Tips to Free Up Disk Space & Improve Computer Speed Performance

Tips for How to Increase Computer Speed 

One simple method that one can use to free up disk space is to make sure that only essential documents are saved in the computer.

You should also check to make sure that you do not make unnecessary software installations. Some people will install more than one antiviral software on their computers resulting to conflicts and hence slowing down computer performance.

Another method is by use of a Disk Clean up tool. The Disk Cleanup tool helps you free up space on your hard disk. The utility identifies files that you can safely delete, and then enables you to choose whether you want to delete some or all of the identified files.

Use Disk Cleanup to:

1. Remove temporary Internet files.

2. Remove downloaded program files (such as Microsoft ActiveX controls and Java applets).

3. Empty the Recycle Bin.

4. Remove Windows temporary files.

5. Remove installed programs that you no longer use.

Note: Typically, temporary Internet files take the most amount of space because the browser caches each page you visit for faster access later.

To use Disk Cleanup

1. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click Disk Cleanup. If several drives are available, you might be prompted to specify which drive you want to clean.

Disk Cleanup calculates the amount of space you will be able to free.

2. In the Disk Cleanup for dialog box, scroll through the content of the Files to delete list.

Choose the files that you want to delete.

3. Clear the check boxes for files that you don't want to delete, and then click OK.

4. When prompted to confirm that you want to delete the specified files, click Yes. After a few minutes, the process completes and the Disk Cleanup dialog box closes, leaving your computer cleaner and performing better.

Tips for How to Increase Computer Speed

  • Free Up Disk Space
  • Speed Up Access to Data
  • Detect and Repair Disk Errors
  • Protect Your Computer Against Spyware
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