Normally, when we start to use a new pc, it works very fast. After a few months it doesn’t work as previous. Then we need to speed up our computer. By following some easy tips you can maintain your pc smartly, you can speed up your computer, and you can run your computer smoothly. By using the below tips to,
Make your Computer Faster
1. Remove Spyware and viruses from your computer-
Spyware stores your information without asking you. When you visit various websites, you need to write your username and password, spyware collects that information. After a few days, your computer speed falls down for that unnecessary information. So, you should remove those spyware by using Windows Live OneCare, which is free online service.
Also you can download free Security Essentials tool by Microsoft which can make your computer protected from Virus, Spyware or any other file which can be hampering for your pc.
2. Clean Your Registry–
Cleaning Registry is one of the best techniques to speed up your computer. Normally, a computer speed falls down and down as time passes. This problem causes for registry. So, for remove registry file should use PC Registry Cleaner or any other free registry cleaner and scan and optimize your pc. This tool will increase your computer speed.
3. Run Disk Cleanup–
For making your computer speed up you can run the disk cleanup tool, which will help you to make space in you pc disk to speed up your computer. By this tool you are able to select the files you want to delete or not.
You should include those files to the cleanup tool for remove- Temporary files of internet, Temporary files, Thumbnails, Recycle Bin, those installed programs which you are not going to use in future, other programs which you don’t use.
For run disk cleanup you can take the following steps-
Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Cleanup-
On the cleanup dialogue box mark files that you like to delete and then press “OK”
And you have done!
4. Remove unwanted programs
In our working time, for a little work sometime we need to install some programs. But, unfortunately most of times we forget to remove those programs from out computer. Where every program takes some space from our computer, so it can be hampering for our computer speed. Don’t be late; uninstall all of your programs which you no longer use and it will take a special effect for speed up your pc.
5. Install Antivirus on your computer
When a virus insert into a computer, then it is ready to do anything in the computer. A virus can your computer very slow, even if it’s a powerful virus it can damage your system files. So, I’m suggesting you to install an antivirus in your pc and scan regularly or you can use free online virus scanner. By using the antivirus you can get protecting from virus also you can increase your pc speed.
6. Increase your RAM
A computer’s running speed effectively depended with the RAM. If you run your computer with low RAM, it won’t work fast. Even it will hang if you start few programs at a same time. Sometime you will feel disgust to use the computer. In this case you have to insert more RAM in your RAM slot. After increasing RAM you will feel your pc as a new one and you will able to open multiple programs at a same time.
7. Run Disk Defragmenter
If you install a new program to the pc, it doesn’t save in a sorted manner; in this time I’m suggesting you to run the disk defragmenter tool from your computer. It will store your files nicely & it’s ready to remove unnecessary files from your pc. So, it will increase your computer working speed. For Run Disk Defragmenter Tool you should follow below steps-
Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Defragmenter-
On the disk defragmenter dialogue box, click on “Defragment Disk” button.
8. Use a Pendrive for ReadyBoost
In Windows 7 and Windows Vista you can try “ReadyBoost” for speed up your pc. ReadyBoost is a tool which can convert a pendrive or flash disk to RAM. So, you can learn about readyboost for increase you RAM size, and computer performance. You can use any types of external memory for this, like: Pendrive, memory card, USB flash drive etc.
9. Disable Animations and Appearance Overhauls
Disabling Animations and Appearance Overhauls is also a good way to increase your computer performance. It makes your computer outlook as basic Windows look that save your pc RAM and speed up the performance. For implement this tip you are required to take following steps-
Go to Start > Control Panel > System Properties.
Now click on the “Advance” button, then Choose “Performance” button.
At the last Click “Adjust for best performance” and then OK.
10. Do not save files to C:\ drive.
An operating system normally starts from C:\ drive. When you store your backup files to the C:\ drive, those make a effect on your pc booting option also it can hamper for you computer speed. So, remove your backup and other files from the C:\ drive (Don’t remove the Application / System files) and increase your computer speed.
