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1)Check for viruses some good free AV programs are Malwarebytes or Comodo.
 
2) use disk clean up under all programs > accessories > system tools
 
3) use disk defrag under all programs > accessories > system tools
 
4) limit what programs run at startup. click start > in the search box type msconfig > startup and disable all programs you do not use often from auto starting when the pc starts.
 
5) right click your local disk in the computer tab, go to properties > tools and run error checking.
 
6) check your ram and CPU usage CTRL + ALT + DEL > performance check if your CPU and ram usage are under 80%. High CPU or ram usage can also be signs of a virus, if you have run a virus check and still have high RAM/CPU usage it may be time for a new PC.
 
All of these things can cause a slow down in your PC and often it is difficult to pinpoint the problem without testing all of these options in order.

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Original post by: WaysOfTheWarrior ,

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1)Check for viruses some good free AV programs are Malwarebytes or Comodo.

2) use disk clean up under all programs > accessories > system tools

3) use disk defrag under all programs > accessories > system tools

4) limit what programs run at startup. click start > in the search box type msconfig > startup and disable all programs you do not use often from auto starting when the pc starts.

5) right click your local disk in the computer tab, go to properties > tools and run error checking.

6) check your ram and CPU usage CTRL + ALT + DEL > performance check if your CPU and ram usage are under 80%. High CPU or ram usage can also be signs of a virus, if you have run a virus check and still have high RAM/CPU usage it may be time for a new PC.

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