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How to Improve and Fix Your Old Computer

If your computer is getting elderly you may want to start thinking about a replacement. However, it’s often possible to improve and upgrade an old computer. Here are some things to think about: 1. Free up hard drive space. If your drive is full or nearly full, then your computer will slow down dramatically. Delete files you do not need and uninstall applications you never use, and then run CCleaner, a free program which cleans up old internet files and file fragments that might be clogging your drive. Finally, defragment your drive – the command varies by version, but it is Optimize Drives in Windows 8 – this consolidates fragmented files… Read More

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