Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
The speed of computers depend on several things.
In your case >>>>
1. Check the hard disk ... Go to My Computer >>> Right click on C: >>> Properties >>> Disk Cleanup (to remove useless files) ... Again from Properties >>> Tools >>> Check Now >>> Tick on ( Automatically fix file system errors & Scan for attempt recovery of bad sectors) >>> Start >>> The computer will schedule the scan to the next start up, so restart the computer ;) ..... After finishing the scan go again to C: >>> Properties >>> Tools >>> Defragment Now >>> a new window will appear , click on Defragment button ...
By the way make sure that the hard disk isn't full. If it's , try to move some personal files to another place such as D: or burn them on CDs , try to remove useless programs, Start >>> Control Panel >>> Add or Remove Programs ...
2. 256MB of ram is quiet slow reallly at least 1 GB would help your computer loads. You just need to stop some unnecessary programs working ( Be careful the following steps maybe harmful to your computer ( If try to change the setting ), so don't change the setting of the system)... Start >>> Run >>> Write ( msconfig ) >>> Ok >>> A new window will appear ( be careful here DON'T TRY TO CHANGE OR EDIT ANY SYSTEM OR BOOT FILES OR SETTINGS UNLESS YOU KNOW WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO) >>> Click on Startup ( This window shows the programs, which are running in the startup) >>> Remove ticks from the programs, WHICH YOU KNOW THEM, to stop them running in the startup ( this step is really useful to speed the computer up) ... By the way the computer will ask you (after restarting) about that change in the startup, just press ok and tick on (Don't ask me this question again).
3.Increasing the performance of the computer ... Right click on My Computer >>> Properties >>> Advance >>> ( Performance field) Setting >>> Here you can increase the performance by choosing (Adjust for best performance) and you can leave some visual effects if you like ( this step isn't harmful,but don't go to Advanced if you haven't experienced it)...
By the way, sometimes, having two virus protection together makes the computer works like a turtle :)
You should Only have and only need ONE virus protection installed on your PC.
You can click start-----click run-----type msconfig------click startup tabs,then you can uncheck programes that dont need to run at startup. Then click ok to exist..And you also can go visit http://www.make-pc-fast.com to download a speedup software.
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