Thursday, October 27, 2011

How to speed up your computer

A slow computer problem is very common to all computer users nowadays. Over time due to any reason you may experience some difference of great slow down in speed and performance. We have summarized some of the important factors that usually affect a computer’s speed and performance.

Few very important points and suggestions are given below to speed up your computer.

Replace faulty and incompatible hardware

Hardware can cause many issue if they are not in working state or incompatible. Some of the symptoms are computer may freeze, blue screen of death and related error messages, unexpected shutdown. If the hardware components are not compatible or if they are broken; you may experience a regular slow computer problem in your computer.

Replace any such affected piece of hardware with the new working and compatible hardware component.

Increase physical RAM

Random access memory is the main memory of your computer which helps to load the programs into the memory so that they can execute. If the physical or RAM is not sufficient enough to load the programs especially huge programs such as adobe Photoshop, MS word; it affects the whole computer’s speed and performance and you’ll experience the slow computer issue.

Reduce Windows visual effects

Windows is always full of many kinds of visual effects so that the interface may look better and clear. Visual effects in any windows system do not play any other role except they make Windows appearance more attractive and usable. However these effects consume lots of CPU and other system resources and you may experience the slow computer problem. We can reduce these visual effects your system and it will certainly optimize the overall performance and speed of your computer.

Eliminate virus, spyware and all other malware programs

Virus, spyware, Trojan, worm and many other infectious items may slow down your computer speed. An infection not only creates the slow computer issue but also can harm your computer in many other ways. Using an updated and latest virus and other antimalware programs can kill all kinds of infections from your computer.

Reduce number of unwanted program

If you are using too many programs in your computer one day or other you will encounter the slow computer problem. If your computer is full of too many unwanted programs they occupy hard drive space and consume unnecessary system resources as well.

I suggest removing all unwanted programs from your computer so that you will get some valuable hard drive space and also it will release system resources such as CPU and RAM usage.

Uninstall and reinstall bad and corrupt drivers

Usually a user do not pay much attention towards this issue i.e. if there are bad, corrupt or incompatible driver set installed in your system, they will create many issues including the slow computer performance issue. Part from this any corrupt or incompatible driver can produce BSOD and computer freezing issue in your computer.

In the end if you’ve ensured all the above points and you feel your hardware is good and in working state, physical RAM is sufficient, there is no corrupt or incompatible drivers are installed, you may reinstall your Windows or may go for advance troubleshooting steps.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Tips to speed up a slow computer

There are many ways or number of tips and tweaks within Windows system that can be used to speed up a slow computer. Nevertheless before applying or performing any task or trick I strongly suggest verifying or making sure some of the most vital points or aspect of your computer. All the other tweaks and tips won’t work if the essential things are missing in your computer system thus the important things cannot be ignore in any way at all.

  • Make sure the computer is virus free
  • All the attached hardware components are not broken and compatible
  • Make sure you have sufficient physical memory OR RAM installed in the computer
  • Verify if the installed device drivers are updated and compatible with your system
  • Make sure there is no heat related issues in the system
  • Make sure there is no OS related issue such as any system file corrupt or broken

If you have ensured all the above points and you feel that there isn’t any such issue in your computer, and despite all the above facts you encounter the slow computer issue, it means you need to try some Windows tweaks and tricks features. There are many things inside your Windows that can be modified in order to get the maximum speed and performance.

Some of the important are follows:-

Reduce Windows visual effects


Right click on computer->Select properties->Go to advance system settings-> Select Advance tab-> Click on performance setting radio button. It will bring the visual effects window where you can choose the option for the best performance.

Click apply and OK. Reboot your computer.

You may feel some less graphical features after applying the above settings, however a dramatic difference in the performance can be seen clearly.

Increase Virtual memory


Right click on computer->Select properties->Go to advance system settings-> Select Advance tab-> Click on performance setting radio button. It will bring the performance option windows where you can choose the advance tab. Now change the virtual memory size from here.

Note – Ideally the virtual memory size should be 1.5 times of your RAM.

