How to Fix a Slow PC

Many users may notice that their computers get slowly and worse performance from time and time again. There is no real mystery why this occurs. When you bought a new PC, it’s squeaky, fresh and clean when it comes out of the factory. As times goes by, it acquires and stores more data, more and more rubbish and junk files left on the computer. So it will become slower than before to some extent. If this problem happens to your computer, it might interfere with your work and degrade your working efficiency. Rather than to buy a new PC, here is a solution to fix a slow PC.


To fix a slow PC, you should take the following suggestions.


1 Clean up the redundant links and remove unneeded files and data.


Your computer will become slow if the processor has a large amount of data to shift to find out what to process. Over time, there are many redundant links in your system, when the processor need to look for data, it will waste a lot of time in searching and processing, that’s why your computer’s performance degrade. In order to fix a slow PC, you need to clean up the redundant links and remove unneeded files and data.

Note: when you try to remove unused files or data from your computer, you could organize the files and folders on your computer, this will also speed up the process’s searching and processing time and save many resources.



2 Clean up your desktop for a better PC performance.


When you start up your computer, the most common used item is the computer desktop. You always access the Internet or program by clicking on the icons on your desktop. This is absolutely quick and convenient, but if your desktop is full of icons, you will find that it’s difficult to find the programs or icons. What’s more, it will influence your computer performance more or less. Keep your desktop fairly free of files and programs that you rarely use. This will improve the performance of your computer.



3 Uninstall the programs that you rarely use.


Sometime, you installed programs or software but rarely used them because you might use them only once or they were installed by the emergency usage. With time passed by, there are many programs installed on your computer, this will also slow down your PC. It’s easy and simple to solve such this trouble, simply go to the Windows Control Panel, and then click on the Add/Remove programs icon. You can choose those rarely used programs and select to uninstall them from your computer.



4 Clean up your Windows Registry.


Windows Registry is the central database that tells the processor where everything lives or is physically located in the computer’s hard drive. If your registry is full of outdated information, then your computer will run slow. In most cases, when you uninstall a program, some registry entries related to these programs may not be uninstalled or deleted, this will cause a registry crash or computer crash. Clean up the registry could fix a slow PC. (How to clean up registry)

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