3 PC clean steps to speed up a slow performing Windows PC
By Renee | 04/Dec/2023
Before you want to smash your lagging PC to the ground, you can always take a few minutes to clean it and see if it speeds up again. A couple minutes are definitely worthy.
If you are wondering why you have to suffer the PC slowness again and again, here is a brief answer: no matter what you do on the PC, even only using Word and Media Player and never download questionable files, it would be cluttered with invalid registry entries, errors, junk files and messy fragments.
Therefore, if you do not want to spend over 500 dollars every three or four years, please follow the PC clean steps and see if it helps to speed up your slow performing Windows PC.
Clean Your Registry
If you are interested to clean the registry by yourself, you can read How to clean registry to improve your PC performance. But if you feel panic when you open the registry editor, then you have to download Neptune SystemCare Ultimate to help you do this. It is easy and safe, tested and proved by 5 of the best antivirus engines available today: Avast, Avira, Kaspersky, McAfee, NOD32.
Remove the Temporary Files and Dumps
Every time you are done with the installation of an application or a program, the setup files become junks, but we barely notice that and keep it in case something happens. No, it does not have any value anymore. It is very easy to download again in the software store or on the websites.
Besides, old music and movies are the enemies against the PC clean and speed. Please delete the unwanted ones regularly.
Clean and Defrag Your Hard Disk
Actually, hard disk defragment is the process to organize and combine all the empty spaces which are created when you install and delete any files. These empty spaces cost your hard drive longer to think and run, which results in a slow opening of files, folders, and programs. It is easy to defrag the hard disk.
First of all, clean the disk to remove some dumps.
-> Open This PC and right-click on the disk you want to defrag.
->Choose Properties and then tab General.
->Click Disk Cleanup.
Then, defrag the hard disk.
->Open This PC and right-click on the disk you want to defrag.
->Choose Properties and then find Tools tab.
->Click on Optimize and done.
You have to operate every step above to clean and defrag every disk. If you are tired of doing this, use one-click checkup in Neptune SystemCare Ultimate.
There are a few more brief tips for useful PC clean; some of them may cover what have mentioned above.
1. Organize your Desktop.
2. Back up your system at least every month.
3. Uninstall programs that you no longer need or use.
4. Further improve your computer’s start-up time by removing unnecessary startup items.
5. Once you’ve uninstalled unused program, make sure to clean out your registry as well.
6. For an ultimate PC clean, try Neptune SystemCare Ultimate.