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How to SpeedUp-Computer?

Personal Computer is our friend, companion and a helper. It becomes hectic when it goes slower than usual and we get frustrated when we could not handle our problems easily. Here are some reasons why our computer gets slower and How to speedup-computer?

When we open files and applications or install some applications it stores temporary files for faster access or for housekeeping. These files gets stored in the “C:” drive where computer’s windows is placed. That’s the basic reason for slow computer. Solution to this problem is very simple and easy. Even a novice can do this. Here are the folders where temporary files get stored.

  1. temp
  2. %temp%

Now the question is how to open these folders and delete them.

  1. temp: – Here are the steps to delete files from temp folder:
  1. Click on start menu.
  2. Type run in the search box.
  3. Now open the run dialog box.
  4. Type temp in the run text box.
  5. It will open temp folder with lot of temporary files.
  6. Now select all the files by pressing ctrl+A on the keyboard.
  7. Press delete key on the keyboard.
  8. A confirmation dialog box will open just click yes to delete the files.

 

  1. %temp%:- Here are the steps to delete files from %temp% folder:
  1. Click on start menu.
  2. Type run in the search box.
  3. Now open the run dialog box.
  4. Type %temp% in the run text box.
  5. It will open temp folder with lot of temporary files.
  6. Now select all the files by pressing ctrl+A on the keyboard.
  7. Press delete key on the keyboard.
  8. A confirmation dialog box will open just click yes to delete the files.

 

Disk Cleanup to speedup-computer

We can speed up our computer by disk cleanup. Let’s discuss about disk cleanup.

Disk cleanup is a utility program of computer’s windows that will clear small temporary files and folders that slow down the computer.

How to use disk cleanup utility?

 

  1. Open the start menu.
  2. Type disk cleanup in the search box.
  3. Select disk cleanup program.
  4. It will ask to select the drive (Select C: Drive).
  5. Then it will calculate the space which can be cleared.
  6. Click ok to delete the downloaded program files, temporary internet files, recycle bin contents, temporary files and thumbnails.

 

Uninstall unimportant programs which are no more needed.

 

Programs are the applications which we install in our PC. By time these are no longer needed. So review the programs installed into our computer and uninstall application programs that are now unnecessary.

 

How to check installed programs?

Steps are as follows:

  1. Open the start menu.
  2. Select control panel.
  3. Open programs and features.
  4. Here we can check the installed Programs and uninstall programs which are no longer needed.

 

Control startup programs to speedup-computer

Startup programs are the programs that start automatically when we open the computer. We can reduce start up programs by following the Steps given below:

  1. Open the start menu.
  2. Type run in the search box.
  3. Type msconfig in the run text box.
  4. In system configuration dialog, click on startup tab.
  5. Here select the program which we don’t want to run on startup.
  6. Click on disable all button.
  7. Press ok.

 

Virus

Full Form of VIRUS is Vital Information Resources Under Seize. Virus could also be one of the reasons for system slow down. So install some good Anti-Virus program and scan the computer for virus and malware. Remove it from computer and restart computer to see the change.

 

Along with all these steps there are some physical changes that can be made in to the computer to enhance its speed.

  1. Increase RAM – RAM refers to Random Access Memory.  Sometimes small RAM becomes reason for system slow down. So we can add additional RAM into our system to enhance its speed.

 

Conclusion

As these steps are important for the system but it should be used very carefully. Doing these steps carelessly could crash the system.

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