"To clean a PC...",
that seems can be a little odd for some, but will know
that to keep a powerful computer and to enjoy its capacities,
it is necessary to make a small de-dusting. When I say
de-dusting, I want to say that it is necessary to check
the state and the contents of the hard disk.
For those which read the
first part of Optimization 1, they could raise questions
because this chapter is almost identical. Indeed, the
fact of making a good blow of household on the hard disk
makes it possible to increase the performances of the
PC. But if you read well, you will find other councils
to reduce the system.
defragmentation of the hard disk.
The installations and successive désinstallations
of software, the copies and other joinings of files by-Ci
by-there, the safeguards..., all this handling involve
a scattering of the data on the hard disk, which resembles
Gruyere then. The more the data are split up, the more
the response time to open an application or to work will
be long. This is why, defragmente is needed regularly
the hard disk (in general once by week). Go in start then
Programmes, Accessoires and Tools system. Select Defragmente
of disc. Choose the partitions with défragmenter.Vérifiez
that in Parametres, three boxes: To reorganize the files
so that my programs start more quickly and To check the
reader as allways are well notched.
You must, at least once by week, to carry out the ScanDisk
software on the hard disk. That makes it possible to detect
errors of the reader and to repair them. It n’ d’
is not necessary; to carry out a complete scan, except
if you l’ did not make for a long time.
the temporary files and the cookies.
During your surfings, your navigator preserves all the
Web pages which you have consultées.Sur certain
stations, the size of the file Temporary Internet Files
can reach an enormous weight. Made purge it more space
will give on the disc. In addition to information of the
visited pages, many cookies hides in this file. The cookies
are of all small files which help you and also identify
you at the time of your surfing on a site. But sometimes,
the sites which send them their requests anything else:
to know which you are, which you do on the Net and what
there is on your station. In Internet Explorer and choose
Tool-Options Internet and click on the General mitre then
on the deleate button the files in the part temporary
Fichiers Internet. In the mitre Advanced on the level
Safety, notch the Vider box the file Temporary Intenet
Files when the navigator is closed.
For the cookies, are of all small files which help you
and also identify you at the time of your surfing on a
site. But sometimes, the sites which send them their requests
anything else: to know which you are, which you do on
the Net and what there is on your station. In Internet
Explorer and choose Tool-Options Internet and click on
the General mitre then on the deleate button the files
in the part temporary Fichiers Internet. In the mitre
Advanced on the level Safety, notch the Vider box the
file Temporary Intenet Files when the navigator is closed.
the base of register.
As we saw, the base of register holds all information
of the system like those of the software. If you installez/désinstallez
programs, the system must theoretically erase any trace
of this software. Moreover, the base of register keeps
the traces of documents opened, moved, safeguarded etc...
To clean it, use the free utility RegCleaner which analyzes
all the short cuts stored in this base and checks that
they lead to an existing file. That results in to reduce
this base and to accelerate its loading with starting.
In addition to doing housework in the base of register,
RegCleaner allows you to know all the software installed,
even those which are hidden as well as the programs which
are with the starting of Windows.
the applications which are with the starting of Windows.
Certain software which you install launches in all impunity
to each starting of Windows. This slows down considerably
the starting of the system and the fact of not making
them start makes it possible to gain a little power while
releasing from the memory. I would advise you to keep
only your anti-virus like your parefeu with starting.
Go in Start-Carrying out and type msconfig. In the start
shutter strip the software which you know well and who
should not be with starting. Attention, do not strip anything
because that could harm the correct operation of Windows.
hunting for the viruses.
One can only point out it. If you are connected to Internet,
imperatively install anti-virus on your machine. To know
some more, consult the complete file on the
viruses and the anti-virus ones.
the spies or spywares.
The spywares are small programs hidden in other applications
or which settle without your knowledge. They épient
least the gestures than you make and return information
via the Net. It also can upgrader and there, to make beautiful
breaches on your navigator and to let with leisure the
pirates come in their turn. The only thing to be made,
to install a software which makes hunting for the spywares
of the type AD-Aware SE Personal which moreover can be
updates of the system as well as pilots of the peripherals.
The computer evolves/moves through the updates:
To update Windows via Windows Update (Finely To start),
makes it possible to have a more stable and surer system
against the attacks of Internet. The function Windows
Update will connect you on the site of Microsoft which
will analyze your configuration and will suggest you the
updates necessary. Make also the updates of the pilots
of the peripherals. There will be less conflicts and better
performances. Check the model of your graphics board,
chart its or printer..., then defer you on the Web site
of the manufacturers. Have a maximum of choice, on the
For the software, seek the patchs which stabilize and
solve the quite specific and identified problems. For
the plays and the multi-media one in general, think of
installing the last version of DirectX. For Internet To
explore, put the plugin java of SUN which is more stable
than that of Microsoft. Also think of installing the last
version of the plugin Flash of Macromedia.
the useless files.
Go in start/tools system and clean of disc, there you
can choose the files which you want to remove.
All the files carrying extension .SHD, .TMP, .BAK, .OLD,
.GID, can be removed without hesitation. You can also
remove the contents of the file \ Windows \ Applog, it
contains only information on the installation of the programs
which are already installed, and those are recreated automatically
if need be. If you do not see it go in the Options of
files and notch the see box the hidden files.
Empty the dustbin.
It is as for at home, it is practical to empty it regularly...
software or plays which are not used any more.
To gain place on the hard disk, désinstallez the
software or plays which are not useful to you any more.
To increase the disk space, you can also eliminate the
software from Windows which either are installed, or préinstallés.
Indeed, Windows installs programs which often, are not
known people, or then useless for some.
Go in the Control panel and open addition/remov of programs
and choose the Installation mitre of Windows. Choose a
subject and click on Details. It is then enough to strip
the programs desired for the désinstaller.
Still to gain place, you can zipper your working papers,
your images ..... If you want to keep sound files on the
PC, think of converting them under formats compress. For
example for a music in format wav of 10 Mo, it can be
encodée in format mp3 for a weight of 1 Mo. I do
not speak to you about the bitrate, more it is small and
more the file is light.
even more place.
Make external safeguards of your documents, plays, musics
etc.... Then, once the documents safeguarded on CD-R,
for example, remove hard disk.
Then comes "manual"
cleaning from the PC.