I tend to download Lavasoft's Ad Aware (the free version is sufficient) to get rid of malware.
Then I go to the disk cleanup application in Vista which scans the computer and gives some tips to what you can do.
These are easy tips which will improve the computer's speed, and only take you 30 minutes of work.
I use tuneup utilities 2010, first run "Gain disc space" which removes temp files, caches, recycle bin, then run "Clean registry" which would remove invalid or registry entries that are no longer in use. > and finally defragment registry. My Pc starts working fine again. Oh but that is when you are sure that you dont have any virus on your pc. I use kaspersky internet security so no issues with viruses.
If your computer allows you to perform maintenance. do a disk clean and a Defrag. I also use AVG a free virus protection.
CCleaner is a free utility that does a great job cleaning up the registe, temporary files, memory, internet history... pretty much everything you should to do a good maintenance of your computer.
by Emmanue Marosi 5 years ago
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by Dan Harmon 8 years ago
My wife continually visits sites that load junk onto her computer and it is so loaded with garbage it is nearly unusable. We would strip the drive of everything and re-load the OS but can't find the original disks, including the Vista she uses.Can anyone suggest software to clean it up? ...
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Ok folks, let's try to stay on topic with this.The IRS says Lois Lerner's email's were lost due to her computer's hard drive failure.Not only that, but apparently six other people involved in the non-profit orgs. "scandal" have lost their emails too!If you are not familiar with this story...
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I'm having a dickens of a time getting from one tab to another but only here on hubpages. Is anyone else having problems. Since yesterday I've wasted more time for pages to open then I've done reading. I shut things down as it's just tooooo frustrating to wait. ????????????Is it just me?
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