|Computer Performance Tips
by: David Mahler
In this article I will clearly spell out the most effective
steps you can take in order to increase the performance
of your computer and enhance your computing experience.
More Memory (RAM)
If your computer has less then 256 MB of memory you
may want to consider adding more. If you dont
know how much memory you have: right click my computer,
go to properties and look towards the bottom of the
Memory is where the computer stores open files or programs
in order to give the processor quick access. To put
it simply more memory means more speed and stability.
You can buy memory online or visit your local Best Buy
where they can install it for you if you dont
feel comfortable doing it yourself.
Defrag your computer
Imagine a filing cabinet that is out of order, you
would have to look harder for your files just as a computer
would when it is fragmented. Over time your computer
will become fragmented. When your computer is fragmented
it has to work harder to do just about anything a computer
can do. Defragging your computer is essential for computer
performance and stability.
Diskeeper is by far the most effective and efficient
defrag program I have ever used. With Diskeeper you
can defrag your computer without having to close other
programs. You also have a set it and forget it
feature that enables you to set your computer to defrag
any time without having to think about defragging ever
again. Most notably this defrag program gives your computer
a clear performance boost.
Remove adware & spyware
If you frequently receive popups while not surfing
the Web you may have excessive amounts of adware or
spyware on your computer. By removing the adware and
spyware you will not only receive a performance boost
but you will enhance your computing experience by removing
Ad-Aware and Spybot Search and Destroy are both free
programs that will scan your computer for adware and
spyware and allow you to remove it with ease.
Surf the Web faster
Firefox (getfirefox.com) is a new browser that is faster
and more secure then Internet Explorer. With Firefox
you can download and install extensions which plug
in and give the browser more functions. For example
I currently have extensions that tell me the weather
and block online advertisements. Download and install
this program today and replace your current browser
which most likely is Internet Explorer.
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About The Author
David Mahler started his business (http://www.capehostpro.com)
designing websites in 2002 and has since extended his
business to include such services as Intranet design,
database design and website copywriting.