Eliminate some Windows unimportant or unused features

Some of the features such as search indexing services, game(if you do not use much) can be turned safely off if you do not perform lot of searches frequently and you know and can locate your data in your computer.


Open control panel-> click Program and feature folder and on left pane locate “Turn Windows feature ON or off”. Now you may uncheck the feature you are sure and you do not use frequently. Click apply and reboot the computer.

It will release some system resources that were using before.

Remove some or all unwanted programs

In another task you can remove some or all the programs that are not using by you. It will create some disk space in your hard drive and will free up some system resources as well.

Monday, October 24, 2011

How to eliminate malicious items from computer

A Computer can be affected by a virus and many other malware such as spyware, Trojan hours, worm and many more. A virus is capable enough to damage your computer to any extent. It can stop all the operations in your system so that you cannot perform any task at all and sometime even not able to kill the infected malicious item as well.

Some well known and notorious viruses very often disable all the important tools and utility so that you cannot kill them. For an instance it can disable windows task manager so that you cannot open it and locate the malicious process and item.

Some important tips to remove a virus from your computer

Run your updated antivirus, antispyware and antimalware program

Run your updated antivirus antimalware and antispyware again and over again. Reboot your computer and run all the security programs again. Also run the antivirus program in safe mode.

There are some viruses that try to disable your security programs and other security related features. Also note if your security program such as an antivirus is not up to date and latest virus definition updated it may not be able to remove some special and new malicious programs.

Open task manager and try locating the virus

This is very effective technique especially when you are sure about the name of the virus or the malicious program.

If you have run the antivirus and other antimalware program and still you feel the malicious item does not go away you may open windows task manager and can try to locate it. Here in the task manager if you are suspicious about any process goggle it and you’ll come to know if it is a malicious or not. If you find this is a malicious item you can kill the process and search the item in your Windows. Remove all the related items from your computer.

Scan and repair your registry

Most of the viruses usually attack the Windows registry and consequently it affects the whole systems speed and performance. A registry stores all the important information about all the associated components in your computer and the corrupt registry can make your system unstable and you may encounter issues such as slow computer, computer may freeze most of the time, computer may shutdown automatically and many more issues.

For smooth running of a computer you need to have a good and intact registry system so that it won’t affect the other components of your system. Link

Editing a registry manually is not advised at all unless you’ve got a great expertise in it. Alternatively you may use a good and reliable registry cleaner program which can scan and detect the malicious items in the registry and also can remove them out.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Speed up your computer with registry cleaner program

Over time if you encounter a slow computer issue it is not unexpected at all. Since a computer is a highly complex and sophisticated machine and also it is consisted of many different components, thus if any of the component breaks or does not work properly it may affect the whole functionality of the computer.

If we need to know how to speed up computer we must know what actually caused the problem. Knowing the root cause of the problem is the first step to solve it. Also if we exclude all the factors or eliminate all the factors that are causing the problem we can easily overcome the issue. In the same order we have tried to summarize the most important factors that very often can cause the performance and slow computer issue.

1. If you are using any faulty, broken or incompatible hardware

2. If your computer is infected with a virus, Trojan, spyware and with any other malicious program.

3. If you do not have sufficient memory or RAM in your computer.

4. If you have installed corrupt, damaged or incorrect device drivers.

5. If you have installed too many programs in your computer and hard drive is getting full as no space is left there.

6. If your Operating System is corrupt-

7. If your startup is too much packed with lots of programs.

8. If Windows registry is corrupt/bloated can create many issues including the slow computer problem.

All the above mentioned reasons are very prominent if you ever encounter the slow computer issue. Make sure you are not suffering with any of the above mentioned point. Also if the windows registry is corrupt and full of malicious items it can cause many issues including poor performance problem. Editing the registry manually is not recommended at all as it needs a great expertise and proficiency in it. If you are not sure about nay registry key and value do never modify it. Alternatively you may use good and reliable Windows registry cleaner software which really can help to heal the affected registry. However be extra cautious while selecting the software as many of such registry repair tool proves to be useless very often.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

How to make your computer run better

Making a computer run faster is not any miracle or just to spell a magic somehow, rather it involves some important aspects, routine maintenance tasks and verifying some points within your computer. Certainly a slow computer can be faster if you ensure some significant points and perform the essential PC repair or routine PC checkup.

