Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Make Your Computer Run Faster for Free

By Gaelim Holland Subscribe to RSS | May 24th 2012 | Views:
loading
 
  



Many people ask "How can I make my computer run faster for free?" The answer to this question is not as complicated as you think. You don't need to buy anything to get your system running faster. I've discovered that Windows has an enormous amount of tools to make my computer faster. But lets explore why computers lose their speed in the first place. There are a few culprits that may be killing your PC speed. Things like errors, a fragmented file system, excess programs, low disk space, high CPU usuage, and spyware. In most cases, these problems can be repaired with ease. Here are several ways to make your computer run faster for free.

1. Defragment

This is awesome way to make your computer run faster. Defragment helps your computer organize its hard drive. The more fragmented your hard drive, the longer it takes for your hard drive to locate programs and files. Click Start > Click Computer > Right Click your hard drive > Click Properties > Choose Tools > Click Defragment Now.

2. Disk Cleanup

This tool can instantly award you a boost in speed by cleaning up your junk files. Disk Cleanup eliminates all the junk data that the computer is longer using. Your computer keeps all the old downloads, deletions, and uninstalled data in a temporary folder. You can purge this cumbersome data and make this free space available for your PC to use. Click Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Cleanup.

3. Enable ReadyBoost

This is probably the most underrated tool that's packaged in Windows 7 and Vista. Readyboost really helped me make my computer run faster. This is a great tool that helps give your computer a significant boost in speed by alleviating the stress on your RAM. If you have a low amount of RAM, you will see a significant boost. ReadyBoost gives your computer more memory for use. Insert removable media > choose Speed up my system> Dedicate the device to Readyboost.

4. Adjust Visual Effects

Windows has a beautiful interface with all the bells and whistles. However all that bling comes at a price to your PC's performance. Fading windows and translucency eat up tons of RAM. You can customize your graphical options to give your computer the best performance. Start > Control Panel > System > Advanced > Performance > Settings > Visuals Effects > Adjust for best performance.

5. Remove Spyware and Viruses

This danger extends beyond just performance. Malware can also steal personal data from your computer. There are tons of good free anti-malware programs out there to help remove these menaces from your computer. Make sure your antiviruses updates during your off hours. Simply allowing the security software to update while you are sleeping will allow you to make your computer run faster.

6. Scan for Errors

Errors can cause massive slowdowns to your PC. Conflicts with applications and sudden restarts are also common signs of errors. Windows does a good job of repairing errors. If you are the administrator, you will be able to use SFC command. This administrative tool allows Windows to try and repair itself. It will scan all system files and replace any that are damaged or missing. If repairs are needed, you will need to supply the Windows CD.

Click Start > Right Click the Command Prompt or type cmd in the search bar > Type sfc/scannow into the command prompt >The tool will scan for damaged files. When prompted provide the Windows original disk for repair.

Gaelim Holland - About Author:
For Ways to Speed Up Your Online Experience: Slow Internet Connection And to solve other common PC problems visit: http://www.delete-computer-history.com/fix-computer-problems.html more info visit http://www.delete-computer-history.com/windows-registry-cleaner-tools.html

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/software-articles/make-your-computer-run-faster-for-free.htm

Related Software Articles Subscribe to RSS

How to Remove Virtumonde Trojans from your computer
Published by Theodore Sumrall on February 7th 2012 | Software
Advertisement windows automatically pop – ups and it irritates the user. It also gives fake alert ...
 
Backup Software for your computer
Published by Novastor on March 8th 2012 | Software
The backup software is used to copy the files from one system to the other to avoid the data loss an...
 
Copy Bluray Movies to iPhone 4S by means of Blu Ray to MKV Converter at Apple computer
Published by Jane Huang on December 20th 2011 | Software
Do you have experienced Source Code, typically the technology fiction-techno-thriller picture? It's ...
 
How to get into computer if you forgot Windows 7 password?
Published by Sarina.Lee on February 2nd 2012 | Software
This article mainly tells you what to do if you forgot Windows 7 password without a password disk or...
 
How to clean out registry of my computer
Published by Hennary Joe on January 4th 2012 | Software
PC optimization is a big issue nowadays. Many tricks and steps can be found easily online. They all ...
 
Personal computers help London forums for your personal computer
Published by Suphia Smith on April 17th 2012 | Computer
If you are facing problems with your pc, instead of calling a technician immediately take the help o...
 
IT support Sydney is professional computer experts
Published by Avena Sowell on April 13th 2012 | Computer
Among the services, that IT support Sydney can give you include data recovery and search engines opt...
 
A complete solution for your internet and computer problems
Published by Jahna Sebastian on January 24th 2012 | Software
No matter one have the latest versions of internet explorer still most of them need to repair intern...
 
Protect your computer with reliable effective antivirus software
Published by Alexs on February 15th 2012 | Software
Computer security is essential for the prevention and detection of any unauthorized use of your comp...
 
How we can speed up a computer
Published by Hennary Joe on December 28th 2011 | Software
Poor performance is the biggest issue in any computer system. Over time almost all the computers fac...
 
How to remove an obstinate virus from your computer
Published by Jakiepan on January 21st 2012 | Software
One of the biggest issues and security threats in any computer is the computer virus, spyware, Troja...
 
Play games on computer
Published by Lamar Wisneski on March 23rd 2012 | Software
If you are tired of studying day and night for your examination, take some rest and play some games....
 
Do you need to secretly monitor someone's Mac computer?
Published by Branda White on December 1st 2011 | Software
Amac Keylogger for Mac is the best Mac monitoring software on the market that can be applied for emp...
 
How to get into computer if you forgot Windows Vista password?
Published by Sarina.Lee on February 23rd 2012 | Software
This article mainly lists 5 easy and safe ways to reset your forgotten Windows Vista password....
 
Nieuwe computer koopbeslissing
Published by Johnwright on April 26th 2012 | Computer
Deze kan heel overweldigend voor een nieuwe of eerste keer dat de computer kopen met weinig ervaring...
 
Should I fix my computer on my own?
Published by Antonio Matsuoka on April 12th 2012 | Computer
If you are thinking about fixing your computer on your own, I highly recommend giving this article a...
 
Choose the best antivirus to safeguard your computer
Published by Alexs on July 23rd 2012 | Software
Nowadays, computers have become a valuable part of everyone’s life. From logging to business trans...
 
How to Fix Registry Problems of your computer
Published by Hennary Joe on January 13th 2012 | Computer
Speed up your PC with the best PC utility program. Speedupmypc is the most updated and successful so...
 
Enroll with TESDA to provide the best computer technical support and services
Published by Carolmoore on February 28th 2012 | Computer
With a rise in the number of computer technicians, the challenge to provide the best computer techni...
 
Use software’s for improving your computer and internet speed
Published by Jahna Sebastian on January 11th 2012 | Software
In today’s highly competitive world, every individual need computer and internet for their work or...