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Clean your Windows registry for a faster computer

We have discussed several tools that can help optimize your computer to make it run faster and smoother, but one task that doesn’t get as much attention is cleaning the Windows registry.

To better understand, the Windows registry is the big database that holds all the settings for your Windows operating system. This includes  settings for all of your software, your hardware, and even all of the personal settings and preferences you have set up for your Windows PC.

With all of this responsibility, it is inevitable that over time your Windows registry will build up flaws and erroneous or

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How to speed up your PC for free

Before I learned the information I now know about PCs, my computers all had one thing in common;  they were slow and self destructive.  Being an uninformed PC user, I made many common computer maintenance mistakes as it was not uncommon for my computers to periodically crash or for them to experience long boot times.

I thought it was because my computer was out-of-date and I because I didn’t have expensive hardware and software.  Little did I know, however, that there are many things you can do to speed up your PC for free.

If you can relate, here are …

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Make your computer faster: Maintenance tips to speed up your PC

A computer’s speed gradually slows down linearly with use as times goes on.  Registry libraries expand, hard drives fill up, nefarious files sneak in, and the gears of our computers are not grinding as fast as the day we opened the box or maybe have even come to a halt.

Like cars, they must  be maintained to ensure usability and efficiency.  Don’t worry, though, maintaining a computer is less time consuming and wallet consuming.  There must be computer maintenance, so here are some tips to make your computer faster and more furious.

Maintenance

Update. Make sure your operating system and …

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Computer freezes? Need a PC doctor to fix slow computers? Here’s how I clean my PC for free

Finding a PC doctor to fix slow or freezing computers can be a bothersome task that many users would rather not experience. Some PC doctors perform PC  clean ups with great accuracy, however they can be expensive. Users on a budget want to know “How can I clean my PC for FREE?”

Computer freezes can sometimes be fixed by running a simple PC clean up application. Downloading a free PC doctor or similar program can save you lots of time that would otherwise be spent waiting for a program to load or a file to save.

Here’s how I clean …

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Basic Windows Vista Troubleshooting Guide

Troubleshooting Windows Vista can be a daunting task especially if the problem is unknown. Computer maintenance is important for every computer and is easily overlooked by many users. Computers become slow down due to a multitude of reasons, some of which are fixable with basic computer troubleshooting skills. Windows Vista provides users with a number of easy ways to troubleshoot problems and offers solutions to many of those problems.

Three common problems associated with slow computers are memory leaks, corrupted files, and bad file archiving. Windows Vista troubleshooting can find and fix memory leaks, identify corrupted files, and archive files

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