Monday, January 26, 2015

Tips to Speed up the Windows

Is it compulsory to speed up windows?? If yes, let us see how?? After working on computer for so long, it is very necessary to speed up the computer to carry out the further activities smoothly. These days, slow PC or Laptops has been the common problem among all operating systems. The causes of this problem are the junk files, which slowly and gradually accumulates and results in decreasing performance of the computer.

So, let us see the several tips to overcome with this problem:

1)  Remove unnecessary Login items:

To solve the problem of slow start-up, it is mandatory to disable the number of start-up items which are not needed. To do this activity, first go to start button and type ‘msconfig’. Then press the enter button. After pressing the button, you will see the 'System Configuration' pop up will open. Then, click on start-up menu and un-check all the login items which are not needed at all. Now, at last, click on apply button and press OK.

2)  Clean your hard drive and defrag it:

This is the most essential step as all the junk files such as temporary files, log files etc. got accumulated which results in slow PC. So, to clean away all the junk, click on start button -> All programs -> Accessories -> System tools - > Disk clean-up. Then, check the files that you want to clean up. Also, if you want to remove ‘system restore’, then click on system files button and finally press More Options tab. Then, click on OK. Now to defrag your hard drive, follow the same steps till System tools and click on Disk Defragmenter. Then, click on ‘analyse disk’ option and after that de-fragment the required disk.

3)  Upgrade software accordingly:

Always upgrade the latest version of software to avoid any inconvenience.  This step is very important to optimize performance of the windows. To update the windows with the latest software, move on to Control Panel -> System and Security -> Windows Update -> Check for updates. This task may take some time to find all the available updates. Then, install the latest one.

4)  Uninstall all the unnecessary programs:

Sometimes certain software’s which are not needed occupies the space, affecting the performance of the computer badly. Uninstalling them completely will surely boost up the speed of the windows. For this action also, you can go to control panel and uninstall the program.

5)  Disable visual effects accordingly:

To enhance the speed of the computer, disable the visual effects. The steps to do this task are: Hold the windows key and Pause/break button simultaneously and click on 'Advanced system settings'. Then, click the 'Advanced tab' and press the 'Settings' button under the section of performance tab. Now, just disable the effects which are not needed. And if you can’t be able to choose from it, then click on ‘Adjust for best performance’. This option will simply disable all the options.

6)  Install good antivirus, malware program:

Installing good antivirus will always help you to keep the virus away from your system. It will protect you from many baleful virus causing damage to files, folder etc. Also, there are certain software which check only for malware, so you may also install them to get away from these threats as well.

7)  Upgrade RAM Memory:

Updating the hardware can also be the reason of slow computer. This is very crucial step to check the RAM memory and upgrade it as per the need.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for informations about speed up pc. I have also some additional tips when you wonder "why is my computer so slow" > How to speed up your computer