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Need to erase everything from computer

Need to delete all and i don't know how to download my files. do i need a disk, i have windows vista home premium which someone put on for me and i don't know how to use it. Please help.

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Fix Computer Freezes
A computer freeze, where the mouse and keyboard become unresponsive and applications hang, can have many different possible causes.
To fix a computer which freezes on a regular basis you must first attempt to identify the source of the problem, and target your troubleshooting efforts accordingly.
An issue with a specific hardware device, a particular software application, a lack of system resources, or a problem with the Windows registry settings file can all potentially cause computer freezes.
Fixing Hardware or Software Issues
If the freeze happens every time a certain hardware device is plugged in or switched on, the device itself might be to blame.
Check the manufacturer's website for updated drivers for the device, and download and install them to erase any bugs that might exist in your version.
Similarly, if the freeze only happens when using one particular application, that program might also be the root cause.
Check the developer's website for updates. If the problem persists, uninstall and reinstall the program.
This process replaces any software files or settings that may have been damaged or deleted.
Fixing Issues with System Resources
Overwhelming a PC's processor or memory by requests can also lead to the computer freezing up.
If the issue occurs when large files or complex applications are being handled, shut down any running application or background utilities you don't need for the project you're working on.
This frees up CPU time and RAM space.
Within individual programs, avoid opening up multiple files or websites at the same time.
If the problem persists and if opening multiple large files simultaneously can't be avoided, consider a hardware upgrade
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Fixing General Windows Issues
General Windows issues are more likely to be to blame if the computer freezes at seemingly random times in a variety of applications.
A key Windows file may have been erased or corrupted, or there may be a problem with the Windows registry settings file.
Run the System Restore utility from the System Tools section of the Accessories folder on the Start menu to roll back WIndows to a previous version of the registry.
This will fix prior registry issues without affecting personal files and settings.
Fixing virus or spyware infections
A virus or spyware infection on your computer might also be the source of freeze issues.
If you don't have an antivirus or antispyware tools on your system, purchase and install one; otherwise, check the program's website to make sure that you're running the latest version.
Run a full system scan to check for problems and remove any potential threats, and be sure to repeat this process regularly to prevent future issues.
Fixing internal hardware issues
A damaged internal hardware component, such as the hard drive or memory modules, might also be causing freezing issues, in which case that component will need replacement.
A number of system diagnostics tools are available which can check for problems, including Hard Drive Inspector and PC Pitstop.
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Press windows button and in the search type msconfig go to startup tab and uncheck those you dont want to start.
scroll to the bottom toolbar bottom of screen right click you can select task manager applications also processes you will see whats running on your computer and ticking over you might have a virus
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microsoft security essentials your operating system must be registered
Win7/Vista/XP 64 bit
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if you see something running that you does not need to be running select end now then you might you might uninstall that particular program
and some unnecessary programs
you should also check leads from motherboard to hard drive for secure dust free connections
click start control panel administrative tools computer management disk management right click on your drive select properties click tools you should see click check now
click start tick in both boxes this will schedule to on restart
do not have any input while chkdsk utility is in progress any might damage your computer
also you might download and use this registry cleaner it is totally free to use
http://download.cnet.com/ccleaner/
then defragment your hard drive
adding more ram is the best way of speeding up a computer
If youre not sure if a module is right for your system use the
Crucial Memory Advisor tool for a list of guaranteed compatible modules

you should always ask for a guarantee on compatibility before purchasing any ram and buy working pairs if possible
you might have to many programs running at the same time putting to much strain on the CPU central processing unit

try uninstalling a few unnecessary programs
This tool deletes unnecessary or temporary files on your hard disk so you can increase the amount of storage space you have.
Delete the files using Disk Cleanup
If you want to reduce the number of unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and help your computer run faster, use Disk Cleanup.
It removes temporary files, empties the Recycle Bin, and removes a variety of system files and other items that you no longer need.


Open Disk Cleanup by clicking startall programs accessories system tools and then clicking Disk Cleanup.
In the Disk Cleanup Options dialog box, choose whether you want to clean up your own files only or all of the files on the computer.

If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
If the Disk Cleanup Drive Selection dialog box appears, select the hard disk drive that you want to clean up, and then click OK.
Click the Disk Cleanup tab, and then select the check boxes for the files you want to delete.
When you finish selecting the files you want to delete, click OK, and then click Delete files to confirm the operation.
Disk Cleanup proceeds to remove all unnecessary files from your computer.
This tool deletes unnecessary or temporary files on your hard disk so you can increase the amount of storage space you have.
Delete the files using Disk Cleanup
If you want to reduce the number of unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and help your computer run faster, use Disk Cleanup.
It removes temporary files, empties the Recycle Bin, and removes a variety of system files and other items that you no longer need.
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