Maybe the most important factor to a badly performing computer is malware.
Stage 1. Revise the explanations of your antivirus and run a complete scan of your hard drive in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable issues. Notice that some infections need additional measures before they can be removed; usually a web search will locate specific directions or a particular removal tool. Use the BC forums to request help, if you fail to find a answer.
Step 2. If the slowness is abrupt, and you have recently saved an application, the problem may reside there. Check this by completely removing it. A smart user will normally perform a web search about the application before installing because in most cases, any potential problem with malware or poor performance will have surfaced.
Action 3. Adware and Spyware can dramatically impact your personal computer’s operation, and these are all over the World wide web.
Experienced customers will routinely operate several of the applications, because each company has its own standards for what constitutes spyware and will simply search against their own set. (A record of really good, free antispyware applications is supplied by BC). Again, solve any open issues before continuing to the next step.
For additional reading about Malware and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the applications have really great Help documents that explain how they function too as the distinctive features of each.
Stage 4. Review applications that self-start on startup. You computer can be a arena for your interest. Many programs, for example, install a quick-launch feature which enables them to be opened swiftly; other programs may include an automatic update feature that demands them to be operating in the background. Each of these slows down your introduction Windows and each needs a small bit of sources while your computer is running.
Remember that Bc maintains a quite complete Startup Database that includes info about whether the questioned item is needed, elective, or not needed, if you are unsure about what may be safely deleted.
At the same time, remember that all those icons in your Desktop also take a small amount of trunk time to place themselves.
Lack of Maintenance
Step 5. Delete unused applications and move old files to your CD. Unplayed games, tons of family images, zipped files which you have already opened, applications you haven’t found in two years, software for the old printer you threw away last year—these are a few 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 specialists would include the additional maintenance stage of cleaning the Windows registry, and you’ll find plenty of programs to help do this. For the most part, registry maintenance won’t make a significant difference, and unless you’re very comfortable with Windows, and cautiously make backups of the registry, you may do serious damage by creating registry modifications, so this step isn’t included
Step 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it mend Reported Error 0x80040201.
Stage 7. Defragment your pc. Windows tends to put new files in any available open space; defragging will place affiliated sections of files closer together therefore your read arm has less going around the hard drive to do, saving wear and tear while speeding up applications.
Hopefully, now that you have have finished, you will see a marked enhancement in computer functionality.