How to Improve Your Laptop Processor Speed

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How to Improve Your Laptop Processor Speed
Improve laptop processor speed by running tools native to your system. (processor image by Andrzej Wlodarczyk from

Improving the processor speed of a laptop not only enhances its productivity, but it also increases its durability. If your laptop is lagging, it could be due to insufficient disk space, faulty software or registry errors. Numerous options are available to enhance a laptop's processor speed, such as using the system tools.

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    Run Error-checking

  1. 1

    Click "Start" then "My Computer" or "Computer."

  2. 2

    Right-click the local hard drive icon and click "Properties."

  3. 3

    Click the "Tools" tab and click "Check Now" under the "Error-checking" section.

  4. 4

    Check both of the disk options. Click "Start" to begin the scan and repair of any system errors.

    Run Disk Defragment

  1. 1

    Open "My Computer" and right-click the local hard drive icon.

  2. 2

    Click "Properties" and click "Tools."

  3. 3

    Click "Defragment Now" and click "Defragment Now" again.

  4. 4

    Check the "C" drive and click "OK."

    Uncheck Startup Programs

  1. 1

    Click "Start" and type "msconfig" in the "Start Search" or "Run" box. Press "Enter."

  2. 2

    Click the "Startup" tab and uncheck the programs that you do not want to load at start-up. Numerous programs open at once inhibit laptop resources.

  3. 3

    Click "OK" and reboot your system.

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