Why your PC is so slow, and how you can speed it up

Your computer or laptop is slow , are you tired of it? Before you know if you might need to change your computer, carefully read his tips on trying to keep a fast PC. There is some good advice regardless of the operating system. Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, although today updating to the latest Microsoft system is still possible for free. Install Windows 10 . Here is a series of computer tips  to keep a fast computer, especially under Windows 10. We give you 10 tips to have a faster computer , it is possible to accelerate its speed, if you use your computer correctly or with some tools from DIY tips .

Beware of free software

Some free software, you have to be careful with its use, free antivirus, not always 100% effective. If it’s free, the consumer is the customer. Companies are remunerated by advertising, premium rate calls, etc. Some free software are sometimes themselves viruses or which open security holes.

Watch out for advertisements

It’s not the first time I’ve talked about it, but websites are paid for by advertising. Watch out for too tempting offers, Iphone at 1 euro, there is often a charge on your credit card each month by subscription

Beware of Streaming Sites

Streaming sites, films and series made available on the web are often hosted abroad and not in France because it is bordering on illegality in France. illegal downloads (torrents ..) often bring advertising, malware …

Beware of advice from friends.

Beware of advice from friends unless they work in the IT industry, sometimes they do worse than better. I have already had clients who told me I tried with a loved one to repair my four months new Laptop and in the end, even if it was free or cheap Laptop repair, I lost money because the problem returned quickly or it is still present on my Laptop. Call a qualified Laptop technician to check the health of your Laptop equipment to find out what are the causes of your Laptop being too slow or not fast enough for a few days, a few months.

Improve my Laptop if possible

Adding RAM, changing the hard drive, choosing an SSD hard drive, increases the speed of your Laptop. change some components of my Laptop. SSD hard drives have revolutionized the speed of information processing so the amount of RAM is important. an old article on the components of a Laptop is their role in this one.

An up-to-date operating system

If your Laptop is in material capacity, disk space, processor, RAM… to update to the latest operating system from Microsoft or Apple, it must be done. And download only official updates. Hardware management software (processor, motherboard, hard drive), also up to date. This is called the Drivers in English or rather the drivers in French.

Up-to-date and recent antivirus

An up- to-date antivirus allows you to have the latest technologies in research and fight against viruses and malware

 Clean up temporary files

Like emptying your recycle bin, frees up disk space, temporary files also sometimes need to be deleted from your internet browser, from time to time its files even hide viruses , malware in addition to cookies that are often used on sites e-commerce to track Internet users. Temporary files are good, but don’t forget the old files that we keep and that may be today are useless. From time to time, you have to know how to take the time, it is also an art, to tidy up, to sort your files. How to tidy up, sort your Laptop. This can free up space on the hard drive and make it go much faster sometimes.

Your Laptop has heatstroke

Your Laptop may be overheating. Check the fans, the temperature of your PC. It is possible to check the temperature of the components with software such as HWMonitor . Elevate your laptop with a ventilated support, clean your PC’s vents. At first you can raise your laptop with plugs or a support that enhances the Laptop and the screen in an ergonomic way or not, but you will have to equip your PC with an external keyboard. Price of these supports to raise a Laptop varies between 20 $ and 150 $.

Greedy Laptop programs

Computer programs are regularly updated, new, especially video games, image processing software, video, and a PC of several years may no longer have the required configurations for optimal operation and at this time you may need to think about changing your computer and wi-fi according to your needs. Depending on the opportunities it sometimes costs me dear to change computer equipment, especially if your PC is already 5 to 6 years old. It all depends on its characteristics and its price when buying new. Often the more expensive a PC is, the more it will be able to handle the power demanded by the programs.