What can you do to avoid computer slow down? – Part One
Last week I promised you an article about avoiding computer slowdowns.
The topic is so close to hearts of most computer owners that I want to write about it over two articles instead of one!
In this first part I will give you an overview of what to look out for, while in second part I will detail how you can improve way various parts of your computer interact to give you a faster, more stable and secure computing experience.
Avoiding slowdowns is really all about controlling as many parts or resources of your computer as possible. The most important step to knowing how to control your computer is to learn what really goes on inside it.
There are some very useful articles on http://computer.howstuffworks.com/. Initially, I would look at general explanations of how PCs, Operating Systems (Windows), CPUs, and computer memory work.
Written with non-technical users in mind, reading these articles doesn’t have to take too long. By end of article, you will develop a thorough knowledge of way things work inside your computer.
Also you will lean how hardware and software interact and work together to give you smooth running applications, great game-play and a generally stable and secure environment. So you can enjoy your computer without annoying slowdowns, degradation of hardware performance and crashes.
You will also realize that although your computer system is one of latest high-octane models, it is just as susceptible to slow-downs as old one you have just recycled or thrown away.
The speed and performance of computer programs depend on hardware that is installed and how all system are set so there are no conflicts and obstacles to smooth functioning of all interdependent parts.
For example, if you have a fast CPU but not enough memory, you will experience slowdowns. If your modem and your browser are set-up badly, your Internet bandwidth will suffer to point of possibly not being able to connect at all.