Tips for your PC to Run Faster and restore performanceDate: 24-01-2015 Category: PC Speed up
A lot of people say that “quieter steady wins the race”, but does that truly work for computers? Regarding the matter of our PCs, we get to be speed addicted and will put any respectable Nascar driver to disgrace.
Every progressive version of Windows guarantees quicker boot-up times. A change in how the different background tasks and user’s programs handled is additionally bragged about. In any case, as we install more applications, it has the great impact on the performance of our computers. Our system becomes unpleasant and begins misbehaving.
Before you fall back on throwing your loyal computer out, try to perform these 8 tips to speed up your Windows and restore previous computer’s performance as it was before when you just bought it.
- Same as every workout, there is the fundamental stretching and warm-up to not damage your cold muscles. The main thing you can do to make your pc quit acting like a lazybones is to disable every unnecessary program from startup. To do so you need to click on the Start in the lower left corner of your screen (or simply hit the windows key on your keyboard) and type msconfig. It will bring you a new window called System Configuration Select the Startup tab and you will be able to see the list of programs that are loading when you boot up your pc. You can also do some cleaning with a useful tool called CCleaner (You can download CCleaner from QP Download.).
- Native Windows pre-installed programs and programs installed by user with time will accumulate a lot of unnecessary junk files such as cookies, internet temporary files, memory dumps and other junk files that can be removed to restore some free space and give a fresh breath to the system that was filled with junk for a long time. A free tool such as CCleaner is able to find all of those junk in your system, programs and browser folders and clean it safely.
- Windows System Registry is a very sensitive and important place. It monitors all of the changes that occur in your system. However, it has a lot of unnecessary logs about programs that were uninstalled a long time ago and other junk. You can also clean your registry with the CCleaner tool. (CCleaner will offer you to make a backup of your system registry in case of any failure).
- Same as eating chocolate at night can make you gain on those unwanted pounds, your computer will become overweight if you install many programs on it. So, get rid of those programs that you don’t use anymore or find some better light weighted alternatives. You can gain a lot of free storage space when you remove unneeded programs. You can either use the native windows uninstaller in the Control Panel (Add or remove programs) or you can also use the CCleaner tool to make things easier.
- A divided identity can make one broken. Same with your Windows operating system and the programs, and personal data stored on the hard drive. This information is being spread all over your hard drive which is greatly reduce the computer’s performance. You should perform defragmentation of partitions on your computer’s hard drive. Simply right click on the hard drive partition and select “Properties” then go to the “Tools” tab and click on the “Defragment now” option.
- A lot of system errors are probably happened on your hard drive and they may cause your Windows perform slowly. Fix those errors by right clicking on your hard drive partition and select “Properties” then go to the “Tools” tab and click on the “Error Checking”.
- Some viruses and malware infections may slow down your computer’s performance and even lead into a system failure. Every time you go to browse the Internet your computer is fighting against various infections including viruses, Trojans, spyware and adware and other kind of malicious programs. Some of the infections may slip through your firewall and antivirus security and cause your computer to run like a sloth. Try to perform a full system scan with some antivirus program such as Avast Free Antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter. With the help of those programs you will be able to find out hidden infections on your computer and get rid of them.
- You may also try some freeware programs that will boost up your computer and will improve boot-up and shutdown times. Software such as PC Optimizer Pro and Advanced System Care will check your system and make some registry entries that in overall will improve your computer’s performance. However, during the installation of those be careful of any third party program that may be bundled in the installer. Read the end users license agreement carefully and opt for custom or advanced installation to be able to see pitfalls.