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The speed turns me off big time, and it happens oftentimes. But think again, if you believe you’re the only dupe of a dawdling laptop.
29/10/2011 05:18 blog.batteryfast.co.uk My Laptop So Slow, What To Do! My Laptop So Slow, What To Do! Laptop Computer is Slow – Causes and Troubleshooting Steps For reasons unknown, sometimes I just cannot fi- gure out exactly why is my laptop so slow all of Computer Virus a sudden. The speed turns me off big time, and it happens oftentimes. But think again, if you believe One of the most common causes of the laptop you’re the only dupe of a dawdling laptop. slowing down in its functional speed is a computer virus. A PC virus is an unidentified and unfamiliar It didn’t take me program that gets into our computer and fiddles long enough to with the operating system and other software. It realize that tech- can leave computer applications dysfunctional or nology isn’t my even shut down the PC. Computer viruses, malware, oyster. I was gif- or spyware can do serious damage to the system, if ted a laptop com- they are not dealt with at priority. puter on my bir- thday, and If your laptop is slow, you need to have an antivi- needless to say, I rus program installed on your system. Purchase a was exhilarated. good antivirus software from your nearby computer Incognizant of repair shop and install it on your computer. It is the bits and recommended to periodically scan for viruses on nuances that the your laptop, to protect it from virus attacks. Along processing of these intricate devices holds, I soaked with scanning the hard drive for viruses, it is also up all the goodness of my laptop – I downloaded suggested to run a default scan of the drives. In Win- every file I loved, I jam-packed every hard-drive dows operating system, you can do so by clicking that existed in my laptop with countless files and on ‘My Computer’; right-clicking on any drive you folders, and not to forget, invited computer virus want to check for errors; and selecting ‘Properties’, with arms wide open. I deteriorated the quality ‘Tools’, and the ‘Check Now’ option. By doing so, the myself, and ended up marveling how in the hell system will scan the selected drive for errors and and why, is my laptop so slow in its performance? fix the errors. You know, I may not be a professional technician dishing out necessary advice on a laptop running slow as a sloth. But I can tell you, if you don’t stop flooding it with unnecessary files now, it wouldn’t joliprint be too late for you to witness your darling notebook going to the dogs. Too rude? Let the following words explain my plight better. Printed with http://blog.batteryfast.co.uk/my-laptop-so-slow-what-to-do/ Page 1 29/10/2011 05:18 blog.batteryfast.co.uk My Laptop So Slow, What To Do! Computer Registry ries’, ‘System Tools’, and then ‘Disk Cleanup’. For arranging the data in order on the hard drive, you would need to defragment the hard disk at perio- dic intervals. Both the ‘disk cleanup’ and the ‘disk defragmenter’ tools are very important for clearing unnecessary data and sorting out the data properly. Keeping a lot of short-cuts on your desktop will also make the laptop operation slow. Less RAM If the hard disk is full with programs that require a considerable amount of memory, your RAM is what needs to be upgraded. Upgrading the RAM is probably the best step that can be taken in speeding The Windows Registry is one of the most important up the laptop computer performance. Adding RAM sections in the laptop computer. It is responsible for to the computer is a very simple process. You just storing all the related data of the operating system, have to remove the cover of the cabinet, remove as well as other crucial programs. Moreover, it also the old RAMs from their slots, and put in the new stores the changes made to the system. If the registry higher-memory RAMs. becomes overly full, it can substantially make the computer slow in operations. Cleaning the registry Other Causes and Troubleshooting Steps and sorting the data is the appropriate solution. Use a good registry cleaning software to sort out the If there are many programs that are set to run data in order and remove the errors in the registry. automatically when the computer boots up, your laptop can be slow at startup. For faster booting of Full Hard Drive the operating system, you need to limit the startup applications. If you are using Windows Vista, you The hard drive being full with data is another reason can do so by clicking on ‘Start’, typing in ‘msconfig’ why the laptop computer might be running slow. in the ‘Start Search’ portion, selecting ‘Startup’, and There is no need to immediately upgrade the hard unchecking the unnecessary files that run when the drive to one with more memory. You first need to PC boots. Other alternative to make the computer clear up space in the hard drive, and there will auto- run faster is to clear off the temporary files from matically be sufficient space. Uninstall all programs the ‘Temp’ folder in the ‘C’ drive. that you do not use very often or do not use at all. Make sure that you do not delete the folders of the See Also: programs from the ‘C’ drive. This will just delete the folder, but will not uninstall the complete pac- joliprint kage of the software. Therefore, it is always better to uninstall programs. 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