5 reasons why your computer is slow
Many computer users are wondering the same question: "why is my
computer getting slower and slower?" The truth is it depends most on
you, the user. The better you keep your computer maintained, the
faster your PC could be.
What should be maintained and how? Let us proceed to find out the 5
ultimate reasons that slow down your computer and the respective
1. Clustered registry
Your Windows registry keeps growing while you use your computer. It
continuously records all the information and changes of software,
hardware and system settings. Over time, your registry will be
accumulated with a large number of obsolete, redundant and invalid
entries and registry holes, which can seriously affect your PC
To clean and optimize your registry, you can download
WinASO Registry Optimizer and simply run the "Registry cleaner" and
It's quite simple using "Registry Cleaner" function in
WinASO Registry Optimizer. After starting the program, click on "Click Here
to Scan Registry" and the program will automatically scan for all
the invalid and obsolete registry items. When the scan is completed,
you can choose the ones to repair or just click "Repair" to clean
Registry Defrag can optimize your registry by removing the registry
holes and rebuilding the registry structure.
WinASO Registry Optimizer has included Registry Defrag to help you achieve registry
optimization. It offers two defragmentation methods, quick
defragmentation and full defragmentation. If you haven't optimized
your registry for a long time or you frequently install/uninstall
programs on your computer, we recommend you choose Full
No.2 Junk files and disk fragments
Every day your Windows will create a large number of temporary files
and junk files, and leave them behind on your computer. Over time
these files take up more and more of your disk space and slow down
WinASO Disk Cleaner can help you clean your junks and free up disk
Besides removing the junk files, your file system needs to be
optimized as well. Windows system offers free disk defragmenter to
defragment your files, but many users never noticed it before.
WinASO Registry Optimizer has listed together all the free but
useful Windows system tools for you to apply them easily.
No. 3 Too many startup programs
If your computer starts up at a turtle speed, it's time for you to
decrease the number of your startups. Many programs now will by
default add itself to system startups upon installation, but some
users never take a notice.
WinASO Registry Optimizer provides a
Startup Manager for you to easily manage all your startups.
No.4 Fancy Desktop wallpapers and other unnecessary extras
The extras would include personalized icons and animated cursors.
While it might be really tempting to change your entire Windows
desktop to look exactly like a jungle on screen, stop yourself from
this thought. They might look nice on your desktop, but they could
be the very reason why your computer is getting slower. So, try to
keep things simple on the desktop. Skip all those fancy cursors.
No.5 Viruses and Spyware
When you surf on the web, the website you visited may drop some
spyware on your computer while you have no idea at all. The spyware
can be running automatically at the backend of your computer, spying
on your web surfing patters. Viruses can not only slow down your
computer, but even crash your entire system. Therefore, the best
solution is to get an anti-virus and anti-spyware to have your
computer protected all the time.