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Speed-up computer (Urgent)

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by dadecotti, Dec 29, 2015.

  1. dadecotti

    dadecotti Senior Member

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    Hello,

    can you please advice a good software in order to improve my laptop performance?
    I just need to speed it up and remove unnecessary things.

    Thanks
     
  2. Ste Fishkin

    Ste Fishkin BANNED BANNED

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    Crap cleaner - it's brilliant.
     
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  3. therealgamer420

    therealgamer420 Junior Member

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    Malwarebyte, Ccleaner
     
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    cyber.surfer Regular Member

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    Use CCleaner or similar product. Uninstall unnecessary software. Upgrade RAM if possible. Delete temp files.
     
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    Ste Fishkin BANNED BANNED

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    Also check what programs boot up on start up. You will be surprised how much RAM is being eaten up by things you do not need to use every time you turn your PC on.
     
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    Do this in a big folder like My Documents or Program Files.
     
  7. DonnieBrasco

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    Buy more Ram
    Buy an SSD
    Do a fresh Windows Installation

    Enjoy your new Computer
     
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    If you've got windows 8 you might have a disk usage issue, my i7 laptop kept eating it all up. There's a few tips online how to get it back to normal.
    To check, when your pc is at its slowest, open task manager and check disk usage.
    Good luck!
     
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    Use CCleaner. Disable everything except Microsoft serivces from startup. You don't need programs starting up on boot all the time.
     
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    Re-install window with format all data and drive will make laptop faster than ever. Just like new.
     
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    back up files and format your pc.. or you can do system recovery mode..
     
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    Also, don't forget to clean your laptop from dusts. Lagging pcs may be an indication of dust build up on your rig.
     
  13. HoneyHelper

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    format your PC totally and install everything fresh~!
     
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    ssd and more ram, delete unused files
     
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    100% this, those softwares which promise a faster machine oftentimes huge scams and if they help, the speed up is only temporary, alternatively if you don't want to reinstall the OS, delete everything what you don't need then make sure that you aren't infested with anything, run a full system scan with malwarebytes/hitmanpro or both, defragment the HDD, kill/disable all processes which is not necessary to run, this will significantly speed up your system, but it will be only temporary, if you need a permanent fix, you need to do what DonnieBrasco recommended
     
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    Though upgrading or more hardware can always help, there's a lot of tweaks you can do that will make a difference.
    Download Revo uninstaller and remove/uninstall all the programs and crap you don't use
    Definitely ccleaner & malwarebytes.
    Turn off system restore and delete restore points before running Malwarebytes.
    I would never use it afterward either but your decision.

    Disable MS Services (Control panel.administrative tools/services) such as Windows Firewall, Windows update except for when using on occasion, Security Center, Desktop Services, Secondary Logon, Remote registry, Error Reporting and optional services such as Bluetooth & touchscreen (unless using)
    Disable or delete most/all your startup programs.
    There's no reason most of these need to be started every time you are on PC.
    Windows Defender...Go through the settings, turn this piece of shit off....it's worthless...kill it!
    Folder options-Check Launch in a new process

    Antivirus/Firewall software today is often bloated due to wanting to do 99 things other than just secure your computer.
    Personally I don't use either but that may not work for you, depends on your online habits, browser config and porn viewing =)
    Whatever you use, take time to go through the settings, only use what you need and pay attention to how you configure it.

    Good Luck
     
  19. cottonwolf

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    Purge windows and install debian.
     
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    A fresh installation will surely give a better taste of your OS but if its not an option, i will suggest you to check your start up. Disable everything except system files. You'll be fine.