Tips to Speed Up Your Slow Computer

by Yehuda Cagen 10. December 2010 08:53


Does your local computer run slowly?

Are you tired of waiting for applications to load?

Save yourself time and 100’s of dollars in IT consultant fees by simply following a few steps. Houston IT Consulting expert, Cheryl Smith, shares three basic steps you can do to speed up your computer:

1.     Disk Cleanup

2.     Defragment of drives

3.     Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware by
downloading from http://www.malwarebytes.org/


Operating Systems:

Windows XP

> Start Button

> Control Panel

> Performance and Maintenance

> Free up space on your hard disk (Disk Cleanup)

> Rearrange items on your hard disk to make programs run faster (Defragment)



> Start Button

> Control Panel

> System & Maintenance

> Administrative Tools

> Free up Disk Space

> Defragment Hard Drive


Windows 7

> All Programs

> Accessories Folder

> System Tools

> Disk Cleanup – select drive and ok

> Start – type Disk Defragment in search window

> Disk Defragment will appear in results


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