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Ways to improve your pc

  1. 1. Ways TO improve your pc <br />Please don’t copy this<br />(this presentation is recommended to help speed up Windows XP)<br />(Compatible with Vista and 7)<br />
  2. 2. Windows Upgrade<br />Your computer can be upgraded from windows<br />XP Home Edition<br />To<br />7 Ultimate<br />Each operating System requires a certain amount of RAM<br />This PowerPoint supports these operating systems on your right<br />256 MB 512 MB<br />1 GB 2 GB 3 GB 4 GB<br />Best Option<br /> 5 GB 6 GB 7 GB <br />
  3. 3. Better Browsing<br />If you are running Internet Explorer 7 or lower, upgrade to these current browsers.<br />There is a difference from IE7 and IE8.<br />IE8Firefox 3Google chrome<br />
  4. 4. Slow computer<br />If your computer is slow, it is because of these reasons<br />Viruses and spyware<br />Low disk space<br />Low memory <br />A lot of error messages<br />
  5. 5. Basic Security <br />Make Sure you<br />Have a firewall Turned On<br />Install Automatic Updates regularly<br />Have an up to date antivirus software on your computer that’s enabled<br />
  6. 6. Antivirus software<br />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. <br />Do not use multiple antivirus software! They will conflict with each other!<br />If need be upgrade to internet security (recommended)<br />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<br />Click here to find more Antivirus Software<br />1<br />2<br />3<br />5<br />4<br />
  7. 7. Can’t Afford antivirus software?<br />No Problem<br />Click Here or the icon to download Microsoft Security Essentials <br />Virus scanning and removal<br />Spyware Scanning and removal<br />Malware Scanning and removal<br />Auto Updates<br />Attachment Scanning<br />An alternative is Windows Live safety scanner.<br />Note Windows Live Safety scanner is recommended if you think your pc is infected and your security software does not work.<br />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.<br />It does not run in the background so for that reason, get an antivirus program<br />
  8. 8. Fake ware<br />Be careful! Some antivirus software are fake and have hidden threats!<br />It can be severe if not removed! It may…<br /> Cause pc to restart repeatedly<br />Compromise settings<br />cause permanent damage to your computer!<br />DO NOT INSTALL…<br />Mysecurityengine<br />Anything which the word starts with “Anti” (Virus), (Spyware),(Malware),(Worm),(Trojan)<br />Anything which the first word includes “XP”, “Vista” or “7<br />MS antivirus (don’t confuse with Microsoft Antivirus or Microsoft security essentials)<br />Paladin Antivirus<br />Anything that has “Total Security” in its name (don’t confuse with McAfee total protection)<br />Anything which names start with PC (don’t confuse with pctools)<br />Malware Alarm and doctor (don’t confuse with Zone Alarm and spyware doctor)<br />Anything that starts with security in its name<br />Anything that starts with Internet security<br />Anything that starts with “Virus”, “Spyware”, “Malware”<br />Zinaps Antivirus<br />Click Here to see more fake software<br />
  9. 9. Got infected with fake software?<br />If have or think you might have fake software on your pc delete it at once<br />Don’t use Add or remove Programs in your control panel<br />1 Open your internet browser. If you have Firefox use the safe mode feature<br />2 Fake ware will hijack task manager so don’t use it instead use process explorer to end the software running in the background<br />3 Use Malwarebytes to scan and remove the fake program<br />Restart your computer to take effect<br />(NOTE: Rouge Security Software is usually powered by the internet. So you can also cut off the internet to prevent more Trojans)<br />
  10. 10. Registry cleaners<br />If your pc is having error messages appear, install these registry cleaners!<br />This will ensure that you have a fresh start<br />
  11. 11. Disk management<br />You can also speed up your pc by using disk cleanup, and/or disk defragmenter.<br />Here’s how to do it.<br />1 Open the start Menu<br />2 Go to All programs<br />3 Open Accessories folder<br />4 Go to System Tools Folder<br />5 Select Disk cleanup or defragmenter<br />
  12. 12. Programs<br />If your computer is running slow, it is probably because of too much programs on the disk.<br />To free space, delete unused programs.<br />Just open the control panel section in the start menu.<br />For XP go to Add or remove Programs<br />For Vista and 7go to Programs and features<br />
  13. 13. Backup<br />IMPORTANT You should back up your files and operating system.<br />Also you can use the system restore feature to restore your pc to a certain point in time.<br />If you use XP you can use a floppy disk or cd.<br />For Vista and 7 use a cd.<br />
  14. 14. End of show <br />Any Questions?<br />hobbesalan@yahoo.com<br />257-2506<br />Cell 228-6673 <br />