In the same order I have stated some points that can be immensely helpful to curb the slow computer and many other issues such as computer freezing, blue screen errors, slow startup and many more.

Hardware problem-

Make sure there is no issue with the hardware you are using in your computer. If you are using any fault or broken or any hardware which is not compatible with the OS and for other system and application software you might experience not only the slow computer issue but also few more problems such as freezing, BSOD, unexpected shutdown, slow startup and more.

Insufficient Memory

Memory is a bed rock or main basis for any computer system. A speedy and great working computer cannot be imagined if you have not sufficient physical memory. Thus increase the RAM if you feel it’s not sufficient enough to run the applications you’ve installed in your computer. Otherwise certainly low memory factor can cause slow computer and other issues in your system.

Virus, spyware, Trojan or many other malware

Computer virus and other malware such as spyware, Trojan horse, worm and many more computer malicious items can cause number of issues including the most common slow computer problem.

Running the most updated and reliable antivirus, antispyware and other security programs can save the computer from being infected from malicious items.

Do not use too many and unnecessary programs

Make a rule not using too many and unnecessary programs in your computer. If possible use as less as possible number of useful and reliable programs. Some of the installed program may not seem to be harmful unlike a virus but they can consume lot of system resources and hard drive space. If there is less than 20% of system drive space empty you might encounter the poor performance or slow computer issue.

Perform a routine PC repair or PC checkup

Once in a month make a habit to run Windows PC tweaks and tune up services such as Disk cleanup, Disk defrag, Windows file checker utility and many more. The importance of these built in tools is immensely high and cannot be described in few lines. These built in features and tools can save your computer and valuable data from being damaged and affected by various means.

In nut shell the aforementioned PC repair and routine checkup tasks are necessary essential to perform in order to obtain a speedy and fast computer. Apart from these tips there are also many things that can help to speed up computer to a maximum extent within available PC resources and no other PC utility or registry cleaner is required to maximize the performance.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Some important points to speed up computer

There are many ways to fix a slow computer issue. However not all the steps or tweaks are very feasible for all users. Windows has many built in tools and tweaks and other important features that could be very helpful to fix a slow computer issue. If you have tried all the Windows utilities and still you are encountering the poor performance issue you can try the followings points or steps.

Updated Antivirus and antispyware programs

Always use the latest virus definition and updated antivirus program in your computer. Old and outdated antivirus programs do not help to remove the latest malware programs.

The same goes with the antispyware programs also. All the security software should always be updated so that they can combat with the latest infectious items. In absence of reliable security program your computer becomes vulnerable towards various kinds of dangerous infections.

Hard drive space

Hard drive space is very important aspect if your computer runs slow. At least 20% of total drive space should be empty. If less than this much of space is left in your hard drive it will affect the data access speed and you might experience the slow computer issue.

You may run the disk cleanup utility to remove all the temporary and unwanted data from your computer. Also you can uninstall some of the unwanted programs from your computer to create some disk space.

Physical memory size

RAM or physical is the working or temporary memory which helps programs to load into the memory so that they can get executed. If memory is low it won’t load the programs in the memory and consequently it won’t execute. This mainly applies with the huge programs. In absence of sufficient memory you will experience the slow computer issue.

OS files

In order to get the maximum speed from your computer the operating system needs to be intact and bug free. If you have any damaged system file it will affect the speed and overall performance of your computer and you might experience the slow computer issue.

You may run Windows file checker utility to fix any such damaged or broken system file.

Visual effects

Visual effects consume a lot of system resources but do not contribute in the performance of your system. You can reduce some of the unimportant visual efforts in your system and you will find certainly a great performance increment in the speed and performance.

Device drivers

Corrupt or incompatible device drivers can affect your system speed, performance and can produce many ill effects to your system. Uninstalling and reinstalling such driver set can resolve the issue.


