So finally you bought a new PC and its blazing fast as tons of documents, files and games load so smoothly and most importantly it always gets the job done. But what happened after years of using, all of sudden it begins to slow down drastically.
So Hi friends, i am here to show you how to speed up your PC and make it just like new. This is for people out there who have Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, as windows 8 and above are designed to boot faster. Have you ever felt that your PC takes so much time to boot and load programs. Windows XP and above versions automatically allocates resources according to its settings and manages devices accordingly. When your computer is running low and RAM and more is needed immediately, Windows uses your hard drive space to simulate RAM. This is known as virtual memory or paging file.
Though you have enough RAM, this feature is useful. Most of you will think why your PC is dead slow if window’s already has this feature. There are plenty of things that can cause slowdowns on your PC but the most important is installing obsolete software’s and drivers.
Obsolete software’s and viruses are the most common cause of slowdowns as it can causes registry errors, system stability problems, file fragmentation, make your computer take longer time to boot up etc.SO in this post i am giving you a step by step tutorial to speed up your pc and bring new life to it 🙂
Note: You may need an internet connection to download utilities and software’s.
STEP 1: Remove Junk files and fix Registry errors.
Junk Files can reduce your HDD free space, which would otherwise have been used for something useful. The most common junk files are from your browsers i.e., browser history, temporary files, cookies etc. So to remove these files download Ccleaner software form here. Install it click on “Analyze” button. Wait till it scans your system for junk files. Click “Run” cleaner” button.
|Ccleaner from Piriform|
Registry errors can also slow down your pc, so go to “Registry” tab and click on “scan for errors” button.You can also use Ccleaner to remove program startup entries, uninstall apps etc.
STEP 2: Check your hard drive for errors.
Go to My computer and right click on the drive you want to scan for errors and click properties. Go to tools tab and under Check Disk section, click on “Check Now” button. A new window will open, tick both boxes and click start. You may be asked whether to schedule your scan on next boot. Click yes and restart your PC manually. Wait till it scans your drive for errors and fixes it. Your PC will restart automatically when scan is complete.