A few Must-to-Know Tips to Keep PC Running Smooth
Beyond doubt, computers are good friends. They bring you close to the world, and ease your job. Whether it’s planning weekend, managing budget, arranging vacation or responding to bosses or the beloved ones, they do justice with you in all situations. Even if you are alone, you don’t feel alone, because you are shrouded with social networking fans. Now, a big question, are you paying off back in the same coin?
This article is all about PC repair and maintenance, and will help you to discover more from your system by providing the care that it deserves. Wondering as how to do that without visiting a repair shop or calling for computer support specialists? If yes, the article could be a brainwash. Use some built-in tools to fix computer issues and keep it in a sound condition.
Windows Disk Cleanup tool
In the course of computing your system may acquire temporary files when you're looking at webpages and even when you're working on files in programs, such as Microsoft Word. Gradually, your computer's performance degrades. See how to use the Windows Disk Cleanup tool to get rid of those.
Accessibility and Use-Click “Start” and navigate to “All Programs”, click “Accessories”, click “System Tools”, and then click “Disk Cleanup”. It will scan for all such unimportant files, and will delete those instantly. Here, you come with options, and the tool asks as what to retain and what to delete.
Installation, update, upgrade and uninstallation are the routine tasks of computing. And during this programs’ files are broken into parts and pieces, sometimes automatically even if you don’t need, and sometimes to provide accessibility to your files across the memory drives. However, as files are updated, in the long run, they get scattered on the system memory. Disk Defragmenter program has been engineered to keep all your files back together again and to make them available to open more quickly.
Accessibility and Use- Click the “Start” button, followed by All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and then Disk Defragmenter. It assesses the system disk status, and accordingly suggests you as which part to defragment, and up to what level.
You all need Internet some or the other time and browser has become an essential component of your system. But at times it puts your service request in a queue. Why it’s so? Understanding the causes will help you to fix the problems in a better way. Whatever destinations or pages you visit have a unique address, which are stored by your system or specifically the browser. For time being this is a good sign, as it stores your preferences and next time serves faster. But excess of anything could be just wastage, and same is here. There's no need to store more than a week's cookies or webpages’ path information, as they eat up the precious system memory.
Hence, learn to reduce the size of your webpage history. Depending upon the browser type or version the steps would differ, but you should read the support manual for better information. Next, don't save encrypted webpages as they store more information to prevent others from reading that content. It will be good if you change browser settings to not save encrypted webpages.
Automate Windows Update
This is a wonderful feature to make sure that your Windows operating system holds the latest patches released from Microsoft. These in turn keep your system running well, and well-protected against emerging e-threats. Often, the updates can improve your computer's performance. As per the version of Windows operating system the path of Windows Update differs a bit.
Hope, the above discussed PC Help article would be worth practicing, and will help you to keep system running at optimum speed.
Kellymarion - About Author:
As a senior computer technical support engineer at Techvedic, the author offers out-of-the-box PC help service remote support to global customers for issues related to hardware and software. Moreover, he has a passion to write articles and blogs related to computer support, so as to empower consumers to fix computer problems on their own.
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