Hardware is the integrated and indispensable part of any computer system. If there is any broken or incompatible hardware component installed in your computer, it can create the slow computer issue in the system. Replacement of the affected hardware is the only solution to avoid such situation.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Tips & Tricks: To speeding up your computer

Computer is an amazing machine which helps us to solve many issues so speedily where a human being cannot imagine. However in due course almost all computers face a poor performance and slow speed issue due to different reasons. A PC repair or Speeding up a slow computer is not very difficult task if you apply some of the important points and steps. Some of the essential points and facts are below mentioned.

Verify the status of your hardware

In absence of a good and compatible hardware we cannot imagine the greatest speed and performance. All the attached hardware should be intact and compatible for the applications and OS you are running in the machine. If any of the hardware component is malfunctioning or incompatible you’ll encounter the slow computer issue. Verify if all the installed hardware work fine and are they compatible or not?

Increase RAM

RAM is the main memory for all the computers and in absence of sufficient RAM a computer cannot run with it maximum speed and performance. If you are running Windows 7 with just 1 GB of RAM you might encounter the speed and performance issue. Though the recommended RAM for Windows 7 is just 1GB however I would suggest using 2GB of RAM if you have Windows 7 installed in your computer.

Reduce Visual effects

Visual effects in all Windows OS do not contribute or do not have much importance except for look and feel. But they consume lot of CPU and other system resources. Lower down some visual effects and your will certainly experience some great difference in speed and performance of your computer.

Remove corrupt drivers

A slow computer issue can be experienced due to corrupt drivers in your system. Apart from slowing down the performance of the system a corrupt set of drivers can also create many other ill effects in your system such as BSOD, computer freezing and many more issues. Reinstalling is the best solution to avoid this problem.

Eliminate infectious items

Virus, spyware, Trojan, worm and many other kinds of infections can cause the slow computer and various other issues in your computer. This is one of the most prominent factors to make a computer run slow. A virus is capable to produce many other ill effects in your computer.

Use the updated and latest virus and other malware removal program to kill all types of infections from your computer.

Reduce Windows features

If you still experience the slow computer issue you can remove (temporary) some of the windows features such as you can disable windows search indexing services.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Top 7 ways to clean up your pc

Over time almost all Windows OS may encounter the slow computer and poor performance issue. Reasons could be many behind a poor performance of a computer such as huge temporary data, a virus infection, low hard disk space, low memory and many more. Some of the important factors are mentioned below that usually can help to obtain a speedy computer.

Clear Your Desktop

If your desktop is filled with too many programs it affects the overall computer performance for sure. Your desktop is a working area of your RAM and if it’s full with different items it will keep the memory busy and you may experience the slow computer issue.

Uninstall Unneeded Programs

Too many unwanted programs not only occupy unnecessary hard drive space but also consume lot of system resources. Apart from this too many program may conflict with each other. Thus remove all programs from your computer and make it run faster.

Clean Up Your Startup, Registry, Cookies and More

In Windows startup list you will find many unwanted programs are listed. They reduce the speed and performance of your computer and especially startup rate. Fix registry and all other PC errors with a good and reliable registry cleaner program.

Automatically Delete Temporary Files

Remove all the temporary files and temporary folders from your PC. You may also set the option to remove all the temporary data automatically in a certain interval.

Visualize and Reduce Disk Usage

If you have less than 15% of disk space you might experience the slow computer issue for sure. You may run the disk cleanup utility in Windows to clean some disk space and also remove some of the unwanted programs from your computer.

Detect and Delete Duplicate Files

If you search for the duplicate files and data you’ll find it in your computer. Remove all the duplicate data and make some space available for your hard drive so that it may run smoothly. Duplicate data do not serve any specific purpose and unnecessarily occupy the disk space and consume system resources.

Computer virus

Computer virus is the biggest enemy for a computer system. A virus not only slows down the system performance but also can create many system related issues such as computer freezing, unexpected shutdown of your computer. Remove all such infections from your computer with the help of a good and updated antivirus program and make your computer run faster.

