How can I make my computer less slow?

I want to play the Sims2 but my computer is so slow that it skips mega-much. And it takes forever to do the simplest things on there.
What can I do to make it run faster?
Should I delete pictures/videos?

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5 Responses to “How can I make my computer less slow?”

  1. |||ALL TRUE||| said:

    MORE RAM

  2. Pumpkin Pie said:

    In still adobe photoshop cs3
    it will make things less slow

  3. Chand Basha Shaik said:

    This could happen due to a number of reasons. Inorder to isolate the exact cause of the issue I suggest you to follow these steps one by one:

    * Increase system resources.
    * Increase the Hardware acceleration of the display adapter.
    * Install the latest version of DirectX9.

    * Increase system resources.
    —————————————–

    Please perform the following steps one by one. It is important that the computer to optimized for obtaining maximum performance while running graphics intense applications and games. To increase the system performance in Windows XP, perform the following steps:

    1. Click Start and then Run and type msconfig.
    2. Click OK. The System Configuration Utility window opens.
    3. Click the Startup tab. Uncheck all the items that are not required. (expect virus scanning files or keyboard or audio related entries)
    4. Click OK to accept the changes, and then restart the computer. Click Ok to the message “you are using selective startup” selecting the option Never show this window again.

    In addition to the above please visit the following web site for more details on increasing the system resources:

    http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericDocument?lc=en&cc=us&docname=c00034290

    If the issue persist even after performing the steps to increase the system resources, then continue performing the following steps.

    * Increase the Hardware acceleration of the display adapter.
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    1. Right click on an empty space on the desktop.
    2. Click on the Properties.
    3. Open the Display Properties panel
    4. Select the Settings tab and then click the Advanced button
    5. Select the Troubleshoot tab
    6. Adjust the slider to maximum.
    7. click Apply, then OK, then OK again to accept the change

    * Install the latest version of DirectX9.
    —————————————————-
    In addition you may install DirectX9 by visiting the following web site:

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c64e9f07-b562-4849-ad61-b2fc7fa55fd9&displaylang=en
    Once you have downloaded the “DXWEBSETUP” file double click it to begin the directx installation.

  4. javier_barbieri said:

    Well, we need to know first how much RAM do you have. Number two you need to delete the temporarily files who were created while u surf. If you get rid of those files your computer will gain performance.

    Try these out : cleanup (www.stevengould.org)
    spybot (www.download.com)

    After you run them, restart the computer and you will see a big difference in performance.

    Have a great day !

  5. Hot said:

    Using a registry cleaner can clean up your computer and then make your computer faster,Why?the reason is that there may be some regsitry errors and remnant,corrupt files and temp files in your computer to cause “computer slow”.
    Everytime you install and uninstall software on your computer and surfing online you create junk in the computer registry.over time, the registry can grow to enormous proportions, especially if the various programs you’ve installed do not do a good job of deleting and/or updating it’s Registry entries.You need to scan and clean your computer with registry cleaner to make it fast.Good Regisry Cleaner will improve your computer and Internet performance dramatically!It even can speed up your computer by 300% or more!
    There are some comparison and review of TOP 5 registry cleaners.
    http://www.make-pc-fast.info/
    You can download and scan your computer for free.




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