Speed and Performance

Speed Up Your Slow Computer or Laptop

How to speed up slow computer performance

Personal Support


Install antivirus and antispyware software with current definitions and application updates


Perform system updates and improve PC speed and performance, including startup and shutdown optimization, Windows updating, menu navigation improvement, quick launch and taskbar cleanup and program shortcut creation


Enable basic security functions, including antiphishing and pop-up blocking activation in Internet Explorer


Remove unwanted programs and trialware


Create desired user accounts (if applicable)


Test and verify PC hardware and software functionality


Create a backup restore CD


Virus and Spyware Software


Here are a few tips that you can try on your own to speed your computer up:

Here are several maintenance items you can do yourself if you want to speed your computer or laptop up:

1. Make sure your laptop computer or laptop or computer has the latest operating system update, at least 1 to 2 years. This will greatly affect the performance of your computer.

2. Only keep the computer programs that you need. The more programs installed on your computer will cause it to work harder leading to slower performance.

3. Update your programs. Programs that have been updated are lighter and faster because it has been through several version revisions.

4. Clean up the remnants of the former registry junk install programs or leftover trash, either in the form of cookies, internet cache or history.