Computer Repair Adelaide Tech Advice

Lets Talk About Speeding Up Your Computer

Complaining of a slow Windows computer here are 4 tips that should help speed it up.

  1. Install a solid state drive – they are far quicker than the mechanical drives – AllNeeds Computers can assist with the changeover 
  2. Stop everything loading at startup – for Windows 10 users learn about Task Manager – Windows 7 users – MSCONFIG – details here – Disable Startup programs 
  3. Take a good hard look at your antivirus as yes they can slow down the startup procedure
  4. Your desktop is not for installing gigabytes of information 

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

2 comments on “Lets Talk About Speeding Up Your Computer

  1. les cowling

    I have lots of shortcuts on my laptop screen, does that mean the programs are partially started??

    • Richard Pascoe

      No that is fine , its is storing folders on your desktop that is a concern

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