Because many readers come up with their computer responding slowly, I am publishing a summary listing of general steps you can take to resolve the Upgrade Win 2000issue, and briefly discussing the three most common causes : malware, uncontrolled applications, and insufficient maintenance.
Possibly the greatest factor to a poorly performing computer is malware. Generally this is related to downloading a software that contains spyware, by not having browser security settings high enough, by carelessly downloading P2P files, or by declining to install security areas in a timely manner.
Stage 1. Update the explanations of your anti-virus and run a full scan of your hard disk in Safe Mode. Resolve any unfixable issues. Note that some infections require additional measures before they can be removed; ordinarily a internet search will find specific instructions or a particular removal tool. Use the BC forums to obtain help, if you can’t find a answer.
Step Two. You have recently saved an application, and if the sluggishness is abrupt, the problem may rest there. Check this by totally removing it. A user will typically perform a internet search about the program before installing because in most instances, any potential difficulty with malware or poor performance will have appeared.
Stage three. Adware and Spyware can drastically effect your personal computer’s functionality, and these are around the Net. A very recent research showed that one out-of every 20 executable files on Websites is spyware, and 1 in 25 domains include at least one piece of spyware waiting for victims.
Seasoned users will often operate two or three of the applications, because each business has its own requirements for what constitutes spyware and will only search against their own established. (A set of quite good, free anti spyware applications is supplied by BC). Again, solve any open issues before proceeding to the next step.
For further reading about Malicious software and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the programs have really good Help files that clarify how they operate too as the unique characteristics of each.
Step 4. Review programs that self-start on startup. You pc can become a arena for your interest. Many programs, for example, install a quick-launch feature that enables them to be exposed rapidly; other programs may comprise an automated update feature that requires them to be running in the background. Your launching Windows are slowed down by each of these and each requires a small bit of sources while your computer is running.
In case you are unsure about what could be safely deleted, remember that BC maintains a quite comprehensive Startup Database that includes information about whether the inquired item is needed, optional, or not needed.
At the same time, remember that those symbols in your Background also take a modest number of trunk time to set themselves.
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Step 5. Cleanup your hard drive (preparation for Step 7). Delete unused applications and transfer old files into a CD. Unplayed games, lots of family pictures, zipped files that you have already opened, applications you have not used 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 sophisticated users: some professionals would include the additional care step of cleaning up the Windows registry, and there are several apps to help do this. For the most part, so this measure is not contained, you can do serious harm by creating registry modifications, registry care will not make a significant difference, and unless you’re very comfortable with Windows, and cautiously make backups of-the registry
Stage 6. Have it fix Upgrade Win 2000.
Stage 7. Defragment your pc. Windows will put new files in any available open space; defragging will place associated sections of files closer together therefore your read arm has less travelling around the hdd to do, saving wear and tear while racing up applications.
Hopefully, now that you have have finished, you will find a noticeable enhancement in computer performance.