Slow Laptop Cured

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trevnhil
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Slow Laptop Cured

Post by trevnhil » Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:57 am

Good morning all. For the past few weeks my laptop which I use for many hours a day, to run a Face book group, has been really slow.. In particular pictures took ages to load...

I was told by the computer shop I use that a good remedy would be to have a Solid Sate Hard Drive installed... After thinking for a while I had one installed yesterday.....

What a difference it has made... Everything including pictures loads so quickly now..

So Thank You to Computer SOS for your advice, and for speeding up my laptop. It is Brilliant..
Trev..

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Re: Slow Laptop Cured

Post by JimX » Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:00 am

Trev morning, yes this has been posted on before, I did then what you have done, put into all of my PCs and laptop, SSD drives, they do speed things up but eventually you will probably need a clean reinstall, I found the big advantage of SSDs was the loading speed not the running speed, but as you say you have seen the improvements these drives give you. and a cheap fix usually. Just one thing you could do is a regular clean up with a free application called ''CCleaner'' amazing how they work cleaning out all old files not used and tracking files too, well worth the downloading time..


https://www.ccleaner.com/ccleaner/download
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Re: Slow Laptop Cured

Post by trevnhil » Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:47 am

Good Morning Jim... I am certainly well pleased with the speed of things on my laptop now..
I do actually have CCleaner and usually run it about one a week ..
Trev..

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Re: Slow Laptop Cured

Post by Dominic » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:59 pm

We've been using SSD drives for years. They are dirt cheap these days as well, compared to what they were a couple of years ago.

You can buy extrenal SSDs which connect to the USB3 port as well. So you can easily add extra, super fast storage.
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