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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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Your friend is a program called CCleaner. Run it, rerun it, do whatever you need. It's heavenly.

http://download.cnet.com/ccleaner/

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