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Increase speed of your PC

Updated on December 6, 2012

In the current world, computers are very useful and essential part of our daily life. A slow PC will not fulfill our needs and is very difficult to use. We all love to see our computer fast all time, but it is difficult to maintain the speed all time. Let's see the common problems and solution which slowdowns our computers.

Remove Virus

Install updated antivirus in your PC

The most common problem which slow downs our PC is virus attack. Virus attack is a major problem which can even cause loss of valuable data from your PC. It can be through internet, pen drives, external hard disks etc. So it is very essential to safeguard our PC from viruses. There are lots of anti virus software available in the on-line market. All are equally good which protects our PC. Fake and genuine virus checkers are available in the computer world. Fake software will give negative results. Buy only genuine anti virus software which will have full features including auto updates which protects your computer from latest virus attacks and maintain the speed of your computer.

Safe use of Internet

Internet is one of the common source where virus enters our computer and slow downs our computer. There are many websites which makes your computer harm and results in data loss, slowdown etc. A genuine and updated internet security virus checkers can easily solve this problem. The best way to tackle this problem is using the official websites and do not click on any unwanted or third party links from a single website. Always allow maximum security to your web browser by blocking popups, enabling fraud and malware protection, disabling untrusted websites etc. Always use trusted download for ant content you need to downloads from any site.

Genuine apps for your PC

Its time to purchase genuine software for your PC. Using genuine software will always makes your computer genuine and fresh all the time. Downloading fake software will surely harm your computer. Even fake Operating systems are available online which makes our computer unsafe slow downs our PC. Using Paid software is an added advantage to our PC where many extra features are available like latest updates and makes our PC update all the time. All software companies are providing providing facility to buy software online from their official websites. You can buy genuine software through online using a debit card or credit card. So use genuine software to maintain your computer fresh and fast all the time.

Clean up unwanted files from PC

There are lots of waste files and folders which is difficult to search and delete which is also a small source which affect the speed of our PC. Most of the unwanted files will be moved to temp folder. Take the run(win key+r) option from the start menu and type "temp" and press enter and delete all files included in the temp folder which is not useful for our PC. Type "%temp%" in run and delete all files there also and now its almost clean and fresh.

Use of defragmentation and error check option to speed up PC

Checking errors and defragmentation

Checking errors of your PC is easy and no need of any special software and updates.Our operating system provides an option to do this process.

Steps to check errors of our PC

* Take My computer from your desktop or start menu

* Right click on any drive and click properties tab

* Take the second option named "tools"

* Take the error checking option at the the top and click "check now"

Defragmentation is another method to speed up the computer. Defragmentation is also done almost in the same manner as given above.

Steps for defragmentation

* Take My computer from your desktop or start menu

* Right click on any drive and click properties tab

* Take the second option named "tools"

* Take the error Defragmentation option and click "Defragment now"

Each hard drive is to be defragmented to get the complete result.

whether my tips useful or not to improve your PC speed?

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    • sujithbeta profile imageAUTHOR

      Sreejith k 

      6 years ago from Kerala, India

      Thank you sandeep

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      6 years ago

    • sujithbeta profile imageAUTHOR

      Sreejith k 

      6 years ago from Kerala, India

      You are right genuine apps makes our PC genuine all time. Thanks for your comment stillwaters

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      6 years ago from Texas

      Thanks for this very informative hub. It's one for keeps. It's good for people to know to use the genuine programs as opposed to the fake ones.

    • sujithbeta profile imageAUTHOR

      Sreejith k 

      6 years ago from Kerala, India

      Thanks for reading the hub. Hope my tips helps you to speed up your PC.

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      Michelle Liew 

      6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks for the write, sujibeta. Yes, installing antivirus software is so important!! And using the net safely is can into sites wrongly and

      it can create all kinds of problem from your computer when they accidentally install something. Thanks for the write!!

    • sujithbeta profile imageAUTHOR

      Sreejith k 

      6 years ago from Kerala, India

      Glad to hear that this hub is useful for you

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      Radhika Sreekanth 

      6 years ago from Mumbai,India

      I learned a lot about system maintenance through this hub. Thanks for sharing.

    • sujithbeta profile imageAUTHOR

      Sreejith k 

      6 years ago from Kerala, India

      Thank you dahoglund for visiting and the comment

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      Don A. Hoglund 

      6 years ago from Wisconsin Rapids

      Good advice.


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