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Day: February 1, 2020


Why Is My Computer Running So Slow? 3 Solutions to Fix It

Now that we are well into the year 2020, everyone is over the New Year slump and back to their regular work routines. Perhaps you’re noticing that your computer isn’t performing at the fast pace you expect, but don’t give up.  Slow-moving computers and snail-paced laptops are more common than you think. Unless you started working on a new computer recently, chances are you’re probably experiencing that slowness right now. But that sluggishness may be due to your day-to-day activity such as running programs, downloading info from the Internet, and storing excessive material on your hard drive. Below are three of the most common reasons that might cause your computer to run slow, followed by three ways you can remedy the issue. Why is my computer running slow? 1. Too many browser tabs, files, or programs are open. In our modern digital world, multitasking on a computer is commonplace. After a while, though, your computer’s processing speed and memory will not allow for instant switching from one open program to another. Keeping multiple tabs open in your browser can cause issues as well — if any of them auto-refresh (news feeds, and live streaming) or sites that update and have

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