Speed Up Your Windows XP80%
Articleby Alex Mc Ginty
Does Your Windows XP just crawl along? Remember when you first got your new computer how fast it was! Now it seems like ages before it boots up.The trouble is that while Windows XP is a great platform it does have some major problems managing your memory.The main drawback with Windows XP is that it loads a lot of unnecessary programs while it is booting up. This makes your computer slow down dramatically. Are there any solutions to this? While you could buy some extra memory,like a memory card or you could make a RAM disk using a USB device.There are other options though.You could go into your control panel and delete all the temporary files and delete your browsing history files. This will free up some memory but,this needs to be done regularly especially if you do a lot of browsing. The main problem is the Windows registry becomes an untidy mess because of all this constant registry editing.The Windows registry maintains information about your computer’s configuration like a database file.This is frequently caused by installing and uninstalling software programs this will make your registry a mess,and will lead to a decreased PC performance and can cause those annoying computer crashes.
As your registry continues to expand your, computer’s performance will become slow and unstable. Some experienced computer users will spend time going through the registry and will edit it themselves. This can be a daunting task,and also a risky one. This is for users who know what they are doing.Another tip to speed up your PC is, to do a defrag every so often. Doing this once every two months is ample.After long-term usage, especially downloading large files like, MP3′s videos and films from the Internet will result in the slowdown of your PC.As your computers hard drive becomes a cluttered up mess.And without cleaning these stray files on your computer,these junk or duplicate files will take away take away precious space (read memory)on your hard disk as junk files accumulate.
If you don’t fancy doing all this work yourself. You can buy some off-the-shelf tools. Like, Registry Easy. This nifty tool will take care of completely cleaning your registry. Registry Easy will also help to remove any malicious plug-ins that have been installed automatically when you have been surfing the internet. These plug-ins may change your system registry entries and cause all sorts of errors or problems on your PC.Registry Easy will take care of maintaining your PC. While it quietly works in the background,you can carry on working. It has loads of other great features. Besides repairing your registry. Registry Easy also has a feature called Evidence cleaner– this provides flexible options to remove the history of your internet activities and prevent your personal information from being stolen.
Registry Easy uses a high-performance detection algorithm that quickly identifies any missing or invalid references in your Windows registry. Using a few easy steps, Registry Easy will scan your Windows registry for any invalid or unnecessary entries and provides a list of the registry errors that are found. Then you can choose to clean any of the listed items from the options menu or automatically repair them all…
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Alex Mc Ginty is a full-time feature writer.