You'll likely see that the biggest memory users are things that you told the computer to do - Prime candidate is having too many browser tabs open, especially if they involve flash or other video playback. That doesn't mean you're allowed to defraud him. Oh yeah, it was completely his fault. Next, go to control panel and then 'Programs And Features', and uninstall anything that you don't need. Is there anything I can do? No, it isn't a faulty motherboard. A far better answer is to start dealing with the things that are clogging up your system.
This will give you a good indication of what's happening under the hood. Old applications add up a lot over time, and you should trash anything that isn't currently in frequent use. So this can clean out useless things. I'm not saying close it all, but my experience has always been that 'slow performance' is caused by people opening too much stuff they aren't actively working on. That goes for user data too. Though it's not endorsed by Microsoft in an official capacity, the software has been endorsed by over 75 Amazon customers, who give it 3. If it is scanning, tell it to stop.
Sorry for the bad news! Things like games are going to be the ones that take up the most space, and hopefully you can at least remember what things you have played and no longer do. Oh yeah, it was completely his fault. Make sure you don't have a million cat gifs stashed away somewhere, and run disk-clean up to get rid of unused temp files too. But, Here this article will show you several efficient ways, go on and have a try. Also, look to your user files - Open up your 'My Documents' or wherever you download things to just start looking at files and see what you need and what you don't. Remember, this is the digital world.
Torrents with viruses on don't last long in my experience. Practically nothing that you download you can't go and get back in two seconds if you wanted to, but all these old installers just sit there and gather dust on our hard drives. In this case, eBay is probably your best bet. Just because he didn't know better doesn't mean it's ok. How is this helping me out? Wait for a while, you will boot to the Choose an option screen. Semi family member, fixed it once dude, don't do that , fixed it twice dude, what did I tell you last time? Which I fixed twice previously. With all of this done your system will be as good as it is going to get, exactly as if you had re-formatted and then installed all of your applications again.
Next up, you can free up some no where near as much as actual applications, but still some by taking a trip to the system configuration window. Ok so my computer has been infested with spyware over and over. Obviously the problem was on some level caused by the user. That's just the way of the world sometimes. Similarly, I've worked on a lot of machines that were full of torrented stuff but not of viruses.
Your biggest gains in performance are going to come from changing your behavior. I've seen dozens of people who scream that they do have a virus, when in fact they foolishly decided to install a horribly front end for terrible flash games or a million tool bars. Oh yeah, it was completely his fault. Its not your motherboard either the links above show you where to start the process,,. You can give it a shot for free with a 30-day trial. .
I think this might only work for windows vista but who knows. Clicking things off in here doesn't hurt them or anything, it just means that they won't automatically open when you start your machine, just when you open the program yourself. Torrents with viruses on don't last long in my experience. That isn't what I'm looking for. On the following steps, there also are two options to choose, select the appropriate one. I know it sounds stupid, but seriously - Close tabs you don't need.
Start your Acer laptop, press Alt and F10 keys at the same time when the Acer logo appears. Go and find Spybot Search and Destroy and run it on your system. A simple wipe and reinstall. Similarly, I've worked on a lot of machines that were full of torrented stuff but not of viruses. This tool automatically backs up your files and folders to a compact, compressed archive file, allowing you to recover your entire disk with a few clicks. It depends where you go and who you talk to.
But you can't restore an operating system from there. Next, go to control panel and then 'Programs And Features', and uninstall anything that you don't need. Are there no other solutions? I bought a dell inspiron 1500 laptop. I remember way I did it was like by pushing control F8 or soemthing when start up was happening and this brought me to the screen to restore to factory. This fresh install includes the Microsoft-mandated Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2 and Service Pack 3, as well as the Internet Explorer 8 browser. So open up the window and just run down the list.