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Monday, January 09, 2012

Tips to make your Pc Run Faster

I will assume that you reading this post is a proud owner of a Pc or an intented money maker that will maximize the Info gotten from here to the fullest thereby making cool cash from it by applying this simple trick for people for a small pay. By following this simple guidelines you can be able to make your Pc run Faster. This article is based mainly for Windows OS users but in some cases is useful for other OS.
For you to be able to carry out most activities in this tutorial you must be logged in as administrator else you would be limited to only apply changes to your User account.

Disk Space is necessary
Compacted disk space is a major reason why some Pc users finds it  difficult to enjoy their system as it always hangs or takes a whole while before executing commands Disk clean up is necessary for such Systems. Disk clean up helps you identify programs that are safe to delete and It provides oxygen to the lungs of your computer. Space is necessary for your computer to breath well.

Disk clean up helps you to>>

  • Delete installed programs that you no longer us
    Empty the Recycle Bin
    Remove temporary Internet Files
    Delete downloadable programs

  •  Start,>> All Programs, >>Accessories, >> System Tools>> Disk Cleanup. If there are other drives in the system you will be asked to select which you want to clean up. Drive C is the most common
  • Once you select what drive is to be cleaned, Disk cleanup calculates how much space you can free up,It will present you with a content of files to be deleted which you have to choose from.
  1.  Uncheck the boxes for files that you don't want to delete, and then click OK.
    • For more options, such as cleaning up System Restore and Shadow copy files, under Description, click Clean up system files, and then click the More Options tab.
  2. When prompted to confirm that you want to delete the specified files, click Yes.
After a few minutes, the process completes and the Disk Cleanup dialog box closes, leaving your computer cleaner, performing better, and potentially increasing your PC speed.

Make Sure your PC is Virus free by removing Spyware
You May be Asking What is Spyware?
Spyware is a System killer that collects your personal information without your Permission. It gets most of your details such as websites you visit, your user name and password,.
     Spyware is not only a system killer but also a human killer as it can put your confidential information on the line for any and every body to see. Spyware can also make your Pc malfunction in so many ways, You may consider using the PC Safety scan offered by Windows Live Onecare. It's a free service, so you may consider checking it out already. You may also consider downloading Microsoft security essentials, If your OS is genuine(as in carry come)
Download Microsoft Security Essentials for free to help guard your system in the future from viruses, spyware, adware, and other malicious software (also known as malware). Microsoft Security Essentials acts as a spyware removal tool and includes automatic updates to help keep your system protected from emerging threats.
The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Toolis another utility that checks computers running Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows Server 2003 for infections by specific, prevalent malicious software, including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom, and helps remove any infection

Make Use of Your Disk Defragmenter

Defragmenting your disk is like servicing your Car after it has been used for some time to make it work efficiently.
Disk Defragmenter is a Windows utility that consolidates fragmented files and folders on your computer's hard disk so that each occupies a single space on the disk.

Disk defragmenter is not to be run on a daily basis but runnin it on a weekly basis is an ideal option apart from weekly there are certain times you should defragment your disk such as when
  • You add a large number of files.
    Your free disk space totals 15 percent or less.

    You install new programs or a new version of the Windows operating system.

    For window 7 Users to run Disk Defragmenter
    Simply type Disk Defragmenter in your windows start up Menu
    Select the drives you want to defragment and first analyze them.

    NOTE: Analyzing your disk first is necessary as it gives you an estimated time the defragmentation will take and also helps you get more results.

      Don't Forget to Learn about Ready Boost
If you are a Windows user it will be of your benefit that you have a Nice Knowledge about Ready Boost as it enables you speed up your system. It's a new device which enables you add memory to a system, it allows you use devices like your Usb flash drive to improve your computer Performance. To get details about Ready Boost you can make a google search for this.

         Always Make a search for Bad Sectors In your PC
It is a common fact that many Hard drives tend to develop bad sectors as it is being used regularly . Bad sectors tend to slow down Hard disk performance and sometimes makes data saving very difficult. If you use your System daily like me it is recommended that you run this search every week as the case may be.

Steps to Run Error Checking Utility

  1. Close all open files.
  2. Click Start, and then click Computer.
  3. In the Computer window (My Computer in Windows XP), right-click the hard disk you want to search for bad sectors, and then click Properties.
  4. In the Properties dialog box, click the Tools tab.
  5. Click the Check Now button.
  6. In the Check Disk dialog box (called Error-checking in Windows 7), select the Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors check box, and then click Start.
  1. If bad sectors are found, choose to fix them.
NOTE:: Only select the "Automatically fix file system errors" check box if you think that your disk contains bad sectors.

                Avoid Using Pirated Softwares

Avoid using pirated softwares as this may make your system run slowly, Piracy is one Big enemy to modern  day Computers.

As i stated earlier on this tips will work fine for windows OS users especially Windows 7. So i will recomened that you Upgrade to Windows 7.
If you are running another Os you can contact me or drop a comment to get details about your own OS

One Love!!!

1 comment:

  1. This is all we have to do for running a PC faster. Great tips.


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