Computers have revolutionized digital entertainment, as many are capable of storing hundreds of thousands of images and hours upon hours of high-definition video and audio. However, with all those files taking up hard drive space and cluttering your system, as well as the advent of machine viruses, computers have a tendency to go through periods of severe slow down. There are ways to cipher this slow down and pace up your machine for faster browsing and media viewing.
Hook an external hard drive up to your computer. By saving files to your external hard drive; which hooks up to your computer via a simple USB port, you can save space on your computer's internal hard drive, allowing for better, faster performance.
Perform a virus construe using anti-virus software, much as McAfee or Norton, which can either be downloaded or may already be installed on your computer. This software will construe your computer for malware, or viruses, and terminate them, freeing up space on your computer and preventing any internal memory damage.
Set your computer to run for the most optimal action by sacrificing whatever aesthetic qualities like shadows on text and file thumbnails. This can be done by right-clicking \"OS (C:)\" in the \"Computer\" folder and then clicking properties. From this screen, click \"Advanced System Settings\" and then click \"Settings\" under the \"Performance\" box. From here, you can set the computer to run at an optimal speed.