The improving PC Performance does not always have to spend a lot of money, the paid program do not necessarily improve your PC. Here some alternative software that you can do to improve the work performance of your PC.
Basic explanation of this article, you are invited to find out which programs are able to block the actions of your PC along with proposed solutions in each category.
The software security is one of the biggest obstacles of PC performance because the program is always active scan every file, internet data packets, running program and of course System must provide Space MB in RAM. Software makes your PC run slower, but no software installed on your PC will endanger Windows system. We will review programs which do not burden your PC to improve PC performance.
Firewall : Sygate Personal Firewall
Additional Firewall many take of valuable system resources, but not better than Windows Firewall. Freeware Sygate requires 15 MB of memory. Therefore, the firewall is not only inhibit the work of the system for spending RAM, but also potentially create security holes in your PC system.
Windows 7 Firewall provides better protection than Sygate Personal Firewall. For XP users, use additional firewall for XP does not provide security mechanisms such as UAC. Another alternative is to use a resource-efficient such as ZoneAlarm. Thus, the PC system will be more secure and running optimally.
Antivirus : Antivir Personal – Free Edition
Since many years this Free Antivirus has been claimed or paid antivirus manufacturers have to protect PCs against the dangers of the web and does not burden the PC. In fact, his claim is not entirely correct. In addition to many false alarms that disrupt the user, Antivir also use a lot of system resources by comparing the current file with the database that contains a list of signatures. Later, this method is considered to have expired and lost quickly in comparison with the new method at the moment.
The Complete Protection is offered commercial product, such as Symantec’s Internet Security Suite 2012 (about U.S. $ 70). However, if you want Free Antivirus, choose Panda Cloud Antivirus or Avast Free Antivirus. Panda Antivirus is an antivirus that will install a small client on your PC. AV will examine every file accessed, but with the resources of the server for sending a small checksum of the file to the server and compare it to the signature database is huge and always actual. Resource needed by the System is not much that a PC can run other applications.
Internet connection is not always “culprit” of inhibitor system when you are surfing. With these alternative software you can get increased performance of more than 30%.
Spam Filter : Spamihilator
Researchers continue to develop new methods to reduce the spam that often interfere with the user PC. Spam filter nash method showed an encouraging new hope though until now software manufacturers still use the old method.
Spamilhilator check the content of the e-mail advertising based on the content of the news and black-list so that the software must be installed on your PC and take up of valuable system resources. If the provider is used provide facilities filter, you do not need to wear Spamihilator so as to save the use of resources on the PC.
Use Spam protection provided by mail providers in order to spam in body of email can be detected based on certain patterns. Protection is run on a web server so you do not need any special software on your PC. That way, you can save your CPU and RAM resources.
Phishing Checker : Fraud Eliminator
Phishing trick visitors to replicate the original look of the website, such as the online banking website. When you enter your banking of data, hackers will get secret info easily. When you access a URL, Fraud Eliminator will check if there are any URL in the block list. Where available, access will be blocked.
In the freeware version will display ads and black-list database only needs to be updated monthly so your comfort will be reduced while surfing. With display advertising and infrequent updates, your PC is not only safe, but can also be frustrating if you want to surf without interruption advertising.
An additional program to deal with phishing attacks do not need. The latest version of the browser has been there and (Firefox and Google Chrome) is sufficient to ward Phishing. All the major browser manufacturers have integrated effective phishing protection and updating more often black-list.
Multimedia software usually suck up a lot of RAM and CPU resources. Alternative software can get 50% more RAM and save 98% capacity of the hard disk.
iPod or iPhone user will feel iTunes is slower, while the music collection is growing. For a collection of some 70 albums, iTunes spending 104 MB of RAM space. Well, there is an alternative media player software that is compatible with the iPod and save resources compared to iTunes, which is WinAmp and Real Alternative (www.freecodecs.com)
Real Alternative and WinAmp requires little system resources, fast and ad-free.
Nero package is not just for burning. Various modules spending area about 300 MB of hard disk space. The interface is also burden the CPU to 20%. You do not have to use the full Nero package if only to burn to CD or DVD.
CDBurnerXP is no less than Nero in various aspects. You do not have to buy a package of Nero and burdening a PC with its extra modules. In addition to a much smaller size than Nero (only 4.6 MB), the quality of the burn on CD and DVD media no less than Nero.
Professional users for graphic lover requires a PC with lots of RAM and a fast CPU to edit photos in high resolution image with photo editing tool, such as Adobe Photoshop. However, you can choose alternative of photo editing software that is not paid, try using GIMP.
GIMP is a top freeware editing tool. The program is a very popular open source used by people. Although free, GIMP is almost as complex as Adobe Photoshop are just better suited for professional users and less suitable for beginners or advanced users. Photoshop requires a space of 1 GB after installed, while GIMP is about 20 MB. Alternatively, use Paint.NET a size of 3.5 MB.
Paint.NET is perfect for the beginner who needs are not too complex as GIMP. You can use simple functions such as crop image, resize image, hue and saturation, text tool and coloring, giving a modest effect.
PC Inhibitor were also found on office software that is usually considered saving resources. Some programs may even burden the CPU more than 50%.
PDF Reader : Adobe Reader
Abode Reader takes 11 seconds to be able to open a PDF document of 300 pages. In addition, the program always enable support programs in the background who spent about 30 MB of RAM. Adobe PDF Reader is also often used as a “gateway” for hackers favorite.
Foxit Reader to open PDF 300 pages in just 4 seconds or much faster than Adobe Reader. Moreover, Foxit requires little RAM, do not need and do not have autorun module gap as Adobe Reader.
Word Processor : OpenOffice
Use of Word Processor only use 2% of the facilities in it. OpenOffice is free, but it is quite wasteful in consuming RAM (about 150MB) but this space is very valuable if you have 1 GB of RAM.
Free software alternative that you can use is AbiWord. AbiWord offers a complete text processing functions, easy to use, and supports a variety of common document formats such as RTF, HTML, TXT and DOC. If you have more budget, our recommendation Micrososft buy Office 2010.