Slow PC? 3 Musketeers Will Make Your PC Run Faster
This happens all the time – you buy a new PC which runs at blazing-fast speed. With a couple of years of use, gradually your Windows PC starts losing its form and performance. Then, working on your PC turns out to be a challenge with recurrent signs of issues such as freezing, automatic shutdown and restart, system crashes among others. When these slow PC issues frequently hamper our work productivity and even, erase some valuable data and file from our PC, then we hurry to discard our PC and buy a new one. And that’s the expensive mistake most of us commit – to our PC as well as our pocket. Sadly but true that a PC processing as slow as it is on the brink of death can be resurrected and made to run much faster. Hence, if you are thinking of a new computer purchase, give these following bullets some thoughts and try these fixes on how to speed up a PC.
1. Use Problems Steps Recorder
Problem Steps Recorder is a utility to get in-depth details on the problem to enable you to review and fix the issue which results into slow PC problem. This utility monitors every action by taking screenshots of those including all mouse clicks, every key pressed. On the basis of those screenshots, it sends an MHTML format of report. On receiving this report, either you can seek help of tech support technicians or fix issues by yourself. To activate this Problems Steps Recorder option, type in ‘PSR’ in the search box at Start menu. Hit ‘Start Record’ and then stop recording of activity to get a report.
2. Use RESMON
If the performance of your computer is crawling down the leeward side, then this ‘RESMON’ command will help a great deal in enhancing the speed. Use this RESMON command and press Enter key to initiate Rescue Monitor tool. As it opens, select PC components which require accelerating in order to speed up your PC, such as RAM, CPU, hard disk, or network. There, you will be able to identify processes that are slowing down Windows. Click ‘Analyze’ option to diagnose the issue.
3. Try alternatives
In addition to these measures, you can try use other alternatives to fix slow Windows. Replace programs consuming greater share of memory or CPU resources; for example, you can substitute a heavy antivirus program with lighter and effective Microsoft Security Essentials, Adobe Reader with free Foxit Reader, and replace Microsoft Office with free Foxit Reader.
Did you find these tips useful? Along with these 3 musketeers, keep this following infographic which illustrates some quick hacks to accelerate your slow PC.