Computers running Microsoft’s Windows operating system are notorious for slowing down over time. A lot of my customers come to me assuming that PCs get slower as they age, and need a hardware upgrade – perhaps something as drastic as a new PC.
But this is simply not true. The main problem Windows users face is a lack of maintenance. Tiny problems accumulate over time, gradually straining the system until it falls down under its own weight. What’s needed is a spring clean.
But sometimes – just sometimes – something more drastic is required. No more time for pruning and shearing: it’s time to wipe the slate clean and start again. It’s time to re-install Windows. [Read more…] about Re-installing Windows: the simple guide