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Best Free Programs To Clean Up Your Computer

As you use your PC more and more, it can really start to accumulate some junk. There are many things that can clutter up a computer such as registry errors, a virus, spyware, junk files, or hard drive fragmentation. This clutter can really cause your computer to run much more slowly than it should be running. In this article, we look at a few of the best free programs that you can use to help clean up your computer.

Ad-Aware

Spyware and Adware can build up on your computer over time. Spyware can cause your computer to run a bit slower. Along with the performance issues, you probably don’t want spyware on your computer for privacy reasons. Ad-Aware by Lavasoft is a free program that you can use to find and eliminate spyware, adware, and more. It works great and you will be surprised of how many issues it is able to find and fix. read more

Concept of Defragmenting: Does it Work

Often when you have been using your home computer for a while you may look into ways to really improve and increase the performance of your PC. One of the most popular options is the defragging your Hard Disks. So, let’s take a more in depth look at the defragmentation process and whether or not it works.

When you use your home computer for work, such as making or saving new files, the files are being continuously created as well as erased from the hard disk. When the disk is empty, Windows will try to store the new files near or next to the location of the previous file. This is done in order to increase the speed of processing the files(s) when they are needed. read more