Common Computer Diagnostics Tools to Boost Slow PC - Things You Really Need To

Posted by umar ananda riyadi

When technical problem strikes you may be able to get to the bottom of things just by using your computers own tools, window comes with a selection of built in utilities that can help you identify and put right many common problems. If not done this little things in return slow Pc down and the only way to boost pc performance is to manually fix them using some inbuilt tools. These are some of the ways you can use such tools to diagnose any glitches and then fix them.
Rearrange your files:
Basically, computer errors are the result of a number of things that may or may not have anything to do with the way the computer is used but can slow your PC down.
The best way is to Start Disk defragment: This can help solve performance issues, especially if running slowly to lunch this tool go to Start > My Computer > (In windows XP) or Start > Computer (in Windows Vista). Right click on the icon for the disk you want to defrag, select properties> click the Tools tab> Click Defragment Now. In Windows Vista you can schedule a defrag to run automatically, go to Start> Control Panel > System Maintenance> Click where it says Defragment your hard drive under administrative tools. In the open window click 'Run on Schedule' and click modify.
Windows help console: Both XP and Vista has a built in help console, this are database of help articles from Microsoft that can help fix common errors, it can provide a quick answer to some problems. To activate go to Start> Help and support > to open the help console. To search for a particular keyword type in onto the search box and press enter.
Computer Management Console: Go to Start>right click My Computer (just 'Computer' in vista) select Manage click continue in the User account Control The computer Management console provides access to a variety of useful information about your computer including device manager.
Other diagnostics tools available are:
Task manager: Use to shut down unresponsive programs
Reliability and Performance monitor: use to view disk and network activities to see how files, program and services are eating into the system resources.
Disk Cleanup: Use to improve performance by deleting unnecessary files
Scandisk: windows built in error checking features.
Insufficient memory will cause errors as well. That's why software programs include minimum memory requirements. A program that needs 14MB of memory will generate errors on a computer that only has 4MB of memory if it runs at all. The same goes for disk space, monitor color depth and resolution. In these situations, problems occur the moment that a piece of software attempts to access the things (hardware, memory, space, resolution, etc.) that it cannot find. Be sure you have sufficient memory in your PC.
This article doesn't even begin to cover the entire aspect of computer diagnostic issues that courses slow PC syndrome - but additional information regarding how to get help with slow computer issue and how to fix them manually can be found here .

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