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Premium member Presentation Transcript 7 Tips to convert your sluggish Windows computer into a Robust one: By David Rowe, Techability.com.au 7 Tips to convert your sluggish Windows computer into a Robust oneTip 1: Get rid of self starting programs: Tip 1: Get rid of self starting programs Just like you get rid of unwanted house hold things that are taking up space in your house, you can very well get rid of those auto starting programs that slows down your computer by eating up valuable memory space Stop those programs from loading along with Windows if you don’t use them frequently This can greatly help you regain the lost speed of your computer in just a snap And the next time you switch on your computer you will be amazed at the improved booting speed Some of those programs that loads automatically are chatting applications like Windows messenger, Yahoo Messenger, G- Talk and so onTip 2: Flush out temp. internet files: Tip 2: Flush out temp. internet files You must have heard of the Temporary Internet Files, Those are the files that get piled up when you keep using the internet, taking up a chunk of your hard disk space and eventually slowing down your computer You must get rid of these files periodically to keep your computer running at optimal speed “Disk Cleanup” is a tool that you will find in Windows that will help you do this in few easy steps. You can locate this tool in Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Cleanup Almost every version of Windows operating system will have this clean up tool. You will notice significant improvement in your computer’s performance once the clean-up is doneTip 3: Defragmenting: Tip 3: Defragmenting Did you know that your files get scattered over on your hard drive of your computer when you use it regularly ? This can slow down the response time of your computer when you access an application, eventually giving you a slow machine You can get rid of that by doing a periodical defragging with the help of a system tool called “Disk Defragmenter ” This will bring back all the files together contiguously on the hard drive, making your computer faster than ever beforeTip 4: Check for errors: Tip 4: Check for errors “Error Checking” is another useful utility provided by Windows that will repair faulty files on your computer making your computer perform faster and also making it robust It is recommended that you perform an error check on your computer at least once a week - if you are a regular computer user.Tip 5: Install an anti-virus program: Tip 5: Install an anti-virus program Viruses can also play havoc on your computer’s performance It can do a variety of malicious operations on it right from slowing it down like a snail to even corrupting the entire operating system giving you a frustratingly hard time So you must always equip your computer with updated anti-virus software that can fight out almost all viruses that can potentially slow down or crash your computer AVG Free and Windows Live OneCare are 2 of the free anti-virus programs in the market that you can check outTip 6: Close down memory resident programs: Tip 6: Close down memory resident programs Just like auto start up programs that we discussed earlier, there are other memory resident programs that drain out your computer’s resources You can find them as tiny icons next to your computer’s clock. Close the ones that you don’t use that often. Doing this can significantly improve your computer’s processing speedTip 7: Keeping your Windows up-to-date: Tip 7: Keeping your Windows up-to-date Last but not the least, always ensure that you install the latest updates of your Windows from the internet The best way to do this is to turn on the Auto Update setting in Windows that will automatically look for any updates as and when it is available, when you are connected to the internet and install them in the background This is a great way to help your computer perform with the highest efficiency and speed.Conclusion: Conclusion If your computer is still unable to recover from its sluggish performance, then it is better to seek professional advice. About the author: This presentation is from David Rowe, the owner of Techability.com.au , that offers a range of IT services like computer and laptop repairs, virus removal and data recovery. 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