How to Speed Up your Slow Laptop

How to Speed Up your Slow Laptop

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If you find your Windows Laptop getting slower and coming to a grinding halt, it could indicate certain issues with your device. Windows PCs and laptops normally do not go slow quite suddenly. If your device does it, there must be a reason.

How to speed up your Windows Laptop?

Well, the solution depends on the exact cause of your laptop slowing down. We will offer the solutions by analyzing the possible root causes. Do note that these remedies have been taken in liaison with Dell Service Center in Gurugram. I assure you of their authenticity.

#1. Reboot your System

The easiest way to sort out any issue with your laptops would be to reboot your system. Though you may feel it to be strange, it does solve most of the problems that your laptop may be suffering from.

Rebooting helps your device to purge off the issues that may be plaguing it. Do note that this can help your laptop to get back to normalcy if it facing only a few temporary issues.

#2. Check out the Heavy apps

Some resource hungry applications can make your laptop go slow. It could be possible that some applications may be using up the resources. You may not be able to blame it on the application alone. There can be temporary problems that may have caused it to have a memory leak or any other such issue.

To check it out, launch your Task Manager. You can do it with key combinations like CTRL+Shift+Esc. The exact combination will depend on your operating system version. You can sort the applications based on Memory, Disk or CPU usage. If you find an app using unusual memory, close it by using End Task option here.

#3. Manage Startup Programs

Maybe there are some start up programs that you may not need at all. Letting them run in the background can have performance effects of your laptop. Disabling the startup programs that you may not need is the best way to save memory and CPU usage and thereby address the slow performance.

#4. Get rid of Animations

Fancy animations can give you a good appearance and aesthetics. But, they tend to slow down your PC considerably. You can choose to disable animations altogether or decide to turn them off for a few specific operations or programs. You can do so through Advanced System Settings.

#5. Improvise your web browser

You may be using several plugins and extensions for your browser. Though they tend to enhance the usability and functionality of your browser, these plugins also cause your browser to slow down. Moreover, added extensions and plugins can make your browser consume more memory.Do check your browser extensions and plugins periodically. Remove the add-ons that you may not need, or have not used for a long time.

#6. Check Adware and Malware

Malicious software can cause your laptop to slow down. We are not referring to virus attack, but only to a nonintrusive malware that may be attempting to track your browsing data and serve more ads based on your usage patterns. Such tools and spyware can cause your laptop to go slow as they tend to work in the background. Always use a good quality Anti-virus and Anti-malware software. Malware bytes are a good service provider that should help you fight malware.

Concluding Thoughts

Well, those are some of the options you can use to handle the issue of a slowed down laptop. There can be a host of reasons that can slow your laptop down. As such, it may not be that easy to pin point the specific reasons and suggest ways to get it back to normal. However, we have made an attempt at covering a wider possibility and offered suggestions that should help you make your laptop work as it used to do.

You can also follow a few other steps like defragmenting the drive, freeing up the disk space using disk clean-up and removing the applications that you no longer. If you are still facing an issue, get in touch with Laptop Repair home Service to get your issues addressed.

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Does Technology Make Us More Alone?

Technology -- we all love it and we all use it, but how is it affecting us?
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In this day and age, it is near impossible to do anything without the use of technology. You can pay your bills, manage your bank accounts and even chat with a customer service representative all with the use of your smartphone.

Is the use of technology starting to take away from our person-to-person interaction? Think about how often you grab your smartphone or tablet and text your friends instead of picking up the phone to call them or, better yet, making plans to hang out in person.

Technology is supposed to make us feel more connected by allowing us to stay in touch with our friends by using social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter and of course, texting. But are our smartphones getting in the way of socializing? Does technology make us feel more alone?

There is a term that is commonly used, "FOMO" –– short for "fear of missing out." Yes, this is a real thing. If for some crazy reason you don't check your Twitter or Facebook news feed every 10 minutes are you really missing out?

The fact that we have become so dependent on knowing exactly what is going on in other people's lives is sad. We should be focusing on our own lives and our own interactions and relationships with people.

