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How do you clean up your PC when it slows down

Discussion in 'Windows - General discussion' started by Wyattspop, Feb 23, 2019.

  1. Wyattspop

    Wyattspop Regular member

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    Hey to my techno friends,
    How do you guys clean up your PC when it starts running badly, assuming after months of use you have picked up tracking cookies and a virus or two? I'm sure we all have our rituals, for instance I will run CCleaner, Malwarebytes, Roguekiller, TDSSKiller, Hitman Pro, Junkware tool, (when finished I delete them all to avoid having two conflicting tools), what is your routine for cleaning up your PC?
     
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    john179 Active member

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    Remove all junk files and remove any unwanted software however if you want to speed your pc to best possible speed and you have plenty of time then a complete fresh install of windows remembering to back up all your important stuff you want to keep
     
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    jefrin Newbie

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    Use the ccleaner tool to clear the pc its the best software to make to make your system process faster .
     
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    IHoe Senior member

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    Advanced System Care Pro, CClean Pro, Malwarebytes is all you need! I do this almost every other day and my laptop runs like it just came out of the box!
     
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    Mez Active member

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    I always do an OS install then install all the apps I normally use for a new computer then back it up. Then when it is running poorly, I back up my data, if my data is on C: but I keep mine on D: to save effort then restore that back up. If C: crashes I still have D: untouched. If lots of things changed I may back that up after I make all my changes. I never delete that old back up and I keep that on a different disk. 2 backups on different disks are way safer than 1.

    Any other cleaning method will not be as clean.
     

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