Computers are slow to boot up because of problems with the startup programs, virus or spyware infections or issues with recently updated or installed software. Updates to the operating system or the drivers can also cause a computer to start up slower than it should.Know More
There are several things that can cause a computer to start booting up slowly during start up. The first thing to check is recently installed software, software updates, Windows updates, or driver updates. If an update or installation correlates with the time the computer started to slow down, it could be the problem.
Other things that can cause a computer to boot up slowly:
To speed up a PC, avoid multitasking, remove unused programs, remove malware, disable startup programs, defrag hard drives, and run disk cleanup. It can take four or five hours to complete all of these processes.Full Answer >
To remove the FBI virus, you must start in safe mode, install antimalware software, delete the virus and restart as normal. The virus tells you to pay to get the computer unlocked, but doing so does not unlock the computer.Full Answer >
The FBI Moneypak virus is malware that freezes a user's computer, while claiming to be the Federal Bureau of Investigation and demanding monetary payment because the user allegedly violated laws by downloading copyright-protected files. This virus is also referred to as ransomware.Full Answer >
A computer virus can be sent to anyone through an email. Such emails contain a software link that entices the receiver to click on the link and the virus is installed on the receiver’s computer. The virus is installed on the computer’s hard drive.Full Answer >