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Windows 7: computer slow

04 Dec 2012   #1

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computer slow

hi, my computer is very slow. should i download ccleaner or skimcleaner
will it speedup my computer. i have microsft security essentials should i do something else to speed uop my computer



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04 Dec 2012   #2


The problem with HP is that it comes loaded with sponsored bloatware and duplicate utilties that have much better versions built into Win7. This crapware throttles and corrupts Win7 from it's native instantaneous state.

For this reason many tech enthusiasts chooose to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.
Everything needed is in the blue link, including steps to get and keep a perfect install.

At the minimum I would Clean Up Factory Bloatware.

In addition here are steps to Optimize Windows 7 - Windows 7 Forums.

After working through these steps if problems persist then work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
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06 Dec 2012   #3


Do try the steps given in Optimize Windows 7 - Windows 7 Forums, Clean Up Factory Bloatware, establish a clean boot, check the logs, do the hardware tests and utilize system resources given in Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7 .

Many experienced members do use CCleaner and recommend it.
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