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My Laptop is suddenly taking 15 minutes to load up after turning

Everything is really slow. The media player can no longer play a song without skipping and other software seems to have trouble running. The internet is also having trouble surfing the web.

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Follow the tips below to boost your system.

  • Scan Laptop for Viruses
  • Fix Registry Errors
  • Run Check Disk
  • Stop Unnecessary Background Programs
  • Run Disk Cleanup

Scan Laptop for Viruses

Laptop runs slow issue may appear if the system is infected by some malicious application. You have to search and remove that application from your system. For your convenience download and install a powerful antivirus program. Run a complete PC scan to detect viruses and remove them from your system.

Note: Close all other programs before start scanning your system.

Run Check Disk

Errors in the operating system may result in laptop runs slow problem. To remove errors you need to run check disk. To do so follow the steps below:

  1. Open My Computer
  2. Right Click on (C:)
  3. Go to Properties
  4. Click on Tools tab
  5. Click on Check Now under Error-Checking
  6. Click on Start
  7. Click on Yes for scheduling Disk Check on restarting your laptop
  8. Restart your computer
  9. Disk Check will automatically start when you logon Windows

Stop Unnecessary Background Programs

Sometimes there are some background programs that are running without our consent and eating up the memory and energy of the CPU. Closing down these programs will speed up your laptop performance. To do so follow the instructions below:

  1. Hold Windows+R button on your keyboard
  2. Type msconfig and press Enter
  3. Click on Startup tab
  4. Click on Disable All
  5. Restart your Computer

Run Disk Cleanup

Efficiency of laptop decreases when it contains too many junk files. To clean junk content from your system follow the steps below:

  1. Click Start
  2. Type Disk Cleanup
  3. Press Enter
  4. Select the drive which you wish to clean
  5. Click OK

Fix Registry Errors

Mostly laptop runs slow issue occurs due to broken Windows registry entries. Fixing registry will help you to boost up your laptop. You need to download and install a Registry Cleaner program to fix corrupt or broken registry entries. To download a reliable Registry Cleaner tool click here.

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Try downloading CCleaner and Lavasoft Ad-Aware these are both free and both do different things for cleaning-up registry, unwanted cookies and adware issuses. go to accesories then system tools , defrag and disk clean-up. GOOD LUCK

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Clean the pc up to speed it up a little, download ccleaner and install it, run the cleaner and delete all the files it finds, then clean the registry and fix the issues found, if it asks you to save the changes to the registry click yes and fix do this a couple of times so no issues are found.
If the pc is still slow after this clean then the issue is either memory or the operating system is degrading.

good luck

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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