By Zidane Randall
How do you feel if your computer lad, even when you perform the simplest tasks? There are many reasons resulting in this trouble but you can improve the case by carrying out five easiest tricks.
1. Check for spyware and malware
Your computer may pick up spyware and malware from various sites you visit when you access webs or chat online and email. Therefore, removing spyware and malware is an easy way to speed up your computer significantly.
Microsoft suggests that your computer can be protected from spyware if you use a free service called PC Safety Scan from Windows Live OneCare to check for viruses and remove them.
PC Safety Scan from Windows Live OneCare
You can also download Microsoft Security Essentials for free to protect your computer from viruses, spyware, adware and other things that make slow down your computer’s performance.
Microsoft Security Essentials software
If you are using Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and Windows 2000, the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool will help you clear your computer of spyware and malware
2. Empty your recycle bin
People commonly use their computers for months without emptying recycle bin but don’t know that doing, which leads in slowing their computer
3. Defragment (Defrag) your computer
Fragmentation of files on your computer may result in slowing your computer down because it takes more time for your computer to find all the files. Therefore, you can annually defrag your computer to prevent this matter.
You can use Windows’s Disk Defragmenter tool or some software products like &O Defrag or Defraggler
4. Delete any files you aren’t using
You should take shape a habit in your mind that looking at everything on your computer and asking yourself whether you really need all. You should clean up and delete programs and files you never use starting from your desktop, which creates some extra disk space and helps your computer run faster.
Disk Cleanup tool on your PC can help you identify temporary Internet files and other items that can be deleted to clear up disk space
5. Fix registry errors
You can download a free program called Registry Easy to run a scan and fix any registry errors that might be slowing up your computer
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