Wipe Your Hard Drive and Reinstall Windows

If you tried everything as discussed above and still you’re experiencing the slow computer issue, it is recommended to wipe out your hard drive once completely and reinstall your windows. You may save your important data to some other location in your computer and clean your hard drive.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

How to make your computer run better

There are variety tweaks, tricks and PC optimizing steps that can increase the speed of a slow computer. Today I would not spend a much time over reasons behind a slow computer problem, rather I would like to mention few essential steps that can help to protect and increase a slow computer problem.

Computer virus

Scan for all kinds of viruses and other various malware programs in your computer. The best PC repair starts with an elimination of all types of viruses and other malware programs. Infection is one of the strongest causes making a computer run slow.

Use the latest virus definition antivirus and antispyware programs to kill all malicious programs in your computer. Never trust on an old and outdated security programs because an old security program cannot kill the viruses have released recently.

Hardware Fault

Any hardware fault can also cause a slow computer problem in your system. A faulty, broken or incompatible piece of hardware can certainly reduce your computer speed and performance. Hardware is the platform where you’re OS and application programs run. You cannot imagine the best speed and performance in absence of a good hardware component.

Low memory

Memory or mainly RAM or physical memory needs to be sufficient all the time to run the various programs. If the Random Access Memory is not sufficient heavy programs cannot load into the memory and which affects the overall system resources badly. Use an additional Ram to make your computer run faster. If you really want to know that how to speed up computer you need to make sure that you have enough physical memory available in your system.

Remove unwanted programs

Too many unwanted programs can affect your computer’s speed. They not only occupy the hard drive space but also consume CPU and other system resources all the time. This will be one of the best computer help to remove all the unwanted programs from your computer.

Windows registry issues

We do not advise to make any correction in your registry at all. However the registry can be affected by various means such as when you remove or install any new program in your computer the registry stores the information and when you uninstall any program some of the leftover leave behind in the registry.

Editing a registry value manually needs a professional expertise and extra cautions we recommend using a reliable registry cleaner program to clean and fix registry related issues.

Windows tweaks and Tools

Irrespective of any version of Windows there are many tools and built in features available that can help you to speed up your computer. Windows has various great tools such as Disk Cleanup, Disk defragmentation; Windows file checker utility and many more. Use these tools after a certain interval and make your pc run faster. Remember always that Windows built in tools and utilities are the best answer for the frequent question how to speed up computer all the time.

How to fix registry issues in windows

A registry in every Windows system is the central and hierarchical database which stores all the important information about all the components that are associated and installed in the system. The registry includes all the application programs, other system software and the hardware in your system. If any value gets changed in the registry it reflects directly to the corresponding application or component. Thus it is not an easy task to fix registry issues and it requires a great expertise and professional knowledge about the editing the registry.

An expanded View of Windows 7 Registry

How does a registry get affected?

A registry keeps track of all the changes and modifications are done in your computer. For an instance if you install or uninstall any program from your computer it gets recorded by your registry and all the corresponding values in the registry also get changed. When you uninstall any program from your computer some of the leftovers remain in the registry and they create issues like slow pc, computer freezing and many more..

Computer viruses

Your registry is the most targeted area by all kinds of computer viruses and other malware programs. Most of the viruses before any other operation change your registry values and make the registry corrupt. To avoid this phenomenon you need to have up to date virus definition antivirus software so that it can remove all the infections from your computer.

To fix errors related to the registry you need to edit or remove these leftovers and other unwanted stuff from your registry. However it is not a simple task and involves many security and data integrity risks in it. An alternate to fix registry issues can be using a good and reliable registry cleaner program. A good registry cleaner program can safely detect and fix errors in your registry.

To select a reliable registry cleaner program is also a critical and difficult task, sometime a bad registry program can harm your computer rather than to fix registry errors. A small incorrect change in the registry can make the whole system unstable and can affect many other system related activities and features. Thus be safe while selecting and running a registry fix program.

How to fix Computer startup problem

Your computer can start slowly due to different reasons such as if startup is packed with too many items, if there is any infection in your computer any driver or hardware related fault can also cause a slow computer startup issue. Some of the most essential causes that can cause the slow computer startup issue- are as follows:

If startup is packed up with too many programs: (Most important reason)

Irrespective of any Windows system if your startup is full with many programs no computer help is required but to uncheck some of the programs from the startup.

