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Reasons why your Computer and Browser might be slower than before

Is your computer or browser being slow? Take a look at the article below to help pinpoint and solve the problem.

Published by Total AV Security Labs

Having a slow computer or browser can have an adverse effect on the performance of your computer, whilst it may be simply performing other tasks, more worryingly it could be a sign of a potential malware attack.

Malware attacks specifically target your computers hard drive, and will noticeably slow down its ability to do general everyday tasks.

The easiest way to ensure this is not the issue is to install an antivirus solution and perform a full system scan, to see what might be slowing down your computer.

Even if there is no malware, here are some good ideas to try which can help computer performance:

  • Check which programs you installed lately and review if you really need them

  • Uninstall the programs you don’t need

  • Whenever possible, configure the programs to keep only features you need

  • Run a system optimizer, which cleans files, cookies, lost files, registry entries

  • Defragment your hard drive