PC SupportPC running slow (HELP)Posted:

MonkeyBoo
  • V5 Launch
Status: Offline
Joined: Sep 08, 20154 Year Member
Posts: 803
Reputation Power: 46
Alright peeps, I am no PC wizard. But I got a second hand PC for a reasonable price, only for web browsing and for of course using TTG.

However it just feels so sluggish and lazy, and almost like it cannot be bothered to even work. Is there anything I can do to improve this?

If needed I will post a screenshot of specs.
#2. Posted:
--Connor
  • 2 Million
Status: Offline
Joined: Aug 01, 20146 Year Member
Posts: 651
Reputation Power: 146
You could try downloading ccleaner, it's a free version and a paid but the free is good.
It scans and deletes the unnecessary stuff on your computer.
And maybe uninstall some software which you dont use and not needed
#3. Posted:
MonkeyBoo
  • V5 Launch
Status: Offline
Joined: Sep 08, 20154 Year Member
Posts: 803
Reputation Power: 46
Sliinkyy wroteYou could try downloading ccleaner, it's a free version and a paid but the free is good.
It scans and deletes the unnecessary stuff on your computer.
And maybe uninstall some software which you dont use and not needed


Thanks buddy!
#4. Posted:
--Connor
  • Christmas!
Status: Offline
Joined: Aug 01, 20146 Year Member
Posts: 651
Reputation Power: 146
MonkeyBoo wrote
Sliinkyy wroteYou could try downloading ccleaner, it's a free version and a paid but the free is good.
It scans and deletes the unnecessary stuff on your computer.
And maybe uninstall some software which you dont use and not needed


Thanks buddy!

No problem!
#5. Posted:
Gary
  • Retired Staff
Status: Offline
Joined: Mar 09, 20128 Year Member
Posts: 5,634
Reputation Power: 4183
Motto: It's me, Potion. Sophrosyne.
Fresh install Windows 10 if you haven't already. 99% of the time it's either Windows being bloated with downloads or the system doesn't have an SSD.
#6. Posted:
MonkeyBoo
  • V5 Launch
Status: Offline
Joined: Sep 08, 20154 Year Member
Posts: 803
Reputation Power: 46
Sliinkyy wrote
MonkeyBoo wrote
Sliinkyy wroteYou could try downloading ccleaner, it's a free version and a paid but the free is good.
It scans and deletes the unnecessary stuff on your computer.
And maybe uninstall some software which you dont use and not needed


Thanks buddy!

No problem!


I have done everything possible on CC-Cleaner, do you think a restart will also help now the changes are made?
#7. Posted:
Scratched
  • TTG Senior
Status: Offline
Joined: Dec 12, 20109 Year Member
Posts: 1,525
Reputation Power: 108
Here's the better question, what's the PC specs? And is this actually a PC or a laptop?

Personally I use Speccy for this info. Easy download, free, shows temperatures, speeds, software info and hardware info, etc.
Speccy Download

All you need to do is take a screenshot of that and post it here.
Hit the "Print Screen" key at the home screen of Speccy.
Open up MS paint, and hit "Ctrl+V" and save the image to your desktop.
Upload it to whatever site you like, and then put the link of the image here.

Considering your situation of a second hand PC, I would wager heavily that your HDD has simply slowed down and a replacement would be best advised. Could also be thermal throttling on the CPU, possibly the RAM being aged, lot of possibilities really for a slow PC. Nearly 70% of the time though it's related to a storage.
Users browsing this topic: None
Jump to:


RECENT POSTS

HOT TOPICS