Easy tips to clean up your computer youself

A lot of people believe that a poorly performing computer means it’s time to get a new computer. So, if your desktop is slow, takes forever to boot or load, then you should probably consider cleaning your computer up and get it running fast again. Here are some tips of how you can do it.
-Update your antivirus software and run a full scan. An anti-virus software prevents, detect and removes viruses or other suspect files. It also performs frequent system checks and detects when suspicious files are trying to “invade” your computer.

– Uninstall any useless programs on your computer, such as media files or games that you do not use.
Steps:
For Windows:
Start Menu
Settings
Control Panel.
Add/remove programs or Uninstall a program and uninstall programs that are no longer needed.
For Mac: Drop the program files into the Recycle Bin.
Remember to empty your Recycle Bin after deleting these files .

-Delete unnecessary files in order to clear up some space on the hard drive. This will free up your RAM and also improve the computer’s performance.
Steps:
For Windows:
Start
All Programs
Accessories,
System Tools,
Disk Cleanup.

For Mac:
Applications
Utilities,
Command Prompt
type in “sudo rm -fr /tmp/*” and hit Enter.

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Category: Computer Maintenance Routine

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