Technology is making us more alone because instead of interacting with our friends in person, we are dependent on using our phones or tablets. We start to compare ourselves and our lives to others because of how many likes we get on our Instagram photos.

We are forgetting how to use our basic communication skills because we aren't interacting with each other, anymore. We are too busy with our noses in our phones. Young kids are dependent on a tablet to keep them entertained rather than playing with toys. That is not how I want my children to grow up.

As a society, we will start to become very lonely people if we don't start making changes. We are ruining personal relationships because of the addiction to our smartphones and checking our social media sites every five minutes.

It's time for us to own our mistakes and start to change. Next time you reach for your phone, stop yourself. When you are with your friends, ignore your phone and enjoy the company of your loved ones around you.

Technology is a great thing, but it is also going to be the thing that tears us apart as a society if we don't make changes on how dependent we are on it.

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If You Post These 16 Things On Social Media, Can You Just Not?

The rest of the world doesn't care, I'm sorry.

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Honestly, we all have that one friend that posts every single detail of their life on social media. Whether it's good, bad, ugly or even straight up disgusting. To be honest we've all done it, but it needs to stop at some point, I'm saying if you're no longer a teenager yo need to cut the sh*t. Not every little thing needs to be shared with the world. So let me help you out, here's 16 things you should absolutely never post on your social media pages, and if you already do, please do everyone a favor and STOP!!

1. Your sex life...in detail and in general.

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Honestly I don't care how many times you and your significant other had sex last night, or where you did it. Thanks but no f******* thanks.

2. Anything about your bodily fluids.

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Seriously no one cares how much you puked or about your heavy flow.

3. Pictures of you attacking your baes face.

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We're not 12 so we all know what goes on in a relationship.

4. Pictures of you in bed with your bae.

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Once again we know what you just did, you don't need to show us.

5. A pregnancy the second you find out about it.

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Congratulations, but make it out of the "safe zone" first. But super happy for you.

6. Screenshots of your beef with somebody.

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You're making it worse for yourself and making yourself look dumb. Nobody thinks immaturity is funny anymore.

7. Screenshots of you and your baes conversations.

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Cool, they said something sweet to you. Wow, guess what, I get messages like that too but I don't post it.

8. Duplicates of the same pictures over and over.

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Cool, you wanna share it again a while after you post it, fine. You want to share it 50+ times in a month and a half, NO!!

9. Details about your "special" events.

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Okay so get this, Iowkey crashed a wedding with my mom because we saw every single detail about it online. ARE YOU KIDDING ME. Mind you we didn't lowkey crash it once, but we did it twice, and I have picture proof of it too...and no one even saw us.

10. You complaining about the same thing over and over again.

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It isn't going to bring awareness to anything. Example me quitting my job and letting everyone know about the crazy sh*t that goes in that store, there was a reason but if there isn't a reason, DON"T POST IT. Okay McDonald's forgot your ranch dressing once out the 359782358 times you been there....,did you die though?!

11. Speaking of work, we don't care when or how long your shifts are.

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Go to work, clock in, do your job and then clock out.

12. Anything racist, sexist...actually anything considered bullying.

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This might be consider bullying to some people but I'm doing this with good intentions, not to make somebody feel like crap on purpose.

13. Political rants/opinions that are just going to cause drama.

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If you can agree to disagree and not come at the person you don't like a mature way, STOP. Also, if you aren't registered to vote, I don't want to hear it, your opinion doesn't matter since you didn't act on it.

14. Your location 25/8.

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Why does everyone always need to know exactly where you are? We aren't your mom. Post about it alter.

15. People, especially children and babies, or animals being physically abused.

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Spreading violence isn't okay at all.

16. A picture or video of any person or animal that is no longer living.

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My friend was telling me about a person that he knew who made a public post of a baby that she lost pre-mature, she dressed her up and everything. Very sad to see and my heart goes out to her but why? (and this wasn't a post with a longer story behind it either, it just said the baby name and how much she weighed.)

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