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Effective Ways To Clean Computer System

Jun 14, 2008
A clean computer is important to your system. With all the things that we can use our computers for today, it is no wonder our system is clogged with saved photos, games, letters, music, videos, movies, and more. This can cause a big slowdown for your system, leaving you frustrated and behind in your tasks. Plus any removed programs you thought were gone may have files and programs still on your computer, hiding out in the registry of your computer. When you clean computer system memory and registry, you can greatly increase both the speed and the performance of your computer.

Look at your desktop and program files, and decide whether you need each program, whether it is a game, video, photo file, or other application. Many of us have programs that we have never used and never will, and these should be removed. Plus many computers come with software packages bundled and already installed, leaving you with programs you do not want or need. Games not used in months can safely be erased if you still have the CDs for them, because you can always re-install them again later if you want to play them.

Music can be burned to a CD and then removed from your computer, freeing up disk space. Photos and videos can be saved to a DVD, retaining precious memories, and then you can take them off the computer. The fewer programs your computer has, the cleaner and more efficient it will be. A clean computer is an optimized computer. It is important to remember, however, that just removing the icon from the desktop will not remove the program, only the icon. You actually have to go through the process of removing the program, but this does not have to be complicated.

Ways To Clean Computer Systems

Click on your start menu, then choose the All Programs option. Hold the cursor over the program file you want to remove and see if an uninstall option pops up on the side. If there is none, open the folder and see if there is an uninstall program in the file. If not, right click the program file and then choose delete. Disk cleanup will also help you remove old or unused files. Click Start, then My Computer, click the C drive, click on the Properties, then choose disk cleanup. This will clean up the disk for you.

The most effective way to thoroughly clean computer system is to use a registry cleaner. These software programs make it easy to boost the speed and performance of your system while cleaning out the registry and eliminating file fragments that are not necessary. This will clean your computer and maximize performance and speed, making your computer run like new. This step is the quickest and easiest way to clean computer systems and keep them that way. A clean computer does not have old programs cluttering up the system, and after you remove programs, and at regular intervals, it is important that you clean the registry. This one step will assure that your computer is at the best it can be, and this cleaning will keep your computer running at the optimum level.
About the Author
Brian Williams is a self-confessed PC fiddler dedicated to 'spreading the word' when it comes to fixing PC errors and helping people make the most use of their PCs. For FREE ACCESS to more PC tips n' tricks, just visit Optimize-Your-PC.com.
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