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How to tune-up your slow PC
A computer slowing down over time is pretty much a fact of life and it is not just a normal PC problem, Mac’s have the same issue but often not usually as bad or as quickly. There are many, many reasons this happens ranging from simple clutter to real physical problems such as a failing hard drive. There is also the issue of perception too. I remember when I first got my new motorcycle.
Wow what acceleration… What speed… but after a few weeks, it just did not seem so fast anymore. Why? Was it getting slower? No, of course not, I was just getting use to it. The very same thing happens with a new computer, it always seems so fast when you first get it and starts to feel slow as you get accustom to it. A computer can never be too fast … Putting perception aside, there are also many real reasons for a computer to slow down.
One of the most frequent problems which cause a computer to go slow is that of computer virus.
What exactly is computer virus? A computer virus is a program, code, or programming script which runs without the user's knowledge and performs destructive or otherwise unwanted actions to a computer such as disabling or over-riding security features and making it slow and easily prone to malfunctions. Computer viruses range from annoying and harmless, to extremely dangerous and destructive. Viruses normally replicate themselves by propagating throughout files. The most common mode for spreading of viruses are via email, through a computer network, via floppy disks, or via the.
Some popular virus names are:
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