A computer’s processing speed is determined first and foremost by its hardware capabilities. Nevertheless, over time, computers can slow down—and this sluggishness can often be attributed to software issues. There are some steps provided by Dev4 (www.dev4.online) that you can take to help you identify why your computer’s performance is slowing down and to keep your computer running faster and smoother.
1. Check for spyware, malware, and viruses. This is something that we recommend you do regularly. Not only is your computer at risk, but your personal information is as well. These malicious little buggers can affect how well—and how fast—computers perform. Installing the latest updates to your antivirus software will go a long way towards keeping your computer safe from harm, but when in doubt, a more thorough professional diagnosis
may be necessary.
2. Defrag your hard drive. Over time, hard drives become fragmented. Fragmentation slows down the … Read the rest