Why is my computer slow ?

There are several reasons why your computer might be slow, here we will look at few obvious reasons and sneaky things that might be lurking on your computer.

1. RAM

It’s one of the obvious reasons why your computer might be slow, if you do     multitasking then a higher capacity RAM is a must. It might depend on what type of RAM you are using 1600MHZ ? DDR3, DDR4. Obviously more the MHZ the more better it is.

 

  1. HARD DISK

You might think getting a processor bump is going to speed up your computer, that’s not always true. Getting a faster HDD or getting an SSD is what we recommend. It prevents heating , excessive noise and speed up your boot time and application loading time by almost 2.5 X.

  1. Processor

If you are using 6-7 years old processor then you are out of luck. The best thing to do is replace a new processor or get a new one altogether.

  1. Virus

Those nasty little creatures lurking on your computer might be to blame for your slow computer, even if you just bought a new one and still think it is slow. What you can do to remove virus is update to latest new version of windows. It will solve 80% of the problems, Install windows defender and last resort is to get an antivirus program. Here at tech fix malaysia we recommend kaspersky antivirus.

 

  1. Too much of application

If too much of applications are installed on your computer then you need to uninstall the programs that you might not need, those extra programs sometimes maybe loading services and processes in the background and consuming memory for no reason. You might want to kill them to give your computer a little boost.

 

  1. Startup applications

 

Do yourself a favour and remove startup programs from your operating system , It will speed up your computer loading so that you don’t have tp see the busy mouse button.

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