Is your computer painfully slow? 8 Tips to improve your computer performance

8 Tips to speed up your computer

Are you frustrated with your computer performance?

We can run a FREE health check and establish what is causing the slow performance, 
and advice you on steps you can take to boost it!

Unless of course, your machine is 10 years old and there will be very little we could do ?

Before you throw it out the window, there might be a few steps you can take to improve performance:

  1. Make sure your software is up to date and runs on the hardware that fits its needs.
  2. Run regular updates on your operating system.
  3. Always protect yourself, by purchasing a recommended Antivirus – we recommend Webroot. Having a virus or malware on your computer will affect performance, but it will also put your data at risk
  4. If you are running software that requires fast operational speed, you may consider upgrading the amount of memory your system has.
  5. It is recommended to use disk clean-up and disk defragmentation tools, these are available at your fingertips at no extra costs as system tools. It will help to clean up temporary files, that are being stored on your computer when browsing the web, as well as help to optimise the storage by organising files on your hard drive.
  6. Limit programmes that launch at startup. They take up a lot of RAM for processing tasks that can slow down your computer. In order to do that press ctrl+shift+ESC. On the Processes Tab you will see a list of applications where you can check which one takes how much of the processing memory. If you don not need to be using it kill the process off. Under Start-up you can disable programs that start when you turn the PC on.
  7. Upgrade your hard drive to and SSD drive. Traditional mechanical drives have moving parts that are much slower in comparison to SSD that use NAND chips, a type of memory, which works approximately 10 times faster. Newer M.2 SSD can read and write roughly 10 times faster than standard SSD. So the performance increase can be massive.
  8. Reboot your PC or consider system re-installation.

If you still unsure why your computer is running slow, call us and book our FREE ‘HealthCheck’ today.

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