You will need
- Advanced System Care
We should not delude ourselves, if your operating system is running smoothly. This does not mean that there are no unnecessary elements. Of course, for many users of personal computer or laptop is enough to avoid problems. But some seek to increase the performance of the operating system and your computer in General.
To check the status of the operating system of the computer install the program Advanced System Care. It is able not only to identify the bulk of the faults on the Windows system but also to successfully fix all errors found. Run the program and click on menu "system Diagnosis". Open the settings of the program. Go to "registry Errors" and check the box next to "Enable deep scan". Save the settings.
Select all four items in the menu "system Diagnostic" and press "Scan". After completion of the Troubleshooting process click on "Repair" and wait until the operation completes.
Open the menu "Cleaning Windows". Similar to the previous step, activate the menu and start the scan. Probably the program will find a certain number of registry errors. Feel free to run correct the fault, because all important system registry files will not be affected during this process.
After checking the General state of computer time to search for viruses. You can choose any antivirus that you like, but it is better to study the recommendations of experts. Anyway, run your antivirus and open the menu associated with scanning hard drives. Open the custom scan of hard drives. Specify the section of the hard drive on which you installed the operating system and run the scan. Those files that can not remove the antivirus program locate and remove yourself.
Advice 2: How to check your computer configuration
Every computer user should be aware of its configuration. For example, when buying video games or any other software necessary to read the minimum requirements for the program, and only if they fit the configuration of your computer, buy it. Also if you have a fault with the computer and you decide to contact technical support, then you will ask about the configuration of your PC, before you give instructions to resolve this or that problem.
You will need
- program AIDA64 Extreme Edition.
The basic components of a computer are the CPU, RAM, video card and chipset of the motherboard. Learn the first three components is possible using standard tools of the operating system. To determine the type of processor and amount of RAM follow these steps. Click on "My computer" right-click. In the context menu select "Properties". Opens a window where you can view information about the processor and amount of RAM. To know about the chipset of the motherboard you can from technical documents to your computer.
To identify your graphics card. Click on an inactive area of the desktop, right-click. Then select "Properties" if you have Windows XP, or extend your screen, if Windows 7. After open the tab "advanced settings". A window will appear where you can view information about your graphics card.
Another way to learn the basic configuration of the computer is. Click "Start". Then select "All programs", then "Standard". In the default programs, click "Command prompt". At the command prompt type dxdiag. A window will appear in which you will be able to view the basic configuration of your PC.
The most complete information about the configuration of your computer can be viewed using special software. Download from Internet and install it on your computer the program AIDA64 Extreme Edition.
Run the program. AIDA64 takes a few seconds to gather information about your system. After that, you will find yourself in the main program menu. In the right window of the main menu, select "Computer", then "summary". After a few seconds a window will open, which will be almost comprehensive information about the configuration of your computer. The window is divided into several sections, each of which will have information on the specific component.
Advice 3: How to scan your whole computer for viruses
If you suspect that your computer could get a virus, you need to make virus scan. There comes a time when you are on the desktop of your computer can see the sign that says that your computer is infected and need download good antivirus. An inexperienced user of a personal computer, of course, agrees. But a good antivirus does not want to treat free of charge and requires to send an SMS to a particular number, which usually leads to the cancellation of large amounts from the user's phone. How to deal with it, read on.
You will need
- Check hard disk specialized antivirus programs.
The problem is that already the previously installed antiviruses that you got not for free, can't catch this "infection" on the fly. You can come other free utility created to clean all kinds of threats where conventional antivirus can not cope. An example would be a free utility from the developer Dr.Web - Cure It! Install and run this program will not cause you difficulties. In the absence of viruses when testing this product, restart the computer and go into safe mode. Most viruses can block search viruses.
There is also the possibility that the virus settled in the core of your operating system. In this case, the antivirus will not be able to find such a virus. In this case, you need to check your hard drive on another computerthat is clean (pre-tested antivirus).
Sometimes it is enough to use a special boot disks. These disks are loaded at startup and checks the most vulnerable areas of your shell on the presence of dangerous elements. Such disks can be found in most modern manufacturers of anti- virus.