Snail's pace to snappy! How to make your PC fast again

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Want to make your computer faster? Has it slowed down?

We show you how to make your computer faster with this easy to follow, step-by-step guide.

Illustrated with full-color screen shots, we walk you through several procedures to speed up your computer.

Even
computer experts may not know some of these tricks! Our 30 years as
heavy-duty, professional computer users and technicians have given us
skills and tools that most casual computer users do not have.

We'll show you how to speed up a slow Windows computer - even a computer you might think is useless!

Windows
computers run more slowly over time - this is a fact. Most people pay
for costly repairs at their computer shop, yet their PCs soon slow down,
again! Or, people even buy a new computer, thinking their old PC is
too slow.

With this simple guide, we aim to empower you with the
tools and know-how to maintain your Windows computer in top, fast
running condition, for a fraction of the cost and hassle of going to a
computer shop, or a pricey technician.

Table of Contents:

Introduction
Why Is My Computer Slowing Down?
Computers Need Tune-Ups, Too!
What Is Our Secret?
Before You Start
Browser Toolbars And Plug-Ins
Spyware, Adware, And Viruses
Clean Your Machine
Cleaning Your Disk(s)
What Programs Is My Computer Running Now?
Tweak The Startup Menu
Use The Right Browser
Better Privacy
Mind Your Email
Desktop Icons And Images
Files On The Desktop
Defragmenting Your Hard Drive(s)
Space On Your Hard Dive(s)
System Performance Settings
Windows Alternatives
Regular Windows Maintenance Checklist


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Web of Life Solutions
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Published on
Mar 2, 2014
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Pages
30
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / General
Computers / Hardware / Personal Computers / General
Computers / Hardware / Personal Computers / PCs
Computers / Operating Systems / Windows Desktop
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Presenting all of Windows 10's customizable interface features.

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Examining Windows 10's Ease of Access features

5. Browsing and Searching the Web
Using the new Edge browser (and Google search engine) to browse and search the Internet

6. Protecting Yourself Online
Tips and advice for safe and secure use of the Internet and email

7. Sites for Older Users
Presenting the best websites for older users

8. Sending and Receiving Email
Sending and receiving email with Win10's Email app (and a little bit on Gmail, too)

9. Connecting with Facebook
Basic guide to Facebook for older users

10. Editing and Sharing Digital Photos
Using Win10's Photos app to manage and edit digital photos.

11. Watching Movies and TV Shows on Your PC
How to use Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and other sites to watch streaming video online.

12. Working with Files and Folders
Basic file/folder management.

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