Possibly the most important contributor to a poorly performing computer is malware. Generally this is related to downloading an application that contains spyware, by not having browser security options large enough, by carelessly downloading P2P files, or by declining to install security patches regularly.
Action 1. Update the explanations of your anti-virus and run a complete scan of your hard disk drive in Safe Mode. Resolve any unfixable problems. Note that some viruses need additional measures until they may be removed; typically a web search will locate specific directions or a particular removal tool. Use the BC forums to request support, if you cannot find a solution.
2. You have recently downloaded an application, and if the slowness is abrupt, the problem may rest there. Test this by completely removing it. A user will normally perform a websearch about the program before getting because in most instances, any potential difficulty with malware or inferior performance will have surfaced.
Stage three. Adware and Spyware can radically impact your computer’s functionality, and these are all over the Internet. A very recent study indicated that one out of every 20 executable files on Web sites is spyware, and 1 in 25 domains contain at least one bit of spyware waiting for sufferers.
Seasoned customers will often run two or three of these programs, because each business has its own requirements for what constitutes spyware and will just search against their own established. (A record of quite great, free anti-spyware applications is provided by BC). Again, solve any open issues before continuing to the next step.
For additional reading about Malicious software and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the applications have really good Help documents that describe how they function too as the special attributes of each.
Step 4. Review apps that self-launch on startup. You pc may be a battleground for your attention. Many programs, for example, install a quick-start feature which enables them to be opened quickly; other programs may contain an automated update feature that demands them to be operating in the background. Each of these slows down your launch Windows and each needs a little bit of sources while your computer is running.
Remember that BC maintains a really comprehensive Startup Database that includes information about whether the item is required, discretionary, or not needed, in case you are uncertain about what can be safely deleted.
At the same time, remember that all those icons on your Background also take a small amount of boot time to place themselves.
Lack of Upkeep
Step 5. Cleanup your hard drive (preparation for Action 7). Delete unused programs and transfer old files to your CD. Unplayed games, tons of family images, zipped files that you have previously 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.
(Note for advanced users: some specialists would contain the added upkeep stage of cleaning the Windows registry, and you’ll find several applications to help do this. For the most part, registry maintenance will not make a vital difference, and unless you’re very comfy with Windows, and cautiously make copies of-the registry, you may do significant harm by making registry changes, so this measure isn’t included
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Step 7. Defragment your computer.
Hopefully, now that you have have finished, you’ll find a marked enhancement in computer operation.