When we talk about clearing and managing spaces in the virtual world called computer, we should research how memory becomes overcrowded? While working we create many temporary files and similarly while using the internet many files get downloaded which stay unused and keep stacking up to eat your memory space. The overloaded memory consequently leads to a slow performing computer which certainly, nobody wants. So let’s get down to learning ways about how to clean a computer’s memory; which, is taken away by unused and unnecessary data.
Cleaning a computer’s memory involves regular deletion of temporary and unused files before the memory of the computer is devoid of any storage space
Here are few easy ways to clean your computer, without any professional help:
There is a built-in disk cleanup program in the computer system, which is available under system tools and can be selected from the Accessories option in the start-up. Disk Clean Up is an easy, effective and safe program which will help you run a scan on the memory and carry out the deletion of unused files after your consent.
Programs installed once for some specific purpose might still be lying in your computer with its various files and folders. A routine check of the computer space will reveal many such programs. If not in use, they can be uninstalled and deleted from the memory space. To uninstall the programs, you need to go to the control panel and exercise the add/remove program option.
There is software available that carries out disk clean up and create free space. It clears out spaces occupied by temporary and unused files on hard disk and RAM. This software works smartly to check out the usage of files and programs and block them for future use. It clears the memory space before giving access to fresh programs and instructions.
Apart from the formal clean up we keep deleting files in regular routine also, but forget to delete it from the recycle bin as well, which means the disk is still occupied with the space of those files and data and showing a virtual clean up from the present location of the file or folder. Therefore, make it a routine to clear out the recycle bin also which would finally delete the files and clear out the memory space.
Last but not the least, having a good anti-virus software installed on your system and run the system scan at least once in a month to get rid of unused files and folders along with fixing the viruses.
Cleaning the memory space is not only good for the working of the system, but also improves the working and life of RAM, which automatically makes your system work faster and better. Being disciplined in the maintenance of the computer pays well and gives better performance so get down to formulating your schedule now. These steps are a good start. If you get Symtec to clean it even more thoroughly, you will not be disappointed. They will get your computer running efficiently.