Possibly the most important factor to a badly performing computer is malware.
Step 1. Revise the explanations of your anti virus and operate a complete scan of your hard drive in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable problems. Notice that some viruses need extra measures before they could be removed; usually a web search will locate specific directions or a particular removal tool. If you fail to find a solution, use the BC forums to obtain support.
2. If the sluggishness is unexpected, and you’ve recently downloaded an application, the problem may rest there. Check this by totally removing it. A wise user will typically perform a internet search about the application before getting because in most instances, any potential difficulty with malware or inferior performance will have surfaced.
Stage 3. Adware and Spyware can radically effect your personal computer’s performance, and these are around the Web.
Seasoned customers will regularly run several of these applications, because each company has its own standards for what constitutes spyware and will just search against their own set. (A list of very good, free anti-spyware applications is supplied by BC). Again, solve any open issues before continuing to the next step.
Stage 4. Review apps that self-launching on startup. You computer can become a battleground for your attention. Many programs, for instance, install a quick-launch feature that allows them to be exposed quickly; other programs may contain an automated update feature that demands them to be running in the background. Each of these slows down your introduction Windows and each requires a little bit of resources while your computer is running.
If, for instance, you have Spybot Search and Destroy, you can use its startup tool that lists startups and lets you to turn off any you usually do not need. Remember that BC maintains a very complete Startup Database that includes information about whether the inquired item is required, optional, or unnecessary, if you’re uncertain about what can be safely removed.
At the same time, remember that those symbols in your Desktop also take a modest number of boot time to put themselves.
Absence of Upkeep
Stage 5. Delete unused programs and transfer old files to your CD. Unplayed games, tons of family pictures, zipped files which you have previously opened, applications you have not found in two years, software for the old printer you threw away last year—these are some examples of files you can delete. Then use Window’s Disk Clean-up to delete temporary internet files, temporary PC health files, etc.
(Note for sophisticated users: some experts would include the added upkeep stage of cleaning the Windows registry, and you’ll find several apps to help do this. For the most part, so this measure is not included, you may do significant damage by making registry modifications, registry care will not make a critical difference, and unless you are really comfortable with Windows, and cautiously make copies of the registry
Action 6. Have it fix Windows Error 0xc00000050.
Step 7. Defragment your computer. Windows tends to set new files in any available open space; defragging will set affiliated segments of files closer together so your read arm has less going around the hdd to do, saving wear-and tear while boosting up applications.
Hopefully, now that you have have finished, you’ll see a noticeable improvement in computer performance.