How to uncheck programs from windows startup list

1. Click on start and select run

2. Type in “msconfig” (without quotes) and press enter or OK.

3. Now a small window opens where you need to select startup tab.

4. In startup tab just view all the programs are listed. Note they all are not essential for windows startup. There can be some programs you may leave them selected. Such as you may leave your antivirus program as sometime an antivirus scans your PC during boot sequence and looks for any MBR virus, or if you are using any wireless connection, so it can be left checked.

5. Click Apply and OK.

Reduce Windows Timeout Value from system configuration utility

1. Click on start and select run

2. Type in “msconfig” (without quotes) and press enter or OK.

3. Now a small window opens where you need to select General tab.

4. Now locate the system timeout value which is 30 seconds by default. You may reduce it up to 5 seconds also.

5. Click apply and OK.

6. Reboot your computer.

Note- When the computer reboots next time it will display a message describing about the change that have been made to the system startup. Just place a check mark before it and press OK.

Alternate method with Edit registry-

Important: - It is highly recommended not to modify Windows registry if you are not an expert in editing the registry. Editing registry is a highly skilled task and involves many risks in it. We rather recommend using a good and reliable registry cleaner program to clean and fix the registry.

There is another way to speed up windows startup rate and that is related to windows registry. However this is only suitable for advance users. This fix certainly can solve the slow computer startup problem.

Go to: start/run ->Type in regedit, hit

Go to: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/SystemFileAssociations/.avi/shellex/PropertyHandler

Click on the value in the right frame and hit

If the system asks you if you are ok with take away the value, verify with yes.

Exit the registry editor and reboot your computer.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

How to speedup computer

Speed is an indifferent part of our life today. The whole world moving on its maximum speed today in terms of development, it terms of technologies the entire world is shrinking rapidly. The same thing goes with the computer system as well. Development of a computer technologies have really been increased very high today. However the speed and performance of a computer system still remain an issue of debate today. Despite of many latest and advance technologies most often in due course a computer becomes slow.

Let us explore the important causes of a slow computer problem.

Virus and other malware infection: - Infections are of different kinds such as virus, worm, Trojan, spyware, adware etc. they all are capable enough to reduce your PC’s speed to a maximum extent. Not only this can these all infection cause your PC completely down so that you don’t have any option left but to format the PC.

CPU usage- CPU is one of the most important components of any computer system and it plays a vital role if you need to perform any PC repair task. If CPU usage of your PC is very high this means there is certainly something wrong. Check for this CPU usage in the task manager. A standard CPU usage should not exceed more than max 10 most of the time unless some heavy application in running on. Any PC diagnostic tool can also measure your PC’s CPU usage.

Programs installed in the PC: - How many such programs are installed in your PC that are of no use to you now? Go to your control panel and make a list. I am sure you will get a lot of such programs. I suggest remove all such programs ASAP. They not only occupy unnecessary space in your PC but also create a conflict in the PC.

More than an antivirus program installed: - More than one antivirus or security related programs such as antivirus and firewall can also reduce your PC’s speed drastically. People also follow a practice of using many security programs in the same PC and which makes your PC affected severely. If this is a case with you remove any of them.

Event viewer- Event viewer is the place or utility where you can find details about any incident happens. If you are facing slow speed issue continuously with your pc you may check the system related reports and logs that have been saved in event viewer. It also provides possible solution for the particular event has happened. This is indeed a great computer help.

PC diagnostics tools: - there are various freeware and paid such pc diagnostics tools that are very helpful to diagnose a PC thoroughly. You may use them to check your computer’s speed and reasons behind.

Corrupt Windows registry:- Windows registry is very important component of any Windows system. It needs to be intact and protected all the time from various infections and other factors. We do not recommend you to repair your registry manually rather use a reliable Windows registry tool to fix all registry issues.

Friday, October 7, 2011

How to make computer work better

Making a computer better involves many efforts and steps usually. People usually perform various troubleshooting steps and use numerous software programs such as Pc cleaner, Windows registry cleaner, many security programs to get rid of a slow computer problem. Since it is a wide spread and well know issue with every single computer so you may find many resolutions pertaining to it online. However not all of the points or steps are of great use always. Someone of them may not be applicable for you due to different platform. Below are the important steps that can teach you how to speed up computer and help you to optimize your computer speed.

