Top 5 PC Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Don't let your PC become sluggish, unstable or erratic. Take action now to correct these simple mistakes that could hurt your computer.

Everyone makes mistakes. When it comes to your computer, some common errors could be hurting your PC's performance.

With some awareness, you can take action to prevent these mistakes. Stopping them from occurring now means they will not cause bigger problems for your PC - and you - down the road.

Top 5 PC Mistakes You Need to Stop Making:

Not maintaining the Windows registry: The Windows registry is a large, complicated database. It stores a huge amount of information about your computer, including settings and preferences. It is referred to frequently and affects PC performance. Over time the Windows registry can become riddled with errors and corruption. PC optimization software, such as RegCure Pro, cleans and repairs the Windows registry and improves your computer's performance.

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Failing to optimize your PC's memory: Your computer often divides files up into parts and stores them where they fit best. This means it takes your PC longer to search for all the pieces and load your file. A process called disk defragmentation, also known as defragging, puts the pieces of files into contiguous storage locations so that they are easy to find. RegCure Pro includes a powerful defrag tool.

Having too many items launching at startup: If many programs and processes try to launch when you boot up, it can take forever before you can start using your computer. It is important for some programs to be running when you start your computing session, such as your anti-virus software. However, others just suck up valuable resources. The Startup Manager feature in various ParetoLogic programs allow you to easily stop unwanted programs from launching at startup.

Going online without protection: There all kinds of cyber baddies looking to nest on your machine. Viruses, spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers and other kinds of malware want to use your computer to spread, steal confidential, bombard you with advertisements and do other bad things. They also can greatly hurt how your computer performs. ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS protects your computer by cleaning away malware and blocking suspicious downloads.

Having no Plan B: A hard drive failure, corruption, deletion or computer theft could rob you of your important financial documents, precious photos, videos and other files. It is important that you have a plan and back up your data. There are various ways to do this – online backup, disks, external drives, etc. You might want to consider an online solution, such as ParetoLogic Backup. With this kind of software, your files are backed up automatically and safely stored offsite.

Yes, mistakes do happen. However, by taking action you can avoid the common errors that cause PC problems. This will help you get the most out of your computer and keep it operating at its best for years to come.

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