for example, install a rapid-start feature which permits them to be exposed quickly; other programs will comprise an automatic update feature that demands them to be working in the background. Each of these slows down your debut Windows and each needs a small bit of sources while your computer is running.
The easiest approach to examine and than to manage startups will be to work with one of many small resources available (see the BC list of free apps). Remember that Bc maintains a very complete Startup Database that contains information about whether the item is needed, elective, or unnecessary, if you’re uncertain about what could be safely deleted.
At-the same time, remember that all those icons on your Background also take a modest amount of boot time to put themselves.
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Step 5. Delete unused applications and exchange old files to a CD. Unplayed games, tons of family pictures, zipped files which you have opened, applications you have not 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 remove temporary internet files, temporary PC health files, etc.
(Note for advanced users: some experts would include the added maintenance step of cleaning up the Windows registry, and you’ll find several apps to help try this. For the most part, so this step isn’t contained, you may do serious harm by creating registry changes, registry maintenance will not make a major difference, and unless you are very comfortable with Windows, and carefully make copies of the registry
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Action 7. Defragment your pc.
Hopefully, now that you have have finished, you will find a noticeable improvement in pc operation.