Remove all unneeded programs - the cleansing process for a slow computer contains many points or steps. They are mainly-

1. Remove temporary files from your PC completely. Path Start->Run->type in %temp% and press enter and when the temporary files windows open select and remove them all.

2. Remove prefetch files - Path Start->Run->type in prefetch and press enter and when the temporary files windows open select and remove them all.

3. Remove any unwanted program that was installed years back and you even didn’t use it for years or you think it’s of no use now.

4. Use windows disc cleanup utility to remove various unnecessary files. Disc clean up utility clears various kinds of files and folders that were used before but they are of no use now. This is one of the great utilizes Microsoft has incorporated with every windows system and can certain improve a slow computer issue. Remember Windows works as a great PC doctor program always.

Remove Computer Virus and other infectious programs- One of the most important reasons behind a slow computer is various kinds of infections. Infections in a computer can be of a virus, spyware, malware, adware, Trojan, logic bombs, worm etc. You might be victim of any one or all of them. Straightforward solution or answer for all these- is to use a good antivirus program, an anti spyware program etc. However a note of great importance is avoid using more than an antivirus and also do not use too many security related programs.

Uncheck Windows Startup items- Every single program you install in your PC it gets registered in windows startup list and gets loaded into memory while windows starts. You may simply uncheck all the unnecessary programs from being run or load into memory while windows boots.

Steps to uncheck startup items

Start->Run-> Type msconfig and press OK. When msconfig windows opens select startup tab and view the list. Uncheck all the programs that are not needed for windows startup. This really saves a lot of time of startup and increase overall performance of your PC.

Do not touch Anything- This may seems to be odd to think but yes, it is my personal opinion to leave your computer without doing anything at all i.e. do not perform any troubleshooting step for some time (say 15 days). If it also does not help you may go for some advance troubleshooting steps.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

How to fix a Slow Computer issue

A slow Computer issue is consequence of various malfunctionalities within your computer such as a computer virus, a hardware fault, low memory, operating system related errors, Windows registry related issues and many more. Very often one single factor can slow down your system’s performance such as any hardware fault can reduce your computer speed and performance, however in some occasions more than a single issue can also affect your system performance. Some of the important causes are mentioned below that can cause a slow computer problem:

Hardware fault

Any hardware fault can cause a slow computer issue in your system. If you are using any broken piece of hardware or any incompatible hardware component it can slows down the overall system performance. Also if you’re experiencing slow computer issue recently I recommend make sure weather you’ve installed any new hardware component. Sometime a recently added hardware can also cause the performance issue.

Computer Virus

A virus a spyware or any other malware can affect your computer to any extent. A slow computer is one of the most common causes which a virus can create. Use an updated and latest antivirus definition to remove all the malicious items from your computer. There are freeware programs are also available that are of great use. One of the freeware is malwarebyte (actually an antispyware program) from

Low Memory

Memory here I mean the physical memory or Random access memory of your computer. If the RAM is not sufficient enough it can cause the slow computer issue for sure. This is one of the very basic needs that are required by your system. If you are experiencing a continuous slow computer issue verify if you’ve sufficient RAM installed in your system.

Windows registry related issues

Windows registry is one of the most important and sensitive computer databases, which stores all the important information about all the hardware and software components are installed in your computer. Due to various operations such as while installing, uninstalling the registry values get changed. Also or a virus can also damage or modify the registry values. To repair windows registry you may use a good and reliable Windows registry cleaner program.

Incompatible drivers

Incompatible or broken driver set can also affect your system’s overall performance and you may experience a slow computer, freezing like issues. Uninstalling and reinstalling any such drivers from your computer is the only option.

Corrupt OS files

If your operating system files are corrupt or damaged; it can also cause slow computer and other issues such as freezing and unexpected shutdown and many more. A good way to perform a PC repair is to use Windows installation disk and repair your operating system.

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