www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/komando/2013/02/22/ways-speed-up-old-computer/1928337

Feb 22, 2013 ... Try these tricks to speed up your machine. ... A hard drive that's nearly full will slow down your computer. ... If you can live without an optical DVD/CD drive, that can be removed and replaced ... A 128GB drive costs about $120.

www.howtogeek.com/228570/10-quick-ways-to-speed-up-a-slow-windows-pc

Nov 18, 2016 ... As with all PC issues, don't be afraid to give your computer a reboot if something's not working properly. This can fix quite a few problems and is ...

www.quora.com/How-do-I-speed-up-my-laptop-without-downloading-anything

Most of the steps, mentioned below, to speed up your computer will cost you nothing. Some steps might ask you to put a few bucks, but not more than that.

www.which.co.uk/reviews/laptops/article/how-to-speed-up-a-slow-computer

Windows' Disk Clean-up utility can help boost your computer's performance by ... If you find programs installed that you've never used, and have no intention of ...

www.wikihow.tech/Speed-up-Your-Laptop

This wikiHow teaches you how to improve your laptop's operation speed, ... Do not download and/or use a different antivirus program on your computer. Image ..... more expensive than standard hard drives, but continue to come down in price.

www.makeuseof.com/tag/really-speed-computer-common-myths-instead

You might not know why and maybe you're trying to fix it in all the wrong ways. ... How To Really Speed Up Your Computer – Common Myths & What To Do ... People want to be protected, but they don't want to have to pay a yearly fee or use.

www.popsci.com/windows-tweaks-improve-performance

Aug 15, 2017 ... Your Windows computer takes forever to start up, and once it does, it keeps ... them and figure out whether you'll want them immediately or not.

www.business.com/articles/clean-speed-up-laptop-tips

Oct 12, 2017 ... These quick fixes allow you to clean and speed up your laptop so that it ... They're relatively inexpensive – a 256GB SSD can cost around $75. ... of RAM you should have on computers, but not all laptops are upgradeable.

www.theguardian.com/technology/askjack/2010/oct/06/slow-windows-pc

Oct 7, 2010 ... Slow-running computers can be incredibly frustrating. ... Note that svchost is not in itself a problem: it simply hosts other services that ... If not, make sure you ground yourself to make sure you are not carrying a static charge.