11. Update your computer programs regularly
Updating programs regularly is a good way to get high performance from your computer. If you avoid this, then you will find various problems on your computer. Even Windows needs itself to update, along with any other applications and games and the hidden device and other driver software.
For finding out you Windows update option, Click Start and type “windows update” on the search button, and then you will get a link about “Windows Updates”, click on this link and you will notify about all updates of your system.
12. Delete files from Desktop and Disable Desktop Shortcuts
When you keep more files or Shortcuts in your desktop, it makes your computer slow. Desktop runs from the C:\ drive and when a file stays on the desktop it effect’s on the C:\ and your computer works slowly. So, delete or move those files which you stored in your computer desktop. For hide your desktop shortcuts, right-click on your desktop > Arrange icon by and uncheck “Show desktop icons” by clicking on it.
13. Start less software at a same time
When you start too many programs at a same time, your computer become busy at that time. For example: if you start Adobe Illustrator, Maya, 3D studio MAX at a same time, on the other hand, if you open 15 tabs on your internet browser, it will hamper for your computer speed. So, do not open to many programs at a same time in your computer and get increase your computer performance.
14. Detect and repair the disk errors
This step is very important for increasing your computer performance. When errors are accruing in your pc, those make your computer slow.
You can develop your bad sector by the Error Checking Utility, which scans your hard drive for bad sectors and scans for the file system errors of your computer.
If you use your computer regularly, I’m going to suggest you to run this tool at least once a week to help prevent data loss. For run Error Checking utility tool you should follow those steps-
1. Close All Open files
2. Go to Start > Computer (My Computer for Windows XP).
3. From the Computer window, select a drive that you want to scan and right-click on that drive > Properties.
4. From the Properties dialogue choose Tools tab.
5. Click the Check Now button.
6. From the Check Disk dialogue box, select the Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors check box, and click Start.
7. If any bad sectors are found, choose to fix them.
15. Turn off all unnecessary startup applications
If there are lots of applications on your startup programs then you system will work slowly. Because startup auto runs all of the applications from its store and the computer performance fall down. So, for making your computer faster you should remove unnecessary applications from startup.
To turn off the programs for startup-
–Go to Start > write “MSCONFIG”on search box (Open Run and write “MSCONFIG” for Windows XP).
–From the Configuration Utility. Click the “startup” tab and unmark all programs which are unnecessary for you.
16. Get an External Hard drive
When you will add an external hard drive on your computer, then you will able to clear out a lot of thing that you don’t need to be storing on your normal hard drive.
For example: There are lots of images and music in your hard drive and those are taking a large space, which is very harmful for your pc speed. So, if you add an external hard drive then it will allow you to move those images and music to that drive and you will get a huge space on your hard drive.
17. Use only one Internet Browser
Sometime we use many browsers for browsing internet where a single browser can do all things and that’s also responsible for making your computer speed slow. So, you should use only an internet browser and update it regularly.
18. Do not use same software’s multiple versions
Unfortunately some of as like to use multiple versions of software, which is also a big reason for making computer speed low. For example: You are using Adobe Photoshop CS4 version and Adobe Photoshop CS5 version at a same time. But, here CS5 is able to do any kind of command of CS4. So you don’t need the previous version and if remove that version it will give a large space also speed up your computer.
19. Create a new user account and Delete the previous one
If you use a user account for 4/5 months, there will mostly 5GB temp files, which you can’t delete by any antivirus. Then you should create a new user account as administrator and delete the previous one. So, you will get 5BG disk space back by providing only 26MB to the new user account.
20. Upgrade to Windows 7
After using those techniques if you don’t get your needed speed, you should reinstall your windows. So, all of the temp files and virus will clearly remove from your computer. And it will better if you start to use Window 7. Because, it is very user friendly operating system, that has good feature for improve your computer performance.