5 Ways to Speed Up Your Computer
Your computer is running slow and you don’t know what to do. There is all kinds of advice out there, but you are no computer guru. How do you know who is for real and what will really help your computer to run faster? Well, here are five simple tips anyone can do to help speed up their computer. And you don’t have to be a computer whiz to do them.
1.Change your browser–Ypur browser is the program that lets you surf the internet. It can also slow your computer way down if you do not use the correct one. It is pretty much universally agreed that Internet Explorer is the worst one out there, so if you are still using that, then make a change. Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are just two of the other options available. They are both free and download fast, so you can get started surfing in real time.
2.Clean up–Cleaning the junk out of your computer is a simple way to get it to run faster. Programs like CCleaner are free and run quickly to delete unnecessary files and programs. You will be surprised at how much junk you have piled up in your computer the first time you run it. Make sure you use cleaning programs like CCleaner regularly to keep your computer running smoothly.
3.Defragmenting–Having a fragmented computer means that your files are saved all over the place. Having you files scattered makes the computer run slower, and have to work harder to get the files you request. Get your files in order by defragmenting. You can use the program that comes with your computer or download a better faster program for free called Defraggler.
4.Plug ins–Plug ins are annoying and usually useless. They usually occur in things you use often, like your internet browser. If you take the time to identify and remove them, most of the time you won’t miss them at all and your computer will run much faster.
5.Update–You never know when a virus will strike. Update regularly to keep your firewalls and virus protection up to date. New software upgrades are also important and help your computer have the best experience running the programs for you. The quicker you update, the better off you will be.
No matter what issues your computer is having, these five tips will help it to move faster, smoother, and take less time retrieving files. Try a few of these tips and see if your computer can speed up. They are not difficult and the programs mentioned are all free, so there is no excuse. Get started today.
Melanie Slaugh writes extensively for internet service providers and also topics related to that. She provides the information to consumer on the need to choose the right Internet package for them. She can be reached at slaugh.slaugh907 @ gmail.com.