The ways to speed up our computer is very easy. This can save our computer system from being hanged, disable and damaged. But people are ignoring this fact. When you are performing a valuable and important task and your computer gets slow down then you can easily get frustrated. So speed of computer is very necessary.
Hey but don't worry! I have a solution for you. It’s your own fault that your computer is slow because you are unable to perform computer maintenance on it. It is your own responsibility to boost up your computer and make it run at its optimal performance. Don’t criticize about your computer. Follow these few steps below and fix your problem now.
1. Remove spyware, viruses and suspicious objects from computer
Spyware is a program which collects personal information without letting you know and without asking anyone's permission. They steal your all information that you provide to many websites in daily life. In addition to privacy concerns, spyware can decrease computer's performance. The main problem of today is computer virus. You can remove such spyware and viruses by scanning software. There are many computer scanning programs available at market.
2. Remove unwanted programs
Many people constantly download many programs and install to computers.Every computer software that you install to your computer takes some space in computer system. It is not only taking up space, connecting to the Internet, starting up when your computer starts up. So you should remove such unwanted computer programs from computers.
3. Free up disk space
The Disk Cleanup tool is available at every news Windows. Which helps you to free up space on your hard disk. It helps to improve the performance of your computer. The tool finds files that is not necessary and those files which are not used for a long period of times.
4. Defrag your computer
You should defrag your computer at least once a month if you use your computer often. If you do not use your computer that often, then you can defrag less often.
If you are using the Windows Disk Defragmenter which is located at Start Menu>Accessories> System tools> Disk Defragmenter, you can select 'Analyze' at first before you choosing Defrag. This feature will tell you if you need to perform this task or not.
5. Detect and repair disk errors
In addition to running Disk Cleanup and Disk Defragmenter to speed up the performance of your computer, you can check and repair errors of the files stored on your hard disk by running the Error Checking utility.
When you use your hard drive for long times, it can develop bad sectors. Bad sectors slow down hard disk's performance. The Error Checking utility scans the hard disk for bad sectors if found try to reslove other wise shows some information to you. If you use your computer maximum, you should run this utility once a week to help prevent data loss.
6. Purchase a Antivirus Program
Antivirus Program is that program which provides security in various ways. If you do not have an Antivirus program installed then your computer can be damaged by viruses and other malicious programs. Sometimes your computer will slow down when it gets a virus. So it is necessary to install an Antivirus program with latest virus definition updates.
7. Provide Backup
Backup means extra storage for storing computer's important data. There are a lots of large storage portable devices are available. You can use USB flash drive or external hard drive for Backup. It will decrease data load to computer so computer's speed will be enhanced.
8. Update programs regularly
You must update your programs regularly. If you do not update you PC will get problems. With latest updated programs you can perform your task efficiently. You can also upgrade Windows operating system with Windows update.
9. Use Genuine O/S