Perhaps the most important factor to a poorly performing computer is malware. Usually this is related to downloading a software that contains spyware, by not having browser security settings large enough, by carelessly downloading P2P files, or by failing to install security areas in a timely manner.
Step 1. Update the definitions of your anti virus and operate a full scan of your hard disk in Safe Mode. Resolve any unfixable problems. Notice that some viruses require additional measures before they may be removed; generally a websearch will locate specific directions or a particular removal tool. Use the BC forums to request support, if you fail to find a solution.
2. If the sluggishness is surprising, and you have recently saved an application, the issue might rest there. Test this by entirely eliminating it. A user will typically perform a internet search about the program before getting because in most instances, any potential difficulty with malware or poor performance will have surfaced.
Stage three. Adware and Spyware can dramatically impact your computer’s performance, and these are around the Internet.
Update the definitions of your antispyware programs and check your hard drives in Safe Mode. Seasoned customers will often run two or three of these applications, because each company has its own standards for what constitutes spyware and will simply search against their own established. (A list of very great, free anti spyware applications is supplied by BC). Again, solve any open issues before continuing to the next phase.
Stage 4. Evaluation programs that self-launch on startup. You computer can be a battleground for your interest. Many programs, for example, install a rapid-start feature which enables them to be exposed promptly; other programs will contain an automated update feature that demands them to be working 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 quite complete Startup Database that includes info about whether the inquired item is required, discretionary, or unnecessary, if you are unsure about what can be safely deleted.
At the same time, remember that those icons on your Background also take a small number of boot time to place themselves.
Lack of Upkeep
Stage 5. Clean up your hard drive (preparation for Action 7). Delete unused applications and transfer old files to a CD. Unplayed games, tons of family pictures, zipped files that you have already opened, applications you have not found in two years, software for that old printer you put away last year—these are a few types of files you can delete.
(Note for high level users: some experts would include the additional maintenance step of cleaning the Windows registry, and you will find plenty of programs to help do this. For the most part, so this step isn’t contained, you can do serious damage by creating registry changes, registry maintenance will not make a critical difference, and unless you’re really comfortable with Windows, and cautiously make backups of the registry
Action 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it fix Smtp Error Code 501.
Stage 7. Defragment your computer.
Hopefully, now that you have have concluded, you will find a noticeable improvement in computer performance.