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Open up Explorer and go to tools go down to Internet Options and click on it to open the options box once it is open look for Browsing History and click on the Delete another box will open up click on each of the delete buttons. This will clear out your temporary Internet files, cookies and history or at the bottom you can click on (delete all) this should help some.

You can go to Start and click it open up to all programs go up to Accessories go over to System Tools open the box go down to Disk Defragmenter and click on it. This will open another box click on the drive you want to defrag and click Defragment. I hope this has help you some.

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- Infected by Virus/ Malware.

Possible solutions to speed up PC performance would be:-

- Install latest Windows updates.
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- Uninstall unnecessary programs and files.
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- Install a good antivirus.

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Game slowing down at random times


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Below are some reasons for computer running slow:

- Lack of Windows Updates
- Low RAM.
- Background services is activated.
- Corrupted registry.
- Installed Programs or Games that is not compatible with your computer.
- Infected by Virus/ Malware.

Possible solutions to speed up PC performance would be:

- Install latest Windows updates.
- Upgrade RAM.
- Disable background services.
- Uninstall unnecessary programs and files.
- Fix registry error with reliable program like I always use RegInOut.
- Install a good antivirus.

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There are numerous ways to fix your slow computer without having to spend money or to carry your PC anywhere.

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4. Large number of software applications installed on the computer

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8. Corrupt operating system

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