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3 simple ways to speed up an old PC

3 simple ways to speed up an old PC
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Does your formerly fast computer take forever to start or open simple programs? If it feels like you're waiting an eternity between clicks or seeing the Windows hourglass too much, you're probably ready to spring for a new computer. Not so fast!

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Before you spend any money on a new computer, there are free proven things you can try to give it a bit more gas. You can bring your computer back to its former speedy glory before you know it.

Tip in a Tip: Before I go on, however, I do have an important note. If the computer in question runs the old Windows XP, then it really is time to upgrade. Microsoft ended support for XP months ago, and it really isn't safe to use. Click here to read a great tip for anyone still using Windows XP.

Now, there are three simple ways to bring back new life into your computer. If you're ready to get started, let's look at the first way. You won't believe all that starts when you start your computer. Next page: Speed your startup

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