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How to Speed up Your Pc Computer

By Edited Oct 13, 2016 1 3

If your computer is running slow there are multiple things you can do to increase speed. In this article I will show you the easiest things to do to fix this problem. The following steps can significantly increase the performance of your pc computer when done together.

Things You Will Need

  • Computer
  • Patience

Step 1

Log into windows under the account that is causing the problem. If it is all accounts then log into an administrator account on the computer. The administrator account will normally be able to control what all other users on the pc computer can do.

Step 2

Uninstall any unnecessary or unused programs from the control panel within windows. To get to the control panel click on start and then click on control panel.

Step 3

Next run a disc cleanup using the disc cleanup utility built into windows. Then remove any temporary files in windows, cookies and cache files should be removed as well. To get to the disc cleanup utility click on start and then on all programs. Once you have done that click on accessories and then click on system tools, disc cleanup will be listed as one of the choices once you have.

Step 4

Next run a system defragmentation using the utility to do so that is built into windows. This utility can be found in the same spot that the disc cleanup utility was found.

Step 5

Disable all the start up items in the machine. After you have done all of this restart the computer and you should see a noticeable improvement in system speed and stability. Array

Tips & Warnings

You do this at your own risk
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Comments

Nov 2, 2009 7:52pm
ladybella248
This is a very helpful article.
Nov 2, 2009 7:53pm
Dimmusacio
I'm glad you liked it and I hope it helped you I know I tell people how to do this everyday.
Nov 5, 2010 9:49am
Lynsuz
Very good tips. Thanks for sharing.
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