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Ways to improve your pc


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This SS shows you how to make your PC faster efficient and more secure.

This SS shows you how to make your PC faster efficient and more secure.

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  • 1. Ways TO improve your pc
    Please don’t copy this
    (this presentation is recommended to help speed up Windows XP)
    (Compatible with Vista and 7)
  • 2. Windows Upgrade
    Your computer can be upgraded from windows
    XP Home Edition
    7 Ultimate
    Each operating System requires a certain amount of RAM
    This PowerPoint supports these operating systems on your right
    256 MB 512 MB
    1 GB 2 GB 3 GB 4 GB
    Best Option
    5 GB 6 GB 7 GB
  • 3. Better Browsing
    If you are running Internet Explorer 7 or lower, upgrade to these current browsers.
    There is a difference from IE7 and IE8.
    IE8Firefox 3Google chrome
  • 4. Slow computer
    If your computer is slow, it is because of these reasons
    Viruses and spyware
    Low disk space
    Low memory
    A lot of error messages
  • 5. Basic Security
    Make Sure you
    Have a firewall Turned On
    Install Automatic Updates regularly
    Have an up to date antivirus software on your computer that’s enabled
  • 6. Antivirus software
    If your pc doesn’t have a virus protection program, GET ONE! It will protect scan and clean your pc against viruses, spyware, malware, adware, worms, and Trojan horses.
    Do not use multiple antivirus software! They will conflict with each other!
    If need be upgrade to internet security (recommended)
    If you are using McAfee, G data, F secure, K7 computing or Symantec upgrade to Total or Endpoint Protection. If you use Norton Upgrade to Norton 360
    Click here to find more Antivirus Software
  • 7. Can’t Afford antivirus software?
    No Problem
    Click Here or the icon to download Microsoft Security Essentials
    Virus scanning and removal
    Spyware Scanning and removal
    Malware Scanning and removal
    Auto Updates
    Attachment Scanning
    An alternative is Windows Live safety scanner.
    Note Windows Live Safety scanner is recommended if you think your pc is infected and your security software does not work.
    Note 2 WLSS will perform a full service scan on your pc and try to remove all infected files. The scan might take more than an hour to complete depending on the # of programs and files on your pc.
    It does not run in the background so for that reason, get an antivirus program
  • 8. Fake ware
    Be careful! Some antivirus software are fake and have hidden threats!
    It can be severe if not removed! It may…
    Cause pc to restart repeatedly
    Compromise settings
    cause permanent damage to your computer!
    Anything which the word starts with “Anti” (Virus), (Spyware),(Malware),(Worm),(Trojan)
    Anything which the first word includes “XP”, “Vista” or “7
    MS antivirus (don’t confuse with Microsoft Antivirus or Microsoft security essentials)
    Paladin Antivirus
    Anything that has “Total Security” in its name (don’t confuse with McAfee total protection)
    Anything which names start with PC (don’t confuse with pctools)
    Malware Alarm and doctor (don’t confuse with Zone Alarm and spyware doctor)
    Anything that starts with security in its name
    Anything that starts with Internet security
    Anything that starts with “Virus”, “Spyware”, “Malware”
    Zinaps Antivirus
    Click Here to see more fake software
  • 9. Got infected with fake software?
    If have or think you might have fake software on your pc delete it at once
    Don’t use Add or remove Programs in your control panel
    1 Open your internet browser. If you have Firefox use the safe mode feature
    2 Fake ware will hijack task manager so don’t use it instead use process explorer to end the software running in the background
    3 Use Malwarebytes to scan and remove the fake program
    Restart your computer to take effect
    (NOTE: Rouge Security Software is usually powered by the internet. So you can also cut off the internet to prevent more Trojans)
  • 10. Registry cleaners
    If your pc is having error messages appear, install these registry cleaners!
    This will ensure that you have a fresh start
  • 11. Disk management
    You can also speed up your pc by using disk cleanup, and/or disk defragmenter.
    Here’s how to do it.
    1 Open the start Menu
    2 Go to All programs
    3 Open Accessories folder
    4 Go to System Tools Folder
    5 Select Disk cleanup or defragmenter
  • 12. Programs
    If your computer is running slow, it is probably because of too much programs on the disk.
    To free space, delete unused programs.
    Just open the control panel section in the start menu.
    For XP go to Add or remove Programs
    For Vista and 7go to Programs and features
  • 13. Backup
    IMPORTANT You should back up your files and operating system.
    Also you can use the system restore feature to restore your pc to a certain point in time.
    If you use XP you can use a floppy disk or cd.
    For Vista and 7 use a cd.
  • 14. End of show
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