Evinco Logo - Provides Innovative Business Software
Evinco Logo
Evinco Knowledge Sharing

7 ways to make your computer runs faster

1. Scan Your Hard Disk

ScanDisk is a builtin tool in Windows which detect and fix any potential damages in your hard disk. It can improve the hard disk reliability and performance.

2. Scan for Viruses

Computer Virus may runs different processes which can slow down your machines. Removing virus not only protect your machine but also improve the overall performance of your machine.

3. Check for Spyware and Adware

Spyware/Adware are similar to virus. They may run different processes to monitor your machine or display advertisement. Removing Spyware can definitely improve the speed of your machine.

4. Defragment Your Hard Drive & PageFile

The scattered data in your hard disk will increase the read/write access time. Defragmentation will rearrange your data in sequential order which can improve the overall speed. Defragmentation should also be run against the PageFile in Windows. There are some freeware which allows you to defragment PageFile.

5. No “Run on Startup”

Run the software on startup is useful. But it also takes up machine’s resources. Check if any software is no need to run on startup and stop it.

6. Uninstall Software

Uninstall unused software can speed up machine’s performance. It can save the hard disk space and also reduce the size of registry.

7. No animation/visual effects

Windows XP provides many visual effects on menus or the desktop. For example, the fading effect of menu. You can stop those visual effects to speed up the machine.

ChequeSystem Cheque Printing and Management Softwar
More than cheque writer. ChequeSystem print and manage your cheques.

3 Responses to “7 ways to make your computer runs faster”

  1. Bernice

    My computer keeps running slow. I already defrag it one or two week before. I need to defrag it again?

  2. Evinco Editor

    You may check if your computer is infected by virus / adware. They may slow down your computer.

  3. Tara Kelliher

    Hi I reach your site by mistake when i was searching yahoo for how to get computer faster, I have to say your site is really helpful I also love the theme, its amazing!. I don’t have the time at the moment to fully read your site but I have bookmarked your site and also signed up for your RSS feeds. I will be back in a day or two. thanks for a great site.