How to Speed Up Your PC Poughkeepsie NY

If your computer's running slowly, it probably needs more memory or needs to be cleaned. In the following article, you'll learn more about how to speed up your computer.

Computer Solutions
(845) 677-5553
122 Tompkins Road
Lagrangeville, NY
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Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer Consultants, Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computer Software, Computer Networks
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Staples
(845) 483-0765
3432 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
Recycling Services
Recycling Desk
$3 Ink & Toner Credit
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-9:00pm Sat: 9:00am-9:00pm Sun :10:00am-6:00pm

Staples
(845) 336-0386
1399 Ulster Ave
Kingston, NY
Recycling Services
Recycling Desk
$3 Ink & Toner Credit
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-9:00pm Sat: 9:00am-9:00pm Sun :10:00am-6:00pm

Care Converge
(212) 685-0805
66 Middlebush Road
Wappingers Falls, NY
 
Angus MacDonald
(845) 527-9792
27D Colonial Drive
New Paltz, NY
 
Fishkill Computer Service
(845) 896-6899
428 McGrath Boulevard
Fishkill, NY
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Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer Software
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Personal Checks, Money Orders

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(845) 298-0767
1849 South Road
Wappingers Falls, NY
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Recycling Desk
$3 Ink & Toner Credit
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-9:00pm Sat: 9:00am-9:00pm Sun :10:00am-6:00pm

PC Solutions of NY
(845) 883-0929
594 Route 299
Highland, NY
 
Schunk IT Consulting Schunk and Associates, Inc.
(845) 256-1010
PO Box 474
New Paltz, NY
 
Perfect Computer Solutions, Inc.
(845) 255-8000
243 Main Street, Suite 150
New Paltz, NY
 
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How to Speed Up Your PC

2.Refresh the desktop after closing any application. This will remove any unused files from the RAM.

3.Do not set very large file size images as your wallpaper. Do not keep a wallpaper at all if your PC is low on RAM (less than 64 MB).

4.Do not clutter your Desktop with a lot of shortcuts. Each shortcut on the desktop uses up to 500 bytes of RAM

5.Empty the recycle bin regularly. The files are not really deleted from your hard drive until you empty the recycle bin.

6.Delete the temporary internet files regularly.

7.Defragment your hard drive once every two months. This will free up a lot of space on your hard drive and rearrange the files so that your applications run faster.

8.Always make two partitions in your hard drive. Install all large Softwares (like PSP, Photoshop, 3DS Max etc) in the second partition. Windows uses all the available empty space in C drive as virtual memory when your Computer RAM is full. Keep the C Drive as empty as possible.

9.When installing new Softwares disable the option of having a tray icon. The tray icons use up available RAM, and also slow down the booting of your PC. Also disable the option of starting the application automatically when the PC boots. You can disable these options later on also from the Tools or preferences menu in your application.

10. Protect your PC from dust. Dust causes the CPU cooling fan to jam and slow down thereby gradually heating your CPU and affecting the processing speed. Use compressed air to blow out any dust from the CPU. Never use vacuum.

RAM IS THE WORKING AREA (DESKTOP) OF THE CPU, KEEP IT AS EMPTY AND UNCLUTTERED AS POSSIBLE!

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