Without maintenance software, it can be very difficult to keep your computer running fast. There are a lot of software on the internet which claim to show you how to repair your PC, do a PC clean up and how to fix a computer. However, not all are reputable and work. Some will say that they offer advanced care, system care, free PC clean up and free PC repair. This article will aim to show you where you can get PC maintenance software that works.
There are different things that you can do to maintain your PC, these include:
This can be done by many programs, even by windows itself. A disk defragmenter moves all the files around so that they end up in sequential sectors. Note: It does not change where any of the files that you have are viewable from.
This does a similar job to the disk defragger but with the registry. This can decrease general PC sluggishness.
This will search for registry links that no longer link to anything, such as deleted files or programs that no longer exist
Running a virus scanner Viruses can slow down a PC, and can also allow people access confidential information such as credit card details on your PC.
What PC maintenance software should I use ?
The combination of all of the software listed above would be recommended. This section will list some possible programs for the job. CCleaner This is a great registry fixer. It will get rid of all the temporary files and browser cookies that windows build up, giving you back valuable disk space. Auslogic disk defragmenter This is an excellent program for defragging your hard disk, it works quickly whilst displaying what it is doing on screen so that you can see how much of your hard disk is fragmented. AVG This program is a great anti-virus software. It can run a full virus scan quickly and you can also direct it just to do specific files. It also has several levels of speed, depending on how many of your computer resources you are currently using. This is the only type of program that you must have installed as a necessity. Other options are Avast anti-virus, and Microsoft who also offer their own version (Microsoft security essentials).