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Speed up a slow PC without buying new hardware

Sep 25, 2015   By Lincoln Spector

If a once-fast computer has slowed to a crawl, you can't really blame the hardware. Sure, you may be able to improve speed by adding RAM, upgrading the CPU, or replacing the hard drive with an SSD. But none of those solutions--all of which cost money--address the underlying problem. Your hardware isn't underpowered. It's overloaded.

Cleaning out Windows will very likely speed up a PC. And no, I'm not suggesting reinstalling the operating system. There are less drastic fixes.

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The Best Tips for Speeding Up Your Windows PC

Sep 24, 2015   By Geek

When you install a program in Windows, it may add a small program that runs when Windows starts. After installing a lot of software, your boot up process could become slow. If there are programs you don’t use much, they probably don’t need to start every time Windows does. You can disable startup programs manually or use the free tool CCleaner.

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PC slow? Try these tips, tricks and tweaks

Sep 16, 2015   By Mike Williams

When a new computer first arrives, it generally feels snappy, responsive and much faster than your old system.

But, within a few months you might notice that boot and shutdown times are lengthening, applications take longer to load, and your whole system seems a little slower than it used to be. So what's going on?

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How to Completely Delete Your Microsoft Account:

If you only pay attention to the headlines that Microsoft wants you to keep your eye on, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Windows 10 has been a universal success. So far, Redmond’s latest OS has been installed on around 72 million systems around the globe, and for the most part, has been met with overwhelmingly positive reactions from both the press and the public. But what if Windows 10’s many privacy violationsannoying Start menu, and bogus apps are too much for you to bear?

Deleting your Microsoft account can be a great way to ensure that none of your data is used by the company without your consent, while also removing yourself from the Windows database so no information can be collected by an unapproved third-party source while you aren’t looking.

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