Run Computer Diagnostic Tools to fix Slow PC Performance
Every computer, laptop, printer or other device works to its optimum, when newly purchased. You stay on the cloud nine and keep boasting about the features and performance of your machine. Nothing seems to be better than your machine. But after a few months or say after a year, you become to notice that it’s no more the same system, which you bought. And your mindset changes, you start perceiving of it as an old machine which soon or later needs replacement. But stop, replacement isn’t the solution. Are you the same stereotype? Then read the article ahead, hopefully you will change your mind.
The discipline Computer Diagnostics is quite interesting and you will find that the most imminent issues related to performance have quite simple solutions. Go through the troubleshooting steps and fix problems on your own.
Probable Reasons: Power plan settings, use of multiple antivirus or security software programs, multiple startup programs, advanced visual effects. Another reason could be computer viruses and spyware sucking the system resources and competing with the running programs.
Computer diagnostics and Troubleshooting
A Power plan settings is a portfolio under which you want to run your machine. It helps you to save energy, maximize system performance, or achieve a balance between the two. Usually there are three default plans—Balanced, Power saver, and High performance. However, if you are not satisfied, then create your own plan to suit you computing need.
Diagnose the program list under the Control Panel, check whether there is any additional security software on your machine. If yes, then remove the one which is not compatible. Do it easily through the “Add or Remove Programs” option. At times, to remove the most stubborn software you may need to use some uninstaller tool. Do follow the latter option under the guidance of any PC diagnostics technicians. For unwanted startup items you can go through the Microsoft Configuration Utility tools with the “msconfig” command. Under the Startup tab on the window you can trim non-essential programs. It will boost up the PC performance. AutoRuns is an easy-to-use tool, which can be downloaded from the Microsoft site, the utility automatically docks all startup items, and you can select which one to keep active and which in dormant stage.
If your Windows 7 or Vista based PC is not rich enough to support the visual settings then its worth to shed a few features. There are 20 visual effects that you can control, such as the transparent glass look, the way menus open or close, and whether shadows are displayed. The management tool is available with the Control Panel under Performance Information and Tools.
Is your system flooded with errors? Or are you unable to get smooth access to any drive, program or file? If yes, then start computer diagnostic to review the security settings using installed security software or Microsoft Security Essentials. At times, you can download third-party virus and spyware removal tool to get rid of those undesirable guests. Besides, you must be habitual with the usage of Disk Cleanup and Defragmenter tools that keep your hard-disk in sound condition.
Neha - About Author:
The author is a technician at Techvedic technologies, a firm that delivers end to end PC Diagnostic to clients. Computer Diagnostic, PC Diagnostics, computer technical support, Computer Diagnostics are few services offered at this one platform along with many others.
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