This problem is fairly common, but it can be solved quite easily. Here are a few tips that will help you to get rid of the brakes and the computer hangs:
1. Cleaning your computer from dust
You must regularly clean your computer from dust and other contaminants to prevent overheating of its components. As a result of overheating, the mechanism of protection called throttling is turn on in the processor and graphics card. As a result, there is reduced of productivity and the computer starts to run slowly.
This is become noticeable when the load increases. Let’s suppose, you are working in the “Word” and then you turn on the film in high definition or start playing game – your PC will be working in a few times slowly than before it. At the same time you can hear a lot of noise from the cooling systems which is trying to blow air through the cooling fins that is clogged with dust.
That is why you should clean your computer at least once a year.
2. Getting rid of the viruses
Viruses are one of the possible causes of the loss the former performance of your computer. Getting rid of them is the second step towards the comfortable work on your PC.
There are many different tools against viruses. All you need is to install one of them, then clean your computer from viruses and update the program on a daily basis.
3. Restoring system files
- run the command prompt as an administrator [ALT + X], and select Command Prompt (administrator);
- then write sfc / scannow and press Enter;
- wait for completion.
4. Free space on the system disk and its optimization
The next step is to ensure a sufficient amount of free space on the system disk and its optimization or defragmentation. To download the operating system you need some free space on the system drive. If the isn’t enough space, the system won’t be boot.
I recommend leaving free 5 GB or even more.
5. Visual effects
The fifth step to your fast computer is to disable unwanted visual effects. The last one also create overload occupying part of the processing power of your CPU.
Use these simple tips and you’ll forget about the problems with your computer.