Perhaps the greatest contributor to a poorly performing computer is malware.
Action 1. Revise the definitions of your anti-virus and run a complete scan of your hard drive in Safe Mode. Resolve any unfixable issues. Note that some infections need additional measures before they can be removed; ordinarily a web search will locate specific instructions or a special removal tool. Use the Bc forums to obtain help, if you can’t find a solution.
Step 2. If the slowness is unexpected, and you have recently downloaded an application, the issue might reside there. Test this by fully removing it. A user will usually perform a websearch about the program before getting because in most cases, any possible trouble with malware or poor performance will have appeared.
Step 3. Adware and Spyware can dramatically impact your computer’s operation, and these are all over the Net. A very recent research showed that one out-of every 20 executable files on Websites is spyware, and 1 in 25 domains contain at least one bit of spyware waiting for sufferers.
Revise the explanations of your anti-spyware programs and check your hard drives in Safe Mode. Experienced customers will frequently operate several of these applications, because each business has its own standards for what constitutes spyware and will just search against their own set. (A record of quite good, free anti-spyware applications is provided by BC). Again, solve any open issues before continuing to the next step.
Stage 4. Review applications that self-launching on startup. You computer can be a battleground for your interest. Many programs, for instance, install a fast-launch feature which allows them to be opened swiftly; other programs will contain an automatic update feature that demands them to be working in the background. Your launching Windows are slowed down by each of these and each requires a small bit of resources while your computer is running.
Remember that BC maintains a very complete Startup Database that includes information about whether the item is required, discretionary, or not needed, if you are uncertain about what may be safely removed.
At the same time, remember that those symbols on your Desktop also take a small number of boot time to set themselves.
Lack of Maintenance
Step 5. Cleanup your hard drive (preparation for Step 7). Delete unused applications and transfer old files to your CD. Unplayed games, tons of family pictures, zipped files which you have opened, applications you haven’t found in two years, software for that old printer you put away last year—these are some types of files you can delete.
(Note for higher level users: some specialists would include the added upkeep step of cleaning up the Windows registry, and you will find plenty of applications to help do that. For the most part, so this step isn’t included, you may do severe harm by creating registry modifications, registry care will not make a significant difference, and unless you’re quite comfy with Windows, and carefully make backups of-the registry
Step 6. Have it fix Repair Error Message 0x80090006 For Windows Xp.
Stage 7. Defragment your personal computer.
Hopefully, since you have have finished, you’ll see a noticeable improvement in computer functionality.