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Speeding up a computer by Defragmenting Hard Drive

Is your computer running slow? Have you tried running anti-virus, anti-spyware, and anti-malware software to speed it up, but to no avail?

Perhaps cleaning up your hard drive could help. This tip will explain, in step by step instructions, how to defragment your hard drive.

To Defragment your hard drive:

1) Go to My Computer.
2) Right click on your C drive.
3) Click Properties.
4) Click the "Tools" tab at the top.
5) Click "Defragment now..." in the middle of the window.
6) In the window that pops up click "Defragment disk"
Defragmenting your disk physically moves files that are similar or
fragmented into an area that will more efficiently use your space.
5) The Disk Defragmentor will analyze your hard disk.
6) After analyzing it will move and defragment the information appropriately.
Disk Defragmentation is complete. You should see noticable improvements in your computer's speed and preformance.

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very slow response esp. when using internet


i also think so, your pc might have been infect by some virus, malware or spyware and it will result to computer running slow and freezes. it is always better to have a reliable software that can help you out with this matter and avoid further damage.

May 03, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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MY COMPUTER RUN SLOW


Usually motherboard either works or doesn't work. It won't make computer runs slow. Your computer runs slow mostly because of low memory, low diskspace available, driver issue, virus, or spyware. If you surf the web a lot, chance is your computer got spyware or malware. Install a free malware program and use it to clean up your laptop first to see if the problem is improving.

Apr 05, 2011 | ASUS Motherboard P5sd2-vm

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Well, my ASUS X71SL-B2 17-Inch Laptop is running very slow, and I find myself unable to play any games AT ALL due to massive amounts of lagg. Now, this has been going on for a while, and its been bugging me quite a bit, so I hope some answers will be helpful. Is it due to hardware perhaps? The computer is only 2 years old.


What it sounds like is that you may have a virus. Computers will tend to slow down after being infected with a virus. Not knowing what software you have installed you may want to try running anti-virus software. There are several available these programs can detect viruses and clean your computer. There are also several online programs available that will also clean and repair your computer if it is infected. You may first want to try some basic system maintance for instance,
In windows XP under system tools "Disk Clean up" and then run "Disk Defragment" both of these should be done on a regular intervals.

I hope this helps

Dec 14, 2010 | ASUS X71SL-B2 Laptop

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slow


First thing that you can do to speed up a computer is to make sure your computer is clean from virus, malware, spyware , trojan because they can slow down your system , so first of all use a good anti virus and anti malware software like Malwarebytes to scan your computer and then after that remove some unnecessary program on your compuer to free up some Memory and the last thing to do is to add a RAM to your computer that will really make it fast...

Dec 28, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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a virus in my pc


Dear Sir/madam,

This is malware/adware virus cookies. Sometimes happenend in yahoo, after that the system is crashing. Just download a best anti-spyware programme and scan it. It will detect and delete all the malware / spyware cookies. After that the internet is getting speed and runs without any problem.

Note : If your system antivirus with anti-spyware and all the total internet security features means u need to install before upon ur risk. Because it cause system slow....

Thanks
Good Luck


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May 12, 2008 | Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 for PC

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