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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Steps to fix a slow computer


My computer is running slow what steps can I do to fix it?


This issue can be caused by any of the below possibilities.

1.Not enough hard disk space.
2.Left over programs and bad files.
3.Data Corruption.
4.Missing Windows updates / Outdated drivers.
5.Computer is overheating.
6.Corrupt OS.
7.Bad Hardware.


Below are steps for Microsoft Windows users that should help speed up the computer or determine why the computer is running slow.


If your computer has not been reboot recently make sure to reboot it before following any of the below steps.

Not enough hard disk drive space

Verify that there is at least 200-500MB of free hard disk drive space. This available space allows the computer to have room for the swap file to increase in size as well as room for temporary files.

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