To make a laptop run faster, check for viruses and remove them, defrag the hard drive, remove programs that are no longer needed, upgrade the hardware and reinstall the operating system. The difficulty ranges from very e... More »

To speed up a PC, avoid multitasking, remove unused programs, remove malware, disable startup programs, defrag hard drives, and run disk cleanup. It can take four or five hours to complete all of these processes. More » Technology Computers & Hardware Computer Help

There are several steps you can take to improve the speed and performance of your computer, including the removal of unnecessary files and programs, scanning for and fixing system errors, and removing malware. Additional... More »

To speed up a laptop, check hardware sufficiency, clean the desktop, scan for system errors and uninstall programs. Next, defragment the hard drive, reinstall the operating system and adjust visual effects. The exact tim... More » Technology Computers & Hardware

To make your computer run faster, clear your cookies, perform a security scan, update your operating system and reduce the number of programs that run automatically during startup. This process takes 30 minutes to a coup... More » Technology Computers & Hardware

You can make your Mac run faster by decluttering the hard drive. Apple computers need at least 10 gigabytes of disk space to run efficiently and keep the system from slowing down. Uninstalling unused programs and removin... More » Technology Computers & Hardware

To defragment the hard drive for a Windows PC, use the operating system's built-in defragmenting utility, such as Disk Defragmenter for Windows 7 or Optimize Drives for Windows 8. Although these utilities run on a schedu... More » Technology Computers & Hardware