Part 3: Hardware Now that the software has been addressed and you have confirmed that running Vista and/or Norton/McAffe is not your problem, its time to consider your hardware. No amount of tweaking your software will make your system as fast as you want if your hardware is too old or lacking in a certain area [ Read More… ]
Is Your Antivirus Software Slowing You Down?
Part 2: Antivirus Software The second question I always ask after “Do you have Vista” is “Do you have Norton or McAfee for an antivirus?”, and for good reason. These two programs, while being great 5 years ago now only specialize in turning your once fast computer to a slow, frustrating shadow of its once self. And [ Read More… ]
Is Your Operating System Slowing Down Your Computer?
Part 1: The Operating System One of the most common questions a computer tech receives is “why is this computer so slow?”. So this will be a several part series explaining why it’s slow, and what you can do about it. I will start with one of the biggest factors, your operating system. The first thing I ask in